GameMaker Studio 2 adds Nintendo Switch support

Nintendo Switch

GameMaker Studio 2 adds Nintendo Switch support

New icons may also pop up on friend lists, as Nintendo added 24 new user icons from ARMS and Kirby.

Finally, Nintendo has made some changes to the parental control system.

We're working hard to ensure the Nintendo Switch version of GameMaker Studio 2 retains the already excellent functionality of the engine, and we are committed to supporting developers and studios who are keen to make the jump to Nintendo's record-breaking console. While nothing is now known about the next firmware update, it seems likely that it'll be coming sooner rather than later. Instead of the on-screen number pad, users will now enter their PIN using the Control Stick and buttons, by default.

Additionally, with update version 5.0, digital purchases made via a PC or smartphone/tablet will begin downloading sooner than they have in the past.

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If the speculations are right then Nintendo might be preparing to roll out Nintendo Switch firmware Update 5.0.0 in near future.

The Nintendo Switch will automatically download the firmware 5.0.0 firmware while it is connected online. This feature allows you to add specific software titles to the whitelist in order to exclude them from some Parental Controls restrictions on the Nintendo Switch console. Once the download is complete though, they need to manually install the update.

What do you think of the latest system update for the Nintendo Switch? Be sure to save any game progress before you continue.

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