New Nintendo Switch Update Out Now Allows Transfer Software Date, Remap Control Buttons & More

The latest Switch firmware update 10.0.0 includes plenty of new features so get downloading!

The new major features being added to Nintendo’s handheld console include:

Added a bookmark feature to News


  • This feature allows you to bookmark your favorite news items.
  • A maximum of 300 news items can be bookmarked.
  • An internet connection is required to view bookmarked News items.
  • News items that are no longer available cannot be viewed, even if they were bookmarked.

Added an option to transfer software data between the system memory and an SD card.


  • Users can now transfer downloadable software, update data, and DLC from the system memory to an SD card (and vice versa).
  • Note that save data and some update data cannot be transferred to an SD card.

Added an option to remap the controller buttons.


  • Analog stick and button configurations can now be changed for each paired controller.
  • Custom configurations can be saved as favorites in System Settings > Controllers and Sensors.
  • Custom configurations are stored on the Nintendo Switch system.
  • Configurations can be customized for the following controllers: Joy-Con (L), Joy-Con (R), Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. Button configurations can also be customized on the Nintendo Switch Lite system.
  • This feature is not available for other controllers.
  • On each system, up to five favorite custom configurations can be saved for Joy-Con (L), five for Joy-Con (R), five for Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. Five configurations can also be saved as favorites for Nintendo Switch Lite.

Added a new section in User Settings for Play Activity Settings.


  • The options for “Display play activity to:” and “Delete Play Activity” have been moved from Friends Settings to the new Play Activity Settings.

Added new selections to the lineup of user profile icons.


  • Select from 6 new icons from the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game for your user.

Last but not least is general system stability improvements to enhance the user’s experience

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