Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 2.0.0)

Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online

In this post, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online (originally released on September 18th 2018 in North America, and September 19th 2018).

Important note: the app is known as Family Computer – Nintendo Switch Online in Japan. It’s actually a separate app, but Software updates are expected to be the same. If there’s any differences, we will make sure to indicate it clearly in the patch notes below.

How to download updates for Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online, 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;

OR

  • 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, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.

Click here for more Software updates!

Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 2.0.0

  • Release date: December 12th 2018 (worldwide)
  • Patch notes:

None.

  • List of changes:
  • adds new games (check out this page for the full list)
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Nintendo

Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: November 14th 2018 (worldwide)
  • Patch notes:

None.

  • List of changes:
  • adds new games (check out this page for the full list)
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Nintendo

Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: October 10th 2018 (worldwide)
  • Patch notes:

None.

  • List of changes:
  • adds new games (check out this page for the full list)
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Nintendo

Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.0.0

  • Release date: September 18th 2018 (North America) / September 19th 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

None.

  • Additional notes: this is the launch version of the app.
  • Source: Nintendo

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