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Born of Bread (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.6)

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

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Born of Bread – Ver. 1.6

  • Release date: April 15th 2024 (North America, Europe) / April 16th 2024 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Bug Fixes
  • Loaf can no longer spawn in the water after a fight.
  • Player is no longer able to stamp multiple times during level-up.
  • Resolved an issue where using “Defend” repeatedly on the last enemy would make all the chat usernames the same.
  • Fixed an issue where butterflies carried Loaf on shorter distances over water when the fourth buddy was equipped.
  • Yagi’s ability can no longer be used during the Coldstock Cottage boss fight.
  • Fixed a blocker that occurred during fights where the buddy died during the same turn as being possessed, thus preventing the combat turn from ending.
  • Added safety measures to make sure the user can’t switch buddies during fights if the current buddy is possessed.
  • Fixed the fourth buddy’s dialogue lines during the final celebration.
  • Added safety measure when having a game over to make sure the player won’t respawn as Jester.
  • Fixed an issue with the battle cards that would allow you to equip a null card.
  • Changed how the quilt hunt cutscene in the attic is triggered to avoid players missing it.
  • Changed the fallback font for special characters. Quotation marks in traditional Chinese are now correctly displayed.
  • Fixed a dialogue bubble issue during a cutscene after the Snowstorm fight in the Savers Guild.
  • Fixed a potential wrong buddy switch after the boss fight in chapter 3 and 4.
  • Disabled Loaf movement when picking up cards at the shop in Chancy Chasm.
  • Tweaked the hydraulic press collisions.
  • The weapon hidden in the Royal Castle is now inside a green chest and can’t be collected multiple times.
  • The Melon can no longer be collected multiple times by talking to Sam the crow.
  • Capped the chat speed to prevent hyperspeed.
QoL & Polish
  • You can now switch between buddies in the overworld with Q or the right bumper on a controller.
  • The unlocked maps will now display found salamanders and treasures for each level, as well as the level names.
  • The intensity of screen shake effects can now be adjusted down to 0% or up to 200% (if you actually want motion sickness, you do you).
  • In the save file selection menu, there is now a button that will go through your save files and fix potential softlocks or corrupted variables. Fixes include: 
    • Unequipping weapons and boons and making sure there are no duplicates.
    • Making sure consumables items do not exceed the bag cap.
    • Giving the buddies their correct stats and removing non-existent buddies.
    • Making sure Loaf isn’t saved as being Jester.
    • Making sure all the glossary information was added.
  • You can now skip the combat tutorial against the Funguy by skipping the prior cutscene.
  • You can now loop through pause menu pages (go from options to weapons directly and vice versa).
  • Moved professor Beryl to a more accessible part of the Outskirts. Professor Beryl and Rita appear in the Outskirts as soon as you can go back into the forest.
  • Changed the dialogue lines in the first cutscene with Klein in the Solemn Sepulture.
  • In the card glossary menu, players will now see the stacked cards they have collected.
  • Hint boards and objects have been placed in Royal Town, Righteous River and Misty Woods, with new lines in all available languages.
  • Added sound cues and cameras to the Treasure Rooms objectives.
  • Tweaked the spawn physics of clovers in dirt mound actors.
  • Added text to the description that appears when picking up boons.
  • Minor changes to some lines of text in various places.
Sidequest Fixes
  • Fixed “Can-can… Can” trash pile spawning issue.
  • The player now needs to complete the quest “A Taste of Inspiration” before starting “Sweet Success”.
  • Made the dialogue volume in the campsite in Misty Woods easier to spot.
  • Doing the Crystal Mines race before entering Royal Town for the first time after chapter 2 will cancel the race and play the mandatory cutscene.
  • Fixed a navigation issue when trying to enter the Shivery Caves with Cecile.
Level Fixes
  • Fixed how the fourth buddy’s ability sequences were skippable in multiple levels.
  • Added blocking volumes in the Farmlands to prevent a skip.
  • Added blocking volumes to prevent Loaf from getting on the roof of the bakery.
  • Fixed a platform in the Biofoundry to allow the player to backtrack if entering the level after defeating the mini-boss.
  • Added a blocking volume in the Forgotten Vault to prevent the player from going out of bound and get softlocked.
  • Fixed an out of bounds in the Hidden Springs.
  • Adjusted one of the fourth buddy’s ability that was hard to hit in Crow’s Nest.
  • Ember melee damage raised from 3 to 4.
  • Slightly lowered chances of consumables dropping from whackables.
  • Lowered chances of consumables dropping from defeated enemies.
  • Weakness damage is now x1.5 instead of x2.
  • Adjusted the number of enemies in battles, especially in chapter 4.
  • Switched the resistance of the potbelly flare with Amelie doll’s resistance.
  • New hard mode available when creating a save file:
    • Less frames to block and faster animations.
    • Enemies, mini-bosses, and bosses have more HP.
    • Enemies deal more damage and have more defense.
    • There are more enemies per fight.
  • Full patch notes:

