The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.1)

On this page, you will find everything there is to know about Software updates for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Nintendo Switch (originally released on November 17th in Europe and North America, and 2018 in Japan).

How to download Software updates for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the Nintendo Switch?

To download updates for the Nintendo Switch version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;


  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, press either + or – to go to the Options page. The version number is displayed right under the game’s title.

Click here for more Software updates!

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: November 17th 2017 (Europe, North America)
  • Patch notes:
  • Traditional Chinese Language Support (Text/Subtitles)
  • Support for Video Capture using the Capture button on the Switch
  • Fixed a rare audio issue where static can be heard after fast traveling
  • Fixed an issue with Legend of Zelda themed items not aligning properly on placed weapon racks in player homes
  • Motion Control improvements
  • Additional notes: you can find the list of games currently supporting the Video Capture feature on this page!
  • Source: Bethesda



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