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The 11.0 update is in active developpement and focuses on improving cosmetics with new mechanics, new items and much more!

Nintendo Switch™ version of the game is coming December 12, 2023 in Americas and January 12, 2024 in the rest of the world!
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Changelog

These changelogs may not be complete (especially the old ones) but should give a good idea of the content of each update.
Update 10.5 2023-11-07
  • 10.5.3 2023-12-28
    • Improved Giant Shicka movement to be more responsive
    • Added checkpoints to Shicka pillars section in The Hive
    • Changed engine settings to improve performance
    • Disabled Capitalus tokens in speedrun mode
    • Fixed occasional crash when beating The Yeti
    • Fixed occasional crash when dying during the final boss fight
    • Fixed UI navigation bug when opening a lootbox and not having enough coins to buy another one
    • Fixed coin counter sometimes appearing over the UI when opening a lootbox
    • Fixed Giant Shicka getting out of bounds during final boss fight
    • Fixed stickers respawning after being collected when reviving at the checkpoint in The Hive
    • Fixed coin counter not turning into gold when getting all coins in The Hive
    • Fixed coins incorrectly added to the save file when respawning in The Hive
    • Fixed baby bears scaling when freed from a cage
    • Fixed lap counter triggers not large enough in the Arcade World's racetrack
    • Fixed various Climb Challenge loading bugs
    • Fixed photo mode not working in chroma room
    • Fixed timescale issue when reviving player
    • Fixed snow particles falling inside the cave in Snow Valley
    • Fixed pressing multiples buttons at once in Capitalos' shop
    • Fixed ledge grab on moving platforms not disconnecting the player when far from the initial grabbing location

  • 10.5.2 2023-12-02
    • Improved waterfall visuals
    • Improved sand bear VFX
    • Fixed position of ending scene confettis
    • Added new ad networks

  • 10.5.1 2023-11-07
    • Fixed lighting issue introduced in 10.5.0
    • Fixed Yeti boss fight collider
    • Slightly improved visuals for Yeti boss fight
    • Added version number to the bottom of the screen in speedrun mode

  • 10.5.0 2023-11-07
    • New vehicle physics in Beemothep Desert
      • Added suspension simulation for more stable driving
      • Added drifting and drift boosts
      • Added automatic air control to always land right side up
      • Changed the position of the gold vehicle in rallye mission
    • Added go-kart in Arcade World
      • Arcade racing game vehicle is now a go-kart with more arcade-y vehicle physics and wall driving
      • Improved racetrack visuals
      • Added drifting and drift boosts to go-kart
      • Adjusted lap completion rewards for each racetrack
    • New ads system
      • Ads are now served from multiple networks
      • Added data privacy consent UI on iOS and on Android for players in the EU
    • Improved game localization
      • Game is now translated using Crowdin
      • Anyone can now suggest translation to any string in the game
      • Added link to Crowdin in pause menu to become a translator
      • New languages will be added in the future
    • Misc changes
      • Improved some player animations like jumping and attacking
      • Pressure plates are now animated
      • Jump pads are now animated
      • Level entrances pads now eject the player out when canceling the level selection
      • Added a pirate ship in Beemothep Desert. It's useless but it looks cool.
      • On-screen inputs for jumping and attacking are now replaced with icons when using a controller
      • Added icons on every button in the pause menu
      • Added help bubble on Capitalus tokens balance UI
      • Rings in rallye and airplane missions are now animated
      • Honey puddles now slow down the player smoothly
      • In-app purchases now support pending and cancelled purchases
    • Bug fixes
      • Fixed text scaling and margin in some UI elements
      • Fixed projectiles behavior in final boss fight
      • Fixed fingerprint sensor recognized as a gamepad on some devices
      • Fixed coin helper not working in The Hive and working in missions
      • Fixed NPC dialogue with colored text
      • Fixed running animation when running into a wall
      • Fixed credits not skippable using a controller
      • Fixed Guardian room camera position after intro cutscene
      • Fixed lighting issues across all levels


Update 10.4 2023-08-22
  • 10.4.2 2023-09-02
    • Fixed bouncing on Tristopio stand sometimes not working
    • Player shadow now scales when you are further away from the ground
    • Fixed ads errors softlocking the game on the loading screen
    • Fixed Tristopio tokens obtained in practice mode

