Hover (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Hover on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 20th 2018 in Europe and North America).

How to download Software updates for Hover on the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Hover on the Nintendo Switch manually, 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, press either + or – to go to the Options page. The version number is displayed right under the game’s title.

Click here for more Software updates!

Hover – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: September 27th 2018 (Europe, North America)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • adds Friends-only mode
  • matchmaking now favours playing with friends
  • adds a new option to block chat from a player coming from another platform
  • adds a fix for the the inverted axes issue
  • provides various improvements
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Playdius (Twitter)



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