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Wild Card Football (Switch): all the updates

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

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Wild Card Football – Ver. ???

  • Release date: March 26th 2024 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
New Free Content
  • 20 New Players:
    • Mitchell Trubisky 
    • Trey Flowers 
    • Kyle Fuller 
    • Damien Williams 
    • Kenyan Drake 
    • Kareem Hunt 
    • Joe Flacco 
    • Clelin Ferrell 
    • Duane Brown 
    • Marquise Blair 
    • Will Dissly 
    • Nick Martin 
    • Anthony Barr 
    • Sam Franklin 
    • Sidney Jones IV 
    • David Moore 
    • Jonnu Smith 
    • Kendrick Green 
    • Jason Verrett 
    • Rodrigo Blankenship 
    • James Smith-Williams 
    • Amani Oruwariye
  • 3 New Outfits:
    • Happy Cupcake 
    • Good Boy 
    • Graffiti Berserker 
  • 3 New Logos:
    • Crocodile Logo
    • Graffiti Mask Logo
    • Royal Shield Background
  • 3 New Celebrations:
    • Ground Slam 
    • Stay Hungry 
    • Mockingbird
  • 12 New Vanities:
    • Mercury’s Helmet 
    • Waterproof Pants 
    • Viper Strike Jersey 
    •  Viper Strike Pants 
    • Viper Strike Shoes 
    • Viper Strike Gloves 
    • Viper Strike Helmet 
    • Classic Cut Helmet 
    • Titleholder Helmet 
    • Gilled Jersey 
    • Lynx Jersey
    • Equalizing Jersey
  • New Wild Card – Gravity Ball.
New Paid Content
  • 3 Players:
    • Marshawn Lynch 
    • Emmitt Smith 
    • Marshall Faulk
  • 3 Outfits:
    • Alien Carnivore
    • The Shiner 
    • Black Widow
General
  • Resolved a scaling issue.
  • Resolved the arrow jitter on the season configuration screen.
  • Renamed the “Standings” button to “Playoff” when the user reaches the playoffs.
  • Resolved outfit clipping issues.
  • Resolved issues with left-handed QBs.
  • Resolved issues with the UI related to navigation improvements on selectors.
  • UX Accessibility was improved by adding modal confirmations to some menus.
  • Resolved issues with the performance of the Chicago stadium.
  • Resolved some issues with the visual effects on some Wild Cards.
  • Changed vanities and esthetic corrections on players.
  • Pictures from player cards were updated to depict a more up-to-date version of the player.
  • Changed old textures to depict a more updated version.
  • Added more punt play selection.
  • Added new waiting and confirmation messages.
  • Exhibition roster changes.
  • Added the ability to go from the last tutorial step back to the first step.
  • Various modifications on the “Change Roster” screen to fix bugs and improve the transition from the player collection.

Wild Card Football – Ver. ???

  • Release date: February 22nd 2024 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
New Free Content

20 New Players 

  • Odell Beckham Jr.
  • Darrell Henderson Jr.
  • Alexander Mattison
  • Jameis Winston
  • Zach Wilson
  • Charles Leno Jr.
  • BJ Ojulari
  • Troy Andersen
  • Kyler Gordon
  • Brandon Aubrey
  • Darrell Baker Jr.
  • Cameron Dicker
  • Robert Quinn
  • Tre Tomlinson
  • Jerry Tillery
  • Ethan Evans
  • Robert Hainsey
  • Chad Ryland
  • Blake Grupe
  • Jake Moody

3 NEW outfits

  • Vulpes 
  • Invictus  
  • Wisecracker  

3 NEW logos

  • Bigbull  
  • First 
  • Elegant 

1  NEW arena

  • Arizona    

3 NEW Celebrations

  • Say Cheese!  
  • Man of the Hour  
  • Rock Paper Scissors  

12 NEW Vanities

  • Graffitied Shoes 
  • Sentinel Pants  
  • Cyclone Jersey 
  • Scouting Jersey  
  • Scouting Pants  
  • Scouting Shoes  
  • Scouting Gloves  
  • Furious Feline Jersey  
  • Furious Feline Pants 
  • Furious Feline Shoes  
  • Furious Feline Gloves  
  • Furious Feline Helmet  
New Paid Content 

Legacy QB Pack

4 players

  • Warren Moon
  • Steve Young
  • Kurt Warner
  • Randall Cunningham

4 Outfits

  • Moonwalker
  • Lumber Jacker
  • Auric Lineage
  • The Ace Wizard
General
  • Added the option to skip cinematics in settings.
  • Resolved an issue where sound effects would loop while navigating the wildcards section.
  • Resolved an issue where the scale wouldn’t impact the force during an onside kick.
  • Resolved an issue where a touchback would not occur after a fumble when the ball carrier was tackled in the opponent’s endzone. 
  • Resolved some audience appearance issues.
  • Resolved an issue where the rarity icon displayed cropped.
  • Resolved an issue with lags during celebrations and touchdowns.
  • Resolved an issue with players not behaving as they should in some positions. 
  • Optimization improvements.

Wild Card Football – Ver. ???

  • Release date: January 11th 2024 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
Gameplay
  • Improved the game’s responsiveness when the player attempts to intercept.
  • Reduced game length with quality of life changes.
  • Resolved some performance issues.
  • Players no longer stop when trying to intercept.
AI
  • Improved the AI decision-making during the timeout and kicks.
  • Resolved issues with AI behaving incorrectly in the center position of some plays.
  • Resolved balancing issues.
  • Improved handoff timing.
Visuals
  • Resolved issues with running plays in handoffs.
  • Resolved issues with animations in running plays appearing to be slow.
  • Resolved an issue in the representation of plays painted on the field.

How to download updates for Wild Card Football for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Wild Card Football, 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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