Colt Canyon (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.1.0.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Colt Canyon on Nintendo Switch (originally released on June 16th 2020 in Europe and North America)!

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Colt Canyon – Ver. 1.1.0.0

  • Release date: October 12th 2021 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

Biggest changes:

  • Melee Combat Overhaul!
    • All weapons now have additional melee stats that influence melee damage, cooldown and much more, even stuff like how many targets can be hit with a single attack
    • Enemies (especially late-game enemies) will still try to block melee attacks but some weapons will be harder to block
    • Throwable weapons will have a much stronger focus on melee combat and should only be thrown if no longer needed or when fighting enemies you don’t want to get close to
    • NPC melee still works as before to not increase combat complexity too much, but they will sometimes drop melee weapons now
    • Throwable weapons now have actual durability that is displayed in the HUD
  • Added active reloading to make reloading more exciting
  • Added over 50 new weapons, including various melee weapons and special late game guns
    • Added Blood Weapons, legendary blood-colored weapons only found in very late game, that use your life force to boost their power
  • Increased the maximum ammo you can carry and adjusted Max Ammo Upgrades
  • Added 7 new upgrades, most of them related to ammo and increasing either the inventory ammo capacity or the amount of ammo you will find
  • Shield Overhaul!
    • Shields will protect from melee damage, but also only when attacked from the front
    • You can now carry more than one shield but it only has 2 hp
    • If a shield breaks and you got backup shields a new shield will be equipped
    • More ways to get and find shields
  • You can now choose between 5 instead of 4 upgrades

Other changes:

  • Added indicator to help players decide whether a weapon on the ground might be stronger than the one equipped
    • Weapons that are stronger will be highlighted with a blood-coloured outline/glow around the weapon name when interacting
    • The indicator only takes the weapon you are currently holding into account, not the one on your back
  • Added a couple of gamepad-compatible cheats
  • Added seperate interface settings menu, moved some game settings there
  • Added auto reload option to game settings
  • Added received damage mulitplicator run setting (also influences companions)
  • Changed the color of the fletching on arrows to improve visibility
  • Added Aspect Ratio Setting (PC Only)
  • Improved Crosshair (improved visibility) and added more crosshair settings
  • Showing equipment of enemy that killed you on game over screen
  • Swapped main melee key and secondary melee key
  • Adjusted some weapon cooldowns (throwables in particular)
  • Adjusted some weapon stats (throwables in particular)
  • Adjusted floor texture to give everything a bit more contrast against it
  • Enemies will start attacking faster if you are getting close to them
  • Enemies in first stage no longer receive extra melee damage
  • First boss changes: Reduced health by 5hp
  • Second boss changes: Increased health, slightly reduced health scaling with player amount/loop, slightly adjusted movement, Loop changes: reduced dash damage but buffed movement and cooldown and placed toxic plants in the level
  • Final boss changes: Increased the amount of containers in the level and increased the time between final boss attacks, slightly increased his health and decreased penetration power of his gatling gun, Loop changes: More shield health and more resistant to explosives
  • Tweaked melee combat target detection algorithm to make aiming in melee combat more important
  • Added slowdown after melee attacks
  • Reduced movement speed with throwable weapons equipped a little bit
  • Resupply can now show up and be selected up to three times per run
  • Resupply no longer full restocks dynamite if a dynamite weapon is equpped, instead it only grants 2 dynamite
  • Tweaked arrow ammo sprites
  • Enemies will try harder to hold some distance from you, especially high-level enemies
  • Tweaked Scythe, its also now called Combat Scythe
  • Added new enemy type to first area in loops
  • Added a new locked crate type that contains shields
  • Merchants will now also sometimes sell shields
  • Adjusted big knife upgrade
  • Improved upgrade generation
  • Updated some playable character stats (especially in regards to melee combat)
  • Reduced fast reload upgrade reload speed boost but added active reload upgrade as part of it
  • Made throwables more rare in big crates but allowed weapon crates to sometimes drop em
  • Hostile dogs can now lose interest in you if there are no human enemies also chasing you and they are too far away from their spawn
  • Decreased enemy ammo drops if player has a lot of ammo
  • Player now always marked if using color blindness mode
  • Increased amount of loot in first level
  • Reduced destructible dodge damage
  • Free tnt upgrade and companionr rest can be chosen up to 3 times
  • Tweaked companion armor upgrade
  • Increased capacity that max ammo 2 and max ammo 3 adds for light rounds
  • Added an extra ammo drop to locked crates
  • Reduced amount of cacti in area 3 cactus fields
  • Companions will now also get some short invincibility after being hit by a gatling gun round, just like players
  • Human companions will now learn to dodge over time
  • Fixed some item drops being unreachable because they drop outside of level
  • New upgrade icon color backgrounds
  • Increased trap blink frequency and contrast
  • Companions can no longer use throwables (didnt make sense before, with the melee overhaul it would make it even more complicated)
  • Added new icons for loadouts with special boni that will make it less cryptic whats special about the loadout, no more “!?”
  • Adjusted some loadouts to use some of the new weapons
  • Replaced improved auto rifle with high-cap auto rifle
  • Replaced Improved Slug Gun with Multi-Cylinder Revolver (we already had slug repeater)
  • Fixed “Mom” not having reloadskill of 10 despite being more skilled than “Fox”
  • Changes to some weapon sprites
  • Weapon drops will now lay on their side if the weapon is higher than it is wide
  • Tweaked some weapon animations
  • Tweaked some partner stats (made them more agile)
  • Increased alertness indicator contrast
  • Slightly increased the chance of enemies dropping their weapon and the amount of ammo in those guns
  • Added interaction to prisoners in coffins to help with the rescue
  • Adjusted a whole bunch of weapon and character stats
  • Slightly increased the amount of ammo dropped in later levels
  • Melee enemies will sometimes drop a melee weapon
  • New Blur Shader
  • Increased amount of weapon crates
  • Minor HUD adjustments
  • Made bears and bisons resistant to toxic plants
  • Increased health of carried explosive barrels
  • Reduced strength of boss health scaling with additional players and looping
  • Reduced strength of enemy health scaling in advaned loops
  • Scorpions and snakes are no longer scaling their health in advanced loops
  • Scorpions and snakes have a longer cooldown between attacks
  • Increased enemy skill in loops
  • Reduced amount of health dropped by elites in loops
  • Added some more high-level bandits to looped bandit stage
  • The dog is slightly more approachable
  • Slight adjustments to auto reloading
  • Removed language setting on console version (use system language instead)
  • Added command prompt command to toggle menu paper sway animation

