Nintendo Releases New Nintendo Switch System Update 8.1.0; Improves General System Stability Even More


Nintendo has rolled out Nintendo Switch system update 8.1.0 which once again improves the system’s general stability.

The previous firmware update was released back in April of this year. Release notes for this new firmware update are almost nonexistent and only mention the above mentioned improved general system stability. For the sake of completeness, we’ve included them down below:

New Nintendo Switch System Update 9.0.1 Released; Resolves Some Minor Issues and Offers General Stability Improvements

Nintendo Switch System Update 8.1.0 Release Notes

Improvements Included in Version 8.1.0 (Distributed 06/17/2019)

General system stability improvements to enhance the user's experience

The new Switch firmware is available for download now. In most cases, the Nintendo Switch will automatically download the system update when connected online. Players can also verify their current software version and manually start the update from the System Settings menu if necessary.

The Nintendo Switch is available worldwide now.