Born of Bread – Ver. 1.5

  • Release date: December 21st 2023 (North America, Europe) / December 22nd 2023 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Bug fixes
  • Placed the correct palette boon for Dub in the dirt mound in Righteous River, 4th partner in a dirt mound on Numbskull Island, Chloe in a chest in the Optics.
  • Fixed Battle Broadcast viewer reaction to attacks.
  • Boon slots can now be increased to 8.
  • Adjusted max backpack level achievable by leveling up.
  • Loaf can no longer pick up consumable items while entering a cutscene.
  • Loaf will never respawn on a raft, thus avoiding him spawning underwater.
  • Cleared palette boons array when creating a new save to prevent awkward carry over from another save.
  • “Hide chat” display text on Battle Broadcast will now properly update between fights.
  • Sprinting shoes now carry through level transitions.
  • Prevented “HP up+” from respawning though the gold barrel in Crow’s Nest & in the popcorn machine on First Floor.
  • Fixed Boon Filter issues.
  • Buddy Health up added to buddy stats when acquiring a new buddy.
  • Patched healing function in item card to use the same one as elsewhere.
  • Fixed a blocker that occurred where the End Combat Screen wouldn’t trigger after defeating an enemy on the first loop of a multiple attack and then missing the last one.
  • Resolved several items storage issues when buying from a vendor.
  • Fixed a blocker where Loaf and Jester segment would be blocked if you triggered the cutscene by falling into the sewer water.
  • Roast special ability buddy selection is now disabled.
  • Changed the event requiring successive button inputs to prevent last input spamming.
  • Followers are now saved when saving the game.
  • Fixed two items being able to be hooked by the last buddy’s ability in the teleportation hub.
  • You can’t stamp outside of the cards during a level up.
  • Fixed an issue with the camera when the player jumps on the guard prohibiting you from going into the Forest of Roots.
  • Fixed a crash in the Chinese version and an unlocalized texture in the Spanish version.
  • Fixed an issue where Loaf couldn’t jump after buying items in different shops.
  • Added new salamanders in the Attic, Courtyard, Righteous River and Drone Hive.
  • WP gain values acquired through the “Perfect timing boon” will now display as round numbers.
  • Added safety nets in case the player enters Llama Village by Chancy Chasm before going through Bamboo Forest.
  • You can no longer control the skill tree tab while being in the party tab. This lead to potentially equipping skills from one buddy onto another.
QoL and Polish
  • Added an auto save after getting Dub for the first time, and one before and after each boss fight.
  • Made the mounds of dirt Lint can interact with easier to spot.
  • Enemies no longer throw projectiles at you in Righteous River to avoid getting snipped above water.
  • Fixed the Undergrowth elevator not going down after the campfire segment in the Outpost and added an invisible wall after the Logling fight to avoid sequence breaking.
  • Added a Buddy Filter to chat comments to prevent chat members from spoiling future buddies.
  • Changed default choice input to “Yes”.
  • Fixed the issue where some NPCs would keep talking after their dialogues were over.
  • Added out-of-bounds player respawn to all levels. Falling out of levels will now respawn Loaf to the most recent player start.
  • Papa Baker and Lint do not overlap anymore after the first cutscenes.
