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Cosmic Defenders (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.2)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Cosmic Defenders on Nintendo Switch (originally released on June 11th 2020 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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BriganCosmic Defenders – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: July 22nd 2020 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • [Bug] Dragon level, missiles out of the screen do not explode
  • [Bug] Enemy 11, jumping to a rotating planet
  • [Bug] Enemy 7, not rotating (on a rotating planet)
  • [Bug] Bonus 3 soundtrack won’t play
  • [Bug] Enemy 15, barriers not being affected by the dragon’s attack
  • [Bug] Special planet 1, – level clear – soundtrack won’t play
  • [Bug] Crystals, effect remains after planet is destroyed
  • [Bug] Power-up not changing angle inside planet
  • [Bug] Turtle attack is not causing any reaction to the enemy
  • [Bug] Enemy 8, spit is in the wrong layer
  • [Improvement] Loading time for map level was reduced
  • [Improvement] Loader was fixed (progress)
  • [Bug] Enemy 2, receiving damage from the outside
  • [Bug] Enemy 7 (var 2), not shooting 3 bullets
  • [Improvement] New Earth shield animation
  • [Improvement] New Air shield animation
  • [Improvement] New Fire shield animation
  • [Improvement] Player shoot up/down after digging
  • [Improvement] Player shoot up/down after warping
  • [Improvement] Player movement for circular planets
  • [Improvement] New Earth win animation
  • [Improvement] New Fire win animation
  • [Improvement] New Air win animation
  • [Feature] Pro controller, handheld, 2 joy-cons: D-pad movement added

How to download updates for Cosmic Defenders for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Cosmic Defenders, 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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