DLC & Patches

DLC & Patches

PS4, PSVR & PS Vita New Releases This Week: March 28, 2017 – Silent Heroes

In a jam-packed week for new releases, you’ll find MLB The Show 17, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix, Snake Pass, Has-Been Heroes, Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, Fated: The Silent Oath, Salt and Sanctuary, a couple of PlayStation 2 Classics on PlayStation 4 in the form of Fatal Fury Battle Archives Volume 2 and Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition, and much more. Looking at DLC, you’ll find new content for The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, Final Fantasy XV, Mafia III, Dark Souls 3, and Battlefield 1. *All games/content are releasing in North America and Europe, unless otherwise noted. PlayStation 4 Games 88 Heroes (Retail) – NA Anoxemia (PSN) APB Reloaded (PSN) – NA Atari Flashback Classics Volume 1 (Retail & PSN) – EU Atari Flashback Classics Volume 2 (Retail & PSN) – EU Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2 (PSN) – NA Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition (PSN) – NA Has-Been Heroes (Retail & PSN) – NA Heroes of the Monkey Tavern (PSN) – NA Horse Racing 2016 (PSN) – NA Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (Retail & PSN) MLB The Show 17 (Retail & PSN in NA; PSN in EU) Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call (PSN) READ FULL…


Destiny Update 2.6.0 Previewed, Will Address Local Network Fireteam & Skeleton Key Issues

[embedded content] Before the Age of Triumph event can begin at 10am PT/1pm ET on Tuesday, March 28, Bungie will release Destiny update 2.6.0, which fixes several issues, updates Crucible Daily Bounties to be more inclusive, and more. Because the update doesn’t go live until 10am PT on Tuesday, the Weekly Heroic Strike and Weekly Nightfall Playlists will be unavailable for eight hours beginning at 2am PT. Since they’re unable to restrict access to the Weekly Crucible Playlist during those eight hours, Bungie offered up this warning: If a player were to complete an activity in either of these playlists prior to accepting Update 2.6.0, they would not be able to earn new rewards from the Updated Age of Triumph Ritual Playlists. This includes Blue Flames and Radiant Light from the Nightfall playlist, and one Treasure of Ages from the Weekly Heroic Strike playlist. Full patch notes for Update 2.6.0 will be released when the patch goes live, but in their latest weekly update, Bungie gave a preview of what to expect: Known Issues Being Addressed Local Network Fireteam Issues SIVA Key Fragment Issues Skeleton Key Issues Confirmed Changes Updated Crucible Daily Bounties to be more inclusive, no longer requiring specific READ FULL STORY…

Nioh Update 1.06 Today Adds New Sub Missions, The Ability to Pause

Now available to download, Nioh update 1.06 adds new sub missions, new titles and smithing texts for those missions, the ability to pause the game by pressing Options while in the status menu, and more. Here’s what the patch notes say about the new missions and a few of the other changes: Additions Added New Sub Missions – To play the new missions, you need to have reached the final part of the game. These new missions do not affect the Trophy requirements for Samurai of Legend. Added New Titles – Obtainable in additional missions Added New Smithing Texts – Obtainable in additional missions Adjustments and Improvements Pressing the Options button in the status menu will now pause the game (unable to use during multiplayer mode and summoning visitors) Raised the limit for the number of smithing materials that can be carried to 9999 Can now skip through items using the left and right keys in the equipment screen Added the Following Settings to Basic Game Settings in the System Menu: Enabled on/off function for Reset Camera When Pressing Lock-On Without a Target Enabled on/off function for Display Item Level (Not Multiplier) in Equipment List Rarity Color Patterns allows you to change…


