Nintendo Switch Firmware Update Ver. 13.0.0 Adds Bluetooth audio support

Nintendo Switch Firmware Update Ver.  13.0.0 Adds Bluetooth audio support

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  • Now, the 13.0.0 firmware update has added one of the most highly-requested features to the Switch. That’s right, this patch contains the long-awaited Bluetooth audio support feature.

  • The Nintendo Switch came out all the way back in 2017, but it is still getting regular firmware updates to improve the user experience.

Find out everything added in the update below.

Nintendo Switch Firmware Update Ver. 13.0.0 Patch Notes
Bluetooth Audio Support

But first, Nintendo has claimed that a Switch Pro is not in development.

First up, Switch players will be able to connect Bluetooth headphones, earbuds, and speakers to their console. Unfortunately, Bluetooth microphones won’t be supported.

Players will be able to use up to two wireless controllers while a Bluetooth audio device is connected. However, you can’t use Bluetooth audio while local wireless communication is active.

Read More: Splatoon 3 New Splat Bow Details Revealed in Nintendo Switch OLED Trailer

Switch OLED Dock Software Update Feature In case you missed it, the new Switch OLED model features an ethernet port. This is great for online gamers, but it also requires some changes in the 13.0.0 firmware update.

Simply enough, there will now be the option to update the dock in the system settings. Also Read: “Useless” Nintendo Switch OLED Model Hated By Fans

Internet Connection in Sleep Mode Additionally, players can select whether their Switch connects to the internet in Sleep Mode. This is useful for players who want updates to be installed as soon as possible.

This feature is automatically enabled but can be easily switched off in the system settings. Read More: Nintendo Employee Recommends Not Buying Switch OLED Unless You Like The Screen

Calibrate Control Sticks Changes Lastly, the way to Calibrate Control Sticks on the Switch has been changed slightly in the new Switch firmware update. However, this is a very minor change and won’t affect your overall experience on the Switch.

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