New Nintendo Switch system update version 16.0.3 now live, official patch notes revealed

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:

Nintendo Switch System Updates and Change History

Applies to:  Nintendo Switch Family, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model

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.

Latest version

Ver. 16.0.3 (Released May 8, 2023)

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.

System Update highlighted within the system option in the System Settings
System Update highlighted within the system option in the System Settings

Important: If you are unable to perform the system update, restart your console and try again.

Update history

Ver. 16.0.3 (Released May 8, 2023)

  • General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.

Source: Nintendo Support


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