Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.1.0 / Next: Ver. 1.2.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various 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. 1.2.0

  • Release date: late February 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available yet. This update brings the following to the game:

  • adds new features
  • provides bug fixes
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: The Pokémon Company PR (12/01/2023)

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: December 1st 2022 (North America) / December 2nd 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Season 1 of Ranked Battles will kick off, allowing you to enjoy Ranked Battles through the Battle Stadium.
    • Please check the in-game notice for more details about Ranked Battles Season 1.
  • An issue has been fixed that caused the music to not play correctly during the battles with the Elite Four and the Top Champion in the Victory Road path.
  • Other select bug fixes have been made.

We are aware that players may encounter issues that affect the games’ performance. Our goal is always to give players a positive experience with our games, and we apologize for the inconvenience. We take the feedback from players seriously and are working on improvements to the games.

  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nintendo

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: November 10th 2022 (North America) / November 11th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • File size: 1GB
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed various issues and made some adjustments to improve the game play experience.
  • Additional notes: this is the Day One update for the game. It’s highly recommended you download it before you start playing, as it enables the online features!
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

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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