Blade Strangers (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Blade Strangers on Nintendo Switch (originally released on August 28th in Europe and North America, and August 30th 2018 in Japan)

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Blade Strangers – Ver. ???

  • Release date: January 22nd 2021 (North America, Europe) / Febuary 9th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following:

  • Spectate Mode in online Casual Match mode
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nicalis (Twitter)

Blade Strangers – Ver. ???

  • Release date: August 26th 2019 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • Improved graphics
  • Improved gameplay
  • Improved balance
  • New characters: Aban (1001 Spikes), Piaa (Doki Doki Poyacchio), Umihara Kawase (beachwear version)
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nicalis (Twitter)

How to download updates for Blade Strangers for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Blade Strangers, 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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