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Cyber Shadow (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.4)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Cyber Shadow on Nintendo Switch (originally released on January 26th 2021 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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Cyber Shadow – Ver. 1.0.4

  • Release date: June 15th 2021 (North America, Europe) / June 16th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • [Fix] – Localization fixes for various languages
  • [Fix] – More fixes for some textures when CRT Bad Wires was enabled
  • [Fix] – No more dash-slashing through L-Gion’s remains
  • [Fix] – Delete Data cursor should now properly appear as a skull in all situations
  • [Fix] – You can now Dash Slash to your heart’s content in the final Monkey Dojo room 
  • [Fix] – Grabbing SP upgrade before killing Hopper bot created an invisible collision block 
  • [Fix] – Quickly shifting between elements of the save menu had a small chance of remaining on-screen when loading a save
  • [Fix] – Pausing the menu at a specific frame while dying caused the pause menu to linger on-screen
  • [Fix] – Chapter 1 – L-GION dialog had a chance of being activated prematurely before landing
  • [Fix] – Chapter 2 – elevator music now properly resets and loops after dying
  • [Fix] – Chapter 2 – Trash compactors and Disposal Barriers are no longer Air Strikeable/Dash slashable
  • [Fix] – Chapter 3 – Service pod SFX no longer interrupt laser beam SFX
  • [Fix] – Chapter 4 – Some art tile improvements for background artwork and player-ability sorting
  • [Fix] – Chapter 6 – Spikes with missing hurt box now do damage as intended 
  • [Fix] – Chapter 8 – Apparitor had a chance of causing the player HUD to disappear
  • [Fix] – Chapter 8 – Dialog prompt could sometimes appear mispositioned in some circumstances 
  • [Improvement] – amiibo fairies now last longer! (Nintendo Switch only)
  • [Improvement] – Chapter 7 – completion no longer indicated as “unknown” – text changed for better clarification
  • [Improvement] – Chapter 7 – Cyber Drive room – Better pit visibility
  • [Improvement] – Chapter 8 – Difficulty reduced
  • [Improvement] – 0 SP shuriken has been added
  • [Improvement] – Wall Slide and wall jumping timings improved 
  • [Improvement] – Uninstall icon for Windows builds now have a proper icon 
  • [Improvement] – Fast skip for dialog now added – Hold Sprint + Attack to skip
  • [Improvement] – General camera movement/placement improvements
  • [Improvement] – General stability improvements 
  • [Improvement] – Added R1 Dash description to Gear Menu 
  • [Improvement] – Can now Dash Slash after Air Strike
  • [???] 3 Hidden Eggs
  • [???] Secret In-Game Skill 

Cyber Shadow – Ver. 1.0.3

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
  • Improvement: Apparitor now drops more Essence depending on your Essence level. This should help assist players needing to purchase items at nearby checkpoints to aid your adventure.
  • Improvement: Overall HP/SP rates have been improved.
  • Improvement: Bullets now get destroyed if they pass through Shadow while in i-frames
  • Improvement: Adjustments in difficulty for Rust Fly Elevator in Chapter 2 and Chapter 7 areas
  • Improvement: Added flickering effect for items that expire
  • Improvement: You can now Dash after Airstriking
  • Improvement: Allow parry when in i-frames
  • Fixed: Collecting a health item immediately before falling into a pit will keep you from dying
  • Fixed: Performing a Dash immediately after a no-SP Dash would result in a slow movement speed but a fast Dash animation
  • Fixed: Dying on the same frame as Laserbrain makes the tri-key upgrade unobtainable
  • Fixed: Incorrect syntax for “Press X to Start” in Spanish
  • Fixed: Swag Blade was causing lanterns to get destroyed in the monkey race challenge
  • Fixed: Special items could activate triggers in CyberDrive sequences
  • Fixed: A cosmetic effect where Airstrike would appear to penetrate through a door
  • Fixed: General level design improvements where you could sometimes move outside of the camera boundary
  • Fixed: Apparitor’s name not translated during EXO encounter
  • Fixed: Instances where the player could Dash-slash enemies that just transitioned into solids, allowing Shadow to pass through solids in some rare instances
  • Fixed: Shadow could move out of bounds during the boat sequence after having destroyed the corrupted core
  • Fixed: Orbiter fixes to prevent orbiting orbs from getting stuck at expanded sizes (phew)
  • Fixed: Issue with CRT filter where white values weren’t being clamped correctly
  • Additional notes: those are patch notes for the Steam version of the game. Official patch notes for the Nintendo Switch version will be added as soon as they’re available.
  • Source: Yacht Club Games

Cyber Shadow – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: January 26th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This is the Day One update for the game.

How to download updates for Cyber Shadow for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Cyber Shadow, 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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