Nintendo has dispatched a brand-new system update for Nintendo Switch, which is now available for download worldwide. Official patch notes for the latest update version from the development team are as follows:
Applies to: Nintendo Switch Family, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite
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.
Ver. 12.0.0 (Distributed April 5, 2021)
Performing the System Update:
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.
If you are unable to perform the system update, restart your console and try again.
Ver. 12.0.0 (Released April 5, 2021)
We fixed the issue with the save data backup feature, where in rare cases, the automatic backup of save data is interrupted if a communication error occurs during completion of the save data backup process.
- For steps on how to check if the error is occurring or what to do if the error has already occurred, you may find this information helpful
A new Joy-Con controllers update is also now available with the Nintendo Switch system update version 12.0.0.
Source: Nintendo Support