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Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package (Switch): Software updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package on Nintendo Switch (originally released on May 9th 2019 in Japan, and May 10th 2019 in Europe and North America).

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Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package – Ver. ???

  • Release date: October 31st 2019 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:


  • Dynamic Resolution: Dynamic resolution has been added to ensure smooth performance by reducing resolution when necessary – as standard in handheld mode, players can expect between 720p and 480p, and in docked mode 1080p and 720p. This feature can be disabled by players if they wish.
  • Aim Assist:Aim assist has also been added to enhance player experience.
  • Auto rotation: if the crosshair is close enough to an enemy in hipfire mode, it will snap on to the enemy upon aiming down sight (Button: ZL)
  • Slow down: when the player is aiming down sight and the cross hair is moving across an enemy, the camera will slow down to assist the player in staying on target.
    • This feature can be disabled in the “options” menu at any time if players wish.


  • Graphical fixes:
    • removed transparent artefacts on screen.
  • Controls:
    • Fixed diagonal analogue stick directional issues.
    • Increased the highest controller sensitivity, players can now choose a sensitivity from 0 to 100.
    • Increased aim acceleration.
    • Made controls more responsive.
  • Menus:
    • fixed issue where menus would stop responding, forcing the player to restart the game.

In addition to the fixes outlined above , we want to assure players that there are some fixes still in development, and we will have more news on those soon.


  • Sound issues:
    • Fixing sound/music issues when player moves their weapons.
  • Gyro Aiming:
    • We are looking to add Gyro Aiming features using the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers.

How to download updates for Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package, 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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