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Youtubers Life 2 (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver.

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Youtubers Life 2 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on October 19th 2021 in Europe and North America, and December 9th 2021 in Japan)!

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Youtubers Life 2 – Ver.

  • Release date: July 6th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following to the game:

  • provides several changes
  • provides several bug fixes
  • offers a smoother gameplay experiences
  • makes improvements to UI
  • and more!
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: UPlay (Twitter)

Youtubers Life 2 – Ver. 1.3.1

  • Release date: ???
  • Patch notes:
  • Opening packages will not block the menus anymore. Now there’s no excuse not to upgrade that set-up!
  • Adam’s mission for the NT code can now be completed. Get on that pen drive stick hunt!
  • Several adjustments in your UI to make navigation easier for you.
  • There’ve been adjustments to wider screen resolutions to prevent any loss of information.
  • We’ve given the starting splash screen a nice makeover to celebrate the #CityStories update.
  • Many other minor tweaks and fixes to improve your game experience.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: UPlay (Steam)

Youtubers Life 2 – Ver. 1.3.0 (#CityStories Update)

  • Release date: October 20th 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
  • New Challenges to complete and get points to redeem in the new Tubitickets Terminal for resources, such as special discounts, upgrades for your channel, boosts for friendships, or additional items. For those who enjoyed the Nook Stop Terminal from Animal Crossing, this will bring good memories!
  • New Skills Tree that gives players the option to choose the way they want to grow by unlocking and mastering scripts and workshops to learn more abilities and become unique.
  • New Customization Items and Rewards! A bunch of new options for character creation, clothes, and costumes to personalize their character, furniture to decorate their home with astonishing styles, and even new items to interact with. Pirates, Ninjas, Gaming Bunnies and more!
  • A new Unicycle! The best addition to travel around NewTube City that players can take from their pocket directly, get on it whenever they want and take great pics on the way, capture trends, or just go visit a friend in town.
  • Improved Friendship Stories and Cutscenes! There are more trends and secrets behind every character’s story, and now players can enjoy fresher dialogues, new cutscenes, and better rewards they can get from helping NPCs with their personal issues.
  • Card Powers and Video Game Genres that will allow players to increase their scoring and get more followers and resources by selecting cards with special powers while recording content. The new Mastery feature will bring the option to specialize in different video game genres, such as Adventure, RPG, Survival, Action, and many more.
  • Over 1,000 improvements and fixes reported by the community and collected by devs to improve the gaming experience.
    • We’ve fixed the bug in which workstations became invisible and blocked the entrance door when players tried to customized them.
    • Fixed an issue where upgrades for the gaming corner were blocked and showed prices at 999.999 or “Nombre” as their name.
    • Workstation customization now won’t reset once applied.
    • The bug which did not allow you to upgrade your workstations has been fixed. Upgrades are not blocked anymore after upgrading your house.
    • Character blocks when opening the photo album app, speaking to NPCs or going to sleep have been fixed.
    • Fixed an issue where new published videos showed as repetitions of previous ones, as well as several bugs with the video editing workstation.
    • Fixed an issue in which the resolution of the game was defaulted to an incorrect aspect ratio.
    • Several crashes which resulted in deleted saves under specific conditions have been fixed.
    • Issues with the PC components’ durability have been fixed.
    • Issues with the spawn of NPCs have been fixed.
    • Fixed an issue where going to sleep resulted in an infinite loop, forcing the player to restart the game.
    • Fixed an issue in which stores didn’t show the correct items available.
    • Baba May won’t clip with tables when sitting next to them. She won’t get up from her wheelchair when you speak to her either.
    • The scroll in the game menu on your workstation is not missing anymore.
    • You can now order on Amazing On when your inventory is full.
    • Fixed an issue where the Instalife app camera was placed in the position of the gameplay camera.
    • Fixed an issue where performing two different actions at the same time resulted in a softlock.
    • Going out during a storm in the Port neighborhood won’t trigger a loud thunder sound.
    • Conditions to trigger the #FitDayChallenge trend have been changed, making it much easier to obtain.
    • Fixed an issue where the drone’s message was incorrectly shown in the house upgrade menu.
    • Fixed an issue where it was possible to clip with subway entrances while on scooter.
    • Fixed an issue where the camera position when getting to the Uptown district by subway was incorrect.
    • Fixed an issue where NPCs could move the player’s position while the prompt to exercise was on screen, making it impossible to interact with the exercise machines.
    • Fixed an issue where options to upgrade your furniture were shown, but couldn’t be obtained.
    • Fixed an issue where the characters’ appearance on the ‘Contacts’ app wasn’t updated.
    • Fixed an issue where the music from an area didn’t reproduce after a friendship event in said area.
    • Sliders on the settings menu now play a sound when selecting a new value.
    • Fixed an issue where you were softlocked inside buildings.
    • Fixed an issue where you weren’t able to talk to DJ Cerulean during her friendship event.
    • Reactions during video recordings are not working.
    • Fixed an issue where the golden skin drone bug wasn’t available at the Drone app after having obtained it.
    • Fixed an issue where Katzia NT quest couldn’t be completed after you had done unboxings of all the items from one of the stores she requested.
    • Fixed an issue in which Zane’s friendship blocked the game.
    • Fixed an issue where you could run out of energy during Inoxtag quest, resulting in a softlock.
    • Fixed an issue where Paluten and GermanLetsPlay’s quest crashed and couldn’t be completed.
    • Fixed an issue where Dorian’s affinity didn’t rise.
    • Adam’s USB for his first friendship quest can be obtained again after you divorce him and erase his memory.
    • The player won’t be locked in Elite Fitness Club after closing time.
    • Some texture glitches have been fixed.
    • Several issues with texts, localization, and dialogues have been fixed.
    • Several issues with the interface have been fixed.
    • Several issues with characters’ affinities and gifts have been fixed.
    • Several issues during cutscenes have been fixed (incorrect positions, missing dialogues, etc).
    • Several issues with character animations have been fixed.
    • Many other fixes to improve the gaming experience.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: UPLAY PR / UPlay (Steam)

