HomeNewsHere’s An Early Look At Switch Operating System Alex Irish January 26, 2017 News With the Nintendo Switch only five weeks away, one point of interest for fans of the console is how its operating system will work. While Nintendo has been mum outside of a single image, developer Nicalis inadvertently slipped an additional look at the Switch’s OS, also while teasing their upcoming Switch games. The original Tweet, sent out January 19th, has since been deleted. Since then, we’ve had back-ups that show the image in question (courtesy of Wario64). Nicalis deleted the tweet…here's the pic pic.twitter.com/ggfkBXFHdh — Wario64 (@Wario64) January 19, 2017 By appearances, the Switch will allow you to change users while running a game (as shown here with 1001 Spikes). The Switch OS also seems to allow users to change the color of the background from a stock white to black (and presumably more), and user icons will be spread to more than just Miis. Miis have been used as user icons by default on the Wii U, so now profile icons akin to PlayStation and Xbox platforms are possible. Nicalis’s Switch support includes the launch day port of The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth, 1001 Spikes, Cave Story, and the confirmation of Hydra Castle Labyrinth, as seen cropped off on the far right of the image. Nintendo will be announcing more details of the Switch as it gets closer to launch on March 3rd. Share this post: No related posts. 6,000 Pokémon Sun/Moon Players Are Now Banned OnlineMiis Will Be On Switch But Are No Longer MandatoryAbout The AuthorAlex IrishEditor-in-ChiefWhen he's not writing about or playing all the great Nintendo games, Alex Irish works by day at a local book emporium, and the rest of the time, he illustrates and writes online. His favorite video game franchise is Pokemon, but his favorite video game is Resident Evil 4. He also can tell you everything about animation history, from past to present.