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River City Girls 2 (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.4)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for River City Girls 2 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on December 1st 2022 in Japan, and December 15th 2022 in North America and Europe)

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River City Girls 2 – Ver. 1.0.4

  • Release date: July 10th 2023 (North America, Europe) / July 13th 2023 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • adjusts hitstop, allowing for more user-friendly combos and juggles
  • updates Home Menu icons

River City Girls 2 – Ver. 1.0.3

  • Release date: June 1st 2023 (North America) / June 2nd 2023 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Frame Rate/Performance
  • The animation rate and camera movement have been updated for smoother gameplay. Performance has been further improved in problematic areas such as Ocean Heights Beach Plaza and the School Auditorium.
New Game+
  • New Game+ can be replayed again after defeating the final boss in New Game+ mode.
Bug Fixes
  • Provie can now perform air specials and air grabs from aerial light combos.
  • Riki’s Guard Break now always dizzies enemies.
  • Human Weapon can no longer be used to remove enemies from screenlock battles.
  • Player stats now show a full bar when maximized.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the game to freeze if you defeat an enemy while equipped with both Gamer Guide and Bomb Bottom.
  • Coach’s Hat now increases the damage dealt by all recruits.
  • Fixed issues causing players and enemies to occasionally go out of bounds.
  • Updated some Honkr mission tracking for better accuracy
  • Fixed an issue causing players to sometimes miss Honks and Quest rewards while transitioning through doors in multiplayer mode.
  • The confirm button when hiring Henchmen is now consistent.
  • An exploit that allowed players to avoid dying and return with full health has been fixed.
  • Game credits have been updated for content and scrolling speed has been updated for better readability.
  • Updated text in some of the Japanese motion-comic cutscenes.
  • Fixed various issued caused by disconnecting controllers at certain times.
  • Fixed various graphical issues causing shadows or other elements to not display properly.
  • Various typos have been fixed across all languages.
  • Various other minor bug fixes.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: WayForward (Steam)

River City Girls 2 – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: January 27th 2023 (Japan) / ??? (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed bugs occuring in certain quests.
  • Fixed other bugs.

River City Girls 2 – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: December 22nd 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
New content
  • Adds online multiplayer (up to 2 players)
  • Extends local multiplayer (up to 4 players)
  • Adds support for cross-platform play (compatible platforms: Switch / PS4 / PS5 / Xbox One / Xbox SeriesX / Steam)
  • Adds option to change the voice of your partner
  • Adds special effects to the battle against Tsuiko
  • Adds comical scene after the battle against Provie
  • Fixes some backgrounds by adding additional objects
  • Adds a shortcut function to the Maps app
Specifications changes
  • Difficulty setting changed to Soft <Normal>, Hard <Tough>, and Hot-blooded <Nightmare>
  • Adss online multiplayer and changes some operational settings
  • Adjusted the difficulty of boss battles
  • Adjusted the placement of enemies and the type of enemies in some areas
  • Adjusted the difficulty of some quests
Bug fixes
  • Fixed an issue causing the player character to become inoperable
  • Fixed an issue where players could fall off the screen
  • Various bug fixes
Nintendo Switch
  • Fixed an issue with textures not displaying correctly.

How to download updates for River City Girls 2 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for River City Girls 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;


  • 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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