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Vigil: The Longest Night (Switch): Software updates (latest: Bounty of the Night)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Vigil: The Longest Night on Nintendo Switch (originally released on October 14th 2020 in Europe, North America, and Japan)!

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Vigil: The Longest Night – Ver. ??? (Bounty of the Night)

  • Release date: February 11th 2021 (North America) / February 12th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added: A Large Number of New items and Equipment
  • Improved: Overhaul of English Language Localization
  • Added: New weapon actions
  • Improved: monster drop rate mechanics
  • Map update: Fixed icon errors and issues with maps not revealing hidden areas once found
  • Added a number before every portal’s name
  • Modification: Support added for third party controllers (None Xbox, PS, and Switch controllers)
  • Update: NPC dialogues (mostly Nordell and some of the traders)
  • Update: Added names to map( Added names on rooms in the Abandoned Town and the Flooded Area)
  • Update: Tutorial for saving and teleporting are separated now
  • Improvement: The Miner rescue quest will now remind players and show the miner’s corpse when failed.
  • Fixed: The enchantment special effects of fire and curse now work as intended.
  • Improved all Leila’s actions:
  • Decreased the movement distance of a normal attack.
  • Removed the slow effect when landed from jumping.
  • Improved the third attack of dual weapon’s air combo.
  • The combo’s triggering time has been changed to 0.25 sec on the keyboard and 0.45 sec on controllers.
  • Fixed: Loading, squatting down, or entering another scene when using the bow and holding the other 3 weapons will cause immediate death.
  • Fixed: Many fall through issues scatters around throughout the game
  • Fixed: Autosave in the Owl Statue will cause some monsters to repeatedly play the death animation
  • Fixed: Now the NPC Alice’s name is all changed to Iris.
  • Fixed: The Hand of Glory bug
  • Fixed: Now Hilda won’t disappear in the Mill after the apocalypse
  • Fixed: Now the Lower Underground Hall’s portal name displays correctly.
  • Fixed: Percival’s buff is now effective with all other enchantment effects.

Vigil: The Longest Night – Ver. ???

  • Release date: November 18th 2020 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed save data crashing issue
  • Fixed save data loss issue
  • Memory usage optimized
  • Improved map, loading time, and armor loading time
  • Fixed NPC talking bug in Simplified Chinese
  • Fixed arcane items not working bug
  • Fixed many minor bugs on FX, Mission, Collision, and Route
  • Game balance and experience polish

How to download updates for Vigil: The Longest Night for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Vigil: The Longest Night, 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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