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Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition on Nintendo Switch (originally released in September 2023 in North America and Europe)!

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Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: April 12th 2024 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Cross-platform multiplayer.
  • Added the final alternate actor, the lightning guard.
  • A new setting that allows players to prevent automatically switching weapons on pickup.
  • Text chat button has been added to multiplayer menus.
  • Level statistics: such as kill and secret counts, have been added to the map screen.
  • Old `-file` parameter has been changed to `-file0`.
  • Fonts now have slashed 0’s to make them easier to read.
  • Online timeout has been adjusted to 20 seconds.
  • Better default sound settings that are less ear-splitting.
  • (Switch, Sony) Significant performance improvements when looking at floor or ceiling textures.
  • Various rendering glitches that were noticed at higher resolutions have been fixed.
  • Significant improvements to online lobbies have been made, making connections more reliable.
  • Numerous shortcomings with the netcode have been addressed, especially in instances of low bandwidth.
  • It is no longer possible to get stuck in the game upon connection to a server that shuts down during level load.
  • Booting into the editor now no longer has messed-up camera controls.
  • Platform icon is no longer stretched in the scoreboard.
  • Killing Big John with a flamewall or god ball no longer softlocks the game.
  • Many instances of menu stack corruption have been addressed, solving various softlocks.
  • Title screen has many fewer missing pixels at the bottom of each column of pixels.
  • Rumble no longer persists between levels.
  • Default music tracks no longer cause excess CPU usage.
  • Disabling freelook now snaps the view to the horizon.
  • Using the “No target” cheat code during the oscuro battle no longer crashes the game.
  • HUD Preview is now properly cleared when the menu is exited via unconventional means.
  • (Consoles) Default binds are now no longer merged with user-provided binds.
  • (Switch) Going from docked to handheld mode no longer prevents controllers from being used.

How to download updates for Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition, 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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