Nintendo Switch update introduces a ‘find my Joy-Con’ feature

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The Nintendo Switch’s newest system update is right here and although it isn’t game-changing, it does introduce a number of new small however helpful options that ought to make the console extra fulfilling to make use of. 

One of those new options is a ‘find my Joy-Con’ characteristic which lets you discover paired controllers by making them vibrate. Considering the Joy-Cons are notably small and appear to have a penchant for the darkish cool house beneath sofas and the equally darkish however a lot hotter house of below the seat of your pants, that is extraordinarily handy.

The Pro controller is getting some consideration on this replace, too; now you can plug it in by way of USB and use it as a wired controller. It’s price declaring, nevertheless, that plugging the Pro controller in does disable its NFC touchpoint so that you gained’t be capable to use Amiibo when it’s wired up.  

Accessibility additions

You’ll now be capable to change the Switch’s show by inverting its colours or utilizing Greyscale, an accessibility characteristic that will make on-screen colours simpler to tell apart for these with coloration blindness or make the Switch extra nice to make use of usually for anybody with sensitivity to display screen brightness.

These are in all probability the largest modifications, however you’ll additionally discover now you can add mates out of your Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Friend Lists and obtain notifications after they come on-line, in addition to providing up 6 new Splatoon characters to select from in your person icon.

The new Switch OS replace is out now so you must discover that the console downloads it mechanically subsequent time you flip it on. If it doesn’t, nevertheless, you can begin the replace manually by way of the console’s settings menu.


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