Nintendo released a new awesome update for the Nintendo Switch adding a number of new features, tweaks, and improvements. The new update version 10.0.0 brings with it the capacity to move downloaded games from the console itself to an SD card. Allowing gamers to archive or immediately swap out a larger games library which wasn’t feasible before. Although game saves and some updated data is still barred from the transfer process.
The update also makes it likely to change up to five stick and button configs can be changed for each paired controller, as long as it’s a Joy-Con. For a full and comprehensive list of all new features, tweaks and improvements check out the release notes below.
“Nintendo constantly aims to improve the functionality of its systems and services in order to provide the easiest, most user-friendly experience possible. As a part of these efforts, we are making Nintendo Switch system updates available for download via the Internet. In most situations, the Nintendo Switch will automatically download the most recent system update while it is connected online. You can verify your current menu version and manually start the update from the System Settings menu if necessary.”
Ver. 10.0.0 (Released April 13, 2020)
– Added a bookmark feature to News. This feature allows you to bookmark your favorite news items.
A maximum of 300 news items can be bookmarked.
An internet connection is required to view bookmarked News items.
News items that are no longer available cannot be viewed, even if they were bookmarked.
– Added an option to transfer software data between the system memory and an SD card.
Users can now transfer downloadable software, update data, and DLC from the system memory to an SD card (and vice versa).
Note that save data and some update data cannot be transferred to an SD card.
– Added an option to remap the controller buttons.
Analog stick and button configurations can now be changed for each paired controller.
Custom configurations can be saved as favorites in System Settings > Controllers and Sensors.
Custom configurations are stored on the Nintendo Switch system.
Configurations can be customized for the following controllers: Joy-Con (L), Joy-Con (R), Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. Button configurations can also be customized on the Nintendo Switch Lite system.
This feature is not available for other controllers.
On each system, up to five favorite custom configurations can be saved for Joy-Con (L), five for Joy-Con (R), five for Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. Five configurations can also be saved as favorites for Nintendo Switch Lite.
– Added a new section in User Settings for Play Activity Settings.
The options for “Display play activity to:” and “Delete Play Activity” have been moved from Friends Settings to the new Play Activity Settings.
– Added new selections to the lineup of user profile icons.
Select from 6 new icons from the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game for your user.
– General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.