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New Pokemon Snap - Update and Patch Notes

This page is about the 1.2.0 update in the game New Pokemon Snap for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to find out when the update will be released and what new content to expect in the upcoming update.

Latest Update and Patch Notes

New Update on May 27, 2021

On May 27, 2021, Nintendo has released Version 1.2.0 to fix the Proud Warrior Request. The following update patch notes are taken from the official Nintendo website.

Update Version 1.2.0 Patch Notes

Version 1.2.0 May 26, 2021
  • Fixed an issue preventing you from taking a picture of Braviary that would satisfy the clear requirements for the "Proud Warrior" request.

How to Clear Proud Warrior Request Walkthrough

How to Update New Pokemon Snap

Press the + Button on the Home Screen

New Pokemon Snap - Home Screen

With the New Pokemon Snap game selected on the Home Screen, press the + button on your Switch to view the game data.

Select Software Update

New Pokemon Snap - Software Update

Select Software Update from the left tab.

You can update your game Via the Internet or you can Match Version with Local Users.

How to Troubleshoot Update Issues

If you have trouble updating your game, you can refer to the following solutions.

Check Nintendo's Server Maintenance Status

Depending on Nintendo's server maintenance status, you may not be able to update your game. You can check their official website for more information.

Check Your Internet Connection

Check Your Internet Connection

If your update still would not push through, check if your Switch is connected to the internet.

You can check your internet status by going to the System Settings from the Home screen, and selecting Internet on the left tab.

If the problem persists, you can try restarting your Switch or your router.

How to Check if Update is Complete

Press the + Button on the Home Screen

New Pokemon Snap - Home Screen

With the New Pokemon Snap game selected on the Home screen, press the + button on your Switch to view the game data. Check if the update version number is the same with the current released version.

Select Software Information

New Pokemon Snap - Nintendo Eshop

Select Software Information from the left tab. You can go to the Nintendo eShop to see if your game is up-to-date.

Past Updates and Patch Notes

Ver. 1.1.0 (Day One Patch)

Version 1.1 April 29, 2021
  • Several issues have been addressed in order to create a more comfortable play experience.

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