Cult of the Lamb (Switch): Software updates (Ver.

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Cult of the Lamb on Nintendo Switch (originally released on August 11th 2022 in Europe and North America, and August 12th 2022 in Japan)!

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Cult of the Lamb – Ver.

  • Release date: November 17th 2022 (North America, Europe) / November 18th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed infinite devotion generated from followers.
  • Fixed cult upgrade sequence not occurring causing the temple and shrine not to increase in level – Added fallback to users who have encountered this issue.
  • Fixed weapons and curses not showing in dungeons even though they are unlocked in the player upgrade tree.
  • Fixed player’s hearts not increasing when unlocked in the player upgrade tree.
  • Fixed clock UI showing in the middle of the screen.

Cult of the Lamb – Ver. (Blood Moon Festival Update)

  • Release date: October 24th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Introduced our first seasonal event, the Blood Moon Festival!
  • A new Blood Moon Ritual that will raise the ghosts of dead Followers
  • 3 new Follower Forms: the Cursed Crow, Skeletal Deer, and Bat Demon
  • 4 new dreadful Decorations
Other Changes
  • Fixed an issue causing Helob’s tarot cards to become unavailable
  • Fixed an issue related to Follower Form icons
  • Fixed an issue causing the game to crash when opening chests
  • Fixed an issue causing rituals to display incorrect UI elements
  • Fixed an issue where repeatedly pressing the dodge roll during a Leshy dungeon encounter could cause the game to become non-responsive

Cult of the Lamb – Ver.

  • Release date: September 23rd 2022 (North America) / September 24th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • The game will now auto-pause after 10 minutes
  • Fixed issue where the game did not boot in EU-Portuguese for EU players
  • Improved spine animation frame rates for Lamb and Bosses to improve visual quality 
  • Fixed Godhood achievement
  • Fixed issue where DLC could disappear after completing certain actions
  • Fixed issue where the UI element displaying the progress of the day, changes its position on the screen when in the Pilgrim’s Passage
  • Fixed issue causing the “Followers” menu to become inaccessible occasionally
  • Fixed issue where pressing the use button repeatedly after the full column has been selected causes the column UI to be offset
  • Fixed game freeze when clicking back during world map
  • Fixed gifts not spawning correctly
  • Fixed issues with pathing system
  • Fixed Accept button not appearing right away when returning to the main menu
  • Fixed info card UI getting stuck when navigating through them too quickly
  • Fixed some UI appearance issues in the Divine Inspiration menu
  • Fixed navigation in Cult Menu Tab UI
  • Fixed issue that occurred when dodge rolling immediately after cancelling the fishing mini-game
  • Fixed game freeze after performing certain actions during the tutorial
  • Fixed game freeze during the final encounter
  • Fixed game freeze after a Follower receives a gift from Ratau
  • Fixed soft lock that could occur during Bishop encounters
  • Fixed issue with weapons after all weapons have been unlocked
  • Fixed the soft lock when interacting with tarot shrine and the player has collected all the tarot cards
  • Fixed issue causing dungeons to not progress
  • Fixed soft lock when resurrecting ill/dissenting Followers
  • Fixed issues with Helob shop room
  • Fixed issue where a boss can die outside of map and the heart is unreachable
  • Fixed soft lock when mini boss Follower spawns too close to the wall
  • Fixed Witness enemies not returning when the player dies and resurrects mid-fight
  • Fixed decimal rounding on weapon UI
  • Fixed issue where enemies hovering above ground may not behave properly
  • Fixed game freeze when the Moth is increasing a Follower’s loyalty
  • Fixed issue causing Spikes are invisible during combat encounters with Baal, Aym and the final boss
  • Fixed issue where the player cannot see the progress of building or harvesting in certain resources
  • Fixed the fuel meter incorrectly filling if the playable character walks away from the Shrine’s flame when all of the fuel has not been added
  • Fixed bug preventing the last Doctrine from being unlocked
  • Fixed Crystal Flag and Bone Pile decorations
  • Fixed soft lock when player comes back to base before building shrine with a Follower but does not have sufficient coins to build one
  • Fixed Followers getting stuck in a level-up state
  • Followers now leave when a crisis of faith quest is failed
  • Fixed Followers not harvesting crops when away from the base
  • Fixed soft lock when entering the temple whilst cleaning waste
  • Fixed soft lock when moving wrapped bodies in build mode
  • Fixed confession booth soft lock
  • Fixed Follower emotion display in notifications history
  • Fixed Omnipresence animation glitches when a button is pressed and menus are open
  • Fixed game freeze after receiving a quest from a Follower
  • Fixed issue where the Inspiration animation would loop infinitely under certain conditions 

Cult of the Lamb – Ver.

  • Release date: August 24th 2022 (North America, Europe) / August 25th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
General Fixes
  • Enabled Portuguese-language localization
  • Improved performance while saving and loading a game
  • Fixed snail shells not dropping
  • Implemented pathfinding improvements
  • Fixed invisible enemies spawning from Summoner enemies
  • Fixed issue that occurred while performing rituals
  • Fixed bug that caused Ratau to not appear during the tutorial
  • Fixed certain save corruption bugs
  • Fixed items falling out of the playable area when spawning
  • Fixed an issue causing indefinite controller rumble
  • Implemented optimisation for items spawned from chests
  • Fixed immortal enemies in combat involving Healer enemies 
  • Fixed issue that occurred when the Lamb collected a certain amount of Tarot cards during a single dungeon run
  • Fixed spider nests not dropping
  • Implemented minor optimisations to dungeon performance
Fixes for:
  • Fixed issue that limited 6 Followers entering the Temple at once. 
  • Fixed various soft locks and blockers during the Tutorial
  • Fixed bug causing Followers to disappear
  • Fixed issue where interacting or assigning work to a dying follower caused a semi-unresponsive state
  • Fixed certain bugs causing Follower quests to fail instantly
  • Fixed soft lock that occurred when interacting with Prisons

How to download updates for Cult of the Lamb for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Cult of the Lamb, 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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