Nexomon: Extinction (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Nexomon: Extinction on Nintendo Switch (originally released on August 28th 2020 in Europe and North America)!

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Nexomon: Extinction – Ver. ???

  • Release date: September 16th 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Feature: You can now nickname a monster from the Team menu.
  • Feature: You can now reorder a Nexomon’s skills from the Team menu.
  • Feature: You can now sprint by holding the B button (Switch).
  • Feature: It is now possible to sort all Storage Groups at once.
  • Feature: You can now unequip all cores from the Team menu while a Nexomon is selected.
  • Feature: New Core, “Synergy Cores” will copy a % of the EXP received by the other team members without having to fight.
  • Feature: Added a “Skill Master” character at various locations. She will let you relearn any unlocked skills for a fixed coin fee.
  • Feature: Crystals have begun growing in some remote areas. Breaking them will restore your party.
  • Fixed a bug allowing the player to open the menu while moving, which could have unexpected effects like having it overlap a wild battle scene.
  • Fixed several dialogues that displayed “”.
  • Fixed a visual glitch with the playtime counter in the Profile menu which caused it to restart for every 24 hours. This was only visual and no playtime data should be lost.
  • Fixed the Database ordered-by-rarity view.
  • Fixed the Database ordered-by-name view.
  • Fixed an issue with Spanish LATAM during an endgame scene that could freeze the screen in Drake Isles.
  • Fixed the skill animation for “Soul Feeder”, which was causing enemies to appear either invisible or faded when swapped.
  • Fixed grasses by the desert ruins, which had no encounters.
  • Fixed various skills that were not working properly, such as Invincible, Renovate, Blue Mirror and Green Sphere.
  • Fixed various Cosmic models that were still using the regular textures, such as Reptomotor or Bomblasta.
  • Fixed an area in Haunted Woods that could not be accessed. It is now possible to explore using the Wind power.
  • Fixed a few monster description typos, such as Moonline’s and Starckal’s.
  • Increased chance of fleeing.
  • Status effects are now cleared when a Nexomon faints.
  • Added “Running Shoes” item. Having it in your inventory will guarantee fleeing from battles.
  • Added “Ultra Pickaxe” item, which can yield 1-3 shards.
  • Added “Mining Goggles” item, which lowers the shard respawn timer to 10-15 min .
  • Added “Healthy Charm” items. For each charm, the party is restored by +3% HP per battle won.
  • Added “Workout Charm” items. For each charm, the party is restored by +3% Stamina per battle won.
  • Added “Cosmic Charm” items. For each charm, the odds of finding a Cosmic Nexomon improve.
  • Adjusted apparition rates of lower level monsters.
  • Adjusted the points in the story when tier-2 and tier-3 monsters start appearing in the wild.
  • A few Synergy Cores have been added via chests early game to familiarise new players with this new item.
  • Significantly improved apparition rates of wild Tyrants, Extincts and Wardens.
  • Added 10 new avatars to pick from.
  • The rarity of a monster now appears during battle.
  • The evolution level now appears in the database info window.
  • It is now possible to cancel an evolution by pressing B and confirming.
  • The user can command a Nexomon to rest during battle with the Plus button. This restores stamina.
  • “Psy Field” skill fixed as it did not inflict Paralyze.
  • The starter can now be Cosmic.
  • Tamers that have been beaten once won’t trigger again on sight. Exception: bandits from the Frozen Tundra.
  • The southern Lateria prison guard will now face north as his line of sight seemed confusing.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: PQube

Nexomon: Extinction – Ver. ???

  • Release date: September 2nd 2020 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Adjusts the Dynamic Difficulty
  • Introduces the Harmony Stat
  • Revamps the Skill Cycle
  • Tweaks the Cosmic Apparition Rates
  • If your Nexomon faints and you switch, the enemy will no longer get a “free attack”.
  • Fixed a bug that would freeze the game if you picked the same language that you already had setup (e.g English to English).
  • The quest “Tree of Gifts” was supposed to give you a Vault Key, but it didn’t in earlier versions. If you had already completed the quest, this version will automatically award you a Vault Key in your inventory.
  • The Dragon Whistles were having no effect on dragons.
  • Added basic footstep sounds.
  • Extra visual effects for caves.
  • Various sound effects added or improved.
  • Defeating a lower level Nexomon will now yield less EXP.
  • Fixed an issue where if a status effect like Burn faints a Nexomon, they might still attack you in the next turn.
  • Improved the skill selection of enemy bosses. Now it is less likely that they will use dumb skills against you, so be prepared!
  • Cosmic Nexomon now have a glowing status box during battles.
  • New players start off with 500 coins and a few potions and ethers to help kickstart their adventure.

How to download updates for Nexomon: Extinction for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Nexomon: Extinction, 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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