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IGN Video - A Hat in Time Developers React to 36 Minute Speedrun

Ride along with three key members of the Gears for Breakfast development team -- Jonas Kaerlev (Game Director), Jenna Brown (Art Director), and Cameron Turner (Lead Animator) -- as they watch and react to DokaSR's incredible playthrough of their game: A Hat in Time.

A Hat in Time vinyl soundtrack announced

Hat-tapping tunes

Yetee Records is proud to present A Hat in Time Soundtrack on 12" vinyl. The beautiful score by Pascal Michael Stiefel for the hit game by Gears for Breakfast. Album art and packaging designed by Jenna Brown.

The vinyl release for A Hat in Time's soundtrack is set to ship out sometime in Q2 2020. There are both purple and black/yellow variants. You can preorder yours here and here.

A Hat in Time update now available

Switch gets a number of tweaks

A new update for A Hat in Time has been pushed live on Switch. Check out the full patch notes for this update below.

- Performance and stability improvements
- Added a new visual for when multiple screen-altering badges are equipped
- Fixed a ladder that Hat Kid didn't feel like climbing in The Windmill (Alpine Skyline)
- Fixed some metro trains suddenly and unexpectedly appearing in Nyakuza Metro
- Online Party: The Express Band music is now synced in Online Party
- Modding: Fixed a crash when opening the config menu for a mod multiple times
- Nintendo Switch: Fixed being able to select no user account, preventing the game from saving.
- Nintendo Switch: Fixed a crash when using Peaceful Badge in Nyakuza Metro
- Nintendo Switch: Added motion blur setting

A Hat in Time "Nyakuza Metro" DLC releasing in Japan on Nov. 21st, 2019

The cat's meow

Just the other day, we learned that A Hat in Time's "Nyakuza Metro" DLC was going to release in North America and Europe on Nov. 21st, 2019. Kakehashi Games, the publisher of A Hat in Time in Japan, has confirmed that the Nyakuza Metro DLC will hit in that region on the same date. The "Nyakuza Metro" DLC introduces an all-new chapter with 10 new Time Pieces, a new sticker system, new flairs, new dyes, a new weapon, a new purple Time Rift and more!

A Hat in Time "Nyakuza Metro" DLC coming Nov. 21st, 2019

A tip of the hat to Switch owners

Gears for Breakfast recently said that the "Nyakuza Metro" DLC was coming to Switch soon, and it looks like they weren't kidding. The company has today confirmed that the DLC will be out on Nov. 21st, 2019. This DLC includes an all-new chapter with 10 new Time Pieces, a new sticker system, new flairs, new dyes, a new weapon, a new purple Time Rift and more.

A Hat in Time updated to Version 1.0.3

All bug fixes

A Hat in Time has gotten another update, pushing the game to Version 1.0.3. Check out full patch notes for this update below.

- Fixed suttering in Picture Perfect, Big Parade and Subcon Well
- Fixed stuttering when using scooter/laser badge
- Fixed bug where, in rare cases, textures could corrupt after extended play

A Hat in Time's physical release requires a download

Make some room

A Hat in Time, which we shared an unboxing video for earlier today, is the latest physical Switch game that asks its users to download extra data. To be specific, the game prompts people with a 5.4GB download. It seems you can start the game without this download, so that extra 5.4GB might be tied to the game's DLC.

A Hat in Time unboxing

A hat in a box

A Hat in Time is available for Switch both digitally and physically. Want to get a better look at what the retail version has to offer? Check out the unboxing video above to see the game inside and out.

Thanks to CrocoClock for the heads up!

A Hat in Time devs working on bug fixes

Bug hunt

A Hat in Time players on Switch have noticed some small issues with the game, including a couple instances of freezes. The dev team has taken to Twitter to state that they're working on bug fixes right now, and will continue to keep track of problems players are encountering. If you were hit by a bug, you can drop a comment about the problem in this official Reddit thread.

A Hat in Time on Switch is 4 times the size of the PS4 version

You're gonna need a bigger hat

A Hat in Time takes up roughly 16 GB on Switch, which makes it bigger than The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as well as Super Mario Odyssey. While the file size in and of itself is a bit surprising, the real shock comes when comparing the Switch version to the PS4 release. Somehow, the PS4 version of the game is just 4 GB, making Switch 4 times larger. We usually see file sizes shrink when jumping from another platform to Switch, so we're not quite sure what happened here!

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