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Story of a Gladiator (Switch): Software update available

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Story of a Gladiator on Nintendo Switch (originally released on November 27th 2019 in Europe and North America).

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Story of a Gladiator – Colosseum Tournament Update

  • Release date: January 29th 2020 (Europe, North America)
  • Patch notes:

The update adds the following:

  • Co-op
  • New game mode: The Colosseum Tournament
  • 3 classes Murmillo, Retiarius, Bestiarius
  • Taunt the crowd
  • Send your pets to maul an enemy with Bestiarius
  • Improved balance and many adjustments
  • Improved hitboxes
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Brain Seal LTD

How to download updates for Story of a Gladiator for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Story of a Gladiator, 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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