The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 20th 2019 in Europe, North America, and Japan)

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The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: October 24th 2019 (North America) / October 25th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed an error where certain conditions would cause Marin to stop moving in Toronbo Shores, and the game would lock up.
    • Downloading this update will also fix saved games where the error is already in effect.

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Ver. 1.0.0

  • Release date: N/A
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: this is the base version of the game, that you get by pre-purchasing it on the Nintendo eShop.
  • Source: game

How to download updates for The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, 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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