Samurai Warriors 5: Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.3)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Samurai Warriors 5 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on June 24th 2021 in Japan, and July 27th 2021 in Europe and North America)!

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Samurai Warriors 5 – Ver. 1.0.3

  • Release date: August 18th 2021 (North America) / August 19th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed an issue in which, in certain cases, the game could no longer be advanced after victory.
  • Fixed an issue in which, in certain cases, Mitsuhide Akechi’s preferred weapon would not be added.
  • Fixed an issue with the actions of some characters.
  • Fixed an issue with some scenarios.
  • Carried out other bug fixes and balance adjustments.

Samurai Warriors 5 – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: July 27th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed an issue where Mitsuhide Akechi’s unique Power Attack would sometimes become a normal Power Attack.
  • Fixed an issue where Mitsuhide Akechi’s unique Power Attack could not defeat enemies.
  • Fixed an issue with the unlock conditions for Hideyoshi Hashiba’s unique Power Attack.
  • Fixed an issue wherein Tadakatsu Honda’s Musou Frenzy Attack would sometimes fail to hit a target.
  • Fixed an issue wherein attacks from the “Bow” weapon type would sometimes fail to hit a target.
  • Fixed an issue wherein voices would not play when Rage Mode is activated or ended.
  • Fixed an issue that caused process failures for certain actions.
  • Fixed an issue that caused NPC movement paths to be incorrectly calculated.
  • Fixed an issue wherein missions that had not been issued were sometimes displayed during the post-battle process.
  • Fixed an issue with the story text.
  • Fixed the drop item settings in some scenarios.
  • Carried out other bug fixes and balance adjustments.
  • Fixed an issue with the actions of some characters.
  • Fixed an issue with the actions of some weapon types.
  • Fixed an issue with some scenarios.

How to download updates for Samurai Warriors 5 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Samurai Warriors 5, 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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