Instructions for manually updating software on Nintendo Switch.
When the Nintendo Switch console is connected online, if a software update is available you will be prompted to download it upon starting the game or application.
Software updates can be automatically downloaded and installed by enabling this option within "System Settings" > "System" > "Automatic Software Updates." Ensure “On” is selected.
Alternatively, to check if an update is required for a specific game follow these steps.
While on the Home Menu, highlight the game you want to check if an update is available and press the “+” or “-“ Button on the Joy-Con then select “Software Update” then “Via the Internet”.
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