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Alien Hominid HD (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Alien Hominid HD on Nintendo Switch (originally released in November 2023 in North America, Europe, and Japan)!

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Alien Hominid HD – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: May 20th 2024 (North America, Europe) / May 21st 2024 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
New Stuff
  • New – Added new Turbo Fire option for aliens with tired thumbs!
  • New – Added option to change player hats during gameplay (destroy things fashionably)

To utilize both of these new features, open up the settings menu, navigate to player options, turn on Turbo Fire, and choose your hat of choice!

Restoration Software
  • Art – Restored the original art for 1-4 boss’s body
  • Audio – Restored original music for the All You Can Eat minigame
  • Audio – Restored the background music in 2-6 to the original “BassGun” music track
  • Cutscene – Restored the original ending cutscene, credits and music
Bug Fixes
  • Art/Animation – Fixed a visual bug with the bear in 2-2
  • Art/Animation – Tweaked agent running animation in the attract screen to make it smoother
  • Art/Animation – Fixed visual bugs with with the helicopter and first boss in 1-5
  • Art/Animation – Fixed visual bugs with the Pudding Boss
  • Art/Animation – Fixed a visual flicker with jet enemies in 1-5
  • Art/Animation – Fixed a visual bug with the 2-3 flamethrower smoke animation
  • Audio – Properly looped the agent truck SFX in 1-1 intro cinematic
  • Audio – Fixed a bug with SFX continuing to play after defeating the 2-2 bear boss
  • Level – Fixed a softlock that would occur after Bustletron in 1-1
  • Level – Fixed an incorrect camera position at the start of 1-1
  • Level – Fixed a bug causing the 3-3 boss head to disappear and softlock
  • Level – Fixed visual issues with the Tank’s turret cannonball fire in the 1-4 intro cutscene
  • Level – Fixed bug with the Pudding Boss not going into the “dazed” state when shooting after spraying them with the fire hydrant
  • Localization – various translation bug fixes and additions
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: The Behemoth

How to download updates for Alien Hominid HD for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Alien Hominid HD, 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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