New firmware is available for the Nintendo Switch. (Image source: GIGA)
After more than half a year, Nintendo has released a new firmware for the switch. Version 15.0 brings a few improvements. But the update is not the big hit.
Nintendo Switch: New firmware released
The last major update was in March 2022, Switch firmware version 15.0 is now available. The highlight of the previous update was the ability for players to better organize their library. According to official information, the new update brings two new features, apart from the typical “improvements in the stability of the system”.
According to Nintendo, the position of the Bluetooth settings changed in the system settings to make them more accessible. There has also been a change in screenshots. They can now be taken normally using the screenshot button in the Nintendo Switch Online app. On the other hand, there is bad news for the recording of videos, because it is still not possible.
Other changes remain unmentioned by Nintendo. A pop-up window now appears if users want to increase the headphone volume above a preset limit. There are also numerous other error messages that have been revised or newly added.
There is also a special Splatoon variant of the switch, as can be seen in the video:
Nintendo Switch: This is what the Splatoon variant looks like
Update also for Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
With the update, owners of a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller will also receive an updated Bluetooth firmware, which Improved wireless connection to console. In addition, Nintendo has moved the Ethernet adapter to its own operating system module. The list of censored words for Chinese users has also reportedly changed (source: OatmealDome on Twitter).