Just Shapes & Beats (Switch): Software updates (latest: Mixtape #3 Update)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Just Shapes & Beats on Nintendo Switch (originally released on May 31st in North America, June 7th 2018 in Japan, and June 21st 2018 in Europe).

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Just Shapes & Beats – Ver. ??? (Mixtape #3 Update)

  • Release date: June 1st 2020 (North America) / June 2nd 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Adds new tracks:
    • Big Giant Circles – Katana Blaster
    • F-777 – Deadlocked
    • MDK & Sterrezo – Lightspeed
    • Rainbowdragoneyes – Creatures ov Deception
    • Shirobon – Granite
  • When leaving a playlist in progress, when you get back to the playlist menu the last played song is automatically selected (works for Party mode playlist too)
  • Added a small time of invincibility after rewinding a level
  • Changed USK rating to USK 12
  • Fixed issue with collision calculations between rectangles and circles
  • Fixed issue where sometimes the buttons highlight would randomly stop working
  • Fixed issue where the song preview in the Playlist menu would play over the Beatpoints animation
  • Fixed issue where you would receive a ‘hit’ when starting a new online run
  • Optimized the way object trails are generated (such as in Creatures ov Deception, Clash)
  • Fixed issue where you could get stuck in Pause/Option menu when pressing ‘Confirm’ and ‘Back’ at the same time
  • Fixed small issue with Wall camera shakes
  • Fixed issues when pausing in LLTNF, Art of War, Flowers of Antimony
  • Fixed issue with collisions in the last part of Houston, getting hit by invisible stuff
  • Fixed issue where some parts of the Annihilate boss would move randomly in the end section
  • Fixed issues with animations and collision in Mortal Kombat
  • Fixed issue with Beam’s collisions scale
  • Fixed issue with feats description text size getting smaller
  • Various small performance optimizations
  • The Auto-save icon is now displayed
  • Fixed issue where joining the same online game you are in from invitations would create double menus and a wrong error message
  • Fixed issue with clicking the ‘Invite’ button in the lobby that would start the game instead
  • Fixed issue with controls menu not displaying the correct controller used for the last input

Just Shapes & Beats – Ver. 1.3?

  • Release date: ??? 2019 (North America) / ??? 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • adds Shovel Knight stage, Just Shovels & Knights [more details]
  • bug fixes
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Berzerk Studio

Just Shapes & Beats – Ver. 1.2

  • Release date: May 30th 2019 (North America) / May 31st 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • adds new Hardcore difficult
  • adds a new set of Ranks to collect
  • adds support for German, Russian, and Chinese languages
  • bug fixes
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Berzerk Studio

Just Shapes & Beats – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: November 15th 2018 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Mixtape Update: 5 new tracks for the players to jam to.
  • Added Korean Language Support
  • Various Quality of Life features added
  • List of changes:
  • adds new tracks by Shirobon, Fantomenk, Zef and Meganeko
  • minor fixes to gameplay and the engine to keep the game running smoothly on all platforms
  • bug fixes
  • Additional notes: this is but the first update for the game, more to follow in the future!
  • Source: Berzerk Studio PR

How to download updates for Just Shapes & Beats for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Just Shapes & Beats on Nintendo Switch, 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’s icon in the Home Menu and press – or + to get to the options screen. The version number is displayed below the title.


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