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Last week, Nintendo announced a new free Golf update Nintendo Switch Sports. It’s now officially live, which means you can upgrade and play your copy right now.

This latest update brings the game up to version 1.3.0. Along with Golf, a “survival mode” is included and supports up to eight players. The update also adds a LAN player and fixes “several issues.”

“Hit 21 holes to the fairway Wii Sports Play local and online games with friends, or play golf with up to eight players in the all-new online Survival Golf mode. The player with the most hits in each game will be eliminated.”

Here’s the full patch notes from Nintendo’s official support page.

Ver. 1.3.0 (released on November 28, 2022)


  • Added golf. It is available in all modes: Play Globally, Play Locally, Play With Friends.
  • We’ve added Shot Assist mode to the Golf game to make it easier for beginners to play. To use it, go to: Options → User Settings → More.
    • This setting only applies to Local Play and Play with Friends.
    • Note that even if you have Shot Assist mode turned on, your settings will revert to normal in Play Global mode.
Nintendo Switch Sports
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Play with your friends


  • Several issues have been fixed to improve the game experience.

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