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Mad Rat Dead (Switch): Software updates (Ver. 1.0.2

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Mad Rat Dead on Nintendo Switch (originally released on October 29th 2020 in Japan, and October 30th 2020 in Europe and North America)!

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Mad Rat Dead – Ver. 1.0.2 (Europe, North America / Ver. 1.0.3 (Japan)

  • Release date: Augus 4th 2021 (North America, Europe) / April 28th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following:

  • adds 6 new music tracks
    • Gloucester Carousel
    • If We Could Be Friends
    • Bowing Steps
    • Nightmare Road
  • adds Easy mode (allows you to turn off the time limit in stages)
  • adds a Score Result screen

How to download updates for Mad Rat Dead for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Mad Rat Dead, 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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