Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet on Nintendo Switch (originally released on November 18th 2022 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet – Ver. 1.0.0

  • Release date: November 9th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: this is the base version of the game.
  • Source: game

How to download updates for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, 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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