Latest Nintendo Switch Update Rumored to Add Bluetooth Audio Support

Nintendo Switch Bluetooth Audio

Nintendo recently released the patch 12.0.0 firmware update for the Nintendo Switch. In the patch notes provided by Nintendo, there were no major updates or changes listed. But by the looks of it, the latest update has added audio support to the Nintendo Switch Bluetooth driver.

Data miners have found many interesting things in the latest 12.0.0 Firmware update. Yesterday, it was suggested that a new Switch dock could be on the way. And now, it has been discovered that this latest update has added audio support to the system’s Bluetooth driver.

The data mining was done by the well-known Nintendo Data miner OatmealDome. Bluetooth audio has been a highly requested feature on the Nintendo Switch and with Bluetooth headphones becoming increasingly common, we are sure that many players would appreciate being able to connect certain wireless headsets to their system.

The new Nintendo Switch update is Update 12.0.0 and it was released by Nintendo on the 5th of April and is available to download all around the world now. Updating the console is important to make sure your device will continue to operate smoothly for the foreseeable future. Nintendo has also provided patch notes for the system update which details the fixes which the update brings.

Below we have listed the complete patch notes of the Nintendo Switch System Update 12.0.0.

We fixed the issue with the save data backup feature, where in rare cases, the automatic backup of save data is interrupted if a communication error occurs during the completion of the save data backup process.

For steps on how to check if the error is occurring or what to do if the error has already occurred, you may find this information helpful.

In most situations, the Nintendo Switch will automatically download the most recent system update while it is connected online. You can verify your current menu version and manually start the update from the System Settings menu if necessary.

We will have to wait and see if and when Nintendo will enable this feature and how the users will react to it.

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