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This article contains heavy spoilers, and may reveal plot or quest information.


This article contains a list of updates and patch notes for Horizon Zero Dawn.

Version 1.52

Released 02/06/2018[1]

ADDED FEATURE

  • Added the option for players who don’t own the Frozen Wilds Expansion to visit the PlayStation Store directly from the main menu.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed various crash issues.

Version 1.51

Released 12/20/2017[2]

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed a crash caused by certain particles effects.
  • Fixed a crash for players who have over 2000 treasure boxes in their inventory when starting a New Game+.

Version 1.50

Released 12/14/2017[3]

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed several visual issues.
  • Fixed several geometry issues.
  • Fixed several audio issues.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forge of Winter” where some players would have the Time of Day locked after they skipped part of a cut scene.
  • Fixed an issue in “Into the Frozen Wilds” where the Time of Day would not transition to dawn while traversing through the tunnel when the player would enter between a certain time period.
  • Fixed an issue in the tutorials for the Carja Rattler and the Shadow Rattler where machines from The Frozen Wilds would not count towards progression tutorials.
  • Fixed an issue where the functionality of the new UI for Treasure Boxes was unclear to some players.
  • Updated the inventory icons for the Master outfits.
  • Fixed an issue where the Banuk Werak Chieftain Adept outfit would display the incorrect image of the outfit in the Inventory menu.
  • Fixed an issue where players with the maximum amount of traps on them were unable to take any resources from treasure boxes with traps inside.
  • Fixed a design issue in the Nora Silent Hunter Master outfit where the stealth stat could be modified to a value that is higher than intended.
  • Introduced a retroactive fix for the issue where outfits that were obtained prior to Patch 1.40 would lose their base resistances upon loading the save after updating to Patch 1.40 or newer.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Point of the Spear” where some players would have the objective ‘Meet Rost at the North Gate’ appear as failed in the quest log once completed.

THE FROZEN WILDS

  • Fixed an issue where Sekuli, the Specialty Merchant, would only appear on the map if the player was in Song’s Edge.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Shaman’s Path” where some players would experience that Quest Pathfinding would not update when leaving the Icerasps through the right hand side of the exit.
  • Fixed an issue in “For the Werak” where the timer would disappear when they would proceed down the mountain instead of following the mountain traversal route on the third challenge.
  • Fixed an issue in “Out of the Forge” with the behavior of the Fireclaws if a player would stand in certain areas of the encounter.
  • Fixed an interface issue for “Out of the Forge” where players could not activate the quest from the world map, as the Fireclaw sites would overlap the quest marker.
  • Fixed an issue in “Weapons of the Lodge” where the objective log would be reset to ‘1/15 suns earned’ after clearing the Snowchants Hunting Ground in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Increased the frequency of non-daemonic machines spawning after finishing “The Forge of Winter” in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Fixed several issues with the animations of the Fireclaw.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed a progression issue in “Waterlogged” that some players experienced, where Gildun would be missing after exiting and re-entering the Greycatch.
  • Fixed a progression issue in “The Forge of Winter” that some players experienced, where players could be spawned in geometry when dying in the lava at the entrance of the cauldron.
  • Fixed a progression issue in “The Forge of Winter” that some players experienced, where Ourea would be stuck if the player moved quickly through the area before the Recycling Area.

PERFORMANCE/STREAMING FIXES

  • Fixed a streaming issue where some players that installed The Frozen Wilds would have the ground in front of Aloy appearing to ‘bump-up’ as it loads in ahead.
  • Fixed a streaming issue where some players would experience the Metal Devil visibly streaming in when approaching it from Devil’s Grief.
  • Fixed a streaming issue in “Waterlogged” where some players would have streaming issues at the entrance of the dam after running to the Greycatch.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed various crash issues.

Version 1.47

Released 11/30/2017[4]

This patch fixes a technical issue that was introduced with Patch 1.46.

GENERAL FIXES

  •  Fixed an issue in which players couldn’t access the weapons and outfits from the Digital Deluxe version.

Version 1.46

Released 11/28/2017[5]

This patch fixes a technical issue that was introduced with Patch 1.45.

GENERAL FIXES

  •  Fixed a crash that would occur for certain players when trying to load a save where the player had an opened treasure box in their inventory containing a modification and other items.

Version 1.45

Released 11/27/2017[6]

