To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the series, Koei Tecmo released Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening for consoles and PC worldwide this week. Since launch, Koei Tecmo confirmed released the previously-announced Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening Japanese voice update on all platforms. Recently, the publisher detailed two updates coming for Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening. The Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening 1.0.9 (1.0.3 on console) and 1.1.0 (1.0.4) will focus on fixing a crash and brining in feature enhancements respectively. Today, the Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening version 1.0.4 update is available on all platforms. Watch the Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening launch trailer below:

Nobunaga’s Ambition Awakening version 1.0.4 update patch notes for September

This is the Nobunaga’s Ambition Awakening 1.1.0 update on Windows. It brings in feature enhancements and specification changes.

Functional Improvements and Adjustments

  • Added a Direct Talk for recommending surrender before the start of a siege under certain conditions.
  • Added a feature to edit the birth year, lifespan, and affiliated castles for multiple custom officers at once.
  • Added a feature to select multiple officers for the land measure commands “Bolster Crops” and “Improve Commerce”.
  • Added a feature to employ multiple officers at once.
  • Added a feature to relieve all dominions and substitutes at once, and changed the condition to auto appoint substitutes to unconditional.
  • Add a feature to display a red mark for unread events and hearsay.
  • Added a new camera zoom level for sieges.
  • Added a setting to skip specific presentations, such as “reporting of resolved territorial problem” or “reporting of completed castle town facility”.
  • Adjusted the disaster animation duration, and added a setting to skip animations.
  • Added a feature to accept small target submission automatically.
  • Achieving “Regional Unity” or “Offer to the three positions” is now possible even with subordinate forces.
  • Cleared marks will be displayed even when ending is achieved while using the editing feature.
  • Earning achievements or trophies is now possible even while using the editing feature.
  • Settlement seizure will not be released when a castle is fallen by siege.
  • Officer’s loyalty will decrease when a castle is fallen through sieges, just like castle assaults.
  • When taking back counties affiliated to a main base or a defensive base, settlement seizure will not be released even if a siege is temporary unavailable.
  • Strengthened the “Surrender Negotiations” submission.
  • The “Absorb Vassals” submission will now occur to clans that has been appointed as Conservator Émigré.
  • Adjusted the actions taken by units automatically.
  • Added a feature to check the locations of large farms and large fairs for “Landmark / Major Settlement View”.
  • Added a setting to display animations for authority happening across the country.
  • Added a feature to skip event battles you have already won.
  • Reduced the amount of messages shown in several situations, including when deciding the prisoner’s treatment.
  • Added a feature to change the size, or hide the information of the castle on the main screen.
  • Adjusted the size of the log shown on the bottom right of the main screen.
  • Adjusted several English texts.

Critical Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused the game to stop during sieges under certain conditions.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the game to stop when an enemy surrenders during sieges.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed several issues around officer affiliation at the beginning of a scenario.
  • Fixed an issue that caused units to slip through key points.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the “Absorb Vassals” submission to not occur when all the clans are a vassal.
  • Fixed an issue that when a daimyō is marching and a female officer appears, a wrong origin country was registered to the female officer.
  • Fixed an issue that other clans won’t start a siege if a player unit was sent as reinforcements.
  • Fixed the owner of the “Spear of the Dawn” tactic.
  • Fixed an issue that a certain event won’t occur.
  • Fixed several settings for certain scenarios.
  • Fixed other minor issues such as typos.

Nobunaga’s Ambition Awakening version 1.0.3 update patch notes for August

This update aims to fix fix the crashing issue that was recently reported. This is the Nobunaga’s Ambition Awakening 1.0.9 update on windows. Patch notes are below:

  • Critical Bug Fixes: Fixed an issue that caused the game to stop when starting a siege to a certain castle.

If you’ve not gotten it yet, read my PS5 review here and portable review covering the Steam Deck and Switch versions here.

Nobunaga’s Ambition: Awakening is out now worldwide for PS4, Switch, and Steam. Check it out on Steam here and the official website here.

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