Greater than 4 years after its launch, Nintendo Swap lastly helps Bluetooth audio.
The function is the primary addition in at present’s Swap system software program replace v13.zero.zero, which is obtainable to obtain now.
Nintendo’s support page notes a few limitations. As much as two wi-fi controllers could be paired with a Swap whereas utilizing Bluetooth audio, and headsets will likely be disconnected throughout native communication, akin to when beginning a wi-fi multiplayer sport. To be truthful, I assume in that state of affairs you are going to be shouting at one another in individual.
Moreover, just one Bluetooth audio machine could be linked at a time, Nintendo says, and Bluetooth microphones cannot be used.
Different new options added at present embrace the choice to replace the firmware of any Swap dock with a LAN port, and a setting for sustaining a wired web connection whereas in Sleep Mode for smoother downloading.
Lastly, you are in a position to see whether or not your wi-fi web connection makes use of 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequency, and the tactic to provoke “Calibrate Management Sticks” was modified.
The most recent #NintendoSwitch replace is now obtainable, together with the power to pair Bluetooth units for audio output.
— Nintendo UK (@NintendoUK) September 15, 2021
Now, why did that take so lengthy?