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A new firmware update for Switch is now available. Version 7.0.1 just went live for all users.

Nintendo’s explanation regarding today’s update is a small one. The company states that a specific issue has been addressed in which Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee couldn’t connect to Pokemon GO if the game software was closed after pairing with the app.

Switch version 7.0.0 was distributed in January. It added New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe icons and additional language support.

Earlier today, Nintendo issued a new firmware update for Switch. Something that the company didn’t mention is that the Joy-Con themselves have an update as well.

After installing version 7.0.0, head on over to the system settings. Visit the “Controllers and Sensors” tab, then head down to “Update Controllers”. That’s it.

Unfortunately, Nintendo never actually says what’s involved with the Joy-Con updates. Still, you might as well ensure that everything is in order.

Thanks to Cameron for the tip.

Nintendo has just released a new system update for Switch. Firmware version 7.0.0 should be live for all console owners.

Today’s update includes New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe user icons and support for additional languages on the Home Menu. We have the full details from Nintendo below.

3DS update out now (version 11.9.0-42)

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The latest firmware update has gone live. As of today, all system owners can access version 11.9.0-42.

There really shouldn’t be much of a surprise as to what today’s update entails. Nintendo says: “Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience”.

This has been the case for 3DS since 2015. Nintendo has released updates periodically since then, but each one has carried the same notice.

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Switch update out now (version 6.2.0)

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The next firmware update is now live on Switch. Nintendo has started distribution of version 6.2.0.

Nintendo mentions the following about today’s update in its notes: “General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.”

The last major Switch system upgrade came in mid-September. It paved the way for the Nintendo Switch Online functionality – notably cloud saves.

When Nintendo issues a new firmware update, it sometimes comes with a related controller update. That has happened once again with version 6.1.0.

With the latest Switch upgrade, you’ll find a Joy-Con controller update waiting for you. Access it by visiting the system settings, going to the “Controllers and Sensors” tab, and then selecting “Update Controllers”. We’re never quite sure what’s involved with these controller updates, but there’s certainly no harm in going through with the process.

Thanks to Cameron for the tip.

Switch update out now (version 6.1.0)

Posted on 3 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments | 0 Likes

A new Switch system update has just gone live. Nintendo has started distribution of version 6.1.0 for all users.

According to Nintendo, today’s update makes “system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience”. This includes taking care of a problem “where certain games don’t recognize a Nintendo Switch Online membership for a short time after purchase”.

Switch update out now (version 6.0.1)

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Update: Patch notes added below.


Original: About a month ago, Switch received its major 6.0.0 update. It paved the way for Nintendo Switch Online and cloud saves, among other things.

Nintendo has now released the latest firmware update. Version 6.01 is out now and can be downloaded by all users. No word yet on what is included, but it’s likely a small patch. When we hear more about the latest firmware, we’ll update this post.

Switch version 6.0.0 footage

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GameXplain has posted a video showing off the new Switch update in action. Take a closer look at version 6.0.0 below.

As mentioned a short while ago, the big 6.0.0 firmware is out now for Switch. After going through the firmware upgrade, you’ll notice that a controller update is available. Both Joy-Con will be updated.

Usually it’s not entirely clear what’s included with the controller updates. Still, you’ll want to make sure you go through the process so that everything is in order.