Dawn of the Breakers (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.016)

Dawn of the Breakers

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Dawn of the Breakers on Nintendo Switch (originally released on July 5th 2018 in Japan, and July 27th 2018 in Europe and North America).

How to download updates for Dawn of the Breakers for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Dawn of the Breakers, 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;

OR

  • 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.

Click here for more Software updates!

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. 1.016

  • Release date: November 22nd 2018 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available at the moment.

  • List of changes:
  • Additional notes: update is required in order to keep playing.
  • Source: Cyberstep

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. 1.015

  • Release date: November 1st 2018 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • The option to Try Again will no longer be available for quests that only feature a battle.
  • Additional notes: update is required in order to keep playing.
  • Source: Cyberstep

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. ???

  • Release date: October 25th 2018 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Tag Team System

The Team Leader may now tag in an Assist Member during battle! While it was previously only possible to play the Leader character, you may now play as various heroes on your team using the Tag Team System! Upon tagging in a different hero, the current HP and status will immediately shift to reflect the tagged in hero.

Quest Battle

  • The Continue system has been redesigned.
  • If the Team Leader or active hero is defeated in battle, an Assist Member will now automatically tag in to replace the fallen character.
  • The “Continue” screen will now display after the Team Leader and all Assist Members have been defeated.
  • Press the A, X or Y Button while holding the L Button to tag in an Assist Member from your team.
  • Tagging a hero in or out will initiate a 10 second global cooldown.
  • Using an Assist Skill will also initiate the global cooldown for the Tag Team System.
  • Knocked out heroes cannot be tagged into battle.
  • The Assist Skill Counter will not reset after a hero has been tagged in or out.
  • An Assist Member can be tagged in even if the Assist Skill Counter is at 0. This does not apply to heroes who have been knocked out.
  • The Assist Gauge of all Team Members will continue to charge after using the Tag Team System (excluding the hero tagged in).
  • The Ultimate Skill gauge will reset upon tagging in a different hero.
  • The Support Hero will appear when the active Hero has reached under 50% or 25% health.

Quest Map

  • The HP for all 6 characters, including Assist Members, will be displayed at the top left of the screen.
  • HP lost or gained from Quest Skills, Heal Tiles, Accident Tiles, and more, will apply to all characters on the team (including Assist Members).
  • The HP a character (including Assist Members) has lost or gained in Battle Tile encounters will carry over after each encounter.
  • Members who remain knocked out at the end of a battle will automatically be restored to 1 HP.
  • The active Hero will revert back to the Team Leader at the end of a battle.

Elemental Affinities

The Elemental Affinity of the 4 Elements (Fate, Vita, Terra, Fortune) and 12 Subtypes has been adjusted.

Dawn of the Breakers elements

Tag heroes in and out to take advantage of an enemy’s Elemental weakness! In addition, Elemental Affinities can easily be determined by checking the color of the Target Marker and the text color for damage values.

Quests Updates

  • The Continue system has been redesigned.
  • If the Team Leader or active hero is defeated in battle, an Assist Member will now automatically tag in to replace the fallen character.
  • The “Continue” screen will now display after the Team Leader and all Assist Members have been defeated.
  • The option to Try Again for free has been removed.
  • The stat bonuses previously granted when trying again have been removed. Players will now keep their Quest Skill effect bonus if one is applied, and the entire team’s HP will be fully restored.
  • The LP cost of all quests has been reduced.
  • The HP of all enemies in Story and Co-op Quests has been increased.
  • Team Members will now respawn with 50% HP, 30 seconds after being knocked out in battle.
  • Additionally, Members who remain knocked out at the end of a battle will automatically be restored back to 1 HP.
  • Players will now always land on Event Tiles on the first attempt of a Quest.
  • Event Tiles in Hard Mode will now change into a Random Tile on the map.
  • Receiving damage will no longer charge the Assist Gauge.
  • Members will now locate enemies from a wider range, allowing them to find enemies more easily.
  • Added a function which emphasizes the Element of the active Hero in the Elemental Affinity Chart during battle.

Arena Updates

  • Heroes will be now be set to a specific level in Arena matches.
    • Stats from Equipment, Awakening and Limit Break will be reflected in battle.
  • The Team Gauge will now receive a bonus increase after defeating all of the opponent’s heroes in a Ranked or Casual Arena match.
  • Teams may now be shuffled according to rank during Arena matchmaking to provide a more balanced match-up.
  • Repeatedly disconnecting from Arena matches early will result in a penalty which temporary prevents matching.

