Attention all Switch owners: the latest system update, version 17.0.1, is now up for grabs, courtesy of Nintendo.
As per usual, this update primarily focuses on enhancing system stability, a common theme in past updates as well. However, this time around, Nintendo has also taken the time to address a specific issue with local communication for certain titles.
Here are the concise patch notes from Nintendo for version 17.0.1:
Switch update version 17.0.1 patch notes
- Resolved an issue with local communication for some software.
- General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.
While Nintendo often emphasizes stability, there are occasions when the updates are more tailored. Although the specifics are not disclosed, updates can include things like updating the list of restricted words. In general, unless Nintendo indicates otherwise, it’s safe to assume that the update does not contain any major changes.
For those eager to get their hands on the Switch version 17.0.1 update pronto, simply head over to the system settings to initiate the download process. Most users can expect the update to be downloaded automatically in the background, with a prompt to install it appearing shortly afterwards.