Here’s How to Boost Downloading Speed on the Nintendo Switch to Install Games Faster – EssentiallySports

The Nintendo Switch is an impressive device, having a vast catalog of games that are extremely entertaining. Thanks to the ever-growing library of titles releasing for the handheld console, there’s hardly anything one can complain about.

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Still, there’s an issue regarding the Nintendo Switch which is not a deal breaker but cannot be missed at all. As Nintendo keeps offering more graphic-intensive titles for the portable device, they have become even more bulkier in terms of their file sizes. And when that happens, witnessing the problem of slower download speed becomes a common phenomenon. Thankfully, there’s now a solution to this problem.

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How to increase the download speed on the Nintendo Switch?

A popular YouTuber and a gamer, known by his channel name Tinker Man Mick, recently came up with a simple and effective solution to make the downloading speed faster. It implies that the games will be installed quicker than usual, especially the ones demanding higher storage on the Switch.

The YouTuber mentioned that to accelerate the speed, Nintendo Switch users will need to use a simple method. There are several steps involved to make sure they achieve a desired boost in downloading speed:

  1. Go to the Settings option
  2. Choose ‘Internet’ and then ‘Internet Settings’
  3. Select the preferred internet network
  4. Go to the ‘Change Settings’ option
  5. Select MTU and then change the value from 1400 to 1500

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After following the aforementioned steps, one should immediately see an instant change. The boost in the speed might not show up while installing smaller games but it will be significant when downloading titles with massive file sizes.

Speaking of games, then currently there are some really amazing options available for the handheld console. From Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Mario Strikers, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe to Kirby and the Forgotten Land and Splatoon 3, choices are many. Plus, there are even more releases on the way with the likes of Mario+Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Bayonetta 3, and Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

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Hopefully, after implementing this solution all the Nintendo Switch players will be able to achieve an acceleration in the speed. Have you also witnessed a slower speed in installing any massive title on your console? Let us know in the comments down below.

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