Nintendo Switch system update 14.1.0 adds Platinum Points notification setting; Switch Online members can now redeem points to collect custom icons
Nintendo has rolled out Nintendo Switch system update 14.1.0, which adds a Platinum Point notification setting to the platform.
After installing this new update, users will be able to select a new option in System Settings that allows them to toggle notifications when a My Nintendo mission is completed in order to receive Platinum Points. As far as we know, this is the only chance included with this update.
As also revealed by Nintendo, while not directly related to this system update, Switch Online subscribers can now redeem their My Nintendo Platinum Points to collect custom Splatoon 2 and Animal Crossing: New Horizons icons. These custom icons are available until May 1ststand the icon elements will be change every week.
We have included the official release notes for this firmware update below, as released by Nintendo.
Nintendo Switch Console Update 14.1.0 Release Notes
Worm. 14.1.0 (Released April 4, 2022)
- Added “Platinum Point Notification Settings” under Notifications in System Settings.
- Unclaimed Platinum Points earned by completing Nintendo Switch Online missions on your Nintendo Switch console will generate notifications.
- Nintendo Switch Online missions and rewards are not available in some countries and regions. For more information, see How to Complete a My Nintendo Mission.
- Setting these notifications to OFF will hide the notification sent when there are unclaimed Platinum Points.
The new firmware update for the Switch is available for download now and should download automatically if this option has been enabled. Of course, users can also manually download the new system update through the Switch’s system update setting.
The Nintendo Switch is now available worldwide. Nintendo released its hybrid platform in 2017, and the platform became the best-selling console in history to date. Additionally, Nintendo announced that the Switch is now its best-selling home console to date.