Nintendo Switch Firmware Update Version 6.0.1 Is Live; Here’s What It Does

Nintendo Switch has received a new firmware update today and now you can find out what is included in this new system software update.

The last major system software update for Nintendo Switch was released in the middle of September to coincide with the launch of the  Nintendo Switch Online, which is a monthly subscription service that has taken over the free online multiplayer and replace it with a paid one. It is also offering 20 NES games that are playable online or locally.

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The new firmware update version 6.0.1 appears to have been released rather quickly after the last one, however, the changelog confirms that it is a minor update that is mostly for bug fixes.

Improvements Included in Version 6.0.1 (Distributed 10/08/2018)

General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience, including:

  • Resolved an issue where internet connection test does not display correct results for download and upload speed
  • Resolved an issue where some licensed controllers’ motion controls such as tilt function respond incorrectly

There was another bug with the firmware update 6.0.0 that revolved around sleep and resume function of the Nintendo Switch. It didn’t save progress for some games if you used it during gameplay, so this new update might have fixed it as well.

Let us know if you have noticed any other changes after installing this new firmware update in the comments below.

Khurram Imtiaz

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