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue where players were not able to create a New Game+ loadout after completing the game.
  • Fixed an issue where the Insulated Outfit Weave would not be present at its set location.
  • Fixed an issue where Skill Points would still be visible when the player had all skills unlocked.
  • Fixed an issue at the Charger site near Song’s Edge, where there was a chance that Chargers would not spawn at the site when visiting the area.
  • Fixed an issue at the Scorcher site, where there was a chance that only Scrappers would spawn at the site when visiting the area.
  • Fixed an issue where fast traveling to the Longnotch icon would put Aloy on top of a tent.
  • Fixed an issue where the camp fires in The Frozen Wilds would not stay lit after being activated and reloading.
  • Fixed an issue in the loadings screens, where hints for The Frozen Wilds would be displayed even without the DLC installed.
  • Fixed an issue with the Banuk Icerail tutorial where the tutorial would not progress when a player used the Adept version the Banuk Icerail.
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to carry over Bluegleam to a New Game+ save, after creating a New Game+ loadout when they had Treasure Boxes with Bluegleam in their inventory.
  • Fixed an issue in the Machine Catalogue in Aloy’s Notebook where the ‘Sources’ lists for loot would not be updated with the new machines from The Frozen Wilds.
  • Added a counter for ‘Dismount Strikes’ in the Combat Statistics in Aloy’s Notebook.
  • Fixed an issue where Ikrie’s Challenge would count towards the percentage of game completion of the base game.
  • Fixed an issue that some players experienced where their Ghost Level experience value was displayed as a negative number after reaching level 60.
  • Various visual improvements in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Various improvements to geometry in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Fixed various issues in cinematics in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Fixed an issue that players experienced where Aloy would talk about Bluegleam too often. These callouts have been reduced and will not occur when Aloy is inside any buildings.
  • Fixed various issues with other callouts in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Updates to the credits of The Frozen Wilds.
  • Fixed various issues with in-game text, subtitles and localization.
  • Fixed an issue where Animal Figurine icons were missing from the interior maps in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Fixed an issue where a Bluegleam icon was missing from the exterior map for Bluegleam in the Drone Hangar.
  • Fixed various damage issues on edge-case scenarios for the Fireclaw and Frostclaw which could lead to more than the intended damage.
  • Fixed an issue with the “First Bluegleam Trade” trophy. This would not unlock if a players bought an Adept version of one of the new outfits from The Frozen Wilds.

Quests

  • Fixed an issue in “The Shaman’s Path” where the Frostclaw would not get stunned after overriding the Control Tower.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Shaman’s Path” where sections of Ourea’s Retreat had extended periods without background music.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Shaman’s Path” where the waypoint finder would lead the player a long way around when falling down the jump under the helipad.
  • Fixed an issue in “For The Werak” where for certain players one of the damaged Frostclaws would swap.
  • Fixed an issue in “Firebreak” that some players experienced where the Frostclaw would jump through the door when taking Aratak’s Path.
  • Fixed an issue in “Firebreak” where the datapoint icons would not show up on the compass until the player used their Focus at least once.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forge of Winter” where Aloy will be blasted off the floating crates if her idle hanging animation plays when passing over the broken vent.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forge of Winter” where Aratak and Ourea would not follow you past the bridge of the Recycling Area after the player backtracked within the Cauldron.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forge of Winter” where Aratak and Ourea would remain stationary after the second Control Tower is destroyed when battling the daemonic Fireclaw.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forge of Winter” with the animations of the Fireclaw while fighting it near the Cauldron Core.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forge of Winter” in Ourea’s Retreat, where two icons of CYAN could be seen on the user’s compass.
  • Fixed various issues in “Waterlogged” with the water in Greycatch.
  • Fixed an issue in “Waterlogged” where Aloy would pry open the door with Sylens’ spear, even when the player doesn’t have this spear yet.
  • Fixed an issue in “Waterlogged” with Gildun’s positioning to close the first sluice gate.
  • Fixed an issue in “Ikrie’s Challenge” where the rolling logs would not respawn when attempting the trial again.
  • Fixed an issue in “Weapons for the Lodge” where players would experience the quest log not being updated correctly after clearing one of the trials in the Snowchants Hunting Ground in The Frozen Wilds.

Economy

  • Fixed an issue where players reported that they would not be able to buy every outfit in the game, as there were not enough slots. You can now get all outfits with a fully upgraded Outfits Satchel and the ‘Hoarder’ skill unlocked.
  • Fixed a cosmetic issue in the Banuk Werak Chieftain outfit.
  • Fixed a UI issue where the ‘Master’ Adept versions of outfits would have the same name as the ‘Heavy’ Adept versions in New Game +.
  • Fixed an issue where the Banuk Ice Hunter Heavy would provide more protection than the Adept version of this outfit, while they both have the same resistance stats.
  • Fixed an issue with the Shield-Weaver outfit which would not work correctly if Aloy is damaged by two damage types or explosions.
  • Fixed an issue where the shard value for spear mods would be inconsistent.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed several issues that some people experienced with geometry in The Frozen Wilds. Players could leave the intended play area and get stuck, blocking progression.
  • Fixed an issue in “Firebreak” that some players experienced, where Aloy could get pushed through the Cauldron door when fighting the Daemonic Scorcher.
  • Fixed an issue in “Firebreak” that some players experienced, where killing the Daemonic Scorcher near the Cauldron door could cause the option to open the door to be hidden by the option to search the Scorcher.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forge of Winter” that some players experienced, where killing the Daemonic Fireclaw near the Cauldron Core could cause the option to override the Cauldron Core to be hidden by the option to search the Fireclaw.
  • Fixed an issue in “Waterlogged” that some players experienced, where in certain situations Aloy could not pull up on the ladder after solving the Flow Puzzle.
  • Fixed an issue in “Waterlogged” that some players experienced, where some ladders could lose their functionality, blocking progression.
  • Fixed an issue in “Waterlogged” that some players experienced, where fast-traveling out of the Greycatch from the top of the counterweight would block progression of this quest.
  • Fixed an issue in “Waterlogged” that some players experienced, where Gildun would disappear after completing the optional puzzle and walking through the unlocked doorway.
  • Fixed an issue in “Frontier Justice” that some players experienced, where if the player fast traveled away after completing the first ‘Follow the tracks’ objective and before completing the second objective, there would be no quest marker.
  • Fixed an issue in “Ikrie’s Challenge” that some players experienced. If the player died on the second attempt after having received Gold the first time, the objective would be missing from the quest objective log.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Claws Beneath” where the game would not auto save when killing the Claws Beneath before accepting the quest through Umnak. 
  • Fixed an issue in the Stone Yield Bandit Camp that some players experienced, where the Bandit Camp leader would already be dead without the player killing it, blocking progression.
  • Fixed an issue with datapoints ‘Induced Coma’ and ‘The Swarm’. These datapoints could not be collected after completing “The Forge of Winter”.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed various performance issues.
  • Fixed various crash issues.

