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Hotshot Racing (Switch): Software updates (latest: Big Boss Bundle)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Hotshot Racing on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 10th 2020 in Europe and North America)!

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Hotshot Racing – Ver. ??? (Big Boss Bundle)

  • Release date: November 24th 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:

This update adds the following:

  • four colourful new tracks
  • a new Grand Prix championship
    • Expand the roster of championships in Hotshot Racing with the Boss Level Grand Prix including four new high-speed circuits – 8 Ball Highway, Cargo Chaos, Frozen Freeway and Surf City – each with visually arresting vistas to zip past. All game modes, including Barrel Barrage, are available across all tracks introduced in the Boss Level Grand Prix
  • a brand new game mode, Barrel Barrage
    • Take Hotshot Racing’s trademark breakneck speed and add explosive barrels to the mix. Launched from the rear of each vehicle, barrels explode on contact with competitors’ cars, inflicting damage and making each dash for the chequered flag more perilous.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Curve Digital PR

Hotshot Racing – Ver. ???

  • Release date: October 27th 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Quick/Ranked Race fixes: Resolved the issue where players were unable to start a race
  • Speed glitch resolved: We have increased car speed across Normal, Hard and Expert modes! Jump into Time Trial and set new records with upgraded performance

How to download updates for Hotshot Racing for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Hotshot Racing, 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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