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What The Duck (Switch): all the updates

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for What the Duck on Nintendo Switch (originally released in November 2023 in North America and Europe)!

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What The Duck – Ver. ???

  • Release date: TBA
  • Patch notes:
  • Wrong text in Tiger Marble
  • Drowning loop in the sewers
  • Wrong textures in Inventory Puzzles in Tre
  • Unplayable Marble game in Tre
  • Flying objects in Quattro
  • Rock Totem puzzle double verification on sink
  • Invisible video in Quattro
  • Wrong Cable and Boot quantity in Quattro
  • Wrong positioning in Sidequest “Girls and Marbles”
  • Path cleared in Sidequest “Singular Itty”
  • Colliders positioning in Sidequest “Fighting Club”
  • Footstep puzzles textures in Sette
  • Chests textures in Sette
  • Sand color in Sette
  • Lock could be broken with any ranged weapon
  • Duck couldn’t swim in Oasis’ water, in Sette
  • Secret passage in Thieves Hideout animation
  • Sette dialogue positioning and Well collision
  • Marble game fixes in Uno before River’s Cut Village
  • English spelling mistakes
  • Countryblade Sidequest repeated its ending
  • River and Fish coloring in LQ
  • Left-Center button on controllers should open the Inventory
  • Animal-summoning effect passing through the screen in LQ in Rhymesmith
  • QTA activation during the last cutscene in Vik’s fight
  • Nunplunger could pull items behind bars
  • Removal of items collected during sidequests
  • MainHUD and MiniMap hiding while in a store
  • Hellen falling inside of the sidewalk in Quattro
  • Knockback and Knockdown in Security Eyes
  • Messaging in “Dread Poet Society” sidequests
  • Broken Duck animation after a DuckDash
  • Optimizations while using the map
  • Broken animations in Maho’s fight
  • Alpha micro-cutscenes could throw the player underground
  • Performance enhanced in Tre and Sette
  • Click R Stick tutorial enhanced
  • Axe cooldowns balanced
  • New tip to use the Duckling in Vik’s fight
  • Skill3 VFX enhanced
  • Anila only lends you weapons during the tutorial
  • Hellen defense time balanced
  • Old. Oriam enforcer at the end of Uno
  • Totem VFX increases its visibility
  • Blacksmith videos release schedule balanced
  • Jaspers and Calandrinis are not for sale anymore
  • Ranged weapons balanced
  • Better messages in the Duck tutorial
  • Scorpion damage enhanced
  • Duck Dash doesn’t pass through walls anymore
  • Lowered difficulty of Needle puzzle in Sette
  • Sandstorm repositioning in Sette
  • Camera Shake lowered on Security Eyes
  • No inventory limits for weapons
  • Breakables (Trash can and Underground entrance) visibility enhanced

How to download updates for What The Duck for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for What The Duck , 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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