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Terra Nil (Switch): all the updates (latest: Vita Nova)

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

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Terra Nil – Ver. ??? (Vita Nova)

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
New Features
  • New world map
  • 5 new levels – Hill & Dale, Polluted Bay, Scorched Caldera, Subpolar River & Continental Outskirts
  • 2 new biomes – Freshwater Lake & Rocky Scrubland
  • 9 new buildings – Cone Filter, Pipe Hub, Carbon Compactor, Percolotrium, Mini Bamboo Nursery, Chaparrallum, Transpirator, Sonic Pulse & Wildlife Bridge
  • Revamped animal system – Animals populations will migrate to the map when suitable habitats are available. To complete a mission, a certain number of animal populations will need to have ideal territories for their needs
  • 1 new animal species
  • 3 new climate conditions
Bug fixes
  • Fix invisible airship at the start and end of missions
  • Fix airship to be in its “flying” state at the start of missions where it appears
  • Fix airship to show correct placeable tiles in Temperate Bay
  • Fix sunflower threshold being impossible to reach on the Island City on Environmental Engineer difficulty
  • Fix overlapping text in the Seed dialog in the world map
  • Fix recycling silos to no longer recycles standalone beacon
  • Fix highlights drawing behind LOD objects
  • Fix batched vegetation flickering for one frame at the origin
  • Radiation cleansers and heliocages must be recycled before liftoff
  • Setting the difficulty before starting a restoration will no longer show the difficulty select screen or incorrectly show tutorials
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Free Lives (Steam)

How to download updates for Terra Nil for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Terra Nil, 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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