  • Minor polishing touches.
  • Snowstorm’s quest can now be started earlier in the story progression.
  • When the professors give you the data and map upgrades, you’ll now see an appropriate menu notification.
  • Loaf recovers faster from falling into water.
Sidequest fixes
  • If you start a follower side quest before playing Jester segments or major story beats in Royal Town, the follower will let you go to Royal Town, but they will be destroyed and the quest will go back to the first objective to avoid conflicts.
  • Fixed conflict issues between the side quest followers.
  • “The Way of the Goat”, “Sweet Success” and “The Crow Code” quest can now be completed.
  • Fixed successful ending of “Racing Through Town”, “Racing Through the Caves” and “Racing Through the Nest”.
  • “Can-can… Can” quest: Trash piles will now spawn if the player reloads the level.
  • Fixed a blocker that occurred when interacting with the paper in front of Lint’s house while Yagi was still using his ability to reveal the lotus to access the house.
  • Llana in Royal Town now shows her quest bubble and will now sell Mochi instead of the Jelly Donut.
Level fixes
  • Fixed a level skip in Boreal Bridge.
  • Fixed out of bounds in the Deep Mines.
  • Fixed out of bound respawn location in Ancient Archives.
  • Added missing collisions in Sunken Spires.
  • Raised the camera distance when close to hazards in various levels.
  • Moved some snow piles in Boreal Bridge.
  • Fixed blocker issues related to house doors in Lapwing and Llama villages.
  • Fixed some collisions issues that allowed the player to go out of bounds in the Library which could result in a blocker.
  • Fixed some collisions issues that could result in a blocker where the player was stuck behind open doors on the Manor’s Ground Floor.
  • Fixed Collision Issues with Cottage vestibule’s locked door.
  • Fixed wrong collisions on the Ancient Archives walls.
  • Fixed an out of bounds in the Badger Mines.
Lint Balancing
  • Cautionary Tale bored chances lowered from 100% to 90%
  • Cinder Spin WP cost raised from 3 to 4
  • Cautionary Tale WP cost raised from 3 to 4
  • Cliff Hanger WP cost raised from 5 to 6
Yagi Balancing
  • Blazing Vortex WP cost raised from 6 to 7
  • Mind Prison WP cost raised from 8 to 9
Chloe Balancing
  • Icy Stare bored chances lowered from 100% to 90%
  • Best Served Cold bored chances lowered from 50% to 35%
  • Sarcasm WP cost raised from 3 to 4
  • Best Served Cold WP cost raised from 5 to 6
  • Alibi will now correctly hit only once
Fourth Buddy Balancing
  • To The Brig bored chances lowered from 60% to 40%
  • Guitar Riff bored chances lowered from 100% to 80%
  • Knockout base DMG lowered from 3 to 2
  • Knockout bored chances raised from 20% to 40%
  • Rock the boat WP cost raised from 8 to 9
Enemies Balancing
  • Bosses are now immune to “bore”
  • Charcuff HP was raised from 4 to 5
  • Oreling attack loops raised from 1 to 2
  • Honey Slime HP was raised from 4 to 5
  • Ruckus Drum HP raised from 4 to 6
  • Amélie Doll HP raised from 7 to 8
  • Imp HP raised from 7 to 8

Born of Bread – Ver. ???

  • Release date: December 13th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following to the game:

  • fix concerning you-know-who’s attack issue)

How to download updates for Born of Bread for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Born of Bread, 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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