Pokkén Tournament DX: Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.3.3)

Pokkén Tournament DX

On this page, you will find everything there is to know about Software updates for Pokkén Tournament DX on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 22nd 2017 in Europe, North America, and Japan).

How to download Software updates for Pokkén Tournament DX on the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Pokkén Tournament DX on the Nintendo Switch manually, 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, press either + or – to go to the Options page. The version number is displayed right under the game’s title. Alternatively, you can launch the game: the version number is displayed in the top left corner of the screen.

Pokkén Tournament DX – Ver. 1.3.3

  • Release date: September 25th 2018 (North America) / September 26th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

 

  • Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.
  • Adjustments have been made to some Pokémon and attacks.
    Pokémon Attack Adjustments
    Lucario Grab Attack (Field Phase) Fixed the issue causing a shortened stun duration when hitting Croagunk or Blastoise with a grab attack.
    Suicune Burst Attack Fixed the issue causing the game to transition into a cutscene after K.O.ing your opponent.
    Suicune Counter Attack ~ Follow-up Fixed the issue causing players to be unable to make follow-ups after a successful counter attack.
    Suicune Midair Weak Attacks Fixed the issue causing Suicune to perform a grab attack immediately after hitting with a midair weak attack.
    Gardevoir Grab Attack (Field Phase) Fixed the issue causing a shortened stun duration when hitting Croagunk or Blastoise with a grab attack.
    Weavile Weak Attack ~ Strong Attack Follow-up (Synergy Burst Active) Made the attack behavior align with the behavior when Synergy Burst is not active.
    Pikachu Libre Weak Attack ~ Strong Attack Follow-up: Additional Attack
    Stance Strong Attack: Additional Attack
    We’ve made the inputs for additional attacks easier. In addition, if the inputs are completed with good timing, you will receive a power up.
    Pikachu Libre Jumping Ranged Attack We have extended the reach of the second attack.
    Pikachu Libre Wild Charge (Enhanced) Fixed the issue causing low attacks to be blocked until the enhancement wears off. We also fixed the issue causing the midair timing to be slower than the regular version of Wild Charge.
    Septile Leaf Blade (Duel Phase) Increased the stun duration for critical hits.
    Septile Leaf Storm Fixed the issue causing players to be unable to perform a recovery after being struck in midair under certain conditions.
    Shadow Mewtwo Strong Attack Increased the stun duration for critical hits.
    Shadow Mewtwo Low Stance Strong Attack Increased attack duration.
    Shadow Mewtwo Grab Attack (Duel Phase) We changed it so that the thunder would fade when a grab attack is performed at close range.
    Darkrai Nightmare Fixed the issue causing Darkrai to double-jump even when not under the positive status “Additional Jumps”.
    Croagunk Poison Jab Fixed the issue keeping status effects from taking effect on a hit.
    Croagunk Thief Fixed the issue keeping Croagunk from stealing Synergy Gauge or positive statuses from his opponent on a hit.
    Croagunk Gunk Shot (Large Rock, Duel Phase) Fixed the issue causing Croagunk to move in the opposite direction when he attacks with a large rock.
    Empoleon Backward Strong Attack Increased basic damage.
    Decidueye Change Backward Weak Attack Increased attack duration.
    Decidueye Stance Strong Attack We made changes to the trajectory of far attacks.
    Decidueye Fix Acrobatics Fixed the issue causing Decidueye to turn around after activating Acrobatics.
    Mega Rayquaza Dragon Ascent Fixed the issue causing the number of hits to change depending on which character is summoned.

 

  • List of changes:
  • provides game balance fixes to the following Pokémon: Lucario, Suicune, Gardevoir, Weavile, Pikachu Libre, Sceptile, Shadow Mewtwo, Darkrai, Croagunk, Empoleon, Decidueye, and Mega Rayquaza (Support Pokémon)
  • Additional notes: update announced on September 21st 2018.
  • Official website: Nintendo

Pokkén Tournament DX – Ver. 1.3.2

  • Release date: July 10th 2018 (North America) / July 11th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • This version contains different adjustments for the Pokémon, including the addition of some brand-new actions.
  • Other adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.
  • Additional notes: this update offers various game balance fixes.
  • Official website: Nintendo

Pokkén Tournament DX – Ver. 1.3.1

  • Release date: May 15th 2018 (North America) / March 16th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • This distribution has adjusted the balance of some of the Pokémon added from Ver. 1.2.0 onward.
  • Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Official website: Nintendo

