Switch Firmware by serial number

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  1. Riyaz

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    XAJ7000, fw 1.0.0
     
  2. kiryu1

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    this one right? or whatever is the packaging on your region..
     

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    Version Number: XAJ7000
    Region: ...Germany?
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    System Color: Neon Blue/Red
    Purchase date: March 9th, 2017
    Store: Saturn

    "J70 3m v1.0"
     
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  4. Paiuand

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    Yeah, just mine came with Neon Blue and Red instead of Pink and Green, and its EU.
    Also hm i cant seem to find my serial, where is it?

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    Yo found it,
    Nintendo Switch + Splatoon 2 Bundle
    Serial: XAJ4001 (is this enough?)
    Firmware it came with: 2.1 i believe but it was below 3.0 for sure
    System Color: Neon Red and Blue (not the new green and pink one)
    Region: EUR (Germany)
    Oh and it was purchased the day after spla2ns release which is 22/7
    So for anyone who wants to buy the splat bundle, i think you are safe (i hope!).
     
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  5. Ptrk25

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    Version Number: XAJ4000
    Region: Germany / Europe (EUR)
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    System Color: Gray

    No bundle
     
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  6. Paiuand

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    Hey could you guys also include if the switch you bought was a bundle for ex. with Splatoon or if it was only a switch?
     
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  7. digipimp75

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    Just wanted to say thanks for putting this thread together! I just bought a Switch and will edit the post with the info once it arrives.

    EDIT:

    Serial Number: XAW10014******
    Region: US
    Firmware: 2.1.0
    Color: Gray
    Bundle: No
    Store: Amazon
    Purchase Date: 8/17/17
     
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  8. pegasus21

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    Version Number:XAJ100042*****
    Region:JPN
    Firmware:1.0.0
    System Color:Grey
    Was a bundle (if yes, which):No

    Version Number:XAW700050*****
    Region:AUS
    Firmware:2.1.0
    System Color:Neon
    Was a bundle (if yes, which):No
     
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  9. Wii8461

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    Serial Number: XAW1000
    Region: USA
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    Color: Gray
    Bundle: Not a bundle

    Serial Number: XAW1000
    Region: USA
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    Color: Gray
    Bundle: Not a bundle

    Serial Number: XAW1001
    Region: USA
    Firmware: 2.3.0
    Color: Gray
    Bundle: Not a bundle



    Edited my post with more info.
     
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  10. Abu_Senpai

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    Serial Number: XAJ7000
    Region: UK
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    Color: Neon Red/Blue
    Bundle: Not a bundle (But if it was a bundle, it would be called the Sexy Version....just saying)
    Store: Argos
    Purchase Date: May 26th 2017
     
  11. PotatisKnug

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    My console is a romanian import. [PAL] Does that change anything?
     
  12. xile6

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    I guess.
    But just like with the other systems. The new firmware wont be on the shelf until months from now.
    As fast as the switches are selling out they dont have tine to update firmware
     
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    Serial Number: XAJ4000
    Region: Europe
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    System Color: Gray
    Was a bundle (if yes, which): No
     
  14. Essometer
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    I don't think that will change anything, but like I said, I am no expert for switch serial numbers. My guess
    is as good as yours. I just thought that making a thread was a good idea to collect serials.
     
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  15. CTCaer

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    Actually the first 5 letters do not matter by themselves (which you can see, because the same ones have different firmware).
    Serial number decoding:
    X: From NX. It's actually the platform code.
    A: It's the hardware code. A: Switch, B: Joy-Con (L), C: Joy-Con (R). And I assume D for Pro (check the plastic sliver that came with, if it exists).
    J/W: West or Japan? Probably the region that was supposed to reach. Maybe with all the pre-orders and the after-launch demand, they just sent them everywhere to keep people happy. Or, at some point they weren't Region-free.
    10/14/40/70: Factory made or assembled?

    So the best way to know, would be the 3rd-5th characters and on what million (m)/thousand (k) you are.

    E.g my switch:
    Made on:
    J70
    Batch:
    2.7m
    Version:
    v1.0

    or just J70 2.7m v1.0
     
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  16. Essometer
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    Thank you, I'll add that to the OP.
     
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  17. CTCaer

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    You are welcome.
    And this way you are still anonymous with 100 thousand different combinations.
     
  18. Essometer
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    Just to clarify, for example the numbers after XAW40 will tell us "when" the switch was made? As you said,
    XAW401210 would be batch 1.2 million version 1.0?
     
  19. CTCaer

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    Nope.
    With J70 2.7m v1.0, I meant a faster way of reporting it, instead of saying "made on j70", "it's batch 2.7million" and "the version that came with is v1.0".

    Example with a random serial number:
    Lets say I have XAJ70002712345 and it came with version 2.3.

    I report here: J70, 2.7m, v2.3

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    Again XAJ70 says in what factory this switch was made.
    And 002712345 show in which order you switch was made.
    Another example: If you have XAW10 and 000000001, then congratulations, you have the first switch that was made in factory 10 and was originally for West region.

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    Disclaimer:
    J/W is assumed and the 2 digits following may mean another thing:
    Manufacturer 10, factory located at west or japan.
    The last 9 digits may be semi-random, but I doubt it, because in here there are already reported switches that are in the 10 million batch and all have new (2.1 - 2.3) firmware baked.
    That's why we need million and thousands.
     
  20. sarkwalvein

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    I suppose Europe is considered to be part of the Japanese Empire..... (as almost every European Switch I've seen is XAJ) /s
    Or perhaps Japan provided all of the consoles for Europe? No idea...

    PS: Well, I will update my serial number as you proposed.