The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 3.6)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition on Nintendo Switch (originally released on October 15th 2019 in Europe and North America, and October 17th 2019 in Japan)

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition – Ver. 3.6

  • Release date: February 18th 2020
  • Patch notes:
  • Added touch control support.
  • Added save file integration with GOG, Steam and versions of the game for Switch from different regions.
  • Added more text languages (in selected regions).
  • Added more graphical options.
  • Added multiple performance optimizations.
  • Fixed various visual and functional bugs.
  • Various gameplay and crash fixes.

While transferring saves from PC, please keep in mind:

  • Mod-related bugs and blockers might get transferred from a modded PC game save file.
  • If the save file name has been changed on PC, the Switch’s Cloud Save feature won’t be able to recognize it.

How to download updates for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Complete Edition, 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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