Best Friend Forever (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.1.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Best Friend Forever on Nintendo Switch (originally released on August 27th 2020 in Europe and North America)!

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Best Friend Forever – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: September 15th 2020 (North America) / September 16th 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Miscellaneous spelling, pronoun and grammar fixes.
  • Some characters no longer exit or leave too early – they’ve been taught proper social decorum.
  • Dog events no longer reference characters no longer in the scene or current temporal plane.
  • Players will no longer get stuck in Weeks 6, 10 and 14 during the Paws Academy review – eternal purgatory with Quincy is no longer an afterlife option.
  • Minor fixes to Anders’ second date invitation, because he’s not supposed to be that… Anders.
  • Dog’s hitbox has been increased to stop dialogue skipping during dog events and make it easier to drag them back.
  • Paws Academy check-ins are no longer rigged to be ridiculously hard. It’s not your dog; it’s them.
  • Dog events no longer continue during fade-to-black sequences – dog has been convinced not to join Cthulhu faith.
  • The third date with your chosen love interest is now available immediately after Summer Solstice.

Best Friend Forever – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: September 3rd 2020 (North America) / September 4th 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • ‘Where Are They Now?’ epilogue features included.
  • Dates will now invite you to date them via an SMS system.
  • Cardigan is no longer plagiarising other dog’s backstories.
  • Sacha’s second date no longer loops for the rest of our perceivable eternity. Same for your excursion on Fenrir Island – you’re free from these non-euclidean temporal confines!
  • Sacha does not replicate himself in that date either. He’s a busy guy.
  • Your inbox messages will now no longer be marked as perpetually unread.
  • You can now combo-pat your dog on Switch.

How to download updates for Best Friend Forever for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Best Friend Forever, 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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