Risk of Rain 2 (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. ??? (Skill 2.0 Update))

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Risk of Rain 2 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on August 30th 2019 in Europe and North America, and August 31st 2019 in Japan)

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Risk of Rain 2 – Ver. ??? (Skills 2.0 Update)

  • Release date: December 10th 2019 (North America, Europe) / December 11th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

=== New Console Specific Features ===

  • Local ad-hoc wireless multiplayer support – Nintendo Switch

==== Major Content and Changes ====

  • Added new Survivor: Loader
  • Added new Stage: Siren’s Call
  • Added new System: Loadouts
  • Added new System: Alternate Skins
  • Added 15 new skill variants
  • Added 7 new skins
  • Added new Elite: Celestine
  • Added 2 new bosses to the game
  • Added 2 new monsters to the game
  • Added 6 new Items and Equipment to the game
  • Added new Interactable: Lunar Seer
  • Added 3 new challenges to the game
  • Added 22 new unique class challenges to the game
  • Added Environment Log: Siren’s Call
  • Added 7 new Lore Entries to the game
  • Various performance & stability improvements
  • Various Bug Fixes
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Gearbox

Risk of Rain 2 – Ver. 1.0.3

  • Release date: November 12th 2019 (North America, Europe) / November 13th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to start a game directly from a private match
  • Fixed the ability to navigate the menu using touch-screen
  • Gyroscopic aiming now works when you use a wireless controller while keeping the Joy-Cons attached to the system
  • Fixed an issue where players would sometimes become invisible
  • Further navigation improvements have been made when using the D-pad
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Gearbox

Risk of Rain 2 – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: October 29th 2019 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

=== New Features ===

  • Nintendo Switch now supports gyro aim
  • All consoles can now navigate the menu using the D-pad

=== Bug Fixes ===

  • Fixed an issue where audio settings were not remaining saved
  • Fixed an issue with framerate when 1 or more drone is present on some maps
  • Fixed an issue where drones would get stuck at the beginning of a level
  • Fixed an issue where players were not able to unlock Artificer upon completing “pause” challenge
  • Fixed an issue with Commando’s phase rounds not registering damage
  • Fixed an issue where players were not able to join or invite a multiplayers lobby after the host had disconnected
  • Fixed an issue for Rex when using disperse on a Newt causing him to disappear and prevent activation of interactables
  • Fixed various maps where enemies would fall through the ground
  • Fixed an issue on Switch where airplane mode displays continuously
  • Fixed a bug where Buffs and Debuffs last about half of the intended duration
  • Combat shrines are now functional
  • Unlocking challenges no longer causes a hitch
  • Fixed a hitch from happening when dropping the Warbanner
  • Various performance & stability improvements
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Gearbox

How to download updates for Risk of Rain 2 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Risk of Rain 2, 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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