Nintendo just released firmware 3.0.0 for the Nintendo Switch.
This is a major update and it includes new system functionality and a few fixes. Here is what they added on the functionality side:
Register a channel to receive News for specific games
To register, head to News > Find Channels
Add friends from your Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Friend Lists
To add friends, head to your My Page on the top left of the Home Menu > Friend Suggestions
Receive notifications when your Friends go online
To turn this ON/OFF, head to System Settings > Notifications > Friend Notifications
Find paired controllers within communication range by activating the vibration feature
To search, head to Controllers > Find Controllers
Change the user icon order on the Home Menu
To change order, head to System Settings > Users > Change Order
Select from 6 new Splatoon 2 characters for user icon
To edit your user icon, head to your My Page on the top left of the Home Menu > Profile
Change the system volume from the Quick Settings
To access Quick Settings, hold down the HOME Button
Lower the maximum volume for headphone or speakers connected to the audio jack
To lower the max headphone volume, head to System Settings > System > Lower Max Headphone Volume
* This settings will be ON when Parental Controls are enabled
Change display colors to Invert Colors or Grayscale
To use this feature, head to System Settings > System > Change Display Colors
Use the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller via wired communication by connecting the USB charging cable
To enable, head to System Settings > Controllers and Sensors > Pro Controller Wired Communication
* The NFC touchpoint on the Pro Controller will be disabled while the controller is using wired communication.
Update connected controllers
To update, head to System Settings > Controllers and Sensors > Update Controllers
Added a feature that suggests deletion of software data if there is insufficient space when downloading other software
To use this feature, head to System Settings > Data Management > Quick Archive
* User save data is not deleted
On the enhancements and improvements side, here’s what is new in 3.0.0:
Resolved an issue that caused game software updates to fail and prevented the software from starting
Improvements to prevent unintended HDMI input change with certain TVs while the console is docked in Sleep Mode
Adam (and everyone who uses it docked) will no doubt be happy about the HDMI fix.
You can read more about the update here.
Hopefully they add eShop music and a paid theme shop soon because it is funny having like 20 game themes on 3DS but only plain ones on Nintendo Switch.