Nintendo Switch System Update Helps Find Friends Easily

Posted: Mar 14 2018, 8:43am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 
Nintendo Switch System Update Helps Find Friends Easily
  • Nintendo Switch Latest Software Update Brings New and Long-Awaited Features

Nintendo Switch Version 5.0.0 update brings new features for gamers including social media options and long-awaited game update

Nintendo announced that they are not going to be releasing an updated hardware version of Nintendo Switch. They have set their target to get a Nintendo Switch consoles in every person’s hands. Instead, they have concentrated on bringing timely updates to the console.

The latest update which is being called the version 5.0.0. The update has brought some new feature for the console, a few new console control options and some fixes that have been awaited by gamers worldwide.

The bug fixes include system update which is related to Play Activity. This update can be deemed as one of the most important ones because on the one year anniversary of the Nintendo Switch console, the play time for games was reset to zero.

Nintendo assured gamers that their play time was being recorded in the background and they announced that this update will restore the records of their gaming glory to their consoles.

Other than that, the highlight of this update is the ability to add friends from the friend list on your social media app. All you have to do is link your Facebook or Twitter account to your Nintendo Switch account using the console’s Friend Suggestions feature.

When you have linked your social media account, you will see suggestions based on the people you’re connected with the social media services. There is an age limit of 13 years to use this feature.

The update has also brought the 24 new ARMS. Kirby-themed icons have also been added for user picture.The gamers have also been given the option to filter news to view only unread news or news from selected channels.

You will also get notifications for when pre-purchased software is ready to play. Among the hardware updates, Pro Controller grip colors will be displayed in the Controllers menu.

Nintendo has also amped up the download speed which will be faster even in Sleep Mode and it will also work for games that have been purchased on PC or phone.

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