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Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK) Update 1.2.0: Full Patch Notes Listed

What broke now?

Tears of the Kingdom’s last major patch destroyed the item duplication glitch players had come to rely on to break the game’s economy. After that, plenty of other tricks were discovered to break Tears of The Kingdom in all new ways. So let’s check out the full patch notes for TOTK update 1.2.0.

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Update 1.2.0 TOTK Full Patch Notes Listed

Below you can find all of the patch notes in Tears of The Kingdom’s 1.2.0 update on the Nintendo Switch.

General Updates
  • By starting the game from within certain articles released on a specific Switch News channel (accessed via the HOME Menu) players can receive a number of in-game items.
    • Depending on the state of gameplay progression or the location in which the data is reopened, there may be cases in which the items cannot be received.

Related: How to Defeat Lynels in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK)

Additional Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where players could not progress beyond a certain point in the main quests “A Mystery in the Depths” and “Secret of the Ring Ruins”, the side adventures “Hateno Village Research Lab” and “Lurelin Village Restoration Project”, the shrine quest “Dyeing to Find It”, and the side quests “Village Attacked by Pirates”, “The Incomplete Stable”, and “Seeking the Pirate Hideout”. Downloading the update will allow players to proceed past that point.
  • Fixed an issue preventing fairies from appearing under certain conditions when they originally should have appeared.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the meals provided by Kiana of Lurelin Village from changing under certain conditions.
  • Several issues have been addressed to improve the gameplay experience.

It’s going to take some time to figure out just exactly what this has changed in both the modding community and other glitches players have been exploiting.

That’s everything you need to know about the full patch notes for Tears of The Kingdom update 1.2.0. For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to check out Prima Games. Here’s how to get a five-shot bow in TOTK to help with one of the newer item duplication glitches.

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