Within the 13.0.0 update, Nintendo utilizes the Bluetooth capabilities used to connect wireless controllers.
Things to note:
- Up to two wireless controllers can be connected to a Nintendo Switch console while using Bluetooth audio.
- Only one Bluetooth audio device can be connected at a time, but up to 10 devices can be saved to a Nintendo Switch console.
- You may experience audio latency depending on the Bluetooth device.
- You cannot pair additional wireless controllers until you disconnect the Bluetooth audio device.
- Bluetooth audio will be disconnected during local communication, such as when starting a local wireless multiplayer game.
- You cannot connect Bluetooth microphones.
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Other features in update
There were a few additional features of update version 13.0.0:
- Switch docks with LAN ports can be updated under System in System Settings for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch – OLED Model systems
- “Maintain Internet Connection in Sleep Mode” was added under Sleep Mode in System Settings.
- The method to initiate “Calibrate Control Sticks” in System Settings was changed.
- Users can now view whether their wireless internet connection is using the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz frequency band.
Learn more on the Nintendo Support page.
Nintendo is just coming off their high from the Switch update that enables Bluetooth audio devices, and they’re riding that wave.