Overwatch Update 2.08 on PS4 Fixes Music Bug, Reactivates Capture the Flag

Released yesterday for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Overwatch update 2.08 reactivates Capture the Flag, fixes a bug that stopped background music from playing, and changes Orisa’s movement so that she now slows a bit while firing in midair. “Much like D.Va’s Fusion Cannons, Orisa’s Fusion Driver is intended to slow her movement while she is firing,” Blizzard said of the Orisa change. “However, unlike D.Va, there was an issue that prevented this slow from working while firing from the air.” Here’s the full list of patch notes for Overwatch update 2.08: General Updates Custom Games and Game Browser [PS4] Capture the Flag maps and mode have been reactivated Bug Fixes General [PS4/XB1] Fixed a bug that prevented background music from playing [PS4/XB1] Fixed a bug that prevented the Damage Amplified value from being displayed correctly [PS4/XB1] Orisa’s movement now slows slightly while firing in midair If you have yet to play Overwatch this week, an update went live on Tuesday that added Orisa as a playable hero. [Source: Battle.net, Reddit] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!


Vanessa Is the Latest King of Fighters XIV DLC Character

[embedded content] Atlus has officially announced, through a reveal trailer, that the next DLC fighter making their way to the King of Fighters XIV roster will be Vanessa. She is the third DLC character announced for KOF XIV and joins Whip and Yamazaki as the title’s first three DLC characters. Vanessa first appeared in the series in The King of Fighters ’99 Evolution but was first playable in The King of Fighters 2000. She is a housewife turned mercenary agent who uses boxing as her fighting style. In KOF XIV, she keeps the same outfit and red hair as her original appearance. No release date has been announced for Vanessa, but she should be released sometime after both Whip and Yamazaki. Whip is scheduled to be available starting April 5, 2017. [Source: Atlus U.S.A. (YouTube) via Gematsu] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

DLC & Patches

Titanfall 2’s Next Free Map & Free Trial Weekend Arrive on March 30

[embedded content] The next free DLC drop for Titanfall 2, Colony Reborn, is releasing on March 30, Respawn announced today. It will include the return of the Colony map from Titanfall, classic weapons, a new grapple execution, and new cosmetics, and the accompanying base game patch will feature bug fixes, balancing, and game improvements. Here’s an overview of what to expect from Colony Reborn: Free Content New Map Colony – This classic should be familiar to long time Titanfall fans. Set among a sleepy settler town, the dense center is filled with narrow streets, interiors, and rooftops surrounded by open Titan lanes. Weapon R-101 – Universally well regarded for its unique versatility, the R-101 platform has been a mainstay of human conflict since the first settlers arrived from the Core Systems. This version is outfitted with ACOG scope. New Execution Curb Check Paid Cosmetic Content Prime Titans Northstar Legion Titan Art Nose Art 5 new designs 1 new Warpaint per Titan Camo pack Callsign pack 20 banners 20 patches During the weekend following the release of Colony Reborn, Colony 24/7 will be the Featured Playlist and it will support a variety of modes. Additionally, you’ll be able to earn Double XP READ FULL…


Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Day One Update Confirmed, Fight the Darkness Trailer Released

[embedded content] When Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix launches next week for PlayStation 4 in the West, it will have a day one update that fixes various issues, Square Enix has revealed: #KH Community, thanks for your questions! We’re addressing various issues before the game releases on Mar 28th (NA) & Mar 31st (EU). For NA and EU players, a Day 1 patch will be available at launch to match the JP update. We’ll keep an eye out for additional notes. According to a user on GameFAQs who obtained an early copy of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix, update 1.02 is already available to download and it weighs in at 4.8GB. After spending some time with the patched version of Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix, the user said they didn’t encounter any issues with saving, but they did experience minor lag when opening some chests. You can learn more about the issues Japanese players have experienced with 1.5 + 2.5 Remix over here and here, courtesy of Bizkit047. For more details on Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix, check out the above new trailer. [Source: Kingdom Hearts (1), (2), GameFAQs (1), (2), (3), Pastebin (1), (2) via KHInsider, Reddit] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