Version 1.43

Released 11/15/2017[7]

Patch Summary:

  • General fixes in ‘The Frozen Wilds’ quest storyline.
  • General improvements for ‘The Frozen Wilds’.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in “The Shaman’s Path” where some players would experience not being able to jump onto the safety handhold under the helipad by jumping onto it from under it.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would experience losing the DLC license during their playthrough and receive negative XP.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed a progression issue in “The Forge of Winter” where some players experienced that your allies would not follow you after moving quickly through the area before the ‘Recycling Area’.
  • Fixed a progression issue in “The Shaman’s Path” where some players would experience a block by an invisible wall near the Helipad after solving the first power puzzle and saving the game.
  • Fixed a progression issue in “The Shaman’s Path” where some players would experience the objective not being changed after fast-traveling immediately after solving the second power puzzle.
  • Fixed a progression issue where some players would experience losing the DLC entitlement during their playthrough and receiving negative XP.

Version 1.42

Released 11/9/2017[8]

Patch Summary:

  • Fixed combat balance issues for some players in the quest storyline of ‘The Frozen Wilds’ expansion.
  • Fixed a number of general improvements for ‘The Frozen Wilds’ expansion.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Rebalanced the encounter with the three Frostclaws during the quest ‘For The Werak’ on Story, Easy and Normal difficulty. The damage done by the Frostclaws depends on how many Frostclaws are left during the encounter.
  • Rebalanced the encounter with the Fireclaw during the quest ‘The Forge of Winter’ on Story, Easy and Normal difficulty.

Version 1.41

Released 11/7/2017[9]

Patch Summary:

  • Added balancing tweaks to several encounters in The Frozen Wilds.
  • Progression issues fixes for The Frozen Wilds
  • Performance and Streaming fixes for The Frozen Wilds
  • Fixed various crash issues.
  • Added various general improvements.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue with capitalization in the Patch 1.40 Update History.
  • Added the Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds logo to the loading screens.

Version 1.40

Released 10/30/2017[10]

Patch Summary:

  • Support for ‘The Frozen Wilds’ expansion has been added.
  • The patch contains general animation fixes.
  • Fixed an issue where outfit resistance was not calculated correctly for some players when they added slotting mods to the outfits.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would experience an unintended longer jump during light melee attacks.
  • Fixed an issue where certain players experienced Aloy to remain stuck in a pose and fly through the air after getting knocked off from a Tallneck.
  • Fixed an issue where some players experience the Nora NPC’s not helping Aloy to fight off the enemy during the “Clear the Camps” objective.
  • Fixed an issue where some players experienced that the blaze canister explosions did not make any sound.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue where some players would experience the robot not investigating a triggered alarm mine.
  • Fixed an issue where some players could let Aloy traverse far outside the map when heading East from the campfire, while heading towards the objective “Go to the Ruins of GAIA Prime”.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would experience Longlegs failing to respawn to the site, after Aloy cleared the Longleg encounters around Cut-Cliffs on her way to ‘Meridian’.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would experience outfits not being calculated correctly after slotting two or more mods.
  • Fixed an issue for the controls where some players could let Aloy to become fixed to a plane and be able to move horizontally across the map.
  • Fixed an issue for some players for the interactions of the NPC’s that are not in combat.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed a progression issue in “A Seeker at the Gates” where some players experienced the ‘Carja Fort Gate’ wouldn’t open after fast-traveling.
  • Fixed an issue in ‘Lessons of the Wild’ where some players would experience the Watcher staying in an alert state after skipping the quest sequence, which would cause the objective to remain as “Wait for the Watcher to Pass”.
  • Fixed an issue in ‘The Mountain That Fell’ where some players would experience Aloy getting stuck between the gaps near the boulder next to a campfire.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in “To Curse the Darkness” where some players would experience a crash while trying to climb ‘Faro Tech’.

MISCELLANEOUS FIXES

  • Minor text fixes.
  • Minor animation fixes.

Version 1.34

Released 9/19/2017[11]

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed a crash that would occur for certain players when trying to load a save where the player had an opened treasure box in their inventory containing a modification and other items.

Version 1.33

Released 9/18/2017[12]

Unfortunately patch 1.33 introduced a crash that would occur for certain players when trying to load a save where the player had an opened treasure box in their inventory containing a modification and other items. We are currently working on a fix for this issue.

NEW FEATURES

  • Implemented an option to allow making a manual save from a previous Game when starting a New Game to avoid losing progress.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue where for some players Tearblast Arrows incorrectly deal extra Tear damage on Ultra Hard.
  • Fixed an issue where some players were able to reroll Special Modification Boxes by saving and reloading.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in ‘The Womb of the Mountain’ when playing on Story difficulty where some players were able to kill the Corruptor outside of the gate, blocking progression because the player is not able to interact with it to continue the quest.

