KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 2.0)

In this post, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch on Nintendo Switch (originally released on April 26th 2018 in Europe, Japan, and North America).

How to download updates for KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for KORG Gadget for 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, 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.

Click here for more Software updates!

KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch – Ver. 2.0

  • Release date: December 13th 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

New Features

– Added online multiplayer. (*)
– Added ability to exchange data over the internet. (*)
– Added support for touch input for velocity and automation.

* To use these features you will need to sign up for Nintendo Switch Online (paid service).

Fixes and Changes

– When creating a new song, you can change settings such as “Time Limit” and “Random Gadget.”
– With this change we have eliminated “Time Limit Mode.” When you want to play with a time limit you can start a new song and set a time limit.
– Fix for motion knobs/feeders not working properly when in portable mode.
– Fix for a situation where input would not be received when getting a TIME UP in
– Time Limit Mode.
– Various other bug fixes to improve the user experience.

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: KORG

KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch – Ver. 1.2

  • Release date: October 18th 2018 (Europe, North America) / October 19th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

– Support for single Joy-Con play.
– Added ability to transfer song data to KORG Gadget for iOS with a QR code.
– Added clip mute function.
– Added ability to turn on/off preview sound when placing or moving a note on the Piano Roll screen.
– Added “Scene/Gadget Lock” to the Time Limit Mode.
– Fixed a variety of bugs and made improvements to the user experience.

  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: KORG

KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: June 27th 2018 (Europe, North America) / June 28th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

New Functions

– When “random gadget” is selected in Time Limit Mode, the timbre of the gadgets will now also be selected at random.
– In Time Limit Mode, a “random tempo” function that randomizes the tempo and swing, and a “random scale” function that randomizes the scale and key were added.
– On the piano roll screen, a “duplicate” function was added that copies the current clip content and doubles it.
– A scene and track sorting function was added.
– When editing velocity or automation and setting the tempo, a function for fine tuning by pressing the ZL button was added.
– A “tap tempo” function was added to the song settings screen.
– When editing piano roll screen automation, a “clear automation” function was added to the menu.

Bug Fixes

– Fixed the tempo settings not being reflected when song data is loading.
– Fixed the bug where, in some cases, save data could become corrupted.
– Fixed the bug where, in some cases, Gadget would freeze when editing Kamata.
– A number of other bug fixes and improvements have been implemented.

  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: KORG



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