A patch is referred to when a game has been modified and the developers release these new modifications as a whole new version to the game. Every patch of Fates Forever will generally include one or more of the following modifications:
Newly released Contestants or changes made to current contestants in order to balance out their strengths and weaknesses.
New Items or changes made to current items to enforce an equal playing ground.
Bug fixes and other changes made to correct unintended or unwanted behaviour in Fates Forever.