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Nintendo finally brings Bluetooth audio to the Switch with new software update


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The Nintendo Switch may be a few years old, but on Tuesday night Nintendo finally gave the console an update users have long requested: Bluetooth audio support. 

In a tweet Tuesday night, the Nintendo confirmed that it has enabled the feature as part of a new Switch update. "The latest #NintendoSwitch update is now available," the company tweeted, "including the ability to pair Bluetooth devices for audio output."

The latest #NintendoSwitch update is now available, including the ability to pair Bluetooth devices for audio output.

For more information, including restrictions on some features while using Bluetooth Audio, please visit the support page: https://t.co/vzAB6lZTDu pic.twitter.com/6J5xcDl5kU

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 15, 2021

In an accompanying support document, the company notes a few of the limitations of the feature. When Bluetooth audio is in use you can only connect two wireless controllers to ...


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