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Have A Nice Death,the hand-drawn action-roguelike coming to Nintendo Switch in March, released its final pre-release update for Early Access today, which gives us a peek at some features that we’ll see on console. Some of the included new features include the following:


  • Six brand-new difficulties, including a beginner-friendly “Self-Fulfillment” mode and five new levels of Breakdown intensity (Breakdown XI, XII, XIII, XIV, and XV) that make your runs even more challenging.
  • Two new bosses – a new Sorrow (Barnaby Proudfoot) and a secret mini-boss/Thanager.
  • Holiday decorations for Death Inc.
  • New weapons and spells
  • Over 50 new rooms, and updates to old ones
  • Two new questlines – a limited time “Secret Santa” one (that will be over by the time of the Switch release) and “The Musical.”
  • The ability to choose between either your original scythe or a random one at the start of a run
  • The ability to upgrade your starting scythe
  • Meta progression that you can level up with
  • QOD (Quality of Death) improvements


Have A Nice Death launches March 22nd, 2023. 






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Written by Amelia Fruzzetti

A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.