No More Heroes 3 (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.2)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for No More Heroes 3 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on August 27th 2021 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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No More Heroes 3 – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: September 29th 2021 (North America) / September 30th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Update contents

  • Relaxed the unlock conditions for the Dragon Road Bike Missions from Gold rank in 6 Bike Missions to Silver or above in 6 Bike Missions
  • Adds new BGM for the battles against Midori Midorikawa and Ryuichi
  • Adds two new wrestling techniques for Travis to use against Fullface enemies

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug that made progress impossible when accessing the capsule toy machine and spamming the A button while being low on cash
  • Fixed a bug causing the game to freeze during loading, preventing players from progressing
  • Fixed a bug causing Travis and enemies to fall through gaps in the background and get stuck
  • Fixed a bug causing Bike Missions not to start when the language is set to Spanish or Chinese (Traditional)
  • Fixed a bug causing the Deathman card collection mission not to start when the language is set to French
  • Fixed bugs impacting text display: wrong text displayed, text not displayed long enough, or text spilling out of the text box
  • Fixed a bug causing discrepancies between video, subtitles, and audio during cutscenes
  • Fixed a bug causing the screen to go dark and stay like that after a cutscene or an event converstion
  • Fixed a bug impacting the UI, causing some elements (Killer Slash, health level of some enemies) not to be displayed
  • Fixed a bug causing the 80 Chip to vibrate during Adventure events
  • Fixed a bug causing some visual effects to say on-screen during battles and events
  • Fixed a bug causing enemies not to disappear after being defeated
  • Fixed a bug causing some sound effects to overlap or play incorrectly
  • Various other bug fixes.
Misc. changes
  • Changed the colour of the Memorial (NMH2) t-shirt
  • Improves sound quality.
  • Optimised performance.

No More Heroes 3 – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: August 20th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Update contents

  • In addition to “Berry Sweet” and “Bitter”, “Spicy” has been added as difficulty option available when you start the game.
  • Adds a new difficulty option, Carolina Reaper, unlocked once you have cleared the game once.
  • Fixed a bug where conversation text with NPC on the free map was displayed in the wrong language depending on the language setting of your console:
    • Spanish when the console language was set to German
    • German when the console language was set to Italian
    • Italian when the console language was set to Spanish
  • Fixed a bug impacting the time machine battle. If players selected “Return to Motel” after losing the battle and then performed certain actions, events would not trigger, preventing progress.
  • Fixed a bug impacting the time machine battle. If players selected “Return to Motel” after losing the battle, the difficulty level was changed.
  • Fixed a bug causing some subtitles and sound to be out of sync in some story cutscenes.
  • Fixed a bug causing Travis to get stuck in or slip through gaps in backgrounds.
  • Fixed a bug causing some of the text to spill out of text boxes.
  • Fixed some bugs impacting some events and preventing players from progressing in the game.
  • Various other bug fixes.

Misc. changes

  • Improves stability of framerate.
  • Improves image quality of the UI/HUD.
  • Improves the quality of 3D background models.
  • Improves sound quality.
  • Replaces some of the sound data.
  • Additional notes: this is a pre-launch update, and the base version for players who pre-purchased the game from the Nintendo eShop.
  • Source: Marvelous

How to download updates for No More Heroes 3 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for No More Heroes 3, 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 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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