Nintendo Switch Update 18.0.0 Features and New Auto-Sleep option

Aneesh K.
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Nintendo has released their next big update for their Switch console, Which is also applicable to all current consoles(Switch, switch lite, and Switch Oled model). 

Nintendo Switch Update 18.0.0 Features:

Nintendo continuously releases these kinds of updates on Switch to improve the functionality of their system and service aiming for a satisfying user-friendly experience. 

This update is version 18.0.0, Now you can set auto sleep from the Switch setting to 15 minutes when using it on TV.

Additionally, Korean is now added as a supported language in parental control introduction video also improves system stability.

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Nintendo’s Statement 

Nintendo Said: “Nintendo constantly aims to improve the functionality of its systems and services in order to provide the easiest, most user-friendly experience possible,” 

“As a part of these efforts, we are making Nintendo Switch system updates available for download via the internet.”

How to Update the Nintendo Switch?

Don’t worry your Nintendo Switch will automatically start downloading the update while it is connected to the Internet or you can just manually start the update from system settings if it is required.


  1. What are the new features in Nintendo Switch update 18.0.0?

    • The update introduces various enhancements such as system stability improvements, and korean language support in parental control introduction.
  2. How do I update my Nintendo Switch to version 18.0.0?

    • To update your Nintendo Switch, ensure it is connected to the internet, then go to System Settings > System > System Update and select “Update.”
  3. Are there any performance improvements in update 18.0.0?

    • While primarily focusing on stability and minor enhancements, some users may notice slight performance improvements in certain areas of the system.
  4. Can I revert to the previous version if I encounter issues with update 18.0.0?

    • No, Nintendo Switch updates are mandatory and cannot be reverted to previous versions once installed.
  5. Will this update affect my saved data or game progress?

    • No, system updates typically do not affect saved data or game progress. However, it’s always a good idea to back up important data before performing an update.

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