  • 10.4.1 2023-08-24
    • Fixed infinite loading screen
    • Fixed wheel of fortune bugs
    • Fixed lootbox price bug
    • Fixed fridge door not opening in the giant house
    • Fixed Bear Village climb challenge train tracks collision and pyramid teleporter
    • Fixed saved bear UI bug
    • Fixed Yeti boss trigger bug
    • Fixed localization bugs

  • 10.4.0 2023-08-22
    • Added Capitalus tokens
      • If you have SBA Gold, or Removed Ads you can now spend Capitalus tokens instead of watching any rewarded ad
      • Capitalus tokens are obtained when collecting enough coins in any level
    • Added Capitalos' Wheel of Fortune
      • You can spin the wheel for 250 coins if you have SBA Gold
      • Legendary items are no longer all unlocked when byting SBA Gold. You will need to unlock them through the Wheel of Fortune
    • New fancy splash screen
    • Improved settings menu
    • Revamped tutorial
      • Improved flow
      • Improved text popups
      • Add ghost bears to show how to perform moves
    • Level updates
      • Added Bear Village secret climb challenge
      • Added level exit teleporters: an alternative way to go back to the Bear Village
      • Improved visibility in caves in Turtletown
      • Adjusted timings for the platforms in the cave in Turtletown to make them easier to traverse
      • Improved Crogo area in Giant House
      • Updated cannon in Giant House
      • Updated Giant House's exterior skybox
    • Improved interaction bubbles
      • Bubbles now show gamepad input if touchscreen inputs are hidden
      • Added interaction bubbles to cages and grabbable objets
    • Misc changes and bug fixes
      • Updated oxygen UI
      • Double health and coin detector bonuses can now be toggled on and off and are saved when you restart the game
      • Improved loading screen
      • Updated level unlock cutscenes
      • Improved underwater screen effect
      • Improved falling snow particles spawning
      • Add quest markers on the Capitalus brothers that appear if you never talked to them
      • Updated Tristopio token design
      • Improved onboarding menu (first time you play the game)
      • Added hit effect to various attack interactions
      • Fixed enemies that can sometimes be hit twice
      • Fixed cursor navigation bugs
      • Fixed speedrun.com links
      • Lots of internal changes to get ready for the Nintendo Switch release!


Update 10.3 2023-06-09
  • 10.3.2 2023-06-27
    • Revamped Turtle Golem boss fight
    • Add new gamepad binding for exiting a vehicle
    • Improvements and bug fixes to the Shicka part in The Hive
    • Fixed Bee Queen dialogue sometimes not working
    • Fixed health counter animation when pausing
    • Fixed many minor bugs

  • 10.3.1 2023-06-17
    • Fixed performance regression introduced in 10.3.0
    • Updated photo mode UI
    • Shicka skin is now applied in The Hive
    • Fixed shicka position in hive cutscenes
    • Some cutscenes are now skippable in speedrun mode
    • Fixed time resuming shortly during level loading
    • Fixed enemies line of sight in level 4
    • Fixed dialogue sounds when pausing the game
    • Fixed pause button missing when driving a vehicle
    • Fixed damage bug when falling in purple honey in The Hive

  • 10.3.0 2023-06-09
    • Improved level visuals
      • Dirt paths now have depth instead of being a flat texture
      • Added bushes
      • Added big oak trees
      • Added stone paths
      • Added gold statues next to the level entrance based on obtained gold times
      • Added actual lava to floor is lava missions
      • Improved visuals for the rolling spikes area in turtletown
      • New model for boss exit teleporters
      • New sign model
      • Updated level entrance teleporters animations
      • Updated snow valley puzzle photo
      • Minor adjustments to levels geometry
    • UI changes (user interface)
      • New level entrance UI
      • New hive entrance UI
      • New arcade world entrance UI
      • New saved bear UI
      • New save selection UI with improved animations
      • New Game over UI
      • Bear table can now be accessed from the pause menu
      • Hiding inputs now hide the on-screen pause button
      • Updated prices displays
      • New camera angle when opening the cosmetics shop
    • New cosmetic items
      • Birthday cake hat: Celebrate SBA 6th anniversary!
      • Added cute face: His cute little tongue is sticking out, how adorable!
      • Added red bear skin
    • Added a gold time to the hive
      • Your time is now displayed after beating the final boss if the timer option is enabled
      • Collected coins are now saved when respawning at a checkpoint
      • Caterpillar no longer revives when respawning at a checkpoint
    • Added vertical damping to the camera so it doesn't move as much when walking on small objects
    • Bug fixes
      • Fixed photo mode camera collider sometimes active when not using photo mode
      • Fixed SBA Gold video playback
      • Fixed weird camera movement during Guardian boss fight
      • Fixed double coins window appearing when leaving a level with 0 coins
      • Fixed inputs being active for controllers during level loading transition


