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Earlier we found out in the update for the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls™ mobile app revealed a Nintendo Switch console version 5.0.0 was in the works. Today, Nintendo made it official. Here’s the official notes from Nintendo.

Improvements Included in Version 5.0.0

  • Facebook and Twitter friends that also use Nintendo Switch can now be added through Friend Suggestions
  • Using the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app, add specific software titles to your whitelist to exclude them from the console’s Parental Controls Restricted Software setting
  • Captured videos in the Album will be restricted by Parental Controls depending on the Restricted Software setting and Software Rating Organization
  • To keep the Parental Controls PIN private, the default method for PIN entry has been changed to entering using the Control Stick and buttons instead of the on-screen number pad
  • Select from 24 new ARMS and the Kirby series icons for your user
  • Digital software purchases made from a PC or smart device will start downloading sooner than previously, even if the Nintendo Switch console is in Sleep Mode
  • Receive notification when pre-purchased software is ready to play
  • Filter News to view only unread news or news from specific channels
  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller grip colors will now display in the Controllers menu

ARMS and Kirby Avatars

Unfortunately nothing ground-breaking as many Switch owners looking for an alternative way to save games in a cloud-base or somewhere outside the console. Hopefully we’ll see this down the road when the internet service begins.

Source: Nintendo

About Seth Hay - Editor-in-chief / Webmaster

When Seth is not designing or developing, he spends time with his family and his occasional dose of anime, sports and video games.

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