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Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package getting its first patch on May 16th, 2019, looking for fan-input for future patches

Help whip the game into shape

As you know, the planned day-one patch for Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package got bumped back due to Golden Week. Now we've learned the patch is set for May 16th, 2019. Check out full patch notes below, as well as a request from the dev team for help on squashing other bugs.

Thank you for purchasing Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package. We have seen your feedback over the weekend and can inform you that our first patch will fix some of the issues you are experiencing. The patch will include:

added low resolution particle rendering and related performance update
added credits sequence updates to icons & names
fixed an issue where audio would desync after switching to the main menu and back
subtitle fixes for female character customization
fixed user confirmation pop-up to reconnect to Nintendo Switch Online after connection loss
fixed auto matchmaking for public game play
fixed DLC Russian & Japanese localization
crash fix: forced termination may occur after selecting “End game” on the pose screen
general iterative bugfixes and performance optimizations
infinite loading screen fixed
fixed International & Japanese subtitles and lip sync

This patch will be ready for you to download to your Nintendo Switch from Thursday 16th May at 3AM CEST/ 4AM BST/ 9PM PST (15th May).

Some of you have experienced some more unusual issues which we need to look at a little more deeply. Should you experience any of the below, or anything not listed which impacts your enjoyment of Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package please report it to our technical support team using this form.

Please give us as much information as possible so we can replicate and fix, this includes system number for your Nintendo Switch, SD cards in use and your region.

Input lag
Default low sensitivity in controls
Slider sensitivity in character creation
Texture and graphic bugs
Thank you for your feedback, patience and understanding – we will update you when we have more news.

Digital Foundry - Saints Row the Third on Switch: A Portable Success or Failure?

Worth gatting?

Saints Row The Third arrives on Nintendo Switch and the results are not exactly "Johnny Gat Approved". John and Rich dive into the game to check out performance across all modes while stacking it up against PlayStation 3.

Giant Bomb Quick Look - Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package

Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobblehead dolls all available at a store near you. The Saints are kings of Stilwater, but their celebrity status has not gone unnoticed. The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute.

Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package - Docked & Handheld Graphics Comparison & Framerate Test

Let's take another look at Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package on Switch. Check out the videos for a comparison of docked and handheld modes, as well as a framerate test.

Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package "Deluxe Pack" - unboxing

That's a big package

Purchase Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package at GameStop and receive the Deluxe Pack!

- Game Case Sleeve
- Double-Sided Alternate Inlay*
- Double-Sided Lithographs
- Microfibre Screen Cloth
- A2 Double-Sided Poster
- Thumb Grips
- Console Sticker Sheet

Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package's Switch eShop release still unavailable in some regions

Row no!

There's something fishy going on with Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package's Switch eShop release. While the game should be available worldwide, some regions still haven't seen the game go live on the eShop yet. While there's no explanation, the team behind Saints Row is at least aware of the issue.

We've seen reports that Saints Row: The Third on eShop has unlocked for some regions, but not others. Thanks for your patience while we look into this, as well as when the day one patch will be live.

Deep Silver Celebrates Today's Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package Nintendo Switch Launch with Deckers.Die Clip

Take a journey to the Syndicate

Larkspur, Calif., – May 10, 2019 – Deep Silver today is thrilled to announce the release of Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package on Nintendo Switch. The time has come to experience all the action, chaos and humor of the 3rd Street Saints in this portable installment of Saints Row. To commemorate the launch, take a look back at one of the most iconic scenes in Memorable Moments #4: Deckers.Die, where The Boss goes high tech in a cyber journey to Syndicate.

Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package is the ultimate release of one of gaming’s most beloved entries, debuting on a Nintendo system for the first time ever and loaded with new features for Switch. Take a look below at everything Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package is bringing your way:

· City of Sin – Disrupt and dismantle the Syndicate stranglehold on weapons, cybercrime, and criminal rackets. Discover the secrets of Steelport, where there is action on every street corner, for better or, more likely, worse.

· Weapons of Crass Destruction – It’s one thing to defeat your enemies, but humiliating them is even better. Hover jets, human cannonball cars and melee weapon madness are all part of the fun.

· Crazy Customization – Create the most bizarre characters ever seen, from obscure celebrities to Ninja Pirates. Inside every sinner, there is a Saint and this insane level of customization will get you to either one.

· Portable Over The Top Co-op – Steelport is always more fun with friends. Fly solo or play online with a homie, and for the first time – two players can play side to side via online or local multiplayer. Imagine freefall skydiving, landing in your partner’s flaming pickup as you make a desperate run toward a heavily armed Syndicate base.

· The Full Package – Includes all three mission packs and more than 30 DLC items. All previously released content is included on the game card.*

* Two DLC packs - the Bloodsucker Pack and the Unlockable Pack, have been omitted for game balance and improvement based on feedback.

Additionally, those who purchase the game at their local Gamestop will receive a special Deluxe Pack to accompany their copy Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package, which is loaded with all the stylish swag you’ll need to become a Third Street Saint, including:

· 16”x 24”Double-sided Poster, featuring iconic Saints Row: The Third artwork to hang in your crib
· Official Saints Row: The Third purple microfiber screen cloth, to keep that screen mean and clean
· Get a grip on your stick with a set of Saints Row Analog Stick Thumb Grips
· Represent and tag your console with two Saints Row Console Sticker Sheets
· Three Double-sided Lithographs featuring six of the series’ most infamous Third Street Saints
· Double-sided Alternative Artwork Inlay for players to pimp out their boxed copy in style
· Deluxe Game Case Sleeve featuring the original “old skool” 2011 artwork for extra tasty nostalgia

For more information on Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package on Nintendo Switch head over to www.saintsrow.com.

Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package's day-one patch delayed to next week

Day one turns into week one

Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package was supposed to have a day-one update on Switch, but unfortunately, that's no longer the case. The official Saints Row Twitter account announced that the patch has been pushed to next week.

Due to unforeseen circumstances the SR3 Switch patch had to be postponed until next week. We hope for your understanding, while we make the finishing touches and prepare it for release. Please stay tuned for further information on the exact release times and patch notes.

When the patch does go live, we'll be sure to let you know, and we'll also bring you the full patch notes.

Thanks to CaptainColon for the heads up!

IGN Video Review - Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package

The best of the Saints Row series is still as fun as it is crazy on the Switch, but it leaves a lot to be desired on the technical side - particularly when running in docked mode.

Saints Row: The Third - The Full Package - more gameplay, plus a Switch Vs. Xbox 360 Vs. PS3 comparison


Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobblehead dolls all available at a store near you. The Saints are kings of Stilwater, but their celebrity status has not gone unnoticed. The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute.