Some Switch Users Can’t Download Games After Recent Firmware Update


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The newest Switch stability replace seems to be inflicting points with downloads to the system, in line with a number of complaints lodged on social media over the previous couple of days.

A cascade of Switch customers has reported receiving a selected error code, 2123-1502, whereas making an attempt to obtain video games and updates with the ver.12.0.three firmware, which went out earlier this week, put in on their techniques.

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“I hope this gets resolved soon,” wrote one r/NintendoSwitch consumer. “I have been getting this error for 4 days now.”

“The Switch can’t handle too much stability,” joked one other.

“Nintendo, fix your shit,” a 3rd demanded.

Not even Kinda Funny personality Greg Miller has been spared by dreaded error code.

Nintendo didn’t instantly reply to Kotaku’s request for remark.

Switch firmware ver.12.0.three was first launched on June 7 earlier than, as Siliconera caught on the time, pulling it on June 8. Presumably, the transfer was because of the replace inflicting points with community connections. The firmware patch was quietly reinstated someday later this week, however going by current reactions on Reddit and Twitter, the builders have but to completely eradicate its bugs.

How do I repair Switch error code 2123-1502?

I’ve personally seen the obtain error a number of occasions, each with Umurangi Generation and varied Picross S updates, however in every case, efficiently restarting my obtain was merely a matter of clicking ‘Continue’ on the menu immediate. And whereas some people have claimed that the problem principally impacts video games over four GB in dimension, I’ve redownloaded New Pokémon Snap, a recreation that’s precisely 6 GB, a number of occasions with zero issues. As of now, it appears to be a sporadic (if nonetheless irritating) concern.

If you too are caught making an attempt to obtain one thing in your Switch, our pals over at Lifehacker have compiled some helpful solutions in lieu of an official repair from Nintendo. These embrace rebooting your Switch fully, clearing your cache, and adjusting the console’s Google DNS settings. All quite simple, sure, however it may very well be simply what it is advisable get gaming once more.




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