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Danger Scavenger (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Danger Scavengeron Nintendo Switch (originally released on March 25th 2021 in Europe and North America)!

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Danger Scavenger – Ver. ???

  • Release date: September 23rd 2021 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:


  • Improved game performance
  • Better memory management – results in overall better FPS through the whole game session
  • Improved melee weapons, no more double damage bug
  • Hardcore Mode: Fixed problems with loading the character after pressing “Quick Restart”
  • Co-op: No more animation hangs when both players got on the motorcycle at the same time
  • Co-op: Removed the crafting hearts generation exploit
  • Removed the crafting attack speed bonus exploit
  • Fixed bugs in workshop
  • Fixed bugs with dashing
  • Fixed problems with a “life insurance” adding wrong amount of health
  • Fixed bug with being able to play with 0 hearts and fixed other hearts problems
  • Fixed bug with having excessive amount of “Discount!” items resulted in negative prices. Now the discount is capped at maximum of -70%
  • Added several colliders that protect from being able to fly or shoot through walls
  • Scavengers can’t penetrate objects in the Hub any more
  • Fixed problem with losing focus on button after winning the game and changing game mode
  • Fixed problems with losing performance after quick restart
  • Fixed bug with not spawning the second player after a quick restart in a co-op


  • Fixed issues with having too many items, added limits
  • Co-op: Exiting the mode no longer means losing the items by the second player
  • Fixed problem with player losing weapon after quick restart
  • Fixed bug with not having items after dead in an arcade mode
  • Fixed bug with not showing weapons in hub for a second player
  • Fixed issues with having too many items, added limits
  • Sonic Boots Exploit fix (if a player sold and then reverted sonic boots, there was an exploit that gave you back the cash and boots)
  • Starting item exploit fix (After player has finished tutorial, and then if he would visit workshop with any character and sell his items, the items would spawn again after changing character and scrap would remain)
  • “Boombox” should now scale with floors


  • Added control mapping feature in pause menu
  • Better color differentiation of opponents
  • Visualization when an enemy or an explosion alerts others: an effect of a dissolving circle
  • Different arrows for alarmed and unalarmed enemies
  • Visualization of attack charging for opponents and fist punch particle fx
  • Improved the text layout in the Scavenger descriptions
  • Tutorial texts are now displayed correctly
  • Small fixes in displaying workshop descriptions
  • Fixed texts in workshop pop-up that could cover up the “Accept/Revert” buttons
  • Fixed bug with locking pop-ups in co-op
  • Fixed problem with losing pop-ups after pressing “set default setting” and choosing a character menu
  • Fixed bug with workshop pop-up showing in a wrong place
  • Fixed bug with not showing L/R icon from single joy-con in mapping menu
  • Fixed a bug where player could press the pause button during a loading screen
  • The game no longer hangs on a black screen after starting
  • You can’t remove a button in mapping anymore
  • Control mapping for multiplayer can now be only done, when second player has picked a character
  • Added Japanese language support
  • Improved font readability for some languages


  • Overall AI performance optimization
  • Enemies now hide behind obstacles
  • Enemy robots alert each other
  • Faster reaction time and better response
  • Enemies attack while running and try to be constantly on the move
  • Enemies can now run up and punch you
  • Humanoid throwers attack faster
  • Enemies shoot exploding barrels if the player is nearby
  • Modified humanoid laser attack: 3 missiles simultaneously

How to download updates for Danger Scavenger for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Danger Scavenger, 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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