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Hazelnut Hex (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Hazelnut Hex on Nintendo Switch (originally released in October 2022 in North America and Europe, and November 2023 in Japan)!

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Hazelnut Hex – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: November 30th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Touched up art
  • Cursor memory in certain menus
  • Choice of bomb quantity in level select
  • “How to play” section added to menu
  • “Hold shoot and bomb to skip” added to dialogue
  • Dialogue can be turned off
  • Dialogue auto-advance can be turned off
  • Japanese
  • Bigger super beam
  • Bigger charge shots
  • Bigger projectiles for shot types A and B
  • Faster movement speeds for shot types A and B
  • More damage for point blanking
  • Ghost wall at beginning of stage 4 no longer shoots at Nat in normal mode
  • Less random bullets in phase 1 of Jules fight
  • Vertical bullets in phase 1 of Vivian fight
  • Less random beam shots from Dave
  • More nuts
  • More stars
  • Can view high scores from menu
  • More explosions from defeated enemies
  • New bonus for defeating bosses without use of the charge shot
  • A couple more names in the credits
  • Extra hitbox visibility option
  • Shifted layers for better bullet visibility
  • Slightly louder “ding” when charge shot is charged
  • UI fades when Nat is flying under it
  • Charge shot tip in stage 1
  • More wall bullets in Cass, Vivian, and Lamona boss fights for bigger cancels
  • Nuts go to Nat when using the super beam
  • Default starting bombs is 3
  • Screen tells you high score is already saved if changing level during credits

How to download updates for Hazelnut Hex for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Hazelnut Hex, 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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