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Nintendo Switch Firmware Update 9.0.1: What’s New and What’s Changed

Nintendo Switch owners will be greeted by the notification of a new firmware update today. This update appears to Switch Lite issues.

The new Nintendo Switch version update is 9.0.1 which was released just today. According to Nintendo, who has now shared the official changelog detailing what they have fixed in this update, it aims to resolve a bug that was occurring with the newly launched Switch Lite handheld.

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Nintendo has released a handheld-only version of the Switch which is available since September 20. This portable only version of the regular Switch aims to be cheaper and also offer a smaller form factor. It is priced at $199 compared to the $299 price of the regular Switch.

The changelog for the Nintendo Switch firmware update 9.0.1 mentions one infamous bug that used to occur with all of the Switch Lite users. This bug related to removing Joy-Con controllers from the Switch console which is not possible on the Switch Lite.

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Here is the official changelog that was shared by Nintendo on their website once firmware update was out.

General system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience, including a solution for the following:

  • Resolved an issue that may have triggered errors during gameplay.
  • Resolved an issue that may display an instruction to remove the Joy-Con during the initial setup of Nintendo Switch Lite.

This is the only confirmed list of changes that are available for this new firmware update. It seems to be a stability update that could be addressing issues after the release of the newest iteration of the Switch hardware.

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