Big Updates for Nintendo Switch – More Feature, Video Capture Support

Nintendo has released some really big updated for the Nintendo Switch. The latest update will add a host of features to the Switch. The latest update 4.0.0 will give users access to a number of features. The most notable feature of the update is the video capture support and data transfer option. Besides software you also a hardware upgrade like the new wireless headphone support for the Switch. With the new update, you can record 30 seconds of your usage video. All you have to do is just hold down the Capture button and the video will get saved to your album. You can then further edit and share your video on social media platforms.

The Nintendo games that support the latest update include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Arms, and Splatoon 2. However, the version will not be supported by the current 1.2.1 version of Mario Kart and only works with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe version. The company has gaming aficionados that the update will soon be made compatible with other games very soon.

Along with this, the new update gives users an option to transfer their data to another Switch. But this transfer is permanent and once you save the data to another Switch, you cannot transfer it back to the original source console. The company has given complete details of the transfer process on its Support Site. There are more options added in the new update like new user icons for Super Mario Odyssey and Breath of Wild. The update will also give users the options to pre-buy and pre-load some selected games. The Newsfeed has been given a refurbished look with an option to unfollow the channels. Another interesting feature is the “Match Version with Local Users.” In this feature, if multiple users are using the same system then individual games will get updated to their respective latest versions. This is something that was unheard before.

The features of the new update summarized in a nutshell:

  • The update lets you capture video on select games.
  • Up to 30 seconds of video can be saved in the Album.
  • Edit videos and then share on social media platforms.
  • You can transfer your data to another system.
  • Users can now pre-buy and pre-load certain games.
  • The news feed gets a facelift.
  • Everyone’s software will have a separate update to match their most recent version of the game.
  • Better TKIP security during wireless connectivity.

The gamers can look to a lot of excitement and fun with the new updates. Nintendo has been one of the premier gaming companies in the world and the latest Switch updates if further going to stamp its authority. The company has already upped the production of Switch to match the increased demand during the holiday season.

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