Downloading Nintendo Switch software updates

Applies to: Nintendo Switch


To perform a software update for a Nintendo Switch title, connect your Nintendo Switch console to the Internet and start the game to update the software.

Please note: updates can be downloaded and installed automatically by turning on Automatic Software Updates in your console's System Settings.

After installation has finished, the software version number will be updated. The software version number is usually displayed in the bottom-right corner of a game's title screen.