Pokémon's Diamond And Pearl Remakes Have Been Updated To Version 1.2.0, Here Are The Full Patch Notes 1

Pokémon’s Diamond And Pearl Remakes Have Been Updated To Version 1.2.0, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

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Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl on the Nintendo Switch have now been updated to Version 1.2.0.

This is perhaps the biggest update yet – with Union Room functions now expanded, a Colosseum battle feature added, fixes and more. Here’s are the full details courtesy of Nintendo’s support page:

Ver. 1.2.0 (Released February 21, 2022)

Union Room functions have been expanded.

– The maximum number of players you can play with via local or internet communication in Union Rooms has been increased to eight. Also, by selecting Greeting or Capsule Decorations, you can show each other your Trainer Cards or Capsule Decorations.

Additional Colosseum battle feature has been added.

– Enter the Colosseum on the 2nd floor of a Pokémon Center to battle with other players using custom rulesets.

– In the Colosseum, you can set rules, such as the number of Pokémon to send into battle as well as their levels, and play Single Battles, Double Battles, or Multi Battles via local or internet communication.

Pokémon Trading and Battles

– Some Pokémon acquired via unintended methods or illicit modification now cannot be used in Link Trades or Link Battles.

Fixed some issues for more pleasant gameplay.


Early datamines of the latest patch also suggest the game can now detect cloned Pokémon. Home support might be added soon as well:

If we hear anything else, we’ll update this post. Have you downloaded the latest patch for Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl yet? Notice anything else? Leave a comment down below.