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Ary and the Secret of Seasons (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Ary and the Secret of Seasons on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 1st 2020 in Europe and North America)!

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Ary and the Secret of Seasons – Ver. ???

  • Release date: October 22nd 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added support for inverting X axis
  • New tutorial for using the Summer Season added to the Muscari boss fight
  • Added additional save slots and save backup slot
  • Added ability to disable specific side quests from displaying
  • Landmarks now turn grey on the map after discovery
  • Fixed Ary becoming invisible after death and cutscenes
  • Fixed softlock after receiving quest ‘We Need a Hero’ in the Dome of Seasons
  • Fixed softlock during the Winter Temple boss fight where the player would spawn too far away from the boss to complete the chase sequence
  • Main quest no longer resets after dying to traps during the Ostara Mines chase sequence
  • Disabled fast travel in temples to prevent softlock on reentering
  • Prevented Muscari from attacking during boss fight while alert box is open
  • Fixed softlock caused by entering the Spring Temple before completing the Autumn Temple
  • Added music to the end of the Muscari boss fight
  • Removed double jump boots and slingshot from store to fix main quest progression issues
  • Fixed water disappearing in Ostara City
  • Chest in Summer Temple now contains more than 0 coins
  • Fixed graphical glitch where grass was semi-transparent in winter
  • Fixed graphical glitch where the Lilypad hat was semi transparent in winter
  • Slingshot now disabled while climbing
  • Player can no longer change costumes while not idle
  • Some German translations fixed (thanks John!)
  • Fixed Muscari mace remaining in inventory after completing Ostara Mines
  • Fixed unequipped hat reappearing in cutscenes
  • Pull help notification no longer shows up while swimming
  • Ary no longer appears with long hair during cutscenes
  • Boss health bar no longer stays around after defeating boss
  • Allow reentry to Hyena Cache after leaving
  • Retroactive save fixes for quest progression blockers (We Need A Hero, A Royal Audience)
  • Prevent damage to player during dialogues – Fixed soft lock during final phase of the Winter Golem boss fight
  • Fixed exploit involving using the slingshot while climbing – Improved visuals for some waterfalls in Yule
  • Polished cutscene at the entrance to Ostara Castle – Fixed costume during the dance cutscene at Ostara Castle.
  • Updated Slingshot mesh.
  • Herbalist quest in Yule is now completable even if you die and reload during it.
  • Wig quest in Yule now completeable when dying during quest
  • Long hair is now an equipable hat.
  • Enemies drop coins when they die.
  • Duplicate resolutions are no longer displayed in settings
  • Coins in chests and shop prices rebalanced
  • Adjusted colliders in the Hyena Cache and Ostara City
  • Improved platforming section in the wooden tower in Yule by adding a fixed camera
  • Fixed issue with costume changing at beginning of game
  • Lammastide quest for retrieving firewood now works correctly if you die
  • Added teleporters to boss key rooms
  • Fixed misc issues with translations, including system language handling and incorrectly translated strings
  • Fix Backtrack softlock inside the Autumn temple.
  • Fix Slide deadlock in Ostara region.
  • Fix Iris in the autumn temple not opening when backtracking.
  • Remove monolith inside Lammastid city.
  • Add one extra chest.
  • Fix camera zoom while changing costumes.
  • Fix AI getting stuck after a while.
  • Fixed issue with audio after playing the Winter Golem fight
  • Update credits.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: eXiin

Ary and the Secret of Seasons – Ver. ???

  • Release date: September 23rd 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed performance issues when game is launched docked
  • Fixed game crashing when exiting Hyena Cache after loading a save
  • Fixed crash in final golem boss fight

How to download updates for Ary and the Secret of Seasons for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Ary and the Secret of Seasons, 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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