Nintendo Switch Firmware 5.0 May Foreshadow New Hardware

Don’t Get Too Excited

Nintendo’s newest firmware for the Switch includes several new features and bug fixes. But it also includes references to a new SoC (System on a chip). It’s been speculated that the new reference is there to prepare for a minor hardware change in future consoles meant to stop hacking. The current SoC in the Switch has a known issue that allows hacking.


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