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Touhou: New World (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 1.1.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Touhou: New World on Nintendo Switch (originally released in July 2023 in North America, Europe, and Japan).

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Touhou: New World – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: September 11th 2023 (North America) / September 12th 2023 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
New additions
  • Added a high difficulty option: ‘Bullet Hell Mode’.
    • Increases enemy barrage by ~2.
    • Increases enemies HP.
    • Increases amount of damage received.
    • Increases amount of EXP received.
    • HP no longer recover automatically over time. Instead, you get HP back each time one of your attacks lands.
  • Added Mystery Capsule dispenser in the General Store.
    • Purchasing a Mystery Capsule with in-game currency will give you one random item.
  • Improved dash.
    • Increased rate at which dash can be used.
    • Slightly increased dash speed.
    • Dashes are no longer interrupted when taking damage.
Bug fixes
  • Fixed issue causing wrong BGM to play at the end of Marisa’s story
    • Marisa’s boss music now plays.
  • Fixed issue causing the boss not to return after failing during the “Waterfall of Nine Heavens” boss battle.
  • Fixed various bugs.

How to download updates for Touhou: New World for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Touhou: New World, 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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