Defense Grid 2 (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Defense Grid 2 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on February 7th 2019 in Europe, and North America)!

How to download updates for Defense Grid 2 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Defense Grid 2, 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.

Click here for more Software updates!

Defense Grid 2 – Ver. ???

  • Release date: March 12th 2019 (Europe, North America)
  • Patch notes:

Fixed several rare crashes

  • Fixed an issue where the game would not finish loading when using the “Continue” option.
  • Fixed an issue where loadout changes were not saved
  • The “Restart Mission” pause menu option will now restart the mission correctly

Defense Grid 2 – Ver. ???

  • Release date: February 21st 2019 (Europe, North America)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:

This update fixes the most common issues encountered by players.



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