Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.1.0 [EU / NA] Ver. 1.3.0 [JP])

Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver.

In this post, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate / Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. (originally released on August 25th 2017 in Japan, and August 24th 2018 in Europe and North America).

NB: this update is for the Nintendo Switch version of the game. If you’re looking for updates for the Nintendo 3DS version, click here!
Important note: updates are separate for Europe / North America (Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate) and Japan (Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver.), so make sure you pay particular attention to which version of the game the updates below are for!

How to download updates for Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate / Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate / Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. manually, 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;

OR

  • 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 press either + or – to go to the Options page: the Version Number is displayed below the game’s title.

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: September 19th 2018 (North America) / September 20th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • adds the option to set L Stick to toggle dashing
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Capcom (Twitter)

Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. – Ver. 1.3.0

  • Release date: November 15th 2017 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Adds compatibility with the video capture feature
  • Additional notes: the update is required to keep using the online features (play via the internet, download DLC content). The complete list of games compatible with the video capture feature can be found on this page!
  • Source: Capcom

Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: October 18th 2017 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

None.

  • List of changes:
  • adds a new control type: “Type 4”
  1. you can use the ZL and ZR buttons to move the camera left and right respectively
  2. you can activate Hunting Arts using the R stick (Up: Hunting Art 1, Right: Hunting Art 2, Down: Hunting Art 3)
  3. you can switch the target of the target camera using the L stick
  • adds the option to swap the functions between the L and ZL buttons, as well as the R and ZR buttons
  • adds an option to change the functions associated with the direction buttons and the R stick
  • various bug fixes
  • Screenshots:

Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: August 25th 2017 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • adds cross-play functionality with Monster Hunter XX on Nintendo 3DS (online only, Ver. 1.2.0 required)
  • the crafting recipe for some pieces of armour has been altered
  • Additional notes: while the update isn’t required to play exclusively offline, it’s still recommended to download it as soon as possible!
  • Source: 4Gamer

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