Colossal Cave (Switch): all the updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Colossal Cave on Nintendo Switch (originally released on January 19th 2023 in North America)!

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Colossal Cave – Ver. ???

  • Release date: ???
  • Patch notes:
  • Maps can fully reset without needing to close & reopen the game
  • More detailed description when taking instructions
  • Offers an additional chance to confirm if you want to take instructions
  • New & improved inventory UI
  • Maze Different now offers a hint if you havent taken it in Maze Alike (Hint shows after 50 moves)
  • Added setting to set forward orientation in classic locomotion controls
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Added new line of dialogue

Colossal Cave – Ver. ???

  • Release date: January 26th 2023 (North America)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following:

  • Bug Fixes
  • Enhances overall performance

How to download updates for Colossal Cave for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Colossal Cave, 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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