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Disney Speedstorm (Switch): all the updates (latest: Hotfix / Next: Season 4)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Disney Speedstorm on Nintendo Switch (originally released on April 18th 2023 in North America, Europe, and Japan)!

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Disney Speedstorm – Ver. ??? (Season 4)

  • Release date: September 28th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

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

  • adds a new track environment
  • New Racers:
    • Aladdin
    • the Genie
    • Jasmine
    • Jafar 
  • New crew members: Abu, Magic Carpet, Rajah, Iago, the Sultan, and more 
  • Four bonus Racers
    • Hades
    • Gaston
    • and more to be revealed soon
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Gameloft PR (19/09/2023) / Gameloft (Twitter) / Gameloft (Twitter)

Disney Speedstorm – Ver. ??? (Hotfix)

  • Release date: August 18th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Various crash fixes.
  • Fixed missing image of Lilo in the Local Freeplay Racer selection screen.
  • Fixed instances of Season 1 appearing instead of Season 3.
  • Fixed instances of duplicate Time Limited Events.
  • Fixed instances of the nitro bar input hint disappearing after using a Unique Skill.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Gameloft

Disney Speedstorm – Ver. ??? (Season 3)

  • Release date: August 1st 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

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

  • Lilo & Stitch environment   
  • New Lilo & Stitch inspired Season Tour 
  • Lilo & Stitch Racers (Stitch, Lilo, Jumba, Captain Gantu, and Angel)
    • Lilo will be unlockable for free via the Season Tour. 
    • Stitch will be unlockable via the premium tier of the Golden Pass.
    • Jumba will be available to unlock via the free tier of the Golden Pass.
    • Captain Gantu will be unlockable for free via a season-long Time Limited Event. 
    • Angel will be unlockable via Mystery Races in the Season Tour. 
  • New Racer: Daisy Duck (Time-Limited Event)
  • Bonus Racers Minnie Mouse and another surprise guest
  • Lilo & Stitch customization items 
  • New Crew Members   
  • Token Packs  

We are revamping the Starter Circuit to improve the onboarding experience for new players. The new Starter Circuit has been streamlined while also introducing and explaining new game features to new players more gradually.  

  • The Starter Circuit will now have 3 Chapters. (previously 6 Chapters) 
  • After completion, the Starter Circuit will be available to replay via the Settings menu.

As a result of this change, we will be granting the below rewards to all players who launch the game during Season 3: 

  • 10 Mulan Shards
  • 20 Hercules Shards
  • 20 Captain Jack Sparrow Shards
  • 600 Tokens
  • 50000 Season Coins
  • 5 Universal Box Credits

We collected lots of feedback on challenges the Teleport Skill was causing in Ranked Multiplayer races in particular. We are making the below changes as a first step towards adjusting the skill. 

  • The probability of picking up Teleport is being decreased in general. 
  • The distance from 1st at which Teleport starts to be picked up will be increased. 
  • The distance a Racer is teleported when closer to 1st position will be decreased.
  • The distance a Racer is teleported when further from 1st position will be increased. 
  • Players will now be able to select any Racer currently playable in the game in Private Track, even if they do not have them unlocked. Mid-season Racers will become available for selection in both Private Track & Local Freeplay once their respective Time Limited Events have concluded.
  • Racers will be available at different preset Upgrade & Star levels, similar to Local Freeplay. 
  • Crews will not be in effect in this game mode. 
  • The correct MPR levels of Racers will now be shown in the Regulated Multiplayer race intro screen. 

We are now separating the Singleplayer and Multiplayer game modes into their own dedicated menus.