Pokkén Tournament DX – Ver. 1.3.0

  • Release date: March 22nd 2018 (North America) / March 23rd 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Pokkén Tournament DX Battle Pack Wave 2 compatibility has been added.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Official website: Nintendo

Pokkén Tournament DX – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: January 30th 2018 (North America) / January 31st 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Pokkén Tournament DX Battle Pack Wave 1 compatibility has been added.
  • Video capture compatibility added. Hold the Capture Button to capture up to 30 seconds of the previous footage.
    • The system must be updated to Ver 4.0.0 or higher to use this feature.
  • List of changes:
  • adds support for the Video Capture feature
  • provides various balance fixes
  • and more…
  • Additional notes: the list of games compatible with the Video Capture feature can be found on this page.
  • Official website: Nintendo / The Pokémon Company

Pokkén Tournament DX – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: November 14th 2017 (North America) / November 15th 2017 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Players can now participate in online Team Battles.
  • A recording feature has been added to Free Training in Practice Mode.
  • Players can get special titles based on their ranking in Official Group Matches.
    • Official Group Matches are groups held officially for Pokkén Tournament DX. Rewards are only available for certain Official Group Matches.
  • It is now possible to change how battle records are displayed.
  • Battle records will be displayed when players enter a group.
  • Team Battles are now available in Event Mode
  • Adjustments have been made to some Pokémon and attacks.
Pokémon Attack Adjustments
All Battle Pokémon System Fixed an issue that caused Support Pokémon to be called and Synergy Burst to be activated simultaneously when players press L and R while being hit with an attack that does not cause hit stun.
All Battle Pokémon Double Jump Fixed an issue where players couldn’t double jump diagonally after certain actions in Field Phase.
Fixed an issue where players couldn’t double jump while affected by a positive status increasing their number of jumps.
Lucario Forward Weak Attack Fixed an issue that allowed Lucario to move during a Burst Attack’s animation when hit by a Burst Attack with specific timing.
Machamp Burst Attack Fixed an issue that allowed opponents to move during its Burst Attack’s animation.
Suicine Aurora Beam Fixed an issue where an Aurora Beam to the left or right couldn’t be used from a canceled Ranged Attack.
Gengar Permeate Fixed an issue that allowed players to use Permeate again after using Permeate, double jumping, and then using a Jumping Ranged Attack.
Chandelure Overheat Fixed an issue where Chandelure did not turn black when affected by a negative status when its action was interrupted by an opponent’s attack.
Chandelure Forward Strong Attack (Synergy Burst active) Fixed an issue that caused its stats to change after using Burst Attack.
Garchomp Dragon Claw (Field Phase) Fixed an issue where players couldn’t transition to Running Stance when canceling a Ranged Attack into this move.
Empoleon Grab attack (Duel Phase) Fixed an issue where some attacks would combo after a Phase Shift.
Scizor Metal Claw Fixed an issue where some attacks would combo after a Phase Shift.
Scizor Bug Bite to dash step Fixed an issue where Duel Phase moves could be used after a Phase Shift.
Decidueye Razor Leaf to Soaring Stance to dash step Fixed an issue where players could double jump even if they were not affected by a positive status increasing Decidueye’s number of jumps.
Decidueye Soaring Stance Fixed an issue where players temporarily lost control of the Pokémon after it was hit by an attack with specific timing.
Decidueye Soaring Stance to Strong Attack Fixed an issue where when only the first hit connected, opponents were unable to move even after the hit stun had finished.

 

  • List of changes:
  • Online Team Battles – Team Battles will be available to play with friends online. Pick three Pokémon each and head into battle to enjoy heated fights with other players.
  • Official Groups in Group Match – Official groups from Pokkén Tournament DX will be open in the Group Match online battle mode. Coming soon after the update, there will be official Group Matches where players can battle to receive new special titles.
  • Record Pokémon Movements – In Practice Mode’s Free Training, a new function to record Pokémon movements in battle will be added. You’ll be able to control the opposing Pokémon and record its movements so you can play them back when you’re training to help improve your skills.
  • Enhanced Experience – Several other adjustments are in development which will help to improve gameplay.

Pokkén Tournament DX – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: September 21st (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • File size: ???MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment.
  • Additional notes: this is the Day 1 update for Pokkén Tournament DX. We don’t quite know what it does yet (other than provide the usual last minute polish and bug fixing), but it’s required in order to use the online features of the game.
  • Official website: Nintendo

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