Minecraft Marketplace not working or throwing 'invalid session' error & skins not loading issues on Nintendo Switch come to light

In Minecraft, Marketplace is an in-game store where its players can buy skin packs, texture packs, and worlds that are created by the community or are official releases.

The licensed content that is available on Marketplace includes popular franchises such as Star Wars, Sonic the Hedgehog, Mass Effect, Jurassic World, and many more.

There is content available for free on Minecraft Marketplace, but in order to make any purchase, you need an in-game currency called Minecoins. This currency can be bought using microtransactions involving real-world money.

Minecraft Marketplace is not working on Nintendo Switch

However, many Minecraft players are reporting an issue where the Marketplace is not working or throwing ‘invalid session’ error and even the skins are not loading on Nintendo Switch (1,2,3,4,5,6,7).

Minecraft Marketplace is not working on Nintendo Switch

Players are having an issue where Minecraft constantly logs them out from their accounts and they are only able to log back in after multiple tries.

The Marketplace is also currently grayed out for many players, and every time they try to access it an error message that says “invalid session” is displayed on their Nintendo Switch screens.

Minecraft Marketplace
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Due to this, players are unable to use their skins or textures since they need to have access to the Marketplace to do so. Players have attempted to log out and back in or re-install the game but even that doesn’t fix the issue.

i know the newest patch of minecraft is like,,, buggy as hell, but it would be nice if i could at least play the game without having to archive and reinstall every time i want to launch it 🙃 never had invalid session issues before now and not a fan

@MojangSupport please fix Minecraft Bedrock switch, i am trying to play since 8AM and it’s keep telling that my section is invalid, i have reinstalled, cleaned my marketplace products and it keeps crashing my game

Many speculate that the recent update to Minecraft on Nintendo Switch is the cause for all these issues, but Mojang has yet to confirm this claim.

But we hope Mojang addresses these Minecraft Marketplace issues soon so that Nintendo Switch players can once again enjoy the game.

Until then, we will keep an eye out on these issues and update this space as and when we come across more information so make sure you stay tuned to PiunikaWeb.

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Karanjot Sidhu

A computer science engineer who loves tech and won't stop talking about it. Apart from being a nerd, i love gaming and watching movies in my free time.