Critadel (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Critadel on Nintendo Switch (originally released on October 13th 2021 in North America and Europe, and December 16th 2021 in Japan)!

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Critadel – Ver. ???

  • Release date: August 12th 2022 (North America, Europe) / August 13th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

The new update adds the following features:

  • Weapon slot configuration
  • Key rebinding
  • Item descriptions
  • Weapon auto-swap
  • Improved weapon list UI

We also implemented small balancings and fixes:

  • Changed the color of the bubbles from the slime-like enemies to red for better visibility
  • Increased the amount of experience points earned from Hard Mode (50% more than Normal Mode)
  • Adjusted the trigger requirement of the third option for Ancient Storage Box (from “200 MAX HP decrease” to “100 MAX HP decrease”)
  • The disposer machine at Eve’s shop will now dispense bigger crystals when you dispose of items ranked “A” or “S”
  • Changed how players can move to the next room after defeating Longinus and Noah Fortress (players must now interact with the portal)
  • Adjusted locations of light bulbs for some stages

How to download updates for Alien: Isolation for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Alien: Isolation, 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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