Nintendo Switch system update 9.0.0 now available

    Nintendo has now released update 9.0.0 for the Switch! As reported earlier, this update fixes crashing issues for users who purchased the Expansion Pass for Fire Emblem Three Houses. In addition, this update adds support for SNES Nintendo Switch Online controllers. These controllers are available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers only and cost $29.99. Here’s the full rundown of the update:

    • Added a search feature for the News Channel.

      • Channels can be searched using filters or free text.
    • Added “Display QR Code to Check In” to User Settings.

      • You can display a QR Code on-screen to check in using your Nintendo Account.
    • Alarm Notifications have been added to System Settings > Notifications.

      • You can check or delete pre-set alarms.
      • Alarms can be set up only within supported software (to be added at a later time).
      • A controller firmware update may be required to use this feature.
    • You can now configure touch screen sensitivity settings.

      • Select between Standard and Stylus sensitivity (optimized for stylus input).
    • Added the option to turn on/off the system button input (Nintendo Switch Lite only).

      • When this setting is turned off the system no longer receives input from the console buttons, with the exception of the Capture and HOME Buttons, and can only be operated from a wirelessly paired controller (sold separately).
      • This setting is on by default and can only be turned off if a compatible controller (sold separately) is wirelessly paired to the console.
      • The setting will automatically turn back on when the console is restarted or after returning from sleep mode.
    • Added “Online Play Invites” section to the User’s page.

      • Invites from friends to join online play in supported software will be displayed in this section.
    • General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.

      • Resolved an issue where some users can’t start the Fire Emblem: Three Houses game, and get an error instead.

    Stay tuned at Final Weapon for more news regarding the Nintendo Switch!

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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