If you have games that are collecting digital dust, eliminate a few. Here’s how to find and manage games you haven’t played in ages.
Many of us are trigger-happy on day one of a game’s release. We pre-order and download as soon as they’re available from Nintendo eShop. However, there are also times when we open a game once and never again.
Whether it’s because we get stuck on a difficult level or just lose interest, many of us keep games on our consoles hoping that one day we will finally find the time or the motivation to finish it.
Here’s how to check when you last launched a Nintendo Switch title.
Steps to check when you last played a Switch game
To find out for yourself when was your last entry into the world of a game, you need to access the data management settings. Go to System settings> Data management> Manage software.
Then you will end up on the screen where you can see your available games, system memory and microSD card memory space. From there, you can see the last time you played a game and how much memory it is currently consuming. You will see this under the name of the game.
When you choose a game to delete, you can sort the titles in the order of the most recently played. Then find the ones that take up the most space and delete them. You can also try one last time and see if it’s still worth playing.
Keep the games worth replaying
When it comes to managing your Switch, it’s a good idea to ditch games that no longer elicit joy and make room for those that do. Every month dozens of amazing games hit the gaming market. It makes sense to be ready for the day when the right ones grab your attention.
On the flip side, revisiting old titles may actually inspire you to have another race. There are several games with multiple endings that might be worth playing until you’ve seen them.
Also, while we don’t necessarily log into the games the first time we play them, that doesn’t mean they’re not worth playing. Sometimes the lessons they have to teach us only make sense a few years later.
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