Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data

From Ars Technica

Enlarge / New Switch firmware, new Super Mario Odyssey profile-icon options! And that means T-REX MARIO! RWAAAR!

Nintendo

As the Nintendo Switch loses some of its brand-new luster, fans have begun to question a few key missing features, from the long-running Virtual Console service to traditional apps like media players and Web browsers. Thus, any new major firmware for the Switch is likely to get fans’ hopes up about new functionality, and, sure enough, Switch firmware 4.0, out on Wednesday, brings a few new features to the table.

Arguably the most notable addition is one that comes oh-so-close to fixing a major Switch problem: the inability to back up any save game data. Switch 4.0 officially adds profile and save transfers between Switch systems. This process will entirely wipe whatever selected data is moved from the source system. This is the first time Switch owners have been able to move save data in any official capacity, as opposed to having save data…

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Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data

From Ars Technica

Enlarge / New Switch firmware, new Super Mario Odyssey profile-icon options! And that means T-REX MARIO! RWAAAR!

Nintendo

As the Nintendo Switch loses some of its brand-new luster, fans have begun to question a few key missing features, from the long-running Virtual Console service to traditional apps like media players and Web browsers. Thus, any new major firmware for the Switch is likely to get fans’ hopes up about new functionality, and, sure enough, Switch firmware 4.0, out on Wednesday, brings a few new features to the table.

Arguably the most notable addition is one that comes oh-so-close to fixing a major Switch problem: the inability to back up any save game data. Switch 4.0 officially adds profile and save transfers between Switch systems. This process will entirely wipe whatever selected data is moved from the source system. This is the first time Switch owners have been able to move save data in any official capacity, as opposed to having save data…

Read More – Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data

Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data

From Ars Technica

Enlarge / New Switch firmware, new Super Mario Odyssey profile-icon options! And that means T-REX MARIO! RWAAAR!

Nintendo

As the Nintendo Switch loses some of its brand-new luster, fans have begun to question a few key missing features, from the long-running Virtual Console service to traditional apps like media players and Web browsers. Thus, any new major firmware for the Switch is likely to get fans’ hopes up about new functionality, and, sure enough, Switch firmware 4.0, out on Wednesday, brings a few new features to the table.

Arguably the most notable addition is one that comes oh-so-close to fixing a major Switch problem: the inability to back up any save game data. Switch 4.0 officially adds profile and save transfers between Switch systems. This process will entirely wipe whatever selected data is moved from the source system. This is the first time Switch owners have been able to move save data in any official capacity, as opposed to having save data…

Read More – Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data