Warriors Orochi 4 (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.0.8)

In this post, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Warriors Orochi 4 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on September 27th 2018 in Japan, October 16th 2018 in North America, and October 19th 2018 in Europe).

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Warriors Orochi 4 – Ver. 1.0.8

  • Release date: June 6th 2019 (North America) / June 7th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Corrected an issue in which the game would stop when the number of targets for pursuit attacks exceeded a certain limit.
  • Corrected an issue in which the game would sometimes stop if Gan Ning attacked when certain elements were attached to his weapon.
  • Corrected an issue in which Zhu Ran’s dash attack could not be performed.
  • Corrected an issue in which the attack range of some characters did not match its appearance.
  • Corrected an issue in which, when the action sequences of some characters were played, lines that were intended for different attacks were sometimes incorrectly spoken.
  • Corrected an issue in which character lines were sometimes spoken repeatedly for a long period of time.
  • Corrected a number of other minor issues.

Warriors Orochi 4 – Ver. 1.0.5

  • Release date: November 6th 2018 (North America) / November 7th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • adds 5 “Sacred Treasure” weapons:

    • Keraunos EX (Zeus)
    • Aegis EX (Athena)
    • Tupon EX (Ares)
    • Mistilteinn EX (Perceus)
    • Gungnir EX (Odin)
  • adds feature to sort characters by power
  • adds option to edit team and change weapons when playing co-op online
  • fixes bugs in online play
  • fixes bugs with characters actions
  • fixes various other issues

Warriors Orochi 4 – Ver. 1.0.4

  • Release date: October 21st 2018 (North America) / October 22nd 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added a feature enabling BGM to be selected form the loading screen that appears prior to battles.
  • Added a feature in which, when forming a party, if certain combinations of party members are formed, conversations with unique text are displayed.
  • Added a feature enabling players to elicit signals by using the directional buttons.
  • Corrected a number of other issues.

Warriors Orochi 4 – Ver. 1.0.3

  • Release date: October 16th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Adds English option
    • Home screen > Settings > Console > If you set the language to English, then the in-game will be displayed in English. Languages available are as follows: Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), English.
  • Fixes various other issues
  • Additional notes: this is the launch version of the game for Europe and North America (therefore, it’s not an update in those two regions)
  • Source: Koei-Tecmo

Warriors Orochi 4 – Ver. 1.0.2

  • Release date: September 27th 2018 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Improves stability for online play
  • Adds battle simulation feature to the Battle Arena mode
  • Fixes bugs with some of the characters actions
  • Fixes bugs with the cursor on some screens
  • Fixes various other issues
  • Additional notes: this is the Day 1 update for the game.
  • Source: Koei-Tecmo

How to download updates for Warriors Orochi 4 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Warriors Orochi 4, 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’s icon in the Home Menu and press – or + to get to the options screen. The version number is displayed below the title.



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