Nintendo Switch Firmware Version 5.0 Out Now
Author: Sam Tree
| Posted: 13 March 2018, 08:22
Nintendo has rolled out the latest firmware version for the Nintendo Switch bringing the hybrid console up to version 5.0. Despite the hype generated by the – now confirmed – fake firmware video the real version 5.0 is a little underwhelming.
Available to download now, the changelog for firmware 5.0 can be found below.
Improvements Included in Version 5.0.0
Facebook and Twitter friends that also use Nintendo Switch can now be added through Friend Suggestions
Using the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app, add specific software titles to your whitelist to exclude them from the console’s Parental Controls Restricted Software setting
Captured videos in the Album will be restricted by Parental Controls depending on the Restricted Software setting and Software Rating Organization
To keep the Parental Controls PIN private, the default method for PIN entry has been changed to entering using the Control Stick and buttons instead of the on-screen number pad
Select from 24 new ARMS and the Kirby series icons for your user
Digital software purchases made from a PC or smart device will start downloading sooner than previously, even if the Nintendo Switch console is in Sleep Mode
Receive notification when pre-purchased software is ready to play
Filter News to view only unread news or news from specific channels
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller grip colors will now display in the Controllers menu
Let us know what you think of the new additions. With any luck there will be more added as we get closer to E3.