Today we bring you good news, and it is that Nintendo Switch has just been updated by complete surprise to version 13.0.0, finally offering audio through Bluetooth devices, or what is the same, the possibility of connect our AirPods to the console and listen to the sound of the game without cables in between.
We leave you below with the announcement by Nintendo :
The latest #NintendoSwitch update is now available, including the ability to pair Bluetooth devices for audio output.
For more information, including restrictions on some features while using Bluetooth Audio, please visit the support page: https://t.co/vzAB6lZTDu pic.twitter.com / 6J5xcDl5kU
– Nint endo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 15, 2021
Far from that, we leave you with the full patch notes, which include various functionality improvements :
Added Bluetooth® audio support.
- Headphones, earphones and other devices Audio devices that connect with Bluetooth can now be paired with Nintendo Switch family systems for audio output.
- Bluetooth microphones are not supported.
Up to two wireless controllers compatible with the system can be connected while using Bluetooth audio. Bluetooth audio cannot be used while local wireless communication is active.
Added “Refresh Dock” under System in System Settings for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch OLED. “Keep Internet connection in sleep mode” was added as an option under Sleep Mode in System Settings. Changed the method to initiate “Calibrate Joysticks” in System Setup. Users can now see if their internet connection is using the 2 frequency band, 4 GHz or 5 GHz in “Connection status”.
What do you think of everything this? Do not hesitate to leave your opinion in the comments!