Saturday, June 12th, 2021

Nintendo stops distributing Switch system update 12.0.3


Update: It seems that for the first time, Nintendo stopped distributing the 12.0.3 version of the Switch system update a few hours after it was first available.

Nintendo has not announced the reason for the sudden stop at this stage, although some fans Speculation The update may cause unexpected errors for the person downloading it. If you haven’t updated the console to version 12.0.3, you no longer have the option to do so (at least at the time of this writing).

If we hear more information, we will make sure to update you here.


Original (British Summer Time June 8, 2021, Tuesday 01:30): Just over a week after E3 Direct, Nintendo released a new firmware update for the Switch.

Although we are hoping for some surprises, it seems to be the same as last month’s update-stability. When this is the main focus, it brings us back to the glorious era of 3DS.

The following are the complete patch notes for the 12.0.3 update, provided by Nintendo’s official support page:

Version 12.0.3 (released on June 7, 2021)

General system stability improvements to enhance user experience.

Nintendo Data Excavator Oatmeal dome Shared some additional details about what this update seems to contain. This is the complete outline:

If we hear any other information about what this latest patch might do, we will let you know. Have you downloaded this firmware update? What else to pay attention to? Tell us below.