Switch Update Adds Video Capture


With a new firmware update to version 4.0.0, Nintendo is now trying to alleviate some pain points, namely the inability to transfer save files and the lack of video capture features.

A tweet from the game's official account confirms that you'll be able to save the past 30 seconds of your journey via the Capture Button. 30 seconds of your previous gameplay will be stored in your album.

That's great news, but keep in mind that the data transfer is local move, and doesn't back up game save or software data in Nintendo's cloud. The function does not allow save data to be copied and only works by transferring the entire player profile to the new hardware. Nintendo Switch games also make up several spots on the best-selling games list, including Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle from Ubisoft at #7, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at #10 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at #11. For any further need, you can take notes.

This system update also adds some new player icons from Super Mario Odyssey and Breath of the Wild, updates the console's News app, and introduces the ability to update multiple Switch consoles' games to their latest versions by grouping up with other Switch owners.

More news: Justice Department Announces First-Ever Indictments Against Chinese Opioid Manufacturers
More news: WPA2 Vulnerability Threatens Healthcare Network Security
More news: USA backed forces secure 'control' of Raqqa

Super Mario Odyssey is now being hyped up, as the open-world adventure is set to launch on October 27. That's why it was so smart of Nintendo to add the ability to pre-pay and pre-load games ahead of release.

The NPD Group, responsible for market research across the world has pegged the Switch as the best-selling console of September, with Nintendo's hybrid having sold around 2 million units in the US alone since it launched back in March.

Also, you can pick from a bunch of new user icons from the System Settings menu, many of which are Super Mario Odyssey themed. Click "update" to install it and the console will restart.