How to Update Splatoon 2

Jul 27, 2017

Applies to: Nintendo Switch

Instructions on installing the update for Splatoon 2.


On July 27, 2017, a new software update for Splatoon 2 became available for download. Please take a moment to download and install this update while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the Internet.

Additional Information:
 

  • This update must be applied in order to use the game’s Internet features.
     
  • Save data will still be available for use after downloading the update.
     
  • If the system is connected to the Internet, the update will download and install automatically.
     
  • Updating to the latest version will disable wireless matchmaking for local multiplayer with players using an earlier version.
     

Complete These Steps:
 

  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch console to the Internet.
     
  2. Return to the HOME Menu and launch the game.
     
  3. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.
     
  4. Once the update is installed, the newest version number will be displayed on the title screen.
     

Update Details:
 

Ver. 1.1.2 [Released 27/07/17]
 

  • An occasionally occurring issue allowed players to receive gear from the SplatNet Gear Shop with an unintended combination of gear abilities. The combination of abilities for this type of gear has been changed to match those of gear available for purchase in the Inkopolis Square shops.
     
  • Fixed an issue that prevented ranking information from displaying properly when viewing “Past Records” for League Battle.
     
  • Adjusted the number of points required to fill the special gauge for the following weapons:
     
    WeaponBefore ⇒ After
    Splat Dualies180⇒170
    Hero Dualie Replicas180⇒170
    Enperry Splat Dualies180⇒170
    Tentatek Splattershot190⇒210
    N-ZAP '85180⇒200
    .96 Gal180⇒210
    Slosher180⇒190
    Hero Slosher Replica180⇒190
    Tri-Slosher180⇒210
    Mini Splatling180⇒190

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