Youtubers Life 2 – Ver.

  • Release date: March 15th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • The new Hotfix fixes the bug that blocked computer upgrades if it was sent to the storage after expanding the house with a new room.
    The patch also fixes an issue that prevented computer and gaming corner upgrades due to a bug that caused the upgrade prices to be 999.999 coins
  • Additional notes: the release date is for the PC version of the patch.
  • Source: UPLAY (Steam)

Youtubers Life 2 – Ver. 1.2.3

  • Release date: January 17th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
General game adjustments and improvements
  • Eyes customization options have been improved, offering more eye shapes options and the possibility to select the eye color for the shape you prefer.
  • Added two new quests to reach the 50th and 25th positions in the ranking, thus helping you to focus on growing your channel to reach the top.
  • Various new animations that you will find along the city have been added, thus brightening up your adventure even more!
  • Random lightning on stormy days has been added to improve the climate feeling when exploring the city and recording videos.
  • The unboxing animation of your drone when you first meet it has been improved, cause you know that first impressions are always the most important!
  • The Bronze League quest is now split into two quests to improve the game progression as a Youtuber.
  • NPCs expressions have been revised in your contact list. Don’t forget to check out the contacts app to know more about NPC’s lifestyles and locations.
  • The initial cutscene when you arrive at NewTube City has been improved, so you can enjoy the city sights from the very beginning.
  • The first cutscene that you see when starting a New Game has been improved, thus giving you a hearty welcome to Youtubers Life 2!
  • Chests shapes have been adjusted to improve the home decoration experience.
  • Some colors of your home furniture have been revised to let you enjoy your Youtuber’s place to the fullest.
  • The initial home furniture when you first arrive at your place has been revised.
  • New friendship quest icons have been added.
  • The new clothes you get are now highlighted in your dressing room, so you don’t miss your recent acquisitions anymore!
  • Clothes are no longer duplicated in your dressing room.
  • Feedback from the features that improve your energy has been revised.
  • Time format has been adjusted according to your language settings and your preferences.
  • Added widescreen compatibility for any aspect ratio.
  • The video editing feature has been adjusted.
  • Other general adjustments and improvements have been added to boost your gaming experience.
General Bug Fixing
  • Fixed a bug where the game may crash after opening the menu to eat the hamburger during the onboarding.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when using a record point in any of the three neighborhoods.
  • Fixed a bug where the character could wake up on the other side of the wall if the bed was placed on the second floor.
  • Fixed an issue about the PC fixing quest.
  • Game’s default settings have been adjusted for computers with less than 8GB RAM.
  • Fixed a bug that displayed wrong textures when wearing a dress.
  • Fixed a bug where players could move the camera with the directional pad when recording a video.
  • Fixed a bug that wrongly moved the mouse cursor after selecting the first item of the video game list.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented tooltips disappear from the conversation after a heart scene in Paluten’s quest.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from accessing Er-Tech after the InoxTag’s quest.
  • Fixed a bug from the first Lafayette’s quest that revealed the recording point even before changing our look.
  • Fixed a bug that did not show the captured trends in the scripts selection screen before recording a video.
  • Fixed a bug that did not enable edition options in the hairdresser’s secret room.
  • Fixed a bug where players could talk to a remote NPC after receiving an item when using a controller.
  • Fixed a bug with the controller that did not display the LT button to zoom out.
  • Fixed a bug where a group of NPC may disappear after taking a photo with them in the Port.
  • Fixed a bug that could crash the game when talking with an NPC
  • Fixed a bug that did not display the drones correctly at Er-Tech.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from getting the main story quest after the Mayoress’s cutscene in the City Hall.
  • Fixed a bug that did not properly display the NPC seated on benches or similar.
  • Fixed various bugs related to the NPC’s LookAt.
  • Fixed a bug where players could offer their home keys to other NPCs even if they were already married.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from accessing the sewers after divorcing Katzia.
  • Fixed a bug where the “great” result animation was blocked.
  • Fixed an issue with the chests animations.
  • Fixed a bug where the game kept receiving input from the controller even if the game was in the background.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from opening the menu with the Esc key if they had already opened any other menu from their computer.
  • Fixed a bug that could make players pose with the controller when selecting any console or game before recording a video.
  • Fixed a bug that could send players to the main menu after pressing “Continue” in the Day 1 summary screen.
  • Fixed a bug that automatically raised the game music after skipping the game.
  • Additional notes: the release date is for the PC version of the patch.
  • Source: UPLAY (Steam)

