The Swap is implausible, nevertheless it’s very a lot a cellular recreation machine, not only a cellular machine. That implies that transferring, say, screenshots of your video games is a headache involving both swapping out MicroSD playing cards or connecting a Twitter account. Not anymore: with the newest replace, you possibly can switch photographs on to a PC by way of USB. Recreation journalists are rejoicing.
The 11.0 software update provides a couple of extra methods: you can too switch photographs and movies to telephones by way of a QR code, and there are extra useful hyperlinks within the console software program, like a Swap On-line button proper on the house display screen.
However the largest of the massive offers is automated cloud save updates: customers with a number of Nintendo Swap consoles signed into the identical person account (and at present subscribed to Swap On-line) will now mechanically obtain and add recreation save information as wanted. That’s an enormous enchancment for anybody who has each an ordinary Swap and a Swap Lite. Sadly, Nintendo nonetheless has to insert a little bit of jank into the method: it’s a must to manually allow this function and obtain save information the primary time you run a recreation to show it on. That is one thing different recreation consoles have been doing for years, for the document.
Different additions embody a brand new “trending” part that exhibits what your mates are taking part in, choices to decide on which video games to obtain first, and new person icons for the Super Mario 35th anniversary. You will discover the replace within the settings menu.