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The open-world adventure game Pine has been updated on Switch. Technical improvements have been implemented, including shorter loading times.

Below are the official patch notes:

Major updates are now available for Doom and Doom II on Switch. Both are now at version 1.0.4.

After installing the update, players can access a new add-ons section in the main menu. The TNT Evilution and The Plutonia Experiment can then be accessed, along with SIGIL which was created by John Romero as a celebration of the game’s 25th Anniversary.

Aside from the add-ons, Bethesda has enabled locked 60 frames per second, aspect ratio options, and more.

Here are the full details/patch notes:

A new update just went live for Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. All players can access version 1.1.0.

After installing the update, you’ll be able to encounter a Galarian Slowpoke that’s wandered in from the Isle of Armor. You can catch the Pokemon, and it can evolve into Galarian Slowbro if you use an item found on the Isle of Armor or Galarian Slowking if you use an item found in the Crown Tundra.

Be sure to visit Wedgehurst Station so that you can have your short at capturing Slowpoke.

Blaster Master Zero 2 has been updated to version 1.3.1.  Here’s what’s changed in this fairly minor update:

  • fixes various issues in the base game
  • fixes various issues regarding the DLC character “Copen”
  • fixes errors in the game’s text


Fire Emblem Heroes’ latest update is now being distributed to all players. Nintendo and Intelligent Systems are offering version 4.1.0.

The main points of today’s update are as follows:

A new update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now available. Version 6.1.1 is live, which implements support for the Dark Samus and Richter amiibo.

You’ll need today’s update in order to access the online mode. Replay data works with version 6.1.0, but not version 6.0.0 and earlier.

SEGA released a new update for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD today, bringing the game up to version 1.0.3. Here’s what this update entails:

  • Fixes a timer reset issue in Time Attack mode
  • New confirmation message at certain points
  • Improved camera display


Konami has updated Contra: Rogue Corps once again. Players can access a new Exploration Mission, new weapons, an increased level cap, and more.

Below are the full patch notes:

Splatoon 2’s latest update is now live. As was previously announced, version 5.1.0 includes a number of weapon changes.

Below are the full patch notes for those that missed them originally:

The next update for God Eater 3 is coming very soon. Version 2.30, which features more background music for the jukebox, an additional episode, and more, is slated for January 16, 2020.

Here are the full details, courtesy of Gematsu