Youtubers Life 2 – Ver. 1.2.2

  • Release date: November 5th 2022 (North America, Europe)
  • Patch notes:
Updated minigames
Recording minigame:
  • Balanced the progress of the minigame: now you can get better scores as your level increases and it will be easier to shuffle good cards to record better videos. Also, the reaction of the character after completing the recording has been adjusted to show that the video is successfully finished.
  • Now the emojis can be completely filled if you are close enough to fill them after finishing the recording, allowing you to get better scores.
  • “REGULAR” type clips have been removed when recording a video.
Editing minigame:
  • If there are enough render points and coins left, a message now appears saying that effects can be added to clips before publishing.
Publishing videos:
  • Your character will better show the excitement of publishing videos according to your level as a youtuber.
  • Added new indications about how to use trends when publishing a new video.
  • Adjusted the trend capture tutorial to make it more understandable.
  • Initial coins have been increased, allowing you to take advantage of your first savings to get new stuff from the very beginning and start your new life right away.
  • An additional quest has been added to emphasize the progression as an emerging youtuber. Start reaching the top 75th position and keep growing to be the greatest youtuber of all times.
Trends and secrets
  • Now trends related to a specific location are displayed on the map.
  • Now you can check trends information about their type and location each day through your mobile.
  • Added related trends to InstaLife posts, thus giving some clues about their location.
  • Now secret characters will only appear on the streets, thus making it easier to find them.
  • Pendrives are now better dispersed throughout the city and they appear since the beginning of the game, which makes these main quest items easier to find by chance.
Commissions and Quests
  • Taking photos as a commission feature has been introduced earlier in the game.
  • Commissions rewards have been balanced to make them less necessary for progression, allowing you to focus on other quests of your choice to grow as a youtuber.
  • Included additional indications when you pick the first package up for delivery.
  • Added additional information about the type and location of trends required to complete a commission.
  • Now you can record any video to complete the quest #PlayCon.
  • Now you can pin up to three quests to your HUD, allowing you to follow up more missions at once.
  • Pin icon has been replaced with a more proper one.
  • Quests pinned on your HUD now include days.
  • Getting the ticket to PlayCon is now a side mission.
  • PlayCon ticket price has been adjusted.
  • PlayCon quest now indicates the time left until the event, allowing you to check how many days you have to complete the mission.
  • Adjusted texts now remind the day that PlayCon starts.
  • Once you get enough coins to purchase the ticket for PlayCon, the drone tells you where you can buy it.
  • Characters related to the FreeTicketChallenge are now in transit areas, making them easier to find.
  • Now just two photos are needed to complete the FreeTicketChallenge quest.
  • Now it is also indicated how many photos are left to complete the FreeTicketChallenge quest.
Events, Apps, and General Features
  • Night time has been adjusted, thus reducing the hours when the drone’s night vision is necessary to record videos. This will give you the chance to record outside later even if you haven’t got this upgrade yet.
  • Night Vision upgrade price has been reduced.
  • A new scooter stop has been added near the Port house.
  • The map app has been improved.
  • Added new instructions at the beginning of the scooter exam.
  • Added new instructions when you fail the scooter exam.