Version 1.32

Released 8/21/2017[13]

NEW FEATURES

  • Added ‘Story Mode’ difficulty. An easier difficulty setting for people that mainly want to experience the story of Horizon Zero Dawn.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue for some players where human melee attackers could change their rotation and warp towards the player after jump attacking giving them an unfair advantage.
  • Fixed an issue in New Game+ where some players were not allowed to fast travel to Sunfall campfires with the Shadow Stalwart Adept armour equipped.
  • Fixed an issue where certain players were not able to abandon a job for a job created to buy items at a merchant.
  • Fixed an issue that some players encountered where some animation events would not work properly when the player has a lot of resources.
  • Fixed an issue in “Revenge of the Nora” where for some players the Nora would not help Aloy fight off the enemy during the ‘Clear the Camps’ objective.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in “The Point of the Spear” where some players were not able to continue the quest if they dropped their Tripcaster on NG+ before talking to Rost.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Sun Shall Fall” where some players were not able to get back in the palace to talk to Blameless Marad as the gates were closed.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash for certain players if they switched difficulty while Aloy is dead with an Errand active.
  • Fixed an issue where for some players the game would crash if a player continuously makes ‘Jobs’ and then changes difficulty continuously.

MISCELLANEOUS FIXES

  • Minor text fixes.

Version 1.31

Released 7/18/2017[14]

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue where for certain players hitting an armour plate with a bomb while the machine is frozen would cause more damage than intended.
  • Fixed an issue where for some players the statistics of the Tearblaster were incorrectly displayed in the weapon wheel.
  • Fixed an issue where for certain players heavy melee damage was the same on different difficulty levels.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Looming Shadow” where for some players two guards would disappear after Blameless Marad speaks to them.
  • Fixed an issue where for some players the auto save at the start of “Mother’s Heart” would not display the name of the quest and the player’s level indicator.

NEW GAME+ AND ULTRA HARD MODE FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in New Game+ “The Point of the Spear” where for some players loading an auto save after speaking to Rost at his home would start from Karst’s location rather than near Rost.
  • Fixed an issue in New Game+ “A Seeker at the Gates” where for certain players the objective ‘Override a Strider’ would remain on screen when using the Call Mount skill.
  • Fixed an issue in New Game + where certain players were not able to enter or fast travel to Sunfall with the Adept Shadow Stalwart armour equipped.
  • Fixed an issue in New Game+ where some players with the Adept Blast Sling were granted access to the Shock Trial in the Valleymeet Hunting Grounds, despite not having Shock ammo.
  • Fixed an issue in New Game+ where some players with the Adept Blast Sling were granted access to the Freeze Trial in the Valleymeet Hunting Grounds, despite not having Freeze ammo.
  • Fixed an issue in New Game+ where for some players kills with the Adept Tripcaster were not counted towards the Blast Wire Trial in the Nora Hunting Grounds.
  • Fixed an issue in New Game+ where certain players were able to carry over heavy weapons from their normal game to their New Game+ loadout.
  • Fixed an issue when playing on Ultra Hard mode where for some players shard values in player created errands are not updated when switching to a lower difficulty.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in “Deep Secrets of the Earth” where certain players would become trapped in a room if they solved the Power Puzzle while leaving the enemies guarding it alive. This fix requires a reload in order for it to work.

MISCELLANEOUS FIXES

  • Various crash fixes.
  • Various text fixes.
  • Fixed damage values of heavy melee and elemental.

Version 1.30

Released 7/6/2017[15]

Patch Summary:

  • New game+ added for players who want to play through the game with their existing gear.
  • Ultra Hard mode is added for the players that are up for another challenge!
  • Added two new trophies to the game: One for completing New game+ and one for completing New game+ in ultra-hard mode.
  • Added support for all EU and US text Languages on EU and US games.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue for some players in “The Looming Shadow” where two guards would disappear after Blameless Marad speaks to them.
  • Fixed an issue for certain players with the Lodge Ropecaster where the Ropecaster’s anchors that are automatically shot in the ground would not lock into the terrain while shooting from a crouched position.
  • Fixed an issue for some players where bandit camps would incorrectly display as ‘Undiscovered’ within the world map if the player had cleared all bandit camps.
  • Fixed an issue with “Cauldron Zeta” where for some players the quest log would disappear after completing the quest.
  • Fixed an issue that some players encountered with the animations of Aloy. When the player would perform a melee attack and use the Focus almost simultaneously, it would cause Aloy’s upper body to twist unnatural for a moment.
  • Fixed an issue with the humanoid scream and attack indicators.
  • Fixed an issue in “Deep Secrets of the Earth” where for some players the data points in Sobeck’s office were not obtainable if the player wanted to pick them after the explosion caused by Helis, as they had disappeared.
  • Fixed an issue with the Tearblaster statistics being incorrectly displayed in the weapon wheel.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in “Field of the Fallen” where for some players Erend would not appear when the quest objective is ‘Talk to Erend’ and thus blocking progression of this quest.
  • Fixed an issue in “The City of the Sun” where some players might teleport through the protester scene, blocking progression as Erend would not open the door to Olin’s apartment.

MISCELLANEOUS FIXES

  • Minor text fixes.
  • Fixed miscellaneous crashes.

Version 1.22

Released 5/24/2017[16]

Patch 1.22 for Horizon Zero Dawn is out today and will fix a crash that was introduced with Patch 1.21.

