Arc System Works just released patch 1.04 for Kill la Kill The Game: IF on PS4 and Steam. The Nintendo Switch patch has been delayed as announced recently. Patch 1.04 has begun rolling out across regions. Today’s update brings the Nudist Beach DTR playable character as free DLC. This update was set to release yesterday but Arc System Works delayed it until today. Watch the trailer for Nudist Beach DTR below:

Kill la Kill The Game: IF 1.04 patch notes

New Contents

  • Added new playable character, “Nudist Beach D.T.R”.
    Playable in all versus modes and Gallery mode.

Balance changes

  • Changed the algorithmn on certain ways ranking orders are displayed.
  • Adjusted the actions of each characters.

Character balance changes details

Universal Balance changes

  • Fixed an issue where the reduction of hitstun for attacks after surpassing the limit value of 300 does not function as intended upon the hitback off a ground bounce.

Ryuko Matoi (Single-blade)

  • Short Range Deathblow: Made it easier to connect the shockwaves when used at the edge of a stage by adjusting the area of effect of the shockwaves.

Ira Gamagoori

  • Short Range Deathblow: Changed the hitback of the throw finisher of the whip variant.

Houka Inumuta

  • Ground Camoflaged Long Range attack 3: Fixed an issue where the cube and clone attacks do not spawn correctly.

Nui Harime

  • Homing Dash: Changed the cancel routes to either Long Range or Short Range attacks according to the attack limit value now.
  • Homing Dash: Changed the cancel route to Short Range attacks according to the attack limit value now.
  • Ground Short Range 1N attack: Changed the cancel route to Short Range attacks according to the attack limit value now.
  • Ground Short Range 1 horizontal attack: Fixed an issue where further cancels do not function as intended if the first one was canceled quickly into Ground Short Range 2 attack. Changed the cancel route to Short Range attacks according to the attack limit value now.
  • Ground Short Range 1 vertical attack: Changed the cancel route to Short Range attacks according to the attack limit value now. Changed the cancel timing of the finisher route to be after landing, depending on the attack limit value now.
  • Ground Short Range 3 vertical attack: Changed the cancel route to Short Range attacks according to the attack limit value now. Adjusted hitbacks during combo.
  • Aerial Short Range 1 attack: Changed the cancel route to Short Range attacks according to the attack limit value now. Allows cancelling to another Short Range attack even when whiffed.
  • Aerial Short Range 2 attack: Fixed an issue where Nui cannot correctly cancel out of the dive depending on the height.
  • Dash Short Range attack: When converted to the finisher route due to reaching attack limit value, now changed to be non-cancellable upon ground roll or bounce back.
  • Ground Long Range 1 attack (converted off Short Range attacks): Unified all damage and hitbacks regardless of where they hit.
  • Ground Long Range 2 attack: Prolonged the stagger time.
  • Aerial Long Range 2 attack: Adjusted hitbacks of the clones. Reduced damage of the clones (100×2 ⇒ 60×2)
  • Dash Long Range attack: Now sends opponent rolling off even when hit at extreme close proximity.

Ryuko Matoi (Dual-wield)

  • Aerial Scissors-form Long Range Attack: Changed shockwave hit count to 1 hit. Made it easier to connect the shockwaves when used at the edge of a stage by adjusting the area of effect of the shockwave.

Kill la Kill The Game: IF 1.04 patch download size

The PS4 patch just went live and is 585.3MB.

Kill la Kill The Game: IF is now available on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Update: Added patch download size for PS4.