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The latest Switch update has just gone live. As of now, all system users can download firmware version 5.0.2.

Today’s update makes general system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience. Nintendo specifically calls out the following:

Following up on the last notable Switch update, the system has received another firmware download. Version 5.0.1. is out now.

As you would expect from the small change in version numbers, there isn’t too much involved with today’s update. Nintendo only says: “General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience”. That’s it for now.


A new firmware update for Switch has just gone live. Version 5.0.0 is out now for all users.

Today’s update doesn’t feature anything quite as big as version 4.0.0 in which support for video capture was added, but there are some additions and changes. These include Facebook and Twitter friends suggestions, new ARMS and Kirby avatars, and more. Nintendo also fixed the glitch with Play Activity

You can find the full details on today’s update below.

Nintendo has just released the latest system update for Switch. Version 4.1.0 is now available.

Today’s update includes general system stability improvements. These include the resolution of an issue “that caused motion controls to respond incorrectly when playing games that use the feature”.


Switch has received another new firmware update. Nintendo has started distribution of version 4.0.1 for all users.

According to Nintendo, the update makes general system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience. This includes a change with regards to the HDMI connection process specification to match that of version 3.0.2. In doing so, video and sound output issues with some TV models have been addressed.


Switch had its biggest firmware update this past week. Video capture for select games, data transferring, and eShop pre-loading were among the features added.

Once the update dropped, Switch owners began to notice some other additions and changes. For instance, the system now has support for USB wireless headsets.

With yesterday’s Switch firmware update, Nintendo finally introduced the ability to capture video. There are a couple of caveats, however. You can only use the feature with a few select Nintendo games, and you’re limited to just 30 seconds of gameplay.

Kotaku UK spoke with two sources who say that Nintendo has more in mind for video recording on Switch. The company’s first goal is to have all first-party games supporting the functionality, as well as titles tied to Nintendo properties. In other words, titles like Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and Fire Emblem Warriors are the priority at the moment.

Nintendo updated Switch last night with a number of major features. The system now has the ability to capture video for select games, you can transfer data between consoles, and more. We have the full rundown from here.

Aside from what Nintendo mentioned, the new system update adds a few “hidden” features. Among these is support for wireless USB headsets.

Happen to have a PlayStation headset lying around? That’ll work with Switch. Just plug it in and you’re good to go. Usage is primarily intended for docked play, but with an adapter, you should be able to get it working in portable mode as well.


Switch version 4.0.0 footage

Posted on 6 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 2 Comments | 0 Likes

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.

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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