You probably know about the ability to update Switch’s firmware. But did you know that you know that the console has an option to update controllers as well?
First, visit system settings. Then head on over to the “Controllers and Sensors” tab. Scroll down to “Update Controllers”, and both Joy-Con will be updated in a matter of seconds.
What’s behind the update for the controllers? Well, that’s a bit of a mystery. Nintendo doesn’t seem to have any information on that currently, but we’ll let you know if we hear anything.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update out now (version 1.3.0)
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The Switch itself received a major update today, but it wasn’t the only thing on the console to be patched. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has also been updated and is now at version 1.3.0.
Today’s update enables video capture compatibility and makes other adjustments, such as Blue Shells no longer hitting the second place player when the first place player hasn’t yet crossed the finish line. We’ve included the full patch notes below.
Capcom reveals new mini-games for Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 on Switch
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Capcom has unveiled a new aspect regarding the Switch versions of Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2 on Switch. Both titles will have original mini-games built in.
In Resident Evil Revelations, players can take on Ghost Ship Panic. This is a shooter in which you aim for a high score and earn BP to use in Raid Mode. It’s accessible on the initial load screen.
For Resident Evil Revelations 2, Capcom is including Ghouls ‘n Homunculi. Here you’ll explore a deadly island as Barry Button, which is a tribute to Ghouls ‘n Ghosts. You can also go for the high score here and earn rewards for Raid Mode.
Continue on below for the official overviews and videos for the two mini-games.
Switch received its big 4.0.0 update tonight. It’s arguably the biggest system update for the platform since launch. For a look at the new additions, watch the video below.
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Best Buy hosting Super Mario Odyssey event on Saturday
Best Buy stores across the US will be hosting a special Super Mario Odyssey event on Saturday. It’ll be held between 12 PM and 3 PM local time.
As far as the actual event goes, you’ll be able to try out Super Mario Odyssey. Fans will also be provided with a free sticker book while supplies last after their play session.
Continue on below for the full lineup of participating Best Buy outlets.
New Switch update out now (version 4.0.0) – video capture, transfer user / save data, eShop pre-load, more
Posted 3 hours ago by Brian in News, Switch | 79 Comments
A major system update is now available for Switch. Nintendo just issued version 4.0.0.
Among what was added today, Switch users can capture video for “select games”. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS, and Splatoon 2 are currently supported. It’s also only possible to capture up to 30 seconds of gameplay.
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Human: Fall Flat release date spotted for the Switch on Nintendo’s website
Posted 6 hours ago by Tyler in News, Switch eShop | 0 comments
Human: Fall Flat may have a release date for Switch. Assuming what Nintendo has on its website can be trusted, Curve Digital will be publishing the game via the eShop at the very end of the year. It’s apparently planned for December 7.
Nintendo’s listing gives us the following overview: