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502’s Arcade (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.2)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for 502’s Arcade on Nintendo Switch (originally released in February 2024 in North America, Europe, and Japan)!

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502’s Arcade – Ver. 1.2

  • Release date: May 27th 2024 (North America, Europe) / May 28th 2024 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed pause menus getting stuck.
  • Fixed navigation on the Options menu when having one of the navigation tabs selected.
  • Fixed videos restarting when pressing with the mouse in the arcade selection screen.
Ghost Hunter Hana
  • Changed the door placement in exit rooms to avoid accidentally leaving the level when entering one of them.
  • Added additional variants for the exit rooms.
  • Balanced the reaction times of enemies when detecting the player.
  • Adjusted enemy availability in the first area to avoid a sudden increase in difficulty.
  • Adjusted volume for the explosive parchments.
Might Strike Team
  • Balanced the maximum number of enemies that can spawn in each level and how fast they spawn.
  • Balanced the time to wait for a new weapon to spawn.
  • Changed the way the second area boss receives damage to avoid having an unnecessary cooldown time between shots.
High Seas Survivor
  • Added an initial amount of coins right from the start of the game.
  • Balanced the difficulty curve for enemy spawning.
  • Changed the way the jump movement works to be able to change direction mid-air either jumping or when starting a flying kick.
  • Fixed enemies moving out of position when landing on the ship.

How to download updates for 502’s Arcade for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for 502’s Arcade, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;


  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.


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