  • This menu will contain the Starter Circuit, Season Tour & Limited Events game modes. 
  • The Starter Circuit will move to the Settings menu once completed or if already completed. 
  • This menu will contain the Ranked Multiplayer, Regulated Multiplayer, Private Track & Local Freeplay game modes.
  • A new free Daily Box has been added to the Shop. Login each day to claim yours!
  • Performance when accessing the shop should now be improved on certain platforms.
  • New season’s Collections will no longer appear hidden when a new season starts. 
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Gameloft PR (27/06/2023) / Gamer / Gameloft PR (24/07/2023) / Gameloft / Gameloft (Twitter)

Disney Speedstorm – Ver. ??? (Hotfix)

  • Release date: June 28th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • The volume of the Drift Boost SFX has been lowered. 
  • The volume of the Racer Voice Overs (VO) has been increased.
  • Some volume corrections have been made to the 5.1 Surround Sound mix.
  • Fixed an issue where engine noise SFX were too loud at top speeds with certain Racers.
  • Fixed an issue causing the Multiplayer race outro to loop indefinitely.  
  • Fixed several instances of crashes when attempting certain Limited Events. 
  • Correct number of completed Limited Event objectives should now be displayed. 
  • The XP earned from completing Daily Missions has been increased from 60 to 200. 
  • Fixed several instances of certain Race Goals not being visible in the Season Tour. 
  • Fixed an issue where the Ranked Multiplayer Leaderboards would sometimes appear empty. 
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Gameloft

Disney Speedstorm – Ver. ??? (Season 2: To Infinity and Beyond)

  • Release date: June 12th 2023 (North America, Europe) / June 13th 2023 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

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

  • Adds a new racing environment inspired by Andy’s Room from Pixar’s Toy Story
    • Includes 9 new tracks
      • “Loop the Loop”
      • “3… 2… 1… Launch!”
      • “Pizza Planet Voyage.” 
      • and more…
  • Adds new playable characters
    • Woody  
    • Buzz Lightyear 
    • Jessie 
    • Bo Beep 
    • Steamboat Pete
      • Racer Steamboat Pete’s Unique Skill is called “Steamboat Wheel”
        • Normal Activation: Steamboat Pete launches a large steamboat wheel forward that will stun any rival Racers it hits. The wheel also leaves a trail of ink that will stun any rival racers unfortunate enough to cross its path!
        • Charged Activation: Steamboat Pete will start spinning the steamboat wheel around his head. Any rival racers he collides with will be stunned. The wheel also throws large ink blots ahead on the track that will stun any rival Racers who run into them.
    • Steamboat Mickey 
      • Racer Steamboat Mickey’s Unique Skilled is called “Happy Whistling”
        • Normal Activation: Steamboat Mickey spawns a musical note on the track for every Racer in front of him, including one note for himself. Steamboat Mickey or any other Racers for that matter, will receive a speed boost by passing through these notes.
        • Charged Activation: Steamboat Mickey’s kart transforms into an actual steamboat and he will be invulnerable while his kart is in this form. The steamboat also leaves a trail of smoke and water behind it which obscures rival Racer’s screens and affects their handling. 
  • Adds new Crew Members
    • Disney’s Mickey & Friend: Caroline Cow and Chief O’Hara
    • Toy Story: Bullseye, Slinky Dog, Rex, and more. 
  • Adds two new game modes
    • “Color Match”: in Color Match, speeding through skill boxes of the same color as one’s Racer gives players an edge with a sudden boost. But beware of opposite-colored boxes as they’ll stun Racers for a short time.
    • “Follow the Leader”: in the Follow the Leader game mode, Racers leave a long visible trail behind them that other players can follow to earn a boost. If players would rather not help their opponents take the lead, all they need to do is grab a cloak skill and their trail will disappear for some time. 
  • The “Edit Racer” button on the main menu will now open a Racer selection menu so players can choose exactly which Racer to edit rather than just their last played Racer.
  • The last unlocked Racer selected in the Collections tab will now be the Racer displayed upon returning to the main menu.
  • If a player is about to begin a race with a Racer with an empty Crew slot and a Crew member available, a reminder will be given to fill the slot before starting.
  • A Season Tour Chapter will now not be marked as complete until all of the rewards from that chapter’s Mystery Box have been earned.
  • Fixed an issue causing Mystery Race Nodes to appear in their “complete” state before all of their associated Mystery Box rewards had been earned.
  • Mystery Race Nodes will now display exactly how long you need to wait to attempt them again.  

