Yo-kai Watch 3 (3DS): Software updates (latest update: Ver. 1.1 (Europe, North America) / Ver. 4.0.0 (Japan)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Yo-kai Watch 3 (originally released on December 7th 2018 in Europe, and February 8th 2019 in North America), Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura (originally released on July 9th, 2016 in Japan), and Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (originally released on December 15th 2016  in Japan).

Important: the updates are separate for the western and Japanese versions of the game. Please make sure to check out for which version each update below is for (those for the western version are simply listed as “Yo-kai Watch 3”), though there should be little risk of confusion since the Japanese versions have not been updated since 2017.

How to update Yo-kai Watch 3 and Yo-kai Watch: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki on Nintendo 3DS?

To download updates for Yo-kai Watch 3 and Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki, you have three options:

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu, while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: just follow the instructions on-screen;
  • search for Yo-kai Watch 3 or Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki in the Nintendo eShop, and select the update for your version(s) (NB: you need to download the update for each version you own!);
  • use the option in the Nintendo eShop Settings page.

To check that you have the latest version of Yo-kai Watch 3 or Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki, simply launch the game: you should see the version number on the title screen.

Yo-kai Watch 3 – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: March 15th 2019 (Europe, North America)
  • File size: 103 blocks / 12.8MB
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: unfortunately, no patch notes are available, so we don’t know what this updates changes and/or fixes.
  • Source: Nintendo eShop

Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki – Ver. 4.0

  • Release date: August 30th 2017 (Japan)
  • File size:  ??? blocks / ??? MB
  • Patch notes:

None available

  • List of changes:
  • new version exclusive Yo-kai
  • new Yo-kai for Busters-T Mode
  • and more… you can find more details on this page!
  • Pictures:
  • Additional notes: this update is required to keep using the online features of the game. Local wireless requires the same version, so if you haven’t updated yet, you can only play with users who are yet to update too. You cannot transfer data from Yo-kai Watch 3 Sushi / Tempura that have been updated to Ver. 4.0 if Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki hasn’t been updated too. If you save your game after updating to Ver. 4.0, you will no longer be able to revert back to an earlier version by deleting the update data. Finally, you can get 5 Stars Coin if you download the update!
  • Source: 4Gamer

Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki – Ver. 3.0

  • Release date: April 14th 2017 (Japan)
  • File size:  ??? blocks / ??? MB
  • Patch notes:

None available

  • List of changes/additions:
  • new title
  • three new versions of the Enma Daiou Yo-kai (one for each version)
  • new quests (including version-exclusive quests)
  • new rare and exclusive Yo-kai
  • new Yo-kai
  • new dungeon for the Yo-kai Watch Busters-T mode, with a brand new Guardian
  • two new areas for the RPG mode
  • and more…
  • Additional details: click here! As usual, players can get a 5-Stars Coins by downloading the update. The update is required to use the online features. If you save the game after installing the update, you will not be able to keep using that save if you ever delete the update: you will have to redownload it to use the save again. Finally, transfer from Sushi / Tempura to Sukiyaki requires all versions to be at the same Version #. You cannot do the transfer if Sushi / Tempura are at Ver. 3.0, but Sukiyaki is still at 2.x, for example.
  • Pictures (courtesy of 4Gamer):

Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki – Ver. 2.3

  • Release date: January 27th 2017 (Japan)
  • File size:  ??? blocks / ??? MB
  • Patch notes:
  • fixes a glitch that caused certain Yo-kai (when specific conditions are met) not to appear in Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki after transferring save data from Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura
  • Note: if you download the update, you will get one 5-Stars Coins (increases your chances of getting a rare Yo-kai at the capsule toy machine). You get three 5-Stars Coins if you update from 2.0, two from 2.1.0, and one from 2.2.0. Also, do note you need to download this update in order to be able to keep using the multiplayer features.
  • Website: Famitsu

Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura / Sukiyaki – Ver. 2.2

  • Release date: January 18th 2017 (Japan)
  • File size:  ??? blocks / ??? MB
  • Patch notes:
  • new Mystery S Rank Yo-kai (Shivarak, Nostradamus);
  • distribution of the special quests previously distributed at Universal Studio Japan. Allows you to befriend Nyaminator and Oni KING.
  • Note: if you download the update, you will get one 5-Stars Coins (increases your chances of getting a rare Yo-kai at the capsule toy machine). You get two 5-Stars Coins if you update from 2.0. Also, do note you need to download this update in order to be able to keep using the multiplayer features.
  • Pictures:

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