Arkane Studios

Latest Dishonored 2 Update Fixes Numerous Bugs

With the new Dishonored 2 update (aka Game Update 3) today for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Arkane has fixed a host of bugs, optimized the user interface, and added a Full option for the Mana Replenish setting. Here’s the full list of patch notes for today’s Dishonored 2 update on PS4: General UI optimization Added a ‘Full’ option for the ‘Mana Replenish’ setting Bloodthirst post-process is now brighter Bug Fixes Fixed a bug where the FPS drops when the player looks at a gravehound’s smoke. Fixed a bug where possessing a Gravehound causes their smoke effect to build up. Fixed shadows missing on particles Fixed a bug where normal maps were inverted with negative scaled objects Fixed a bug where using Far Reach on a hanging speaker causes strange physics in subsequent Far Reaches Fixed a bug where aiming Focused Strike or Spyglass at the sky results in poor depth of field masking Fixed a bug where Jindosh still talks to player in lab after death or being rendered unconscious Fixed a bug where the journal may become blurred Fixed a bug in Long Day In Dunwall where screen turns dark a short time after speaking with Meagan Fixed a READ FULL…

DLC & Patches

For Honor Update 1.04 Is Live on PS4, Slightly Improves Performance & Stability

Reportedly a 154MB download on PlayStation 4, For Honor update 1.04 is now live on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. As the patch notes show, Ubisoft has fixed some bugs that will slightly improve performance and stability: Various bug fixes to slightly improve performance and match stability. Addressed the Conqueror graphical glitch introduced in the last Live Update as part of our ongoing session stability fixes. The Xbox One version of For Honor will receive an update next week that adds functionality to enable/disable invites, makes it so game invite options will no longer be greyed out if there’s a free slot, and makes it so players will not be able to send invites if they’re in a state that cannot be joined (story mode, practicing, loading screens). Ubisoft’s post-launch plans for For Honor include six maps and six Heroes, which will be released across three upcoming Seasons. You’ll be able to unlock the Heroes in-game for free, while Season Pass owners receive one-week early access (and instant unlocks) to the six Heroes. As of February 25, For Honor is the best-selling game of 2017 in the United States. [Source: Ubisoft, Reddit (1), (2)] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!

DLC & Patches

Ghost Recon Wildlands Update Today on PS4 & Xbox One Is 3GB

Going live this morning, the newest Ghost Recon Wildlands update (aka Title Update 2) for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is around 3GB in size and includes game-wide connectivity and stability improvements, as well the option to turn off radios in the game by default and the option to choose the type of vehicle you want to spawn when using the Drop Vehicle rebel skill. Here’s the full list of patch notes for the new Wildlands update: Missions/Narration We received reports of some players having issues with certain missions in the game. After investigating the causes, we have implemented fixes so they can now have a smooth experience. We also fixed an XP farming exploit related to the “Rebellion Rising” mission, which created interference with the co-op experience. Adjusted various missions markers & GPS pathfinding. The following missions are now unlocked correctly for players who reported issues: Gold Rush, Sueño’s proposition, Sandoval Dead body, El Cerebro Adjusted various mission triggers in order to smoothen the player’s progress and game experience. Fixed situations where dialogue and barks would not trigger correctly. The following missions are now replayable: El Cerebro, Boss missions, Sandoval confession, Western cocaine cache Fixed infinite XP farming exploit on “Rebellion Rising” READ FULL…

Rocket League Update 1.31 Today Adds Dropshot, Begins Competitive Season 4

[embedded content] Going live at 3pm PT/6pm ET, Rocket League update 1.31 today for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC adds the new Dropshot mode, kicks off Season 4 of Competitive play, gives console players the ability to bind Air Roll Left and Air Roll Right from the Controls menu, removes Neo Tokyo from Casual and Competitive playlists, and more. If you have 1.30 installed already, expect 1.31’s download size to be 1.4GB on PS4, 2GB on PC, and 3GB on Xbox One. Here’s a look at the patch notes for Rocket League update 1.31: New Content Arenas Core 707 is now available when playing Dropshot Mannfield (Night) is now available in all playlists Neo Tokyo has been removed from Casual and Competitive playlists. The map will remain playable in offline and private matches. In a future update, Neo Tokyo will return to online play with a standard layout Turbo Crate Painted versions of the “Endo” Battle-Car are available from this crate. Painted versions of the “Tachyon” Rocket Trail are available from this crate. Easter 2017 Seasonal Easter Items can be acquired March 22 through April 17: Easter Egg Antenna, Bunny Ears Hat, Easter Basket Hat Trophies/Achievements Registered Voter – Head to ‘Arena Preferences’…


