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Switch update out now (version 18.1.0), patch notes

Posted on June 10, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Switch update 18.1.0

Nintendo just started distribution of the latest Switch update, and version 18.1.0 is rolling out now.

It was previously announced that the system would be losing X integration. With today’s update, that has been removed. It affects the Album, Smash World on the Switch Online app, and Splatoon 2 are affected. Additionally, Nintendo also removed the ability to link social media accounts in “Friend Suggestions” entirely.

Also, it wouldn’t be complete without stability improvements. Nintendo says that’s included as well.

Here’s the full rundown of the update:

Switch update version 18.1.0 patch notes

  • The following updates were made for the discontinuation of X (formerly Twitter) integration:
    • The option to “Post to Twitter” when sharing from the Album in the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu was removed.
    • The ability to post Super Smash Bros. Ultimate screenshots from the Album in the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu to Smash World in the Nintendo Switch Online smart device app was removed.
    • The option to link X (formerly Twitter) from “Settings” > “User Settings” > “Posting to Social Media” was removed.
  • The option to link social media accounts from “My Page” > “Friend Suggestions” was removed.
  • General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.

The last Switch system update went out in mid-April. You can read about it here.

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