Nintendo has since acknowledged that the playtime for each user has not been reset and will return when the update comes. Since launch, a continuous rollout of free new content has released for the game, making it more fun than ever to splat friends and family on the go or at home.
Japan's Association of Media in Digital (or AMD) will be awarding the Nintendo Switch with the "Excellence Award" this year. It is pretty incredible being able to play The Legend of Zelda on my big television at home but then being able to undock the system and continue my game on the go. ResetEra members and Reddit users say that their 500-plus hours in Breath of the Wild have now been reduced to a simple, inaccurate note: "First played zero days ago". These new abilities define his new adventure and provide a fresh take on the classic Super Mario formula.
To close out 2017, Nintendo launched a sequel to the original Xenoblade Chronicles RPG series, Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
On March 3rd 2018, the Nintendo Switch celebrated its first anniversary of going on sale in the United Kingdom, and with that came an unexpected bug which caught many players off guard. It did not, however, indicate what may be causing the games to reset, leaving players to speculate. Therefore, once these one-year-old games hit the 376-day mark, they should revert to showing the number of hours the game has been played - at least, in theory.
"Some Nintendo Switch owners' play activity information is displaying incorrectly", the company's statement reads.
Nintendo Switch owners will get their lost play time data in the future and shouldn't worry about current progress not being tracked, according to Nintendo.
Looking ahead to the second year, many fun new things are in store.