Don’t Give Up: A Cynical Tale (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Don’t Give Up: A Cynical Tale on Nintendo Switch (originally released on April 8th 2021 in Europe and North America)!

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Don’t Give Up: A Cynical Tale – Ver. ???

  • Release date: May 11th 2021 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following:

  • fixes an issue preventing players from starting a new game (including New Game+) after first clearing the game

How to download updates for Don’t Give Up: A Cynical Tale for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Don’t Give Up: A Cynical Tale, 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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