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. 12.1.0 (Distributed July 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. 12.1.0 (Released July 5, 2021)
Added the following system functionality:
- If there is not enough space remaining on the system memory (internal storage) or microSD card when downloading game software update data, you can now delete old data for that software, enabling you to download the new data.
- When deleting the old data, you won’t be able to play the game until the new data has finished downloading.
General system stability improvements have been made to enhance the user’s experience.
Source: Nintendo Support