Nintendo Switch system update 11.0.0 is now available


A major Nintendo Switch update was released today. This upgrades the system firmware to version 11.0.0.

A Nintendo Switch Online icon has been added to the HOME menu, you can now transfer screenshots to mobile devices and PC, you can choose which game to download first if you have multiple downloads pending and much more again – like 12 new user icons.

Below are the full patch notes, courtesy of Nintendo’s official support page:

Worm. 11.0.0 (released November 30, 2020)

Nintendo Switch Online has been added to the HOME Menu.

– Access all Nintendo Switch Online services, from getting the latest information to checking your subscription status. * This function is not available in some countries / regions.

A new feature that automatically downloads saved save data has been added to Save Data Cloud.

– When using software with the same Nintendo Account linked to multiple systems, save data saved from one console will be automatically downloaded to your other system (s).
* To use this feature, it must be enabled under System Settings> Data Management> Save Data Cloud.
* Save data will not be downloaded automatically unless save data for this software exists on the console. The first time only, users need to download the backup data manually.
* Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to use the Save Data Cloud service.

Record data

A new trending feature has been added to the user page.

– Users can check what software their friends are playing or have started playing recently.
The information will not be displayed for friends whose online status is set to not show to anyone.

Users can now transfer screenshots and videos from Album to their smart devices.

– Users can wirelessly connect their smart devices to Nintendo Switch to transfer screenshots and videos saved to their album.

– For screenshots, users can upload a maximum of 10 screenshots and 1 video capture at a time.
* To log in, users must use their smart device to scan the QR code displayed on the Nintendo Switch screen.
For more information, please visit the Nintendo Support website.
* “QR Code” is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED.


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