CRASH FIXES

Version 1.21

Released 5/23/2017[17]

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue with the lure call, where some players could lure bandits from the other side of bandit camps, by reducing its range.
  • Fixed an issue where for some players ‘Strike from Above’ would not activate when coming from a zip line.
  • Fixed an issue with ‘Strike from Above’ where for some players Aloy would get stuck until the strike would be completed.
  • The ‘Inactive Quests’ toggle option now also filters the ‘New Quests’ icons from the map screen.
  • Fixed an issue with the interaction markers when set to ‘always off’ in the custom HUD menu. If some players positioned the camera through a bandit’s body the interaction markers would appear visible again.
  • Fixed an issue with the ‘Show HUD on touch’ menu option not resetting to the default value.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would not get a notification when they have leveled up if they had the ‘XP bar’ feature set to ‘always off’ in the custom HUD menu.
  • Fixed an issue where some players could suddenly be thrown from a Tallneck’s head and killed when it makes a very sharp turn during its path.

PHOTO MODE FIXES

  • Fixed an issue where changing poses after throwing a rock would cause conflict between animations where Aloy’s body would begin to bend, twist, and spin rapidly.
  • Fixed an issue with the ‘Look At’ toggle and Body Poses being available during hit reactions that Aloy triggers on herself such as falling and grenade damage.
  • Fixed an issue with Aloy twisting and bending if the player selects the ‘Look At’ toggle shortly after closing the Focus.
  • Fixed an issue where having previous Photo Mode settings active whilst in a new instance of Photo Mode with the Focus open would cause animation issues when pressing the triangle button.
  • Fixed an issue with the ‘Greetings’ option whilst on top of the Spire; it would state the player is located in the Estate.
  • Fixed an issue with the ‘Greetings’ option where the wrong weather effect would be mentioned while at Mother’s Crown.
  • Fixed an issue with the ‘Field of view’ option where it could cause several level of detail issues, especially when overlooking Meridian.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in Hunters’ Blind where some players cannot progress past Hunters' Blind and follow Talanah because Aloy was bound to the sequence of the quest The City of the Sun.
  • Fixed an issue in Underequipped where some players finding that one of the objectives would become blank once completed if the player started the quest at Hunter's Gathering.
  • Fixed an issue in Maker’s End where some players were able to avoid a progression trigger, resulting in the player getting stuck on the ‘Go to Ted’s Office’ objective.
  • Fixed an issue in Deep Secrets of the Earth where some players were not able to obtain the datapoints in Sobeck’s office if the player wanted to pick them up after the explosion caused by Helis, as they have disappeared.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed various miscellaneous crashes.

Version 1.20

Released 5/8/2017[18]

FEATURE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Improved photo mode with new features
    • Added poses for Aloy
    • Added facial expressions for Aloy
    • Added 3 new filters
    • Added a “look at the camera” mode for Aloy
    • Added “greetings from” cards
    • Improved the camera controls
  • Added the option to hide Aloy inside settlements while in photo mode.
  • Added a sell stack option at merchants when double tapping the square icon.
  • Added filters and a legend to the in game map and the quest map.
  • Added several new custom HUD options.
  • Added an additional blue health bar on top of the player’s health bar whenever the Shield-Weaver Armor is equipped to indicate the amount of extra health points the armor is providing.
  • Added difficulty setting components to the Shield-Weaver Armor’s damage protection. On hard mode the armor received a 40% armor reduction; on very hard the armor received a 66.6% reduction.
  • Added the option to hide headgear for Aloy.
  • Added the option to categorize and sort your inventory.
  • Added categories in the crafting menu
    • Green check mark for categories that are finished
    • White icon for categories that have recipes that can be crafted
    • Grey icon for categories that have no recipes that can be crafted
  • Added the feature in the Sell menu at merchants, you can now press triangle to mark one or more items to sell items quicker.
  • Added gameplay time to the statistics menu.
  • Changed the timing of some tutorials that were repeatedly displayed, they are now less frequent.
  • Added the option to control the x and y axis sensitivity of the camera.
  • Added Spanish language support for North American copies of the game. Spanish subtitles can now be enabled, and Spanish audio is also now supported via a Spanish VO pack that can be downloaded from the North American PlayStation Store (in the week of May 8th).

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in The Point of the Spear where some players could safely drop into areas of the map during the Brave trials before speaking with Rost.
  • Fixed an issue in A Seeker at the Gates where certain users could trigger a save point in Mother’s Watch after becoming stuck behind the gate.
  • Fixed an issue in The Womb of the Mountain where completing a weapon tutorial during the Corruptor fight and reloading would block further progression for some users.
  • Fixed an Issue in The Field of the Fallen where some players found that Erend could get stuck in the floor after killing two Ravagers at the ambush site.
  • Fixed an issue in The Sun Shall Fall where some players could avoid the trigger before entering the Throne Room, resulting in the ear bleeder not spawning until the player reloads to an earlier save.
  • Fixed an issue in The Sun Shall Fall where certain players got stuck on the objective ‘Investigate the Area’ or ‘Go to the Solarium’ if the player avoids certain triggers.
  • Fixed an issue in Deep Secrets of the Earth where some players were unable to progress the quest after the former patch.
  • Fixed an issue in A Daughter’s Vengeance where a large plant-filled area lacked collision resulting in some players getting stuck in the environment.
  • Fixed an issue in Collateral where some players had machines intrude on the conversation with Olin.
  • Fixed an issue in Cauldron XI where some players were not able to progress due to missing a progression marker.


CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed various miscellaneous crashes.

Version 1.13

Released 4/18/2017[19]

NEW FEATURES

  • Added support for background music playback.
  • Added the ability to drop treasure chests.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in "The Point of the Spear" where the objective 'Meet Rost at the North Gate' would always be marked as failed for some players in the objective log.
  • Fixed an issue in "The Point of the Spear" where the fix for duplicate spears introduced in Patch 1.12 would not solve the issue for some player if they already finished "In her Mother's Footsteps".
  • Fixed an issue after “The Proving” for certain players where Aloy would not retrieve her Focus after visiting Rost.
  • Fixed an issue where some players could permanently lose the Tearblaster in their playthrough after selling it at a merchant. The Tearblaster will now be available to purchase from certain merchants after completing 'Hunter's Blind'.
  • Fixed an issue where a pile of Ancient Debris appeared to be located underground for certain players.
  • Fixed an issue where some players were not able to pick up their loot when it was dropped in water.
  • Fixed an issue in the "Gatelands" Bandit Camp where some players could get stuck in a rock after performing a 'Strike from below'.
  • Fixed an issue when certain players would try to mount during Aloy's falling animation, causing Aloy to float in midair.
  • Fixed the issue where some players were able to gain +10,000 XP every time they cleared hunting trials with all Blazing Suns.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in "The Point of the Spear" where some players could escape the quest area and get stuck here, blocking progression of this quest.
  • Fixed an issue in "A Seeker at the Gates" where some players could get stuck behind the gates to All-Mother Mountain.
  • Fixed an issue in "The City of the Sun" where some players were able to exit Olin's basement during the 'Investigate Olin's Secret Workshop' objective.
  • Fixed an issue in "The Grave-Hoard" where the objective would not update when some players fast traveled away after activating the Holo Projector.
  • Fixed an issue in "Deep Secrets of the Earth" where some players could avoid triggering a cutscene, resulting in the quest not progressing.
  • Fixed an issue in "Fatal Inheritance" where talking to Ranaman after freeing Daradi would cause Daradi to disappear for some players.
  • Fixed an issue in "Hammer and Steel" where for some players the quest objective would not update after gathering all nine Behemoth Cables.
  • Fixed an issue in Cauldron Xi where some players could avoid triggering a cutscene, resulting in the quest not progressing.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed various miscellaneous crashes.

Version 1.12

Released 3/30/2017[20]

NEW FEATURES

  • Added 3D Audio support for 3D headsets.

ADJUSTMENTS

  • Improved Pathfinding to Quest markers and custom waypoints when players are on a mount.
  • Improved performance in several areas in the game.
  • Several improvements to the lightmap.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that some players might encounter in "The Point of the Spear" where players would be given an extra Carja Bow and Spear if Aloy died before talking to Rost.
  • Fixed an issue in "The Point of the Spear" which some players might encounter where the Sawtooth would no longer be present when players updated their game to Patch 1.10 during the 'Kill the Sawtooth' objective.
  • Fixed an issue in "Revenge of the Nora" where some players were able to bypass natural progression by entering the Metal Ring by jumping over the roots.
  • Fixed an issue in "The Sun Shall Fall" where finishing a weapon tutorial during the Glinthawk encounter and reloading would result in some players not being able to enter the gates and continue the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in "The Grave-Hoard" where completing a weapon tutorial during the Deathbringer encounter would prevent the Deathbringer from respawning when some players would reload the game.
  • Fixed an issue in "To Curse the Darkness" where certain players could climb the roots around the entrance of the cave and bypass natural progression of the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in "Deep Secrets of the Earth" where a few players were unable to enter the bunker after fast traveling during the animation of Aloy opening the vent.
  • Fixed an issue in "The Mountain That Fell" where some players were able to leave the boundaries of the world.
  • Fixed an issue in "Robbing the Rich" where certain players were not able to complete the quest when talking to Ravan.
  • Fixed an issue in "Fatal Inheritance" where Daradi would be missing after fast traveling away from the quest area, which resulted in some players not being able to complete the 'Return to Daradi' objective.
  • Fixed an issue in "A Moment's Peace" where for some players the quest objective would be updated to "Return to Vilgund" after completing the quest, even though players did not meet Vilgund yet.
  • Fixed an issue in "Collateral" where a few players wouldn't be able to complete the 'Talk to Olin and Enasha' objective because Enasha would not wait in the Farm.
  • Fixed an issue in "Cause for Concern" where completing Bandit Camps in a specific order would result in a few players not being able to interact with Nil to complete the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in Cauldron Xi where certain players were able to bypass natural progression of the quest by escaping the core chamber during the 'Defend the Core' objective.
  • Fixed an issue in the weapon tutorial for the War Bow, where using the Lodge War Bow would not tally towards any of the War Bow tutorials.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue where some players would have the issue of wielded Heavy Weapons getting stuck on Aloy’s arm when interacting with the elevator in Meridian.
  • Fixed an issue where for a few players the awareness icons and tags would become invisible when the game saves while a Watcher uses the FlashStun attack on Aloy.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would spawn in the mountains when fast-traveling to the center of Sunfall.
  • Fixed an issue where after completing “Revenge of the Nora”, Varl would have a wrong dialogue.
  • Fixed an issue where a few players were able to call a mount during the fight with Helis in “The Face of Extinction”.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Forgotten” where the prompt to interact with Olara was visible when Olara was not at that location.
  • Fixed an issue where the quest marker for “Underequipped” would disappear from the map when leaving the starting area of the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in “Death from the Skies” where the ‘Kill the Stormbird’ objective would not have a quest marker.
  • Fixed an issue where overridden bridges in Cauldron Rho would not be visible when some players were standing at a certain distance.
  • Fixed an issue where a few players were able to exploit Hunting Ground trials for resources.
  • Fixed an issue where for some the sound of destructible trees was not playing.
  • Fixed an issue with Pathfinder enabled for a custom waypoint when standing on the bridge of the Two Teeth Bandit Camp.
  • Fixed an issue where the soundtrack would start over during the Credits.
  • Fixed an issue where on some occasions Aloy would not place a trap when players wanted to.
  • Fixed an issue where on some occasions Aloy would grab her spear instead of placing a trap.
  • Fixed various LOD issues.
  • Fixed various issues of players getting stuck in geometry.
  • Fixed various issues of players accessing areas outside of the play areas