BioWare Wants to “Strongly Support” Mass Effect Andromeda Moving Forward

On his Twitter account yesterday, Mass Effect Andromeda Lead Designer Ian Frazier responded to a question about the facial animations in the game and whether or not they would be addressed in a future patch. “We’re looking at patching lots of issues and want to strongly support the game moving forward,” he said. “I can’t say more just yet.” As for additional character creation options, BioWare is “still looking [at] several possibilities for improving the [character creator],” and Frazier has stubble for the male Ryder “on the list of things we’re looking at potentially fixing/adding for character creation.” Asked about light skin tones, he said, “Can’t promise anything yet, but we’re currently evaluating various options for making it better.” One of the other complaints about Andromeda is the fact that saving is disabled during priority missions. After confirming that it’s something BioWare is looking into, Frazier responded to someone who asked when players would be able to save during those missions. “Not sure yet, still checking out the ramifications of such a change,” he replied. “Will tweet if/when I can!” When a player asked if anything could be said about the lack of male/male romances, Frazier said, “There’s nothing I can share on this at READ…


The Elder Scrolls Online Update 1.22 Now Out on PS4, Is 6.3GB

Designed to fix game crashes and quest bugs, adjust how you obtain Decorative Wax, and adjust the timeframe that the luxury furnisher Zanil Theran will be present, The Elder Scrolls Online update 1.22 is now available for PlayStation 4. According to ZeniMax, it’s a 6.3GB download. Here’s a look at some of the patch notes for today’s update: Base Game Patch – Fixes and Improvements Art & Animation General Fixed several visual issues affecting the Alliance War Horse. Animation Humanoid enemies will now utilize the correct combat idle animations that reflect their weapon type. Audio General Silenced pet dogs who began barking a little too enthusiastically after the Homestead update. Nixad pets will once again make their little squawking noises. Combat & Gameplay General Fixed an issue where some item sets that would allow your character to resurrect upon death could make you invulnerable. Guilds Mages Guild – Magelight: Fixed an issue where this ability and the Inferno morphs were stacking with each other. You will now only gain 10% increased Spell Critical if both abilities are slotted on your bar. Crafting & Economy General Fixed an issue that prevented Sealed Provisioning Writs from being awarded as often as intended. Furnishing Crafting READ FULL…

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Horizon Zero Dawn Update 1.11 Today Fixes An Issue Introduced With 1.10

Following the release of update 1.10 yesterday, developer Guerrilla Games discovered an issue with the new patch causing the game to crash when you bought an outfit or weapon you already own. With Horizon Zero Dawn update 1.11 today, they have fixed that issue, as the patch note shows: Fixes Fixed the issue when the player would buy an outfit or weapon they already owned. If you ever encounter an issue with Horizon Zero Dawn, Guerrilla suggests reloading a recent manual save, quicksave, or autosave from the Load menu option. If you still experience the issue, Guerrilla asks you to send them some screenshots of the area where it occurred and your location on the map. Along with bug fixes and adjustments, yesterday’s Horizon update added the ability to press and hold X to buy multiple items from merchants. Recently, Guerrilla confirmed that there will be an “expansion to the story” of Horizon Zero Dawn, but they haven’t given any specifics on it yet. Asked if the expansion might see a physical release, similar to the upcoming Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Game Director Mathijs de Jonge said, “Can’t say yet.” [Source: Guerrilla (1), (2), Mathijs de Jonge, Reddit (1), (2)] READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!