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Cris Tales update out now on Switch, patch notes

Posted on December 16, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Cris Tales update

A major update has just landed for Cris Tales on Switch with a ton of new content and more. It includes the new playable character Adri, an all-new dungeon with exclusive enemies and a brand-new story, the new-and-improved Coliseum, a new ending (including a brand-new cutscene), significantly decreased load times on Nintendo’s console, and more.

Below are the full patch notes for today’s Cris Tales update:

Bonus Content DLC New Character – Adri

  • Seventh playable character who will join your party.
  • Adri is a robot mechanic who the player first encounters in St. Clarity. She plays a significant part in the late game story.
  • In combat, Adri acts as a summoner, building simple machines such as mines and turrets that can be enhanced through Crisbell’s time powers.

New Dungeon

  • Alongside Adri comes a new mechanical themed dungeon.
  • Brand new enemy encounters and unique puzzle solving mechanics.

Return of the new and improved Coliseum

  • Battle waves of increasingly challenging enemies for new loot, chests, currency, and rewards.
  • Accessed by speaking to the traveling merchant.
  • New enemies and a completely original boss.

General updates:

  • Completion of the new content introduces a completely new cutscene and a new ending for the game.
  • New content is accessible in the late game, and players who have already completed the game can just load their most recent save to experience the new content.

Patch Notes

  • Added a new playable character.
  • Added a new side quest and dungeon, with new enemies and a new boss.
  • Added a new Colosseum.  Speak to the Wandering Merchant to test your mettle!
  • (Switch only) Reduced loading times by approximately 30%.
  • Fixed an infinite white loading screen that could rarely occur at the end of battles.
  • Fixed a gameplay blocker that could rarely occur when a character’s syncro is interrupted.
  • Fixed a gameplay blocker that could rarely occur during the Volcano Sisters boss fight.
  • Fixed a gameplay blocker that could rarely happen during certain other boss fights.
  • Fixed an issue with the Empress’ Gaol ability which could impact party composition after the battle.
  • Fixed issues with minor graphical flickering in some backgrounds.
  • Various text and graphical fixes.

Additional Nintendo Switch Patch Notes

  • Fixed numerous text bugs. 
  • Fixed numerous user reported soft-locks. 
  • Fixed an achievement not being unlockable. 
  • Fixed enemies occasionally not appearing during a battle in the salt mines. 
  • Fixed the “burn” icon becoming distorted when using Impact Strikes. 
  • Adjusted pricing for Tents. 
  • Adjusted pricing for the Distortion Ring. 
  • Crisbell now learns Heal at level 2. 
  • The Empress will now use perfect heal for only two turns. 

Aside from the patch notes, we also have a trailer showing the new Cris Tales update – give it a look below.

To celebrate today’s news, Cris Tales can be purchased for 50 percent off on Switch via the eShop starting December 23.

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