  • Introduction to the scooter exam has been updated to make it more understandable.
  • Now you can buy up to 4 games per day in Retro World.
  • The seller has been placed outside the Retro World Store to give you additional instructions about it.
  • Added a new message that indicates whether an item has been sent to the storage.
  • Improved the reaction cards album: now it shows the name of the character who will give you a new reaction card when completing their mission, and all trends’ names are now included in the album.
  • You can access the PlayCon VIP zone now from the Gold League.
  • Added a new message from the drone after taking your first photo with an NPC to indicate how the relationships work.
  • Added real-time location information of the NPCs you already know in your Contacts app. Also, don’t forget to check out the Character schedule section from our Youtubers Life 2 guide to know more about their daily life.
HUD and Updated Guides
  • Added a new icon on some NPCs to show if there’s any action available with them. This will happen when you meet a known NPC who has a new quest available, or if you haven’t spoken to them that day yet, or if there are available dialogues during an event, or if they expect to receive a package through an accepted commission.
  • Energy increase/decrease are numerically displayed on the energy bar.
  • Fixed an issue with the speed of our Drone’s messages.
  • Now the Drone’s messages are properly queued when there is more than one at the same time.
  • The Drone now reminds you that you can record a video using trends you have captured if you have enough energy before ending the day.
  • Added a new animation while recording a video.
  • Added a shortcut to the map.
  • More NPCs will look at you as you grow as youtuber and get into new leages, and a new popup is also added to show the excitement of your subscribers.
Bug Fixing and minor improvements
  • Fixed the Pendrives lost during a quest after using them, and the drone message won’t display.
  • Fixed the AM/PM format times, that now don’t show double “”00s””.
  • Fixed problems with corrupted save games.
  • All trends are now displayed in those places where there are several trends.
  • Circles on the grounds for photos have been removed so as not to be confused with the recording points.
  • Fixed a bug in the InoxTag’s quest.
  • Fixed a bug in the Crainer’s quest.
  • Fixed a blocking bug during Suzy’s heart scene.
  • Fixed a bug when publishing a video through the editing workshop.
  • Trends assigned to conferences are now displayed at the exit.
  • Fixed a bug that slowed down the time since the second year.
  • Fixed a visual bug that shows trends on InstaLife out of the post.
  • HUD buttons now work properly when riding a scooter.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented recording “”Analysis”” videos in the PlayCon.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented energy consumption.
  • NPCs on the streets are no longer shown on the subway in the Map App.
  • Fixed a crash with the Arabic configuration.
  • Fixed the widescreen display.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some trends to lose progress.
  • Fixed the bouncing when scrolling on InstaLife’s feed.
  • Removed the dates of furniture, clothing, and food in stores.
  • Fixed a crash when changing scenes quickly.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented inputs in certain situations, just like in the streaming minigame.
  • Fixed several camera bugs.
  • Additional notes: the release date is for the PC version of the patch.
  • Source: UPLAY (Steam)

How to download updates for Youtubers Life 2 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for YouTubers Life 2, 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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