Nintendo Switch Sports

Free Updates: List of All Upcoming DLCs

Nintendo Switch Sports is available worldwide as of April 29, 2022!
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Switch Sports - List of All DLCs

Players of Nintendo Switch Sports will get to enjoy several Software Updates and DLCs that improve or add on to the available Sports titles at launch. Read on to find out about the available Software Updates and DLCs, their release dates, and how to download and install them once they're released.

Free Software and DLC Updates

Update Release Date
Leg Strap Compatibility Update Summer 2022
Golf DLC Fall 2022

Leg Strap Compatibility Update

Switch Sports Leg Strap Compatibility Update

Upon release, the Leg Strap accessory that is included with Physical version of the game is only compatible with Shoot-Out Mode. However, in the first free software update planned to release this Summer, the Leg Strap accessory will be compatible with Soccer Matches as well.

Leg Strap Compatibility Update

Golf DLC

Switch Sports Golf Update

The second free DLC announced for Nintendo Switch Sports will add Golf to the game. The sport was a staple back in the original Wii Sports game, so it will be great to see its return in Fall of 2022.

Golf Release Date and Mechanics

Available Sports at Launch

All Available Sports
Switch Sports VolleyballVolleyball Switch Sports BadmintonBadminton Switch Sports BowlingBowling
Switch Sports SoccerSoccer Switch Sports ChambaraChambara Switch Sports TennisTennis

Switch Sports has six available base sports that players can jump into after launch until the addition of other sports later on via DLC updates. The first of these "Sport DLCs" would be Golf, although other sports may soon follow later on.

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How to Download and Install DLC and Updates

Press the + Button on the Home Screen

Though you are often prompted to update the game upon start up, there is a chance that you could miss a software or DLC update/download. In this case, you can manually check for updates and DLC by selecting the game on your Home Screen and pressing the + Button.

Select Software Update

Select Software Update from the left tab. To update your game to the latest version, make sure to update it via the internet. Your system will connect to the internet and check if your game is up to date with the latest version. If not, the download will begin shortly.

Nintendo Switch Sports Related Guides

Switch Sports News and Game Info
News and Game Info

Latest News
Release DateRelease Date & Editions Pre-Order BonusesPre-Order Bonuses
TrailersList of Trailers Online Play TestSwitch Sports Online Play Test
Mii MattIs Mii Matt in Switch Sports? Missing Wii Sports GamesMissing Wii Sports Games
Is Free Roam Possible?Is Free Roam Possible? Switch Sports ReviewReview and Evaluation
Differences from Past GamesDifferences from Past Games -
Game Features
Character CreationCharacter Creation Guide Switch Sports How to Farm Points PartialHow to Farm Points
Multiplayer FeaturesMultiplayer Features Online Pro LeagueOnline Pro League
Using MiisHow to Create & Use Miis Nintendo Switch Sports - Alternate-Color ModeAlternate-Color Mode
Switch Sports - Solo PlayHow to Play Solo Do You Need Nintendo Switch Online?Do You Need Nintendo Switch Online?
Online Play PenaltyOnline Play Penalty -
Software and Hardware Guides
How to DownloadHow to Download and Install Free Software UpdatesFree Software Updates
Leg Strap UpdateLeg Strap Update AccessoriesSwitch Sports Accessories
Controller SupportController Support Switch Lite CompatibilitySwitch Lite Compatibility


1 Anonymousalmost 2 years

Anyone having laggy issues with volleyball after summer update please? I’ve tried to reboot few times and reconnected to the internet and it’s still the same. Other sports are good except volleyball.


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