Yaga (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Yaga on Nintendo Switch (originally released on November 12th, 2019 in Europe and North America)

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Yaga – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: ??? (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • Two new game modes added: Story Mode for an easier, story tale experience, and Hardcore Mode for a tougher experience that features permanent death.
  • Ivan can now run, allowing for faster movement.
  • Ivan’ XP grows much faster while Bad Luck is high.
  • Bad Luck only strikes when a weapon breaks.
  • After Bad Luck strikes, Ivan gets a period of Good Luck.
  • Ivan can reduce Bad Luck using magic items.
  • Witches can now remove Ivan’s Bad Luck, for a price.
  • We made each of Ivan’s Tools more useful with the addition of new abilities and perks.
  • Enemies are smarter and some have been given new abilities.
  • Balances made to combat difficulty for a fairer challenge.
  • We added a Weapons Durability system where weapons break after repeated use.
  • Weapons can now be Repaired.
  • Runes can now be learned and applied to weapons while Crafting.
  • New Crafting Upgrades are now available.
  • New Enhancements are now available.
  • New Talismans are now available.
  • New Magic Items are now available.
  • New Perks are now available.
  • Improved Anvil Upgrade UI shows progression and costs.
  • Improved Crafting UI.
  • A large Minimap option is now available.
  • Updates made to the Swamp artworks.
  • Ivan can now find and a way to fast travel.
  • You can now skip the tutorial after seeing it once.
  • We added breadcrumbs to the roads to help exploration.
  • Added Romanian language.

How to download updates for Yaga for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Yaga, 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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