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Sol Cresta (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 2.0.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Sol Cresta on Nintendo Switch (originally released on February 22nd 2022 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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Sol Cresta – Ver. 2.0.0

  • Release date: December 20th 2022 (North America) / December 21st 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • You can now also play Stages 5 and 7 in Caravan Mode in addition to Stage 1.
  • There are also other updates included which improve the SOL CRESTA player experience.

Sol Cresta – Ver. 1.0.4

  • Release date: July 1st 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:


  • Reduced the hit detection size of the Yamato with 2 or 3 ships combined.
  • Increased the number of starting ships selectable in Options to 10.
  • Added a scanline setting to Options. This setting can also be changed during gameplay.
  • Significantly increased the score bonus for finding the hidden PT character.


  • Fixed an issue in which the secret bonus for destroying an F Ball was not being properly awarded.
  • Fixed an issue in which the stage 6 boss would disappear offscreen.

Sol Cresta – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: March 23rd 2022 (North America, Europe) / March 24th 2022 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:


  • “Split/Dock” behavior has been adjusted.
    • Previously, fighter order would occasionally change to an unintended order when players moved while the ship was split, but this has been corrected to maintain initial fighter order.
  • Behavior when the maximum number of shields is increased via Sol Gauge bonuses has been adjusted.
    • Previously, a Sol Emblem item would appear, giving a shield when all three fighters were intact, but now the additional shield is automatically added.
  • The look of the SP Gauge has been changed, and the name has been changed to “F Gauge (Formation Gauge).”
  • The look of the Sol Ball has been changed, and the name has been changed to “F Ball.”
  • Shield recovery speed on Very Easy and Easy difficulty has been increased.

Progress Blocks

  • Several progress blocking issues have been fixed.


  • General framerate improvements

How to download updates for Sol Cresta for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Sol Cresta, 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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