Update 10.2 2023-05-10
  • 10.2.1 2023-05-11
    • Fixed a crash related to pets

  • 10.2.0 2023-05-10
    • Added Photo Mode
    • Added SBA Gold
      • Donor status has been rebranded as SBA Gold and bring exclusive features such as photo mode filters
      • Donor items are now legendary items
    • Added new item category: special items
      • Rainbow trails, brittany cloud, tiny bear, the dust, ghost trail are now special items
    • Added new legendary items
      • Noire vision: see the world in black and white while playing
      • Magical foosteps: your footstep will emit make magical particles
      • Pet bird: A little bird follows you around in your adventure
      • Pet Violette: LOOK AT HOW ADORABLE SHE IS AND SHE'S RUNNING WITH HER TINY LEGS
    • Added motion blur: Enable this in the options menu to get satisfying sense of motion (can be expensive on some device
    • Improved reflections for metallic objects (coins, keys, golden skins, metal objects in the giant house)
    • Removed the ability to disable birds, flowers and fish
    • Added post processing effects in the backrooms (requires motion blur to be enabled)


Update 10.1 2023-02-25
  • 10.1.4 2023-03-16
    • Improved UI
    • Added better font for some non-latin languages
    • Bug fixes

  • 10.1.3 2023-03-08
    • Bug fixes

  • 10.1.2 2023-02-27
    • Bug fixes

  • 10.1.1 2023-02-25
    • Bug fixes

  • 10.1.0 2023-02-25
    • New cosmetic items
    • Various game feel and quality of life improvements
    • Added the backrooms


Update 10.0 : THE HIVE UPDATE 2022-11-10
  • New Hive level
    • Replaces the old Hive level
    • New boss fights
    • New areas: Hive river, factory, backyard and throne room
    • New shop: Maybee's gift shop! Unlock special items by doing tasks
    • New cutscenes
    • New enemies to fight
    • New stickers to find
  • New OST
    • Every music in the game has been changed, it's now all composed by Pierre Thibault
    • Unique music for each boss
    • New adaptative music
    • New player and coins sounds
  • Other new content
    • New animated story introduction with illustrations made by Édouard Didelot
    • Rewrote story with new dialogues and new cutscenes
    • Coin doors have been replaced with bear gates. You no longer need to collect 60 coins to start saving bears
    • Coins collected in previous runs are now transparent so you can track which one you already found
    • Improved camera system
    • Added progression tracking in the pause menu
    • Shicka and player eyes are now animated
    • You can now collect multiples keys at once and Shicka will carry them with new animations
  • Technical changes
    • Updated the game engine to Unity 2021
    • Updated Shicka's 3D model

Update 1.9.9 2021-07-26
  • Content
    • New keyboard/gamepad bindings menu
    • New camera behavior
    • New item: Scarf
    • Updated yeti and reindeer animations
    • Improved FX for the yeti and rat boss fights
    • Bees no longer get stuck on walls and make sharper turns
    • Crocodiles swimming mechanic has been changed a bit
    • New keyboard/gamepad bindings menu
    • Improved overall UI navigation with gamepad
    • Improved path texture and shader
  • Technical changes
    • Updated the game engine from Unity 2019.3 to Unity 2020.3
    • Added "Rewired" to handle inputs
    • Enemies now use the same physics system as the player
    • Enemies are now disabled when far away from the camera to improve performance
  • Bug fixes
    • Fixed ground detection in missions
    • Fixed objects clipping through the walls in the desert
    • Fixed an animation bug in water
    • Fixed yeti snowball throws when reviving
    • Fixed Alix's camera
    • Fixed the camera bug when dying during the reindeer king intro
    • Fixed the rat head collider
    • Fixed incorrect momentum when jumping from a ledge grab
    • Fixed coin spawning the arcade
    • Fixed incorrect teleportation when ledge grabbing

