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Akai Katana Shin (Switch): all the updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Akai Katana Shin on Nintendo Switch (originally released on December 15th 2022 in Japan, and June 29th 2023 in Europe and North America)!

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Akai Katana Shin – Ver. ???

  • Release date: March 3rd 2023 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • 「真」モードで、アイテムが大量に出現している際の処理落ちがよりかかるように調整。
  • 「真」モードで、敵のレーザーを幻忍状態で受けた際、押し出されるように挙動を修正。
  • Additional notes: patch notes in English coming soon!
  • Source: City Connection

How to download updates for Akai Katana Shin for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Akai Katana Shin, 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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