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Kao the Kangaroo (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.4)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Kao the Kangaroo on Nintendo Switch (originally released on May 26th 2022 in Japan, and May 27th 2022 in Europe and North America)!

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Kao the Kangaroo – Ver. 1.4

  • Release date: November 11th 2022 (Europe) / November 12th 2022 (Japan) / December 2nd 2022 (North America)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixes missing scroll after defeating Terror
  • Audio fixes
  • Add invert Y-axis option
  • Add save icon when saving game
  • Fix not working trampoline
  • Oldest One fight bug fixes
  • Changes to the save system. Now, the number of crystals does not change after Kao’s death
  • Coins on Hopalloo Island are saved after returning to the Main Menu
  • Fixed the bulk of collision problems
  • A number of fixes related to performance drops

Kao the Kangaroo – Ver. 1.3

  • Release date: July 12th 2022 (North America, Europe) / July 13th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Additional fixes for missing runes
  • Collision fixes / optimizations

Kao the Kangaroo – Ver. 1.2

  • Release date: June 15th 2022 (Europe, Japan) / June 19th 2022 (North America)
  • Patch notes:
  • Save system fix – progression loss no longer occurs
  • Fix for HUD disappearing after dying
  • Audio fixes – Music is now played properly after exiting Eternal Wells
  • Localization fixes

Kao the Kangaroo – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: ???
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: game

How to download updates for Kao the Kangaroo for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Kao the Kangaroo, 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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