General Updates

  • The maximum Team Cost has been increased.
  • Damage output has been increased for all skills used by the Leader, excluding the Basic Combo.
  • SP will now recover gradually while moving.
  • A successful Guard will now block all incoming damage.
  • Added the feature “Perfect Guard” in which a successful well-timed guard will restore SP.
  • Damage values for the Leader will now be displayed in larger size text in contrast to all other combatants.
  • Screenshots:
  • Additional notes: update is required in order to keep playing.
  • Source: Cyberstep / Cyberstep

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. 1.014

  • Release date: September 26th 2018 (North America) / September 27th (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: update is required in order to keep playing.
  • Source: Cyberstep

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. 1.013 (no update required)

  • Release date: September 19th 2018 (North America) / September 20th (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Patch notes

  • Updated the Battle UI so that icons for status effects from Quest Skills and Quest Map Tiles no longer display on the upper left of the screen.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue in which the Quest Reward dialog did not display after completing a Co-op Quest.
    Please note that items were rewarded regardless of the above issue.

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. 1.013 (no update required)

  • Release date: September 6th 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Patch notes

  • An icon will now be displayed to indicate the Element required for equipment.
  • Hero illustrations can now be viewed by selecting “2D” in the Hero’s profile.
  • The option to Display/Hide the Ranking Result has been added to the Settings section of the Menu.
  • Some fonts in the game have been updated.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue in which rankings did not display when a large number of players were at the same rank.

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. 1.013 (no update required)

  • Release date: August 30th 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Patch notes

  • When selecting a Source for “Enhance Hero” and “Awaken Hero”, an icon will now be displayed for Heroes that are in the party.
  • When selecting a Source for “Enhance Equipment”, an icon will now display for Equipment in use.
  • It is now possible to view details for Heroes and Equipment unavailable for selection.
  • The option to Display/Hide the Skill Log has been added to the Settings section of the Menu.
  • Made several adjustments to dialogue text in Quest Map Event Scenarios for Episode 2 and 3.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue in which the camera would occasionally go out of focus on the “Quest Clear” screen.
  • Fixed an issue in which the Follow and Follower categories of the Friend List would sometimes display erroneous information.
  • Fixed miscellaneous text errors in the game.

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. 1.013

  • Release date: August 23rd 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Patch Notes

  • *The Summer Event, “Summer Break Beach Memories” has ended.
  • The Ranking feature has been implemented.
  • The roulette has been updated with a new design.
  • Items such as Medals, Tickets, Stamina Restore and more can now be viewed from the “Items” section of the inventory.
  • The game can now be controlled with the D-pad.
  • The L&R buttons may now be used to alternate between tabs in the following sections:
    • Friend: Switch between tabs in the “Friend List”.
    • Lab: Switch between tabs in the “Buy Items” section.
    • Team: Alternate between teams.
    • Quest: Alternate between modes and difficulty settings.
    • Capsule: Alternate between Capsule options, prize types and Hero rarities.
    • Mission: Switch between tabs.
    • A Hero’s position in the team composition can now be shifted using the ZR&ZL buttons.
  • The + button may now be used as a shortcut in the following areas:
    • Friend: Select the desired Support Hero.
    • Lab: The “Sell” button on the “Sell Items” screen.
    • Lab: The “Enhance” button on the “Enhance Equipment” screen.
    • Arena: The “Find Match” button for matches.
    • Co-op Quest: The “Find Match” button for quests.
    • Team: The “Save” button for Organize Team, the “Enhance” button for Enhance Hero, and the “Awaken” button for Awaken Hero.
    • Training: The “Dispatch” button.
    • Quest: The “Dispatch” button.

Bug Fixes

  • Made several adjustments to text in the game.
  • Fixed the name of the SR Capsule Ticket, incorrectly named “Zero to Hero!”.
  • Fixed an issue in which the required amount of experience to raise the Player Rank was not the intended amount.
  • Fixed an issue where “All Clear” was not being displayed after achieving 100% on all parts of an Episode.
  • Fixed an issue in Co-op Quests where players were occasionally unable to proceed to the next wave of enemies.

Dawn of the Breakers – Ver. ???

  • Release date: August 16th 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Patch notes

  • The following adjustments have been made to Ocean Diva’s Basic Skill:
    • Adjusted it so that the Hero becomes invulnerable while below the surface.
    • Increased the hitbox of the attack, making it easier to hit the enemy in each stage of the technique.
  • Adjustments have been made to the content available in the Limited Daily Quests.
  • Increased the hitbox for enemies appearing in the Summer Break Beach Memories Event.
  • Reduced the conditions for a user to be displayed as a Suggested Friend.
  • Adjusted the dialogue in the Summer Break Beach Memories Event.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue which occasionally caused the game to become unresponsive after an enemy and the Leader are defeated at the same time.
  • Fixed an issue which caused the LP replenishment timer to reset after dispatching for a quest.
  • Fixed an issue in which pausing the game during battle would cause the boss spawn animation to run continuously.
  • Replaced an incorrectly placed Map Tile with the correct one in Part 5 of the Summer Break Beach Memories Event Quest.
  • Fixed an issue where the ‘Chapter Clear’ animation would sometimes display after completing a Daily Quest.

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