The Nintendo Change can now be paired with a Bluetooth audio gadget following the newest firmware replace.
Beginning at the moment, Change house owners who replace their Change to the newest software program can pair a wi-fi Bluetooth gadget to the Change. One thing the Change was apparently in a position to do that whole time given the proper software program patch.
To take action Change house owners should obtain the newest firmware patch. From there, they’ll discover a Bluetooth Audio possibility throughout the System Settings web page. As soon as you choose “Pair” the Change will seek for an out there Bluetooth audio gadget and join to 1 when discovered.
The Change can solely be synced to 1 audio gadget at a time however can save as much as 10 gadgets on the system.
The most recent #NintendoSwitch replace is now out there, together with the power to pair Bluetooth gadgets for audio output.
For extra data, together with restrictions on some options whereas utilizing Bluetooth Audio, please go to the help web page: https://t.co/vzAB6lZTDu pic.twitter.com/6J5xcDl5kU
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 15, 2021
The most recent firmware replace additionally consists of the power to replace the software program on the Change dock, however solely the brand new docks with a LAN port included with the Change OLED mannequin.
It needs to be famous that when paired to a Bluetooth audio gadget, solely two wi-fi controllers may be related to the Change at a time. Connecting an extra wi-fi controller will disconnect the Bluetooth audio gadget. Moreover, Bluetooth microphones aren’t appropriate with the Change.
The wi-fi controller restrict could possibly be a cause why Nintendo by no means enabled this audio characteristic on the four-year-old gadget. In consequence, some Change house owners resorted to third-party adapters to attach their Bluetooth headphones to the Change.
Now that the replace is out, you possibly can freely join your Apple AirPods or no matter different Bluetooth audio gadget you select.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s Information Editor. You’ll be able to attain him @lawoftd.