Nintendo has just released another new firmware update for the Switch. This is the first major update it has released since June, and it's skipped ahead from Version 14.1.2 all the way up to 15.0.0.
This latest update might not be what everyone was necessarily hoping for but it does come with some handy adjustments and improvements. Screenshots can now also be taken while in the NSO application. Below are the full patch notes, courtesy of Nintendo's official support page:
Version 15.0.0 (Released October 10, 2022
- The location of Bluetooth Audio menu within System Settings has moved.
- Screenshots can be taken using the Capture Button while in the Nintendo Switch Online application found on the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu. (Note: Video capture is not supported)
- General system stability improvements to enhance the user's experience
Nintendo Dataminer OatmealDome shares a bit more information about this latest update, mentioning how the Pro Controller's Bluetooth firmware has also been updated, and much more:
[Nintendo Switch Firmware 15.0.0] Nintendo appears to have focused on the OS internals for this update.
- Handling for Ethernet adapters was moved to its own dedicated OS module.
- Pro Controller Bluetooth firmware was updated.
- Various error messages were added / changed.
- A pop-up was added for attempting to exceed the max headphone volume while the limiter is on.
- Bad words for Mainland China were updated.
- The time zone database (zoneinfo) was updated to the latest from ICANN.
- Text related to Australian + NZ privacy laws was added.
Have you downloaded this update yet? Notice anything else in this firmware update? Leave a comment down below.