Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon Software Update: 7th February 2018

Feb 07, 2018

Applies to: New Nintendo 2DS XL, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL

A software update introducing new features and adjustments is now available for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. To download the update, please start the game while your system is connected to the internet. The software version after this update will be 1.2.


Update Contents

  • Various fixes to improve gameplay.

Additional information

This update must be applied in order to use the game's internet features.

Battle Videos recorded from Ver. 1.1. will still be viewable and can be made public even after updating to Ver. 1.2.


The update data will be saved on the SD card inserted in your Nintendo 3DS system. If there is insufficient free space on the SD card, the update will not be applied successfully. You can check how much free space there is on your SD card by opening System Settings from the HOME Menu and selecting Data Management.

Please take care not to delete the update data, which can be viewed by opening System Settings → Data Management → Nintendo 3DS → Add-on Content.

If you didn't accept the terms of the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy when you performed the initial setup of your Nintendo 3DS system, you will not be able to connect to the internet and download the update data. Please view the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy by selecting System Settings → Internet Settings → Other Information → User Agreement.

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