It's worth giving Snake Pass another look on Nintendo Switch


Time trials are here at last

Nintendo Switch owners have a reason to revisit Snake Pass this week. A new update introduces time trials and online leaderboards, bringing that version of the game in line with the rest.

Sumo Digital also has a number of platform-wide fixes, covering things like broken achievements, exploits, and Noodle’s unreliable tail grabs. The latter has my attention more than anything.

I’m bad at this game — bad enough that I don’t care to test myself with a time constraint — but I’m still glad I bought it, all the same. I like supporting original games like this. I wanna see more of ’em.

Snake Pass Patch 1.2.0 Notes

Nintendo Switch

  • TIME TRIAL AND LEADERBOARDS: Time Trial mode is now available for Nintendo Switch players. Battle it out against friends to see who can make it to the top of the leader boards with the quickest time

Steam / Windows 10

  • RAZER CHROMA: support for Razer Chroma Keyboards has been added

  • 4K UI: fixed a bug where the UI was not displaying correctly on 4k monitors for PC players

  • STEAM: Steam version now sets to the language that Steam is set to rather than the OS of the PC

PlayStation 4

  • PLAYSTATION 4 AUDIO: fixed an issue where PlayStation 4 audio was unintentionally compressed


  • TAIL GRAB: fixed a bug where Tail Grab was unreliable

  • TIME TRIAL: fixed a TT exploit where players could get a time of zero

  • TIME TRIAL: fixed an issue in Time Trial where some players could not complete the level

  • TIME TRIAL: fixed an issue in Time Trial that prevented the timer from not displaying correctly

  • LEVEL 11: fixed an issue where the ball would activate incorrectly for some players

  • QUETZALCOATL ACHIEVEMENT: fixed an issue with Quetzalcoatl not triggering correctly for some players. If players have previously reached the requirements, playing a level without dying again should trigger the achievement.

  • FLOOR IS MOLTEN ROCK ACHIEVEMENT: The Floor Is Molten Rock achievement now triggers correctly

  • CAMERA: fixed an issue where the camera did not move as fast as intended

  • LEVEL 9: fixed an issue where the camera would not move for some players making the level unplayable

  • TAIL GRAB: fixed an issue where Noodle would move faster than intended while Doodle was holding his tail

  • GAME ICONS: all platforms have updated game icons