The third update for Pokémon Legend: Arceus is now available online on Nintendo Switch and it adds new content to enjoy most of post-credits, along with a number of other bug fixes and improvements. It touches on the latest entry in the series up to Version 1.1.0; be sure to use ‘+’ on the HOME screen icon for the game to check your version and update it manually if needed.
It doesn’t take long to download and the new content goes beyond the details shared briefly in Pokémon show broadcast. Nintendo shared the full patch notes on its official support page:
Version 1.1.0 (Release February 27, 2022)
– New request added
New requirements that you can enjoy after watching the game’s ending credits have been added. * Some of these requirements will require you to investigate occurrences of the mysterious Massive Mass Outbreak, in which outbreaks of Pokémon occur simultaneously throughout an area of the Hisui region. You can continue to enjoy the Bulk Outbreak Service even after completing the relevant requirements.
*If you’re using save data where you’ve seen the game’s end credits, you can enjoy the post-credits content right after updating the game.
– The Eternal Battle Reverie Newly Added
After viewing the end game credits and completing all the requirements added in this update, you will be able to access Eternal Battle Reverie. In Eternal Battle Reverie, you will be able to meet the Arceus of your dreams and test your powers. Hone your Pokémon fighting skills and see how long you can earn on a winning streak.
– New battles added to the training area
After completing all new requirements related to Mass Explosion, you will be able to join the Path of Solitude or the Path of Resilience at the training ground of Jubilife Village. * In The Lonely Path, you must choose a Pokémon to use a tough battle tailored to that particular Pokémon. When you complete one of these battles, your Pokédex will be updated with a new mark.
In Path of Tenacity, you’ll be able to fight guards and other characters you’ve met on your journey.
* To participate in all Path of Tenacity battles, you will have to fulfill some newly added requirements in addition to those related to Mass Explosions.
– New features added to Photography Studio
After you complete the new requirements mentioned above, the people you met during your travels will visit the photography studio and you can take pictures with them.
– New high difficulty hot air balloon race added to Coronet plateau
After completing all the requirements added in this update, you can try your hand at the new hot air balloon racing challenge in Coronet Highlands. Use different Pokémon that you can ride and aim to complete the challenge.
– Harvest Extra Special Berry at the Farm in Jubilife Village
You can now claim to harvest new special Berries in the fields of Jubilife Village and grow Berries that you couldn’t before.
– Changes to Ginkgo Guild functionality
When you purchase items from Ginter at the Ginkgo Guild shopping cart in Jubilife Village, you will have several options to choose from.
– More updated details
– We fixed an issue that prevented players from progressing the quest “The Plate of Moonview Arena” if they took a specific action during that mission.
– We fixed an issue where under certain conditions the weather could get stuck in one state.
– Several other issues have also been fixed to improve your gaming experience.
Also, if you enter ‘ARCEUSADVENTURE’ in the Mystery Gifts section, you will receive 30 Ultra Balls, 30 Gigaton Balls and 30 Jet Balls; This can also be redeemed in advance of credits.
If you haven’t played this game yet, what are you waiting for? It has proven to be a sales breakout globally since its launch in late January; We also commend this entry in our reviewNote that it is one of the best Pokémon games ever created.
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