The Nintendo Switch has become quite a popular console since it launched earlier this year. Fans are smitten with the idea of being able to play on-the-go, or at home on the big screen. While the hybrid console still lacks a lot of initial features, Nintendo is slowly rolling out new content for the system. That said, they have recently added a new system update that adds a slew of new features. Fans can not only save video records of their gameplay, but they can also pre-purchase games.

New features

Nintendo has just released the full set of notes for the latest 4.0.0 update.

Firstly, fans now finally capture 30 seconds of gameplay on their Switch. To do this, you need to hold down the Capture Button for a few seconds. Once your system saves some gameplay, you can share it on social media, like Facebook or Twitter. However, this features only works on the following games: “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,” The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” “ARMS,” and “Splatoon 2.”

There are also 12 new icons to choose from, ranging from “Super Mario Odyssey” and “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.” You can now also transfer user and save data to other consoles, along with pre-purchasing future titles from the eShop. This lets fans pre-load games in their system, letting them play on the day the game launches.

The news channel has also gotten a visual overhaul, and unfollowing a channel will remove all of the channel’s content on your newsfeed. There are also a few other updates, like general system stability and matching software versions with a local group.

New games

In other news, the Switch will be getting a slew of new games later this year.

Firstly, “Super Mario Odyssey” will release later this month. This time, Mario has to save Peach again who was kidnapped by Bowser, forcing her to marry him. Following this, “DOOM,” “Skyrim,” and “L.A. Noire” will release on November. These AAA games are catered towards a more mature audience, which is something Nintendo is aiming for lately.

Come December, fans can finally play “Xenoblade Chronicles 2” which is a direct sequel to the first game that launched on the Wii.

Nintendo is obviously trying some new strategies with the Switch, and it seems to be working out well. The company is leaning towards a different direction while still trying to keep their family friendly image. That said, the Switch has been outperforming its failed Wii U predecessor.