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Dead By Daylight (DBD) Update 5.4.1 Patch Notes Today (December 7)

A new hotfix update is being deployed to all supported platforms!

December 7, 2021

A brand new Dead By Daylight update will begin rolling out later today (December 7) for all supported platforms.

It was only just last week that Chapter 22 arrived with the brand new ‘Portrait of A Murder’ update, which included a new killer, survivor, map, and plenty of balance changes.

Unfortunately, today’s update won’t be as exciting as it only includes a list of bug fixes. Here’s everything you need to know surrounding the December 7 Dead By Daylight update.

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What’s New In Today’s Update?

As mentioned previously, today’s update only includes a long list of bug fixes. Players won’t notice any changes or new content, but may find that some of their most annoying bugs have now been fixed.

The full patch notes can be found further down this article, which includes details on fixes to challenges not gaining progress, fixes to the new killer, and plenty more.

Players will be prompted to download the new update when it releases at 11AM ET / 4PM GMT.

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Dead By Daylight Update 5.4.1 Patch Notes (December 7)

Below you will find the official patch notes for the December 7 Dead By Daylight update, which brings the game to version 5.4.1.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Crow Food archive challenge not to gain progress.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Sprint & Slash archive challenge not to gain progress.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Beast Awakens archive challenge not to gain progress.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed players to surpass the Blight turn rate limits by using frame rate limiting software.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed survivors to complete the opening of the hatch when put into dying state
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the Oni and Spirit’s hair to disappear during the intro pan.
  • Fixed an issue that caused The Artist’s Crows’ aura to remain visible after downing a Survivor who was repelling crows 
  • Fixed an issue that caused the damaging crows not to be counted as protective hits
  • Fixed an issue that caused Corrective Action not to consume a token when another Survivor failed a skill check
  • Fixed an issue that caused the New and Sale badges to not disappear after clicking the Store buttons.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the killer player from hearing a boon totem being blessed.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the boon totem blessing SFX from looping correctly.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Survivors to be picked up at a corner near the Exit Gates in Autohaven Wreckers.
  • Fixed an issue that caused missing Thai accents and punctuation in the Subtitles Settings text. 
  • Fixed several texts exceeding the button size in the Game Manual in some languages
  • Fixed an issue with the hook 3D model remaining visible in Play as Killer when switching from an empty charm slot to a Killer cosmetic slot in the Lobby.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the spotlight to be delayed when fully repairing a short pole or yellow generator
  • Fixed an issue that cause the black ink VFX to be missing from the survivor’s eyes and mouth when getting Mori’ed by the Artist.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Coup de Grace to get too many tokens
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