Snake Pass: Software updates (latest update: Ver. 1.4.0)

In this post, you will find everything there is to know about the Software updates for Snake Pass on the Nintendo Switch (originally released on March 29th, 2017 in Europe and North America).

How to download updates for Snake Pass for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Snake Pass manually, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t complet 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.

Snake Pass – Ver. 1.4.0

  • Release date: March 27th (Europe, North America)
  • Patch notes:
  • None available at the moment
  • List of changes:
  • adds new Arcade mode

  • updates Home Menu icon
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Sumo Digital PR

Snake Pass – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: June 21st (Europe, North America)
  • File size: ???MB
  • Patch notes:

Nintendo Switch

  • TIME TRIAL AND LEADERBOARDS: Time Trial mode is now available for Nintendo Switch players. Battle it out against friends to see who can make it to the top of the leader boards with the quickest time


  • TAIL GRAB: fixed a bug where Tail Grab was unreliable
  • TIME TRIAL: fixed a TT exploit where players could get a time of zero
  • TIME TRIAL: fixed an issue in Time Trial where some players could not complete the level
  • TIME TRIAL: fixed an issue in Time Trial that prevented the timer from not displaying correctly
  • LEVEL 11: fixed an issue where the ball would activate incorrectly for some players
  • QUETZALCOATL ACHIEVEMENT: fixed an issue with Quetzalcoatl not triggering correctly for some players. If players have previously reached the requirements, playing a level without dying again should trigger the achievement.
  • FLOOR IS MOLTEN ROCK ACHIEVEMENT: The Floor Is Molten Rock achievement now triggers correctly
  • CAMERA: fixed an issue where the camera did not move as fast as intended
  • LEVEL 9: fixed an issue where the camera would not move for some players making the level unplayable
  • TAIL GRAB: fixed an issue where Noodle would move faster than intended while Doodle was holding his tail
  • GAME ICONS: all platforms have updated game icons
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Snake Pass PR

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