Update 1.9.8 (physics update) 2021-06-07
  • Player physics overhaul
    • Physics system has been internally rewritten to fix collision issues
    • Added coyote timer: you can press jump a right before touching the ground and it will still count as a normal jump. The same goes for pressing jump right after leaving the ground.
    • Long jumps are now triggered even if you press B before touching the ground
    • The quad bike gravity has been increased and various FX has been added
  • Improved bears in the hub
    • Changed bear names
    • Added unique clothing to each bear
    • You can now talk to babies
    • Adult bears now walk around the hub
  • You can now try out items before unlocking them
  • Added the IMABEAR item
  • Added rythm platforms to the arcade parkour
  • Added lilypads
  • Improved the look of the desert tower
  • Improved the desert igloo
  • Added colors to the stones in the puzzle in Turtle Village

Update 1.9.7 (stickers update) 2021-03-08
  • Added 3 hidden stickers to find in each level
  • New game logo
  • Improved level tutorial
  • Various changes in levels (flower beds, new sand texture and ruins in the desert, moved stuff around a bit)
  • Bug fixes (some UI fixes in 4:3 screens, buying impossible in some instances)

Update 1.9.6 (UI update) 2021-01-21
  • Complete UI overhaul!
  • Full controller support (options menu and cosmetics selection still needs work though)
  • New mission: Airplane in the desert
  • New shop algorithm: items are more evenly distributed and can be predicted on the discord server using ?shop
  • Bug fixes

Update 1.9.5 (enemies update) 2020-11-18
  • All enemies now have a unique behavior
  • New enemy in level 4: The cockroach
  • Enemies will now respawn after a short period of time when out of range
  • New arcade music made by Pierre Thibault
  • Player animation system overhaul, it should feel smoother and more responsive
  • Various bug fixes: hive button, lamp collision in level 4, OoB in level 2, airplane OoB in level 4
  • Bug fixes

Update 1.9.4 2020-10-26
  • New death screen
  • Improved speedrun mode
  • New cosmetic items

Update 1.9.3 2020-10-01
  • New mini-game and new racetrack in the arcade world
  • Improved the desert flooding mission
  • Quality of life improvement and bug fixes

Update 1.9.2 (iOS release)2020-10-01
  • Initial release for the iOS version

Update 1.9.1 2020-08-29
  • Added 3 new items: two capes and cartoon eyes
  • Updated some areas of the bathroom in level 4
  • Fixed moving platforms issues
  • You can no longer talk to capitalus while he's moving
  • Fixed the headset ad button sometimes not working
  • Fixed floor is lava mission ground collision
  • Headsets are now removed at the beginning of missions to fix an exploit
  • Updated destoyed fences visuals
  • Fixed bear customization UI for special items

Update 1.9.0 (missions update) 2020-08-18
  • Added Tristopio: he gives daily missions with unique changes to levels
  • New shop system: items you can buy change every 6 hours
  • Added new special cosmetic items
  • Added support for Turkish and Indonesian
  • Bug fixes and visual improvements

Update 1.8.5 2020-05-07
  • Vehicle physics improvement
  • Updated localization files
  • Bug fixes

Update 1.8.4 2020-04-21
  • Added cutscenes to show new areas when you unlock them
  • New area in the hub
  • Added an optional tutorial at the beginning of level 1
  • Tons of bug fixes and gameplay tweaks

Update 1.8.2 2020-03-30
  • New cosmetics and bug fixes
  • Added support for Japanese and Italian

Update 1.8.1 2020-03-23
  • LOTS of bug fixes
  • Small gameplay changes
  • Improved translations

Update 1.8.0 (graphics update) 2020-02-29
  • Graphics overhaul! The game now looks very different.
  • Updated engine, bug fixes
  • New loading screen
  • New NPC behavior

Update 1.7.0 (giant house level update) 2019-08-03
  • NEW LEVEL: Giant House!
  • New move: belly stomp (hold B mid-air)
  • Improved hub, bug fixes, new cosmetics, gameplay tweaks

Update 1.6.6 2019-04-21
  • Easter update (easter cosmetics and easter eggs to find in the hub)
  • Bug fixes

Update 1.6.5 (dive move update) 2019-03-10
  • Major changes to player movement and added diving
  • Press B while in the air to dive and slide
  • Lots of bug fixes and improved performance

Update 1.6.4 2018-11-21
  • Overhauled cosmetic unlocking system
  • Bug fixes and gameplay changes

Update 1.6.3 2018-11-02
  • Improved camera
  • Added objects grabbing
  • Bug fixes

Update 1.6.2 2018-10-14
  • Added the donor status
  • Added spooky new items
  • Bug fixes and gameplay tweaks

