Kill La Kill The Game: IF Nintendo Switch Update Adds New DLC Character For Free

Fan-favorite Mako Mankanshoku is here to kick some butt.

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Kill la Kill the Game: IF has a new update on Nintendo Switch that brings a bevy of changes to the 3D brawler, including the introduction of fan-favorite Mako Mankanshoku. The patch also addresses various bugs, implements a bunch of balance adjustments and changes, and much more.

This new Kill la Kill patch first launched on PC and PlayStation 4 in November 2019. That update, version 1.05, features many of the same adjustments and tweaks as this newly-released Nintendo Switch update.

Kill la Kill: IF's Switch update adds Mako to the game's roster for free. The plucky high schooler uses her two-star Goku Uniform in battle, which allows her to power-up over the course of a match. She's just as fearless in the game as she is in the anime. Check out Mako Mankanshoku's character introduction trailer below.

We gave the game a 7/10 in our Kill la Kill the Game: IF review, saying, "Kill la Kill IF is clearly designed for fans of Kill la Kill who are looking for more ways to enjoy the characters, music, and battles of the anime series."

Check below for a breakdown of Kill la Kill the Game: IF's latest patch.

Full Kill la Kill the Game: IF Patch Notes

New Contents

  • Added new playable character, Mako Mankanshoku.
  • *Playable in all versus modes and Gallery mode.

Balance Changes

  • Adjusted the actions of each character.
  • Fixed a bug where displayed damage values weren't added for some moves.

Character Balance Changes

  • Universal Balance changes
    • Fixed a bug where SP gauge spenders could sometimes be used even when the SP gauge was not quite full enough.
    • Fixed a bug where in training mode, enemies hit by certain attacks would go through damage animations after their position was reset.
    • Fixed camera issues in training mode and tutorial mode
  • Ryuko Matoi (Single-blade)
    • Long-range dash
    • Long-range ground attack
    • Ground break
    • Air break
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
    • Time up defeat
      • Character size adjusted.
  • Satsuki Kiryuin (Single-blade)
    • Long-range ground attack
    • Long-range air
    • Ground break
    • Ground break attack
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
    • Long-range ground attack
      • Added 25 to the limit value when the limit value was 200 or less with Ketsui Lv1 or higher. In addition,
        attacks other than mash cancels can now be chained under the circumstances above.
    • Close-range ground 1 vert
      • Adjusted the timing for long-range cancels.
    • Close-range air attack
      • Adjusted Ketsui Lv 1 and higher movement and close-range attack collision detection.
    • Close-range special
      • Fixed a bug where characters would move toward the center of the stage before the last attack after hit animations.
    • Time up defeat
      • Character size adjusted.
  • Ira Gamagoor
    • Close-range special (Whip throw finish)
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, an attack would not change the limit value.
    • Time up defeat
      • Character size adjusted.
  • Uzu Sanageyama
    • Action camera
      • Adjusted camera behavior when Sanageyama is close to the screen.
    • Break attack
      • Fixed a bug where pursuit dash inputs were not registered during guard breaks and counter hits.
    • Close-range air 1
      • The cancel route into a break was changed into a dash break.
      • Fixed the cancel route during counter hits so that it is the same as during normal hits.
  • Nonon Jakuzure
    • Concussion shot
      • Changed the timing so that when equipped, the shot fires at the start the action when performing a pursuit dash.
      • Added horizontal tracking when the equipped shot is fired.
    • Ground break
    • Long-range special
    • Long-range super
    • Special break
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
    • Time up defeat
      • Character size adjusted.
  • Houka Inumuta
    • Close-range ground cloak 2
    • Close-range ground cloak 3
    • Close-range air cloak
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
    • Long-range ground cloak 1
    • Long-range ground cloak 2
    • Long-range air cloak
      • Fixed a bug where bunshin attacks would not activate when the target blocks the cube.
      • Fixed an animation but with bunshin attacks.
    • Air cloak break
      • Adjusted behavior for close-range air attacks after pursuit hits.
    • Special break
    • Super break
      • Damage is now displayed along with hit count during demo animations.
  • Ragyo Kiryuin
    • Special break
    • Super break
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
    • Time up defeat
      • Character size adjusted.
  • Nui Harime
    • Close-range air 2
    • Dash break
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
  • Ryuko Matoi (Dual-wield)
    • Close-range ground form 2
    • Long-range ground form 1
    • Long-range ground form 1
    • Long-range air form
    • Long-range special 2
    • Long-range special 3
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
  • Satsuki Kiryuin (Dual-wield)
    • Air break
    • Long-range special
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
    • Air step cancel
      • Fixed a bug where an update to increase attack power by 50% was not implemented correctly.
    • Time up defeat
      • Character size adjusted.
  • Nudist Beach D.T.R
    • Close-range ground 2 horiz
    • Close-range air 2
      • Fixed a bug where if the target's limit value was 0, further attacks would not change the limit value.
    • All long-range attacks
      • Additional damage from accumulated sticky shots now increases the combo count.
      • The amount of accumulated sticky shots to deal additional damage adds up each time.
        However, at Ketsui Lv1 or higher, this count is reset.
      • The amount of sticky shot hits are counted separately for Ketsui Lv0 and Ketsui Lv1 and higher.
    • Close-range super
      • Accumulated sticky shot hits are now reset after the animation is complete.
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