Earlier right this moment, we realized that the Nintendo Swap is getting a brand new replace that adjustments the system model to 12.1.0. In reality, we’re speaking a few minor replace. However this doesn’t imply it contains no vital bug fixes. As the corporate proves, it focuses on software program updates for video games on the platform. Beforehand, no replace labored if the console didn’t have sufficient house within the system reminiscence or on a microSD card. After this replace, the Swap customers will see prompts suggesting to delete the earlier model of the sport to make room for the brand new one.
Nintendo Swap 12.1.0 System Replace Changelog
Added the next system performance:
- If there may be not sufficient house remaining on the system reminiscence (inside storage) or microSD card when downloading recreation software program replace information, now you can delete outdated information for that software program, enabling you to obtain the brand new information.
- When deleting the outdated information, you received’t be capable of play the sport till the brand new information has completed downloading.
Normal system stability enhancements have been made to reinforce the person’s expertise.
Nintendo dataminer OatmealDome has shared some extra details about this by Twitter:
“[Switch Firmware Update] 12.1.0 is out…Internally, each a part of the OS was up to date. Unsure which of them have actual adjustments.
“It does seem Nintendo has launched a brand new encryption grasp key (homebrewers: key 0B) on this replace. Sadly, this is likely to be blocking @ylws8bot from studying the replace information because it doesn’t know the brand new encryption key, so extra detailed evaluation must wait.”
Nonetheless, not that many Nintendo Swap customers are going to learn from this characteristic. We imply not all customers endure of the aforementioned downside. As an alternative, they’ve been requiring extra avatar choices and the flexibility to pick from totally different themes. As you already know, for the time being, customers can solely select from two – gentle and darkish themes. On this sense, the Nintendo 3DS allowed customers to purchase many cool themes primarily based on present and retro video games. So Swap customers have been ready for this characteristic to return for fairly a while. However we expect it received’t come quickly.
By the way in which, in July, we’re ready for a couple of new video games coming to the Nintendo Swap platform, together with Monster Hunter Tales 2: Wings of Break, and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. The latter received’t come till subsequent week. However the former recreation will hit the market on July ninth.