We remind players that mystery Race Nodes can be attempted twice per day with a total of 20 rewards available to unlock from the Mystery Box.


  • Weekly Missions are now called “Season Missions”.

New Season Missions appear each week and can be completed over the course of the entire season. 

  • We have added a shortcut button to each Chapter of the Season Tour to allow players to more easily check their Season Missions progress. 
  • Limited Event tiles will no longer display a timer until revealed. 
  • Limited Event tiles will now be marked as completed once all objectives have been completed.
  • An animation has been added to better indicate when Season Coins are earned for revealing new Limited Event tiles. 
  • Limited Event objective visuals have been improved to make tracking progress easier. 
  • Difficulty levels have been removed from Limited Event objective visuals.
  • Fixed an issue causing Limited Event objectives to appear out of order when adjusting the difficulty level. 
  • Players are now reminded of how many Golden Pass Credits they have remaining when purchasing the Golden Pass from the Shop. 
  • Player’s Multiplayer Coins inventory is now only viewable while in the Shop. 
  • When opening the Golden Pass tab, the focus will now always be on the current rewards tier of the player. 
  • CPU Racers in Ranked Multiplayer will now target real player Racers less often.
  • Fixed issue causing some Racers to appear as if they had finished a race after 1 lap.
  • The Flying Objects race type will now appear in Ranked & Regulated Multiplayer races. 
  • Your Local Freeplay Racer selection settings and race rule settings will now be maintained between sessions. 
  • Haptic Feedback (Vibration/Rumble) Support is now available for Xbox and PC.
  • New players will now receive a prompt to help them better understand how Assisted Steering works and allow them to enable this setting. 
  • Respawns have been improved when players fall off rails. 
  • Fixed issue causing FPS drops when accessing the Shop on some platforms. 
  • The full reward animation will now only be displayed when opening Boxes or claiming Golden Pass rewards. 

This update also brings the following:

  • makes additional adjustments to Racer Mike Wazowski’s Unique Skill, “Hold the Door!”
    • Doors will now take longer to become active aftr materializing.
    • Racers with Shields or Invulnerability active will now break doors.
  • makes adjustments to the Brawler class
    • Dashing rival Racers now fills Brawler Racer’s Manual Boost bar
    • Manual Boost bonus for stunning rival Racers with Skills increased (x2 bonus increased to x3 bonus)

Disney Speedstorm – Ver. ??? (Hotfix)

  • Release date: May 16th 2023 (North America, Europe) / May 17th 2023 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Mike Wazowski
  • Normal Activation of the “Hold The Door” Unique Skill will now spawn 1 door instead of 2. Charged Activation will still spawn 2 doors. 
  • The distance players are teleported by doors in both directions has been reduced by 10%. 
  • Doors will now disappear after 10 seconds. (Down from 20 seconds)
  • The Area of Effect (AOE) of the “Fearsome Roar” Unique Skill has been increased, making it easier to stun rival Racers.
  • The shape of the AOE has also been adjusted to make it easier to stun rivals. 
  • The effect “Fearsome Roar” has on rival Racers has been changed from a long stun to a shorter stun and now has knock back. 
  • Activating “Fearsome Roar” will now refill Sulley’s Manual Boost Bar whether rival Racers have been stunned or not. 
  • Additional Manual Boost is now received by Sulley for each rival Racer stunned by “Fearsome Roar”.  
  • Fixed an issue causing the effects of the Charged Activation of Celia Mae’s Unique Skill “Snake And Shake” to persist for the duration of a race under certain circumstances. 
  • Fixed an issue causing players to sometimes get stuck in an infinite respawn loop after falling off a grind rail on the Toon Village racetrack.
  • Fixed various crash instances.
  • Various Stability improvements. 
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Gameloft

Disney Speedstorm – Ver. ??? (launch version)

  • Release date: April 18th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. 

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: game

How to download updates for Disney Speedstorm for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Disney Speedstorm, 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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