Nintendo Switch 2.2.0 system update is out now

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo started rolling out a new system update for the Nintendo Switch. The new 2.2.0 firmware update is expected to improve the stability and enhance the general user’s experience.

If your device is connected to the internet then it should automatically start the update or you can just manually check it in the settings menu. Once your console is updated to the latest firmware it should display the current version as 2.2.0. Nintendo hasn’t provided any other details regarding this update it is supposedly just a general performance fix.

Check out the full update history below,

Improvements Included in Version 2.2.0

  • General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience

Improvements Included in Version 2.1.0

  • General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience

Improvements Included in Version 2.0.0

The following network features are now available
* Nintendo Account required. Some features may not be available in all countries/regions.

  • Playing online
    • Online multiplayer available for free until the paid online service launches in fall 2017. Not available in all countries.
  • Adding friends
    • Friends can be added from My Page, head to the HOME Menu and select your icon on the upper left.
  • Sharing Album screenshots to Facebook and Twitter
  • Browsing and purchasing content on Nintendo eShop
  • Receiving News relating to games, Nintendo eShop discounts, and promotions
  • Earning My Nintendo points for game card (retail version)

Added the following system functionality

  • Update game software
  • Turn on the TV automatically when placing the Nintendo Switch console in the Nintendo Switch dock.
    • HDMI settings must also be enabled on your TV. Some TV models may be unable to use this feature. To turn on this feature for the Nintendo Switch console, head to System Settings > TV Settings > Match TV Power State
  • Display the battery percentage on the HOME Menu
    • To turn this ON/OFF, head to System Settings > System > Console Battery (%)
  • Format the microSD card
    • To format, head to System Settings > System > Initialize > Format microSD Card

Stay tuned for the update.

Source: Nintendo

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