Yo-kai Watch 4: Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.3.1)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Yo-kai Watch 4 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on June 20th 2019 in Japan).

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Yo-kai Watch 4 – Ver. 1.3.1

  • Release date: August 23rd 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixes a bug that causes the game to freeze when using Akinori’s special moves in Yo-kai Sumo.
  • Additional notes: downloading this update allows you to get a set of bonus items (Star Coin, Gacha Coin). You can also get all the bonus items distributed alongside the previous Software updates if you didn’t get them before. The update is required in order to trade Yo-kai Ark with other players.
  • Source: Level-5

Yo-kai Watch 4 – Ver. 1.3.0

  • Release date: August 9th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Once you have cleared Chapter 10, you can now access a new Quest, and play Yo-kai Sumo;
  • More Yo-kai have been added
  • Additional notes: downloading this update allows you to get a set of bonus items (Star Coin, 5-Stars Coin, Gacha Coin). You can also get all the bonus items distributed alongside the previous Software updates if you didn’t get them before. The update is required in order to trade Yo-kai Ark with other players.
  • Source: Level-5

Yo-kai Watch 4 – Ver. 1.2.1

  • Release date: July 12th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

– When loading the game after updating to Ver. 1.2.0, there may be cases were unequipped items end up in the equipped state. This update fixes this glitch, which was preventing said items from being equipped.

  • Additional notes: downloading this update allows you to get a set of bonus items (Star Coin, Gacha Coin)
  • Source: Level-5

Yo-kai Watch 4 – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: July 10th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

– Adds a Quests linked to the movie “Eiga Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Gakuen Y – Neko wa Hero ni Nareru ka”
– Adds Android Yamada (available via the Serial Code included in the August issue of CoroCoro magazine)

  • Additional notes: downloading this update allows you to get a set of bonus items (Star Coin, 5-Stars Coin, Gacha Coin)
  • Source: Level-5

Yo-kai Watch 4 – Ver. 1.1.1

  • Release date: June 27th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

– fixes a bug that occured when loading the auto-save data created after clearing the quest ” 真夜中の果たし状 ” (Midnight Letter) and opening the portal to return to the original world.

  • Additional notes: downloading this update allows you to get a set of bonus items (Star Coin, Gacha Coin)
  • Source: Level-5

Yo-kai Watch 4 – Ver. 1.1

  • Release date: June 20th 2019 (Japan)
  • Patch notes:

– fixes various bugs in order to improve the gameplay experience.

  • Additional notes: this is the Day 1 update for the game. Unfortunately, we don’t know what was fixed and/or improved. By the way, as with previous Yo-kai Watch games, downloading this update allows you to get a set of bonus items.
  • Source: Level-5

How to download updates for Yo-kai Watch 4 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Yo-kai Watch 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;

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. You can also launch the game: the version number is displayed in the bottom right corner of the Title Screen.


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