Patches & Updates

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl are on the Nintendo Switch and are capable of patches and updates to the software. This is done typically automatically when your Switch is in Stand By mode but can be prompted by pressing Start on the Switch's Home Screen and selecting Software Update. These updates offer a variety of changes including bugfixes and more. These games are the first main series games to feature a Day 1 patch

Version 1.1.2

Release Dates

December 2nd 2021

Size

  • 3GB

Changes

  • Removes several possibilities of soft locks that prevented progress
  • Removed a glitch that allowed for you to call up the menu at any time, affecting future game state
  • Bug Fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.1.0

Release Dates

November 11th 2021

Size

  • 3GB

Changes

  • Adds Communication Features: Grand Underground, Super Contest, Union Room, Mystery Gift. Allows for play locally and online
  • Adds Ramanas Park and Battle Zone access for when players have entered the Hall of Fame.
  • Adds Opening and Ending Cinematics.
  • Bug Fixes.

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.