TOEM (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.9)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for TOEM on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 17th 2021 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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TOEM – Ver. 1.0.9

  • elease date: October 14th 2021 (North America, Europe) / October 15th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:


  • You can now pet all cats, “Pet rock”, and “Tom”!
  • Honk reaction to Harbor Wizard
  • Birthday hats to all of the dev team’s pets!


  • Navmesh corrections for all regions
  • “Going long!” achievement no longer requires Clogs to be completed
  • “Help! I can’t move” button now teleport the player to a fixed position by each region’s bus stop
  • Interactions with NPCs are now given priority
  • Honk House Minigame’s timing: When you stare at the last ship out at shore the cutscene will now be triggered directly instead of a timer.
  • “Ghost date” & the lost dog’s follow distance
  • Seagull ritual chant volume no longer ducks when playing music


  • Soft-lock when photographing the raft operator after honking away the seagulls
  • Soft-lock when talking to Honk Master when the last boat is being blown away from the rocks
  • “Help! I can’t move!” button crashed game if used while on a face board
  • Quick select menu activating items the player didn’t have inside their inventory
  • Album no longer remembers the last tag opened between sessions (We see you speedrunners)
  • Game sometimes throwing errors when returning to the main menu
  • Player not being centered on face boards
  • Grammar issue inside Harbor Wizard’s start show dialogue
  • Grammar issue in “100 followers” achievement description
  • Rare bug where next region would not get unlocked even though region stamp has been received
  • Sight photos getting destroyed when it’s not supposed to
  • World photos no longer disappear when deleting the same photo inside the player’s album
  • Achievement description text cutting off
  • Rearranged Meck’s house layout for better viewing (Teddy is no longer so hidden)
  • Pirate Queen’s hat now shows the correct one
  • Getting stuck on a stair leading up to the ending event
  • No longer soft-locks when clicking on certain signs
  • Could not pet “Nariko”
  • Game thinks save space is full even though the album is not!

TOEM – Ver. 1.0.6

  • Release date: September 15th 2021 (North America, Europe) / JSeptember 16th 2021 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following:

  • improves performance
  • provides some bug fixes

How to download updates for TOEM for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for TOEM, 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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