What is the current firmware on stock switches?

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  1. Absintu
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    Absintu Advanced Member

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    Hey guys first post, but been a forum reader for years.

    If i buy one switch from a local retailer is it possible to be on 3.0.0?
     
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  2. phreaksho

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    I got one at Gamestop a week or so back and it was on 4.0...
     
  3. Anthony D'Amico

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    I am also curious about this.

    I would imagine some of the older bundles might have a lower firmware however i have no which ones
     
  4. Jockstrap

    Jockstrap Newbie

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    there is a long and frequently updated post in the Hacking & Homebrew section of the Switch forum
     
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  5. appleburger

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    They're on 4.0. I went to an a Toys R Us a couple days (the place is a ghost town) ago to pick mine up, and still wound up with a 4.0 console. I don't think you'll find a retail store selling one lower than that, currently. Any store that's been unable to sell their 3.0 stock in the US by now is likely out of business at this point. That's my guess. I'd look around for consoles on Craigslist and Ebay to try and nab one from somebody who hasn't turned it on since 3.0 or lower.
     
  6. Dracari

    Dracari GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    when i got mine about 2 weeks ago already right on 4.1.0 outof the box wasnt a special bundle or nothing standard Red/Blue Joycon one. (if i did a system update i dont recall it anyway then imo.) only update i Do remember doing when i got it home was it made me grab an software update for Breath of the wild.
     
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  7. Deathscreton

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    If I remember correctly, someone actually posted a thread where they were able to find a Spla2n 2 bundle online. Those come with 3.0 if I'm not mistaken.
     
  8. markdl

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    I got my Splatoon 2 bundle from Amazon this week, and it's at 2.3.
     
  9. 210modz

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    I bought one last week and it was also on 2.3. I updated it. I'll wait on xecuters chip.
     
  10. Absintu
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    u are brave my friend
     
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  11. 210modz

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    Xecuter said they can't patch it and I have no problem soldering chip. Might as well update so i can play recent games.
     
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  12. Absintu
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    Brought mine today. Was on 3.0.1 ☹ do u guys think it will be quick to get hb in this version?
     
  13. Thirty3Three

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    I'm lying.

    Guessing like 4.0.

    A friend opened a Switch from Gamestop, but then again... it is GameStop...
     
  14. Absintu
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    Absintu Advanced Member

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    and i though i was gonna play king of fighters today, oh well.
    for every one that wants to know, i asked for the oldest they had onstock. The guy brought me 2 that even had dust from the warehouse but it's 3.0.1
     
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