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Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun (Switch): all the updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun on Nintendo Switch (originally released on May 23rd 2023 in North America, Europe, and Japan)

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Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun – Ver. ???

  • Release date: July 3rd 2024 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Main Features
  • HORDE MODE: We’ve added a free Horde Mode for all players. How long can you survive against the onslaught of heretics and daemons?
  • NAVIGATION GUIDE: Even the Emperor’s finest sometimes get lost. We’ve added a new Navigation Guide that, when activated, shows your next objective and a recommended route to reach it.
    • The guide appears for a few seconds by default, but can be toggled to always display by enabling Options > Gameplay > Toggle Navigation Guide. By default the Navigation Guide is bound to N on PC, Back on Xbox, the Touchpad on PlayStation, and to – on Nintendo Switch.
  • NEW ACHIEVEMENTS/TROPHIES: Horde Mode comes with three new Achievements/Trophies to unlock
  • BUG FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS: We’ve fixed numerous issues and made quality of life improvements – see full notes below
QoL Improvements
  • Added a new Navigation Guide. This shows your next objective and a recommended route to reach it.
  • Added a new Option in Accessibility for “Chainsword Cutting Mode”. This can now be set to the following:
    1. Repeated Tap: repeatedly press the input to maintain cutting mode (default setting)
    2. Hold Input: hold down the input to maintain cutting mode
    3. No Input (Automatic): no input is needed to maintain cutting mode (after initiating the chainsword lunge)
  • To celebrate our new Forges of Corruption DLC, we’ve added a new main menu background. This is available to all players, whether you own the DLC or not, and can be set in the Options menu (Accessibility > Main Menu Background)
  • Added two new control schemes: Alternate Controller Layouts 6 and 7
  • Made improvements to various screens and UI in the game
  • Added a confirmation requirement when setting the Screen Mode in Options
  • Improved Aura of Doom visual effects so they don’t obscure the screen as much
Bug Fixes

 

General
  • Numerous text corrections and improvements in multiple languages
  • Performance and stability improvements and crash fixes across multiple levels
Chapter 1
  • Sector Imperialis: Fixed an issue where an enemy spawned in a wall, which made it difficult to get 100% enemy kills on this level
  • Sector Imperialis: Fixed an issue where the player can end the final encounter without killing both Chaos Terminators
  • Silent Martyrs: Fixed a collision issue in the Red Key room
  • Forbidden Knowledge: Fixed an issue where the player can get stuck in a wall during the boss encounter
Chapter 2
  • Canyon Magrails: Fixed an issue where a Screamer of Tzeentch would not pursue the player
  • Sanctum Manufactorum: Fixed an issue where Ambulls could not enter part of the opening cave area
  • Sanctum Manufactorum: Fixed various issues with the lift area leading to the final boss encounter, where the player could get stuck
  • Heresy Lurks: Fixed an issue where a Plasmagun Cultist was not aware of the player
  • Heresy Lurks: Fixed two issues with jump pads triggering when the player has not stepped on them
  • Heresy Lurks: Fixed two issues where the player can get stuck in a wall during the boss encounter
  • Heresy Lurks: Fixed an issue where the crusher sound could persist after loading a different save
Chapter 3
  • Promethium Supply: Fixed an issue with an invisible wall preventing player movement
  • Promethium Supply: Fixed an issue where inaccurate Servo Skull dialogue would be displayed when the Invulnerability accessibility option was enabled
  • Promethium Supply: Fixed incorrect collision on various pipes
  • Know No Fear: Fixed an issue where the blue beam connecting Tumulus Samael and other bosses could disappear
Enemies
  • Decreased time it takes for Chaos Space Marine grenades to explode after being thrown
  • The Great Unclean One’s bell attack no longer adds an incorrect highlight to nearby enemies
  • The Great Unclean One will no longer infinitely spawn nurglings if left for long periods of time
  • The correct death quote will now display when the player is killed by the Sorcerer in all circumstances
  • Added a new death quote for when Chosen Champions kill the player, as the latter happens quite a lot (sorry)

Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun – Ver. ???

  • Release date: July 26th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Accessibility
  • New cheat available : Unlock all weapons
  • New cheat available : Infinite ammo
QOL
  • Damage indicators are now stronger, and even more for high damage attacks
  • Added a toggle to deactivate the red “PURGE” filter
  • Reduced the opacity of the red “PURGE” filter
  • Feedback improved when the player takes damage
  • Lord of Change’s Pink Fire ability deals less damage
  • The plasma gun inflicts less damage to the player when overcharging (praise the Omnissiah)
  • Added additional loading hints
  • Added an option to deactivate the slow motion triggered by the chainsword
  • Added an option to deactivate the freeze frames caused by the dash
  • Now displaying level stats (kill percentage, timer, secret discovery) in the pause menu
  • FOV slider now available for consoles
  • FPS are now capped in loading screens
  • Added an option to disable the parallax effect for the Warp rifts
  • Servo skull lines are now easier to read : they stay displayed for longer instead of “typing” slower
  • Added an option for higher text contrast
  • Reduced explosive barrels damage to the player
  • Plasma gun cultists don’t track you through walls anymore
Bug fixing
  • Fixed a bug causing the player to get a “pistol start” (ie losing your weapons) when using the “restart” button after dying
  • Fixed a softlock that would happen when players died in the player death screen
  • Fixed a bug where Chaos Marines would play their “alert” animation in a loop instead of fighting the player
  • Fixed translation issues in Czech
  • Fixed a bug that made the servo skull only scan health pickups : he will now point at more various things, including doors
  • The Aspiring Champions no longer try to shoot you at point blank range
  • Fixed an a bug where obtaining the Vortex grenade in C3M1 caused a crash
  • Fixed the sound of teleporting portals sometimes not playing correctly
  • Fixed issue with level loading hitch when loading an autosave from a different level
  • Fixed a bug where bile projectile would stack on top of each other

How to download updates for Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun, 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;

OR

  • 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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