Nintendo Switch’s Latest Firmware Update Finally Adds Bluetooth Audio Support

The Nintendo Change can now be paired with a Bluetooth audio system following the most recent firmware replace.

Beginning in the present day, Change house owners who replace their Change to the most recent software program can pair a wi-fi Bluetooth system to the Change. One thing the Change was apparently in a position to do that whole time given the correct software program patch.

To take action Change house owners should obtain the most recent firmware patch. From there, they will discover a Bluetooth Audio possibility inside the System Settings web page. As soon as you choose “Pair” the Change will seek for an out there Bluetooth audio system and join to 1 when discovered.

The Change can solely be synced to 1 audio system at a time however can save as much as 10 gadgets on the system.

The most recent firmware replace additionally consists of the flexibility to replace the software program on the Change dock, however solely the brand new docks with a LAN port included with the Change OLED mannequin.

It needs to be famous that when paired to a Bluetooth audio system, solely two wi-fi controllers might be related to the Change at a time. Connecting an extra wi-fi controller will disconnect the Bluetooth audio system. Moreover, Bluetooth microphones will not be suitable with the Change.

The wi-fi controller restrict could possibly be a purpose why Nintendo by no means enabled this audio characteristic on the four-year-old system. Consequently, some Change house owners resorted to third-party adapters to attach their Bluetooth headphones to the Change.

Now that the replace is out, you’ll be able to freely join your Apple AirPods or no matter different Bluetooth audio system you select.

Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s Information Editor. You may attain him @lawoftd.

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