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Despot’s Game (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.1.6)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Despot’s Game on Nintendo Switch (originally released on May 12th 2023 in North America and Europe, and May 13th 2023 in Japan).

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Despot’s Game – Ver. 1.1.6

  • Release date: July 20th 2023 (North America, Europe) / July 21st 2023 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

In this update, we slightly nerfed Shooters and Tricksters, and buffed Mages, Cultists, and the cursed mutations. We also reexamined the mutation tree in normal modes and in Brawl.

  • Magic Defense Bonus has been buffed at all levels in the mutation tree.
  • Buffed several random mutations for Mages and Cultists.
  • Reexamined bonuses from a few mutations in the mutation tree in Brawl.

How to download updates for Despot’s Game for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Despot’s Game, 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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