SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive – Nintendo Switch Online (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.1)

In this post, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive – Nintendo Switch Online (originally released on October 26th 2021 in North America, Europe, and Japan).

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Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: October 25th 2021 (North America) / October 26th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: this update is only for the European/North American version of the app (Japanese version is still in Ver. 1.0.0)
  • Source: Nintendo

Ver. 1.0.0

  • Release date: October 25th 2021 (North America) / October 26th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update adds the first batch of SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive games (full list on this page)

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Nintendo

How to download updates for SEGA Genesis / MegaDrive – Nintendo Switch Online for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for SEGA Genesis / MegaDrive – 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.


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