Fixes:

  • Fixed player sometimes getting stuck in walls
  • Fixed companions aiming in weird directions while walking
  • Fixed some cover not spawning in final boss level
  • Fixed characters sometimes not being kicked in the air by knockback
  • Fixed some wrong weapon stats like float damage values
  • Fixed coop shared ammo not working correctly
  • Fixed merchants not reacting to trades
  • Fixed enemies sometimes attacking while player is still frozen
  • Fixed issues with the enemy skill run setting
  • Fixed various issues where the player might get stuck
  • Fixed an issue where npcs will stop moving
  • Fixed bullets dealing critical damage to shields of unaware enemies
  • Fixed dynamite sometimes not destroying objects if not in view
  • Fixed a bug where reload hints were not showing up
  • Fixed an issue where it was possible to move through solid objects
  • Fixed a bunch of memory-related issues
  • Fixed various minor bugs and possible crashes

Colt Canyon – Ver. 1.0.2.0

  • Release date: December 23rd 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added Run Customization/Difficulty Options! (Including starting as Looped Run)
    • You can find the difficulty settings in the character selection screen on the top left (the gears symbol)
  • Added more variation to the level generator
  • More interface text is now being influenced by HUD scaling
  • Nerfed stronger tnt upgrade
  • Buffed explosive weapons
  • Fixed companions using throwable weapons
  • Partner levels up faster, normal companions slightly slower
  • Fixed some translation issues
  • Reduced Air Rifle Reloading Times
  • Gave Taco more Dynamite
  • Olaf now has the highest max health of all characters
  • Added experimental autoreload command
  • Reduced damage dynamite deals on enemies but made the damage drop off more forgiving
  • Increased ammo hud display contrast and added markers to make it even more clear what ammo your weapons use
  • Changed Menu toggle labeling
  • Adjusted some shop prices
  • Increased enemy count and ammo drops in first loop
  • Adjusted weapon drop chances to increase the variety of weapons dropped
  • Made enemies in loops slower and gave them more ammo drops
  • Shell weapons will destroy shields faster
  • Decreased Rifle Bandit health
  • Final boss health equals its shield health now (making this boss easier overall)
  • No longer need a rescue to unlock 1250 total kills reward
  • Adjusted loadouts that start you with limited health containers to only reduce starting health instead
  • Adjusted some other playable character stats to buff some characters
  • Increased Max Health of One Eye and Chain by one
  • Showing run seed in pause screen now
  • Saving some more stats in the background for future updates
  • Decreased high-level elite enemies shield health
  • Added some new dualshock input icons
  • Fixed final boss not going into second phase despite having shield
  • Elites don’t spot you as easily anymore
  • Decreased conspicuity of some of the playable characters
  • Fixed, balanced and tweaked various other minor stuff

Colt Canyon – Ver. 1.0.1.7

  • Release date: September 2nd 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added new interaction to native rock
  • Added 4 new rare weapons
  • Fixed a bug that made companions take too long to attack after leveling up a bunch of times
  • Made companions level up slightly slower
  • Changed Shadow Walker Achievement: You only have to reach the third area now (instead of your partner) without having been spotted by human enemies
  • Slightly adjusted some ammo drop rates
  • Rebalanced enemy counts slightly
  • Reduced first boss health a bit and made his attacks less frequent
  • Reduced second boss health a bit and made his attacks slightly less frequent
  • Made final boss a bit easier to handle
  • Fixed PlayStation Controllers not being detected in coop
  • Added Polish translation
  • Updated existing translations
  • Added Wiki Hint
  • Tweaked, rebalanced and fixed some other minor stuff

How to download updates for Colt Canyon for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Colt Canyon, 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;

OR

  • 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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