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in "The City of the Sun" where in some occasions the game would crash when Aloy and Erend arrive at Olin's house.
  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash when some players fast-travelled during one of Aloy's animations in the bunker she fell into when she was a child.
  • Fixed various miscellaneous crashes.

Version 1.11

Released 3/22/2017[21]

This update fixes an issue that was introduced in Patch 1.10.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed the issue when the player would buy an outfit or weapon they already owned.

Version 1.10

Released 3/21/2017[22]

NEW FEATURES

  • Added the ability to press and hold [X] to buy multiple items from merchants.
  • Added an option to invert the X-axis from the controls tab on the settings menu.

ADJUSTMENTS

  • Made several minor adjustments to the item economy (drop rate, distribution, cost etc.).
  • Made several adjustments to humanoid and machine AI.
  • Made minor adjustments to 2.1 stereo mix on menu sounds.

GENERAL FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “The Point of the Spear” where the time of day dialogue option would erroneously unlock when reloading the game, after speaking to Rost at the beginning of the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “A Seeker at the Gates” where the gates of the Embrace were wide open.
  • Fixed an issue in the tribe quest “Revenge of the Nora” where Aloy’s overridden Strider would suddenly become unmountable when following Varl to the Stadium.
  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “Terror of the Sun” where a redundant save would occur every time the title was reloaded while fighting the Behemoth without any equipment.
  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “The Face of Extinction” where a blank grey screen would be visible before the start of the Epilogue 1 sequence.
  • Fixed an issue in the area “Devil’s Grief” where the ground texture showed a visible file path.
  • Fixed an issue where a Tallneck’s datapoint would not unlock if players fast-traveled from their head of instead of rappelling down.
  • Fixed an issue where time would slow down but Concentration would continue to recharge at the same rate when players brought up the weapon wheel.
  • Fixed an issue where some robots would not be counted for the trophy “10 Vulnerable Machines Kills”.
  • Fixed an issue where players would run into various problems if their playtime exceeded 200 hours.
  • Fixed various issues where the UI would display markers, icons, tracks, prompts or values incorrectly.
  • Fixed various issues with dialogue and contextual lines not triggering correctly.
  • Fixed various issues with players clipping through, getting stuck in or falling through geometry.
  • Fixed various issues with machines clipping through geometry and each other.
  • Fixed various issues with animation for humanoids and machines.
  • Fixed various minor issues with players skipping a sequence.
  • Fixed various minor weapons and modifications issues.
  • Fixed various minor framerate issues.

PROGRESSION FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “The Point of the Spear” where some players could be teleported outside the quest area during the objective “Loot the Sawtooth Carcass”.
  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “The Point of the Spear” where some players could buy fire arrows from Karst rather than crafting them.
  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “The Proving” where players would be put back into the last checkpoint for the quest, making it impossible to continue the game.
  • Fixed an issue in “The War-Chief’s Trail” where fast- travelling away and back when Sona reached the cliff would sometimes prevent Sona’s A.I. from working correctly.
  • Fixed an issue in the sub quest “Revenge of the Nora” where some players could be blocked from progressing due to an invisible collision near the third bandit camp.
  • Fixed an issue in the quest “The Sun Shall Fall” where some players fast-travelling immediately after destroying the Sonic Device would be unable to progress upon returning to the gate.
  • Fixed an issue in the main quest “The Face of Extinction” where the Day 1 Patch did not offer a solution for the roll over problem of certain players who had side quests active while completing the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “The Forgotten” where it was very difficult for some players to climb the trail to Olara.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Robbing the Rich” where the objective “Return to Ravan” would not complete for some players after collecting the sword.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Robbing the Rich” where no quest marker or breadcrumbing was displayed for some players on the objective "Follow the Tracks".
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Robbing the Rich” where Rokasha went missing for some players if they accepted another quest while following the blood trail and then reloaded their save data after speaking to Keadi.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Robbing the Rich” where Nasan would be walking around in the courtyard and could not be interacted with by some players.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Luck of the Hunt” where dropping boar skins after collecting all 4 would cause the boar skin objective to be unobtainable for some players.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Healer’s Oath” where Patch 1.04 did not offer a retroactive solution for certain players who were unable to progress after dropping the Thunderjaw heart from the Special Items tab.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Traitor's Bounty” where Vanasha would not appear on the objective "Talk to Vanasha" after finishing “The Face of Extinction” for some players.
  • Fixed an issue in the side quest “Hunter's Blind” where the "Show on map" option on the Quest screen was grayed out and no quest marker appeared on the map or compass during the objective "Follow Talanah" for some players.
  • Fixed an issue in the area “Cauldron Xi” where some players were able to escape the core chamber during the “Defend the core” objective.
  • Fixed an issue where some players could clear Corruption Zones from a distance without completing its associated quest and trophy.
  • Fixed several issues where some players could become stuck in bunkers and cauldrons after completing “The Face of Extinction”.

