How To Update Games On Nintendo Switch? Step Wise Instruction on How to Manually Update Your Nintendo Switch?

by Kaveri S

Updated Feb 04, 2021 13:00 IST

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How To Update Games On Nintendo Switch? Step Wise Instruction on How to Manually Update Your Nintendo Switch?

How to update games on Switch? Step-by-step instructions on how to update games on Switch and there are more than 3,000 games on Nintendo Switch and they keep updating every now and then. Know how to update games on Switch and keep your games up to date so that you don’t miss out on any new update. Also, know how to update your Nintendo Switch Console itself or set it to update automatically. Read to know how many games have been updated in 2021 and how to update games on Switch.

Nintendo Switch

How To Update Games On Switch?

  • Press the Home button on your Switch
  • From the list of games, highlight the game .
  • Press the + button on the right Joy-Con.
  • Highlight “Software Update” and press “A” to select it.
  • Select “Via the internet” on the right and press “A”
  • Your console will download and install the game update to the latest version.
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How To Turn On Auto Update On Nintendo Games?

  • Go to the Home Screen and select the Gear icon.
  • Select “system” from the left side of the screen.
  • Find the “Auto-Update Software” option on the right side. 
  • Turn it on and your Nintendo Games will automatically update when there’s an update.
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How To Update Games On Nintendo Switch From Another Switch?

  • Go to the Home Screen and highlight the game software you want to update.
  • Then press the + button on the right Joy-Con.
  • Highlight “Software Update” and select “Match Version With Local Users” option.
  • Click “Next” on the page followed.
  • One of the Switch users should select “Create Group” and the other(s) should select “Join Group” and join to the group the other user created.
  • The user that created the group then must select “Start Communication”. And whoever needs to update their game gets the update from the latter.

How To Update Nintendo Switch?

  • Go to the Home menu.
  • Select "System Settings".
  • In the System Settings menu, select "System" option.
  • Then select "System Update". The system update process will start.
  • If there is an update available, Switch will download the update automatically.
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How to update games on switch - FAQs

1. How to update games on Switch without internet?
  • Go to the Home Screen and highlight the game software you want to update.
  • Then press the + button on the right Joy-Con.
  • Highlight “Software Update” and select “Match Version With Local Users” option.
  • Click “Next” on the page followed.
  • One of the Switch users should select “Create Group” and the other(s) should select “Join Group” and join to the group the other user created.
  • The user that created the group then must select “Start Communication”. And whoever needs to update their game gets the update from the latter.
2. What generation is Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo Switch is 8th Generation Console.

3. Nintendo Switch price.

Nintendo Switch costs around INR Rs.40,000 as of now.

4. How much is Nintendo Switch Lite?

Nintendo Switch Lite costs around INR Rs.25,000 as of now.

5. How To Turn On Auto Update On Nintendo Games?
  • Go to the Home Screen and select the Gear icon.
  • Select “system” from the left side of the screen.
  • Find the “Auto-Update Software” option on the right side. 
  • Turn it on and your Nintendo Games will automatically update when there’s an update.

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