Severed Steel (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. ??? / Next: Rogue Steel Update)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Severed Steel on Nintendo Switch (originally released on July 21st 2022 in North America and Europe)!

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Severed Steel – Ver. ??? (Rogue Steel Update)

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
New features:
  • New game mode, Rogue Steel
  • 9 new achievements unlocked through Rogue Steel
  • 23 new Firefight mutators unlocked through Rogue Steel
  • 6 new weapons
  • 5 new modified enemy types
  • 8 new exclusive Rogue Steel levels
  • New Cannon Mode: Cutting Beam
  • 10 Character skins to unlock in Rogue Mode
  • 15 Cannon skins to unlock in Rogue Mode

Balance and QoL changes
  • Adjusted NPC hit stun animation to make followup headshots easier
  • NPCs no longer stun themselves and eachother with explosives
  • Increased VAL mag size and position
  • Tweaked Bulldog animations and sounds
  • Tweaked Lever Action position

Bug and Performance Fixes
  • Optimized explosion performance and audio
  • Fix visual glitches when air sliding and looking down
  • Fix visual glitches when kicking while falling
  • Jumping now makes Steel leave softlock that happens rarely on certain stunt combos

Severed Steel – Ver. ???

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
New bonus campaigns with achievements:
  • QUERY – [ INPUT ]
Quality of life
  • General performance and level load time improvements
  • Native gyro support
  • Rumble support for gamepads
  • Increased impact cannon punch radius
  • Added gamma adjustment slider
  • Added NPC voice volume slider
  • Added setting to disable gamepad
  • Improved pick up weapon logic on gamepad
  • OC cannon now kills shield NPCs on shield hit
  • Buffed weapon pickups in Conscience campaign level
  • New HUD option to center hud elements
  • Achievement for Chalet campaign
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed bug with uploading props
  • Fix workshop button showing on victory screen when no valid workshop link
  • Reduced aim acceleration radius for joypads
  • Tweaked deadzone logic for joypads
  • Improved various particle FX performance
  • Added more FX to simple fx mode
  • Relit firefight levels in simple lighting mode
  • Improved performance of large moving props with no need for collision
  • Removed crouch binding option
  • Fix sound volume in museum
  • Reduced turret firing volume
  • Hid shuffle music button in campaign until I can think of a fix for music resetting

How to download updates for Severed Steel for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Severed Steel, 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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