Blue Fire (Switch): Software updates (latest: Sword of Steel Update)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Blue Fire on Nintendo Switch (originally released on February 4th 2021 in Europe and North America)!

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Blue Fire – Ver. 3.5.5 (Sword of Steel Update)

  • Release date: August 31st 2021 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

Major game balancing & enhancements

  • Added Void checkpoints on newcomer
  • Removed costs to unlock checkpoints on newcomer and recommend
  • Enemy Attack Collisions changed from traces to real weapon collisions
  • Enemy Contact damage removal on several enemies
  • Enemy speed, damage, intervals and attack adjustments based on difficulty
  • Fall damage reduction and adjustment based on difficulty
  • Added spirit UI recharge icons
  • In depth Analytics framework
  • Beira Shards Fire Keep reposition
  • Gameplay improvement on certain Voids
  • Many other game improvements!

Stability improvements

  • Crash fixes (handler c++)
  • Garbage Collector fixes
  • Fix performance issue on low end devices after long play sessions

Bug Fixes

  • Player controller, speed run timer, UI, menus, progress, data management, inventory, enemies, collisions, camera, bosses, level unloading, void progress, game percentage and a ton of other fixes.

Blue Fire – Ver. ???

  • Release date: March 8th 2021 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following:

  • provides various bug fixes
  • adds a workaround for people who had soft/hardlocks with the first version of the game.

How to download updates for Blue Fire for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Blue Fire, 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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