Which is the best Switch modchip to buy, Xecuter SX Pro or N2 Elite?

Here to discuss about 2 hacking devices for Nintendo Switch with any firmware version. One is the N2 Elite, amiibo emulator for the Nintendo Switch, NEW 2DS XL/3DS XL consoles, the other is Xecuter SX Pro, the ultimate kit for Nintendo Switch console users to setup CFW to play free games. Which is a better Switch modchip to buy? Let me give you answer here.

Xecuter SX Pro for Nintendo Switch

xecuter sx pro user guide

SX Pro is from Team Xecuter, it is not be released yet, on the 15th of June, Xecuter SX Pro will be formally launched. This is not a single item, in the kit, it includes 3 things, a Jig tool for switching Nintendo Switch to RCM mode, a USB Dongle for saving Switch OS CFW and loading it to the Switch, and an activationcode for downloading SX OS CFW from Team Xecuter’s site. 

Xecuter SX Pro is desinged for booting OS CFW on any firmware and model of Nintendo Switch, so users can run homebrews, play free Switch games and do more things on your console. It is a software hack for Nintendo Switch, however for using the jailbreak, you should use 2 tools for modifying the console firstly. You can check more Xecuter SX PRO feaures&functions here.

  • Compatible with all regions.
  • Play Switch game backups on a sd card.
  • Compatible with all firmwares.
  • Support Multi-rom.
  • Support Fat32 and exFAT.
  • Support Homebrews.
  • Support AutoRCM.
  • Real time game switching.
  • Fully upgradable.
  • Weight: (50g)

N2 Elite/Amiiqo for Nintendo Switch

n2 elite switch amiibos

N2 Elite is a small device in disc form, the size of an amiibo figure designated to imitate amiibo. You can place backup copies of actual amiibo (Named Amiibo Bins) on it with an Android device equipped with NFC, or a PC and an NFC Elite NFC reader / writer. In this case, one does not need to buy any Amiibo character at all.

In short, N2 Elite is an NFC toy emulator currently supporting ALL existing Amiibo figurines, it allows you “emulate”  an Amiibo figure by backing up and restoring the data to its own multi-slot NFC disc. And it also has the ability to hold up to 200 figures data on the disc, means you can store all your figures in the one device.

  • Support all versions of Nintendo 2DS™, 3DS/3DS™ XL via Nintendo® Amiibo reader (sold separately)
  • Support all versions of Nintendo New 3DS/3DS™ XL consoles
  • Support all versions of Nintendo Wii™ U console
  • Support Nintendo Switch
  • Allows copying dematerialized amiibo™ figurines
  • 200 figurines storage capacity
  • Selection of figurines by pressing a button
  • Android smartphones equipped with an NFC chip
  • Upgradable firmware
  • Compatible with Android smartphones equipped with an NFC chip
  • Compatible with N2 Elite USB Reader / Writer NFC module PC)
  • Storage banks order and range can all be configured with the help of the Amiiqo app.

Xecuter SX Pro VS N2 Elite, which is a better Switch modchip to buy?

Official Site Compatibility Function Work with sd card? Safe to use? Price
Xecuter SX Pro team-xecuter.com All Nintendo Switch firmwares and models. Boot OS CFW to your console to play free games and run homebrews. Yes Yes $46.9
N2 Elite n2elite.com same Emulate around 200 amiibos on your Switch. No Yes $52.9


So which is the best Switch modchip to buy? In fact, you can choose both of them, because they have the totally different function. N2 Elite is for hacking Amiibos on the Nintendo Switch, while the Xecuter SX Pro is used for playing free Switch games. You can choose one that suits your need. For playing free Switch games, buy the Xecuter SX Pro; for using free Amiibos, purchase the N2 Elite.