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SteamWorld Build (Switch): all the updates (latest: Dorado Crest Update)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for SteamWorld Build on Nintendo Switch (originally released in December 2023 in North America, Europe, and Japan)!

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SteamWorld Build – Ver. ??? (Dorado Crest Update)

  • Release date: February 8th 2024 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following to the game:

  • mesoamerican themed map
    • 3 new maps, one for each layer
    • new decor: 12 new pieces of environmental decor, including pyramids, a firepit and statues
    • new building
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Thunderful PR (08/02/2024)

SteamWorld Build – Ver. ??? (Hotfix)

  • Release date: ???
  • Patch notes:
  • Added accessibility option for changing the scale of standard tooltips.
  • Added accessibility option for changing the scale of the construction tooltip that appears when constructing buildings, roads, rooms, etc.
  • Added accessibility option for offsetting the position of the construction tooltip that appears when constructing buildings, roads, rooms, etc.
  • Added accessibility option for changing the transparency of the construction tooltip that appears when constructing buildings, roads, rooms, etc.
  • Added accessibility option for changing the scale of the bottom left information windows.
  • Added accessibility option for changing the scale of the tooltips that appear when hovering the panels in the top-screen UI bar.
  • Added accessibility option for disabling screen shakes.
  • Holding down the buttons to add/remove resources in the trade window will add/remove resources at a faster rate the longer the buttons are held down to avoid having to spam click.
  • The right hand side scroll-list of resources to buy in the trade window will now also show red/green arrows to indicate the production status just like the left-hand side.
  • Added feedback to the miners section in the top-screen UI bar by making the background red if not all supported miners of a specific miner type can be recruited because the max miner global cap has already been reached.
  • When playing in sandbox mode the camera will be focused on the main mineshaft the first time you enter each mine floor instead of the secondary leading down.
  • Removed Playfab and updated EULA.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Thunderful (Steam)

SteamWorld Build – Ver. ??? (Jingle Bolts)

  • Release date: December 8th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following to the game:

  • The update transforms your mining town from a western wilderness to a snowy winter wonderland with all the festive spirit.
    • Your citizens are also embracing the festivities with seasonal hats and snowman heads and there’s a whole array of new holiday-themed items including Christmas trees, candy cane fences, snowmen and even a Christmas goat…wait…
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Thunderful (Steam)

How to download updates for SteamWorld Build for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for SteamWorld Build, 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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