Console users are used to making minor updates, the effects of which are vaguely described by the manufacturers of the machines in question. And when a round-digit update comes in, it usually comes down to the arrival of a number of new features and other fixes. However, the new switch update seems like an exception to the rule.
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Nintendo has therefore released the update 12.0.0 of the operating system of its Switch today. And this time around, there is absolutely no talk of “general console stability improvements for the best user experience”.
This new update aims to address a specific issue related to game saves:
The following problem has been fixed: In some cases the automatic copy function of backups to the cloud Backup data was disabled when a communication error occurred during copying.
God save the cloud
The point is, therefore, to correct a mistake that is annoying to those who have suffered from it. As with the release of all switch updates, this version 12.0.0 will automatically be applied to most computers that are already connected to the Internet. Players whose console did not automatically restore this update can manually start the process from the menu. “Console settings
As an aside, note that Nintendo has a page on its official website where Switch users can check if this error is affecting their console and, if so, find the procedure to fix the error. At the time of this writing, this page is not available on the French Nintendo website (error message). However, an equivalent version in French is available on the website Nintendo Canadian website.