Northgard (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. ??? – Clan of the Dragon)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Northgard on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 27th 2019 in Europe and North America).

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Northgard – Ver. ??? (Clan of the Dragon)

  • Release date: November 25th 2020 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • After mining molten rocks, you could not unassign miners. It has been corrected.
  • Relic icon no longer blinks into the forge.
  • UI issue with selector on the story mod map.
  • You can now unassign villagers from a building on fire.
  • Fixed blacksmith switching their post while in no work.
  • When you were forging a relic, canceling it and choosing a new one to forge: the anvil icon was bugged.
  • Many SFX levels have been adjusted.
  • Fixed several UI issues.
  • UI system showing the number of villagers assigned in a building has been improved.
  • When destroying a building in an area, you should now be able to open the action menu as intended.
  • UI for (Buildings / units … ) prices have been harmonised.
  • Unassigning a unit from a building no longer displays unassignment icons on all buildings of the same type.
  • On Switch, notifications should no longer hide players names.
  • An icon for unassigning scout has been implemented.
  • Boats should no longer cross the land map.

Northgard – Ver. 1.0.3

  • Release date: November 15th 2019 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • provides various performance and stability improvements

Northgard – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: October 23rd 2019 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • List of changes:
  • increases the font size
  • provides various performance and stability improvements

How to download updates for Northgard for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Northgard, 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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