Update 1.6.1 (speedrun mode update) 2018-09-30
  • Added the ability to resume the level after saving a bear
  • Added speedrun mode
  • Bug fixes and new options in the pause menu

Update 1.6.0 (old hive update) 2018-09-15
  • Added the hive with a final boss fight and ending
  • Added hearts to regen health (coins no longer heal you)
  • Added Shicka's tips
  • Tons and tons of bug fixes and gameplay changes

Update 1.5.1 2018-07-14
  • Improved options menu
  • Lots of bug fixes and small gameplay changes
  • Added Greek translations

Update 1.5.0 (arcade update) 2018-07-01
  • Added Google Play Games services: cloud saves, achievements, leaderboards for each bear
  • Added the Arcade world where you can play mini-games to earn coins
  • New save system with up to 3 saves on the same device
  • Added a main menu
  • Visual and gameplay improvements
  • Updated game engine

Update 1.4.2 2018-05-10
  • Added a new booster: coin detector
  • Bug fixes and small changes

Update 1.4.1 2018-04-28
  • Improved options menu
  • Each enemy now have distinct sounds
  • Lot of bug fixes and small changes

Update 1.4.0 (desert level update) 2018-04-08
  • New desert level with 8 new bears to save, a new boss fight, new enemies, new gameplay mechanics and a lore
  • New original musics (6 new tracks)
  • Improved joystick and buttons
  • New cosmetics
  • Lot a small tweaks and improvements

Update 1.3.5 2018-01-14
  • Added gamepad support (tested with Xbox360 controller and Dualshock 4)
  • Added ledge grabing mechanic
  • Fixed boss exploits
  • Lot of small improvements

Update 1.3.4 2017-12-29
  • Added an early version of the desert in the test world
  • Improved UI
  • Improved introduction
  • Improved enemies (bees now fly and penguins throws snowballs)
  • Improved vehicle physics and controls
  • Improved water physics
  • The coin door now costs 60 coins to open (80 before)
  • Lot of small improvements
  • Added language support for german

Update 1.3.3 2017-12-16
  • Added the test world, a new area to test feature of upcoming update
  • Added a vehicle in the test world
  • Added language support for portuguese, russian and dutch

Update 1.3.2 2017-12-09
  • Bug fixes
  • New cosmetics
  • Added a mailbox in the hub so I can post news about the developpment of the game

Update 1.3.1 2017-12-03
  • Bug fixes

Update 1.3.0 (cosmetics update) 2017-12-02
  • New hub world
  • New cosmetics system: you can now unlock hats, costumes and skins for Baaren and Shicka
  • Cosmetics are now obtainable through cases that can be bought with in-game coins
  • Improved some animations
  • Baaren's movement is less slippery
  • Added spanish language and fixed text in english and french

Update 1.2.1 2017-11-05
  • Improved pause menu
  • Gameplay tweaks

Update 1.2.0 (snow level update) 2017-11-02
  • Added a new level: Snow Valley
  • The level features new gameplay elements and a new boss fight
  • Fixed the joystick on screens with high resolution
  • Lot of small gameplay tweaks and improvements
  • Bug fixes

Update 1.1.3 2017-09-10
  • Fixed the joystick on Android 6.0
  • Added keyboard controls
  • Added a confirmation when exiting the game
  • Fixed bugs

Update 1.1.2 2017-08-19
  • Added 2 new hats: Gas mask and Swollen head
  • Added rewarded ads to get boosters, revive and more
  • Hats are no longer free: you have to collect coins to unlock them

Update 1.1.1 2017-08-02
  • Added sharing button to show your best scores
  • Added decorative birds and fish in higher graphics settings
  • Characters now look at the player

Update 1.1.0 (level 1 update) 2017-07-13
  • Level 1 enlarged: new zones and 8 bears to save
  • Improved visuals of water, seaweeds, waterfalls and caves
  • New camera system
  • Added Jump Pads
  • Fixed a lot of bugs and many gameplay tweaks

Update 1.0.2 (gold times update) 2017-06-17
  • Added time challenges for each bear
  • Improved hub
  • Added death animation for each enemy
  • Added more flower colors
  • Fixed moving platforms
  • Fixed minor bugs

Update 1.0.1 2017-06-10
  • Collecting coins underwater gives you oxygen
  • Fixed some text mistakes

Update 1.0.0 2017-06-10
  • Initial release