CRASH FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in the Bandit Camps where the game would crash if certain players managed to untie the prisoners after the last bandit had died.
  • Fixed an issue in the Bandit Camps where the game would crash if certain players destroyed the alarm after the last bandit had died.
  • Fixed miscellaneous crashes.

Version 1.04

Released 3/14/2017[23]

FIXES

  • Fixed an issue in “The Proving” where one of the attackers would fall down the slope.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Womb of the Mountain” where the spear would not be in Aloy’s inventory if players opened a treasure box with a DLC item before retrieving Aloy’s weapons. Note: Players who have already encountered the issue will need to reload from a game saved prior to this quest.
  • Fixed an issue in “A Seeker at the Gates” where players would be able to enter the gates of Mother’s Watch when fast-traveling to this location.
  • Fixed an issue in “A Seeker at the Gates” where the quest objective would not update from “Go to the Carja Border Fort” to “Kill the corrupted machines”.
  • Fixed an issue in “A Seeker at the Gates” where players could not progress through the Carja Fort.
  • Fixed an issue in “The City of the Sun” where Erend wouldn’t spawn after the dialogue with him ended if players rushed past the civilians on the bridge.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Sun Shall Fall” where players couldn’t return to Dervahl if they fast-traveled during the objective “Talk to Dervahl”.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Grave Hoard” where skipping the conversation with Sylens at the end of the quest and immediately restarting would prevent “To Curse the Darkness” from starting.
  • Fixed an issue in “Deep Secrets of the Earth” where players couldn’t enter the bunker if they fast-traveled away from the objective after they had interacted with the bunker.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Terror of the Sun” where Aloy would respawn in an empty arena after being killed by the Behemoth. Note: Players who have already encountered the issue will need to go to Sunfall, at which point they will be teleported back into the arena to continue the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in “Hunter’s Blind” where the objective would not update after talking to Talanah.
  • Fixed an issue in “Hunter’s Blind” where players could kills the Glinthawks before the actual objective was triggered.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Foreign Lands” where players could already deliver the bow to Lakhir before being instructed to do so.
  • Fixed an issue in “Fatal Inheritance” where the objective would fail to update after disabling the lure device and speaking with Ranaman during the quest.
  • Fixed an issue in “Blood on Stone” where the Rockbreaker would not surface correctly if players fast-traveled from and to the quest area just before the start of the sequence.
  • Fixed an issue in “Death from the Skies” where the Stormbird objective would remain active after deactivating the lures and fast-traveling from and to the quest area.
  • Fixed an issue in “Redmaw” where Redmaw would be alive again if players left the quest area during the objective “Talk to Ahsis”.
  • Fixed an issue in “Redmaw” where the marker for the objective “Talk to Ahsis” would be invisible outside of the quest area.
  • Fixed an issue where exploration music would drop out after a long period of play.
  • Fixed an issue where Aloy could become ‘stuck’ in her sliding animation.
  • Fixed miscellaneous issues to improve the overall play experience.

Version 1.03

Released 3/7/2017[24]

FIXES

  • Fixed a crash that could occur during “The Heart of the Nora”, after getting killed by the corrupted Thunderjaw at All-Mother’s entrance.
  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash on “The Curse to Darkness” when left idle for a few minutes, after selecting continue from the Main Menu.
  • Fixed a crash that would occur during “Revenge of the Nora” when the player would be killed by the Bellowback.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when the player was killed by the Behemoth during “The Terror of the Sun” quest.
  • Fixed an issue where the loading screen would hang after viewing the cutscene after the credits.
  • Fixed a progression issue during “Deep Secrets of the Earth” where Aloy could not re-enter the secret entrance after fast traveling out.
  • Fixed an issue where Aloy was able to mount machines with heavy weapons equipped.
  • Fixed an issue where bandits would spawn inside the mountain during Bandit Camp “Two Teeth”.
  • Fixed an issue where you could already scan the datapoint “Record of Redmaw 2” spoiling the quest.
  • Fixed an issue where tracks wouldn’t be highlighted unless het player was at a certain distance.
  • Fixed a crash with Hunting Grounds 1 when in combat with the Grazers.
  • Fixed an issue where the quest icon would display the incorrect quest when finishing “Gift from the Past” and transitioning to “The Point of the Spear”.
  • Fixed an issue where Vanasha wasn’t appearing to activate the “Traitor’s Bounty” quest.
  • Fixed an issue during “The City of the Sun” where Erend wouldn’t spawn correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where the Override icon wouldn’t always show on overridden machines.
  • Fixed an issue where players would accidentally skip the cinematic during “A Gift from the Past”.
  • Fixed an issue during “The War Chiefs Trail” where the player could not interact with Sona after fast traveling.

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