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Death of a Wish (Switch): all the updates (latest: Randomizer Update)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Death of a Wish on Nintendo Switch (originally released in March 2024 in North America and Europe)!

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Death of a Wish – Ver. ??? (Randomizer Update)

  • Release date: May 9th 2024 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following to the game:

  • adds Randomizer mode (unlocks as a reward for completing the main game)
    • This mode allows players to replay the entire game with randomized enemy and item placements, including randomized starting equipment. Take on the game in brand new ways by mastering different combat styles and managing unpredictable encounters. No two playthroughs will be the same, so it’s almost like trying the game from scratch!
  • adds True Randomizer mode (unlocks as a reward for completing the main game)
    • For those who want to crank the difficulty up even more, this update also includes a “True Randomizer” mode that makes it possible for players to encounter mini-bosses and regular bosses as regular enemies in the world. These options provide Death of a Wish with new depth and replayability!
  • adds a new “Unlock Completion Rewards” setting under – Options – in the main menu

How to download updates for Death of a Wish for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Death of a Wish, 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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