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Switch version 6.0.0 footage

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

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.

Update: Full update notes from Nintendo added below.

Original: Switch’s next major update is live. Version 6.0.0 is out now for all users, highlighted by the addition of Nintendo Switch Online features.

Nintendo hasn’t published the full details about the update, but they should be arriving soon. We’ll add them in here as soon as we have the information.

Although it was entirely expected, Nintendo has confirmed that Switch version 6.0.0 is launching next week. The latest firmware will go live during the evening of September 18 in North America and September 19 during the very early hours in Europe. Once the update is released, the eShop will be down for maintenance.

Nintendo says that after the system update is installed, you will no longer be able to unlock your Nintendo Account from your Nintendo Switch user. Below are the full details:

Wii U update out now (version 5.5.3)

Posted on 2 weeks ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U | 0 comments | 0 Likes

Many Switch owners are anticipating the next system update that should arrive close to the launch of Nintendo Switch Online. That hasn’t happened yet, though Nintendo has updated its previous console.

Indeed: a new system firmware update is live for Wii U. According to Nintendo, version 5.5.3 makes improvements to system stability and usability.

3DS update out now (version 11.8.0-41)

Posted on 1 month ago by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News | 0 comments | 0 Likes

Nintendo has released the next firmware update for 3DS. The new version is 11.8.0-41, with the company providing the following statement about it: “Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience”.

Nintendo last issued a firmware update for 3DS on June 18. These patches have dropped from time to time, but tend to carry the same general statement about improving system stability. That has actually been the case since 2015. The last major 3DS update was in March 2015, which added a Home Menu Layout setting, additional categories for the Theme Shop, and amiibo settings for 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS systems.


3DS update out now (version 11.7.0-40)

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

The latest 3DS firmware update has just gone live. Nintendo issued version 11.7.0-4 just now.

Nintendo hasn’t shared the patch notes as of yet, but there hasn’t been any major changes in a few years. The lone statement will likely be the following “Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience”. If we hear anything differently, we’ll let you know.


A new firmware update has just gone live for Switch. Nintendo has started distributing version 5.1.0.

Unfortunately, this update isn’t overly exciting. Nintendo’s patch notes only state: “General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience”.

Prior to today’s update, the last Switch firmware upgrade was on April 16 with version 5.0.2.

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.


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