RiffTrax: The Game (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.7.0 – Holiday Content Update)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for RiffTrax: The Game on Nintendo Switch (originally released on May 5th 2022 in Europe and North America)!

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RiffTrax: The Game – Ver. 1.7.0 (Holiday Content Update)

  • Release date: November 22,d 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

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

  • Adds over 50 clips from RiffTrax holiday classics:
    • Jack Frost
    • It’s a Wonderful Life
    • Santa’s Spaceship
    • Rudolph
    • Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey
    • Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
    • And many more!
      • On the game loadout (and within the Gameplay options menu) you have the option to filter the Christmas clips (turn them on/off, or play them exclusively).
  • Adds a holiday themed living room
  • Adds new avatars
  • Adds new music
  • and more!

RiffTrax: The Game – Ver. 1.6.0

  • Release date: October 26th 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
New clips
  • Mikey
  • Split Second
  • Escape from the Bronx
  • The Blood of Fu Manchu
  • Blood Harvest
Bug fixes
Matchmaking
  • Multiplayer matchmaking now out of beta!
  • Disabled the Twitch login requirement on all public games
  • Enable Ranked Voting if a 2 player game expands to 3+ players
  • Prioritize game matchmaking based on your profanity filter
Misc.
  • New living room photos
  • Fixed a bug where Twitch user names were not displaying properly

RiffTrax: The Game – Ver. 1.5.0

  • Release date: August 10th 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

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

  • adds brand new clips and riffs! Featuring clips from RiffTrax classics:
    • Batman vs Wizard
    • Birdemic
    • Taking Care of your Own Things
    • Miami Connection
    • Parade of Aquatic Champions
    • Reefer Madness
    • ROTOR
    • Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny
    • Suburban Sasquatch

 

RiffTrax: The Game – Ver. 1.4.0 (Multiplayer Matchmaking Update)

  • Release date: July 21st 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:

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

  • adds Multiplayer Matchmaking: players can now host and join public games! No need to have friends in your house or share room codes with people on the internet.
  • updates the Bad Word Filter with three options:
    • None
    • Some. Blocks slurs and hate speech while still allowing general profanity. All public matchmaking games will have the “some” filter enabled by default.
    • All.

RiffTrax: The Game – Ver. 1.3.1.0

  • Release date: June 28th 2022 (North America) / June 29th 2022 (Europe)
  • Patch notes:

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

  • fixes an issue impacting a Talking Cat clip, causing the game to softlock

RiffTrax: The Game – Ver. 1.3

  • Release date: June 22nd 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
New Content
  • New SFX, Pick-a-Riffs, and Riff-for-Me audio!
  • 30 new clips from films such as Samurai Cop, A Talking Cat, Guy from Harlem, Setting Up A Room, It’s Your Accident, Life in a Medieval Town, Norman Gives a Speech, Rhythmic Ball Skills, What is Nothing, and more!
Streaming
  • Twitch Picks a Clip – While players are entering their riffs, Twitch chat can vote on the next clip to riff.
  • Twitch Plays Pick a Riff – Chat can act as a player in PaR mode. Chat will automatically be dealt new Pick a Riffs each round.
Pick A Riff
  • Riff Refresh Every Round – You can now enable auto-refresh riffs each round for all players. This option is found on the the game setup screen.
  • Moderation – Moderation is now enabled in Pick a Riff mode.
Riff Bot
  • Options – Moved all Riff Bot options to it’s own sub-menu.
  • Riff Bot IQ – Player can now adjust Riff Bot’s IQ for each game mode. Each setting (Hi, Med, Low) adjusts the frequency of random responses by Riff Bot.
Audio
  • Disabled “Hurry up!” audio prompts in games where Twitch Chat voting is enabled.
Bugs
  • TTS – Fixed a bug where non-English TTS would not play for remote players
  • Winner Audio – “And the winner is…” audio is now synced across all remote players.

RiffTrax: The Game – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: May 25th 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
Content
  • 50 New Clips! – Brand new clips and riffs! Featuring clips from RiffTrax classics such as “Planet of Dinosaurs”, “Beaks!”, “Giant from the Unknown”, and “The Wonderful Land of Oz”!

Film List

  • Beaks
  • Bloody Pit Of Horror
  • Giant From The Unknown
  • Honor and Glory
  • How to Keep A Job
  • In Between
  • Magical Disappearing Money
  • Wonderful Land of Oz
  • Velvet Smooth
New Options
  • Disable Riff For Me (Options > Gameplay)
  • Mute clip audio during Riff (Options > Audio/Music)
Streaming
  • Mod Approval Time – Mods now have 20 seconds to approve clips.
  • General – Fixed minor moderation bugs.
UI
  • Custom Clip Error – Remote players now receive an error if a custom clip is used. NOTE: If playing a remote game with custom clips, make sure all players have a copy of the custom clips.
  • Voice Chat Icon – Voice chat will now display your mic icon/user id when you’re speaking.
  • Reminder to mute voice chat and disable remote games while streaming
  • Twitch chat voting prompts – displays on-screen cue during voting
Bug Fixes
  • Pause Spamming – Fixed a bug where pause spamming would softlock the game.
  • Player Kick – Fixed a bug where the host could not kick players from the join screen lobby.
  • Write a Riff Sync – Fixed a bug where a last second WAR submission would play for the host but not remote players.
  • Fixed game mode selection bug
  • Fixed accidental round skipping bug
  • Fixed moderation bug. Last second submission will no longer bypass moderation.
  • Fixed host/remote riff sync error. Last second submission will no longer playback on host.
  • Fixed a winner’s screen softlock bug. Pausing the game during the winner reveal will no longer softlock the game.
  • Improved reconnection to the game from RiffTrax.Games website after disconnect.
  • Fixed an issue with female TTS not playing for remote players.

How to download updates for RiffTrax: The Game for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for RiffTrax: The Game, 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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