The Dwarves is Getting a Day One Patch to Fix Various Bugs and Performance Issues

on November 29, 2016 2:30 PM

Today, KING Art Games revealed that its tactical RPG The Dwarves, which will launch on December 1st for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, will be accompanied by a day one patch to fix many of the game’s performance and optimization issues.

The patch will come in at a hearty 7.13 GB on PS4, and at 3.09 GB on Xbox One. At the moment, it’s unclear whether or not the patch will come to the PC version. It comes with the following fixes and changes:

Performance Optimizations

  • Lag-spikes in multiple locations fixed
  • Better FPS in multiple combat arenas due to preloading, enemy behavior changes and enhanced trackers
  • Better FPS in additional locations due to graphical adjustments/optimizations
  • Some texture adjustments (slightly better loading times, reduced potential lag spikes)

Graphical Improvements

  • Soft particles in all quality settings
  • Updated fog in multiple locations
  • Added effects (Steam, smoke) in multiple locations
  • Tone-Mapping/HDR adjustments in multiple locations

Improvements

  • Many camera colliders had been optimized for less camera jumps/clipping problems
  • Nav-Mesh/Character collider improvements
  • UI improvements in Shop-, Level-Up, Party and XP screen; HUB fixes
  • Rodarios Fake Death ability works as described now
  • Balancing changes in some battles
  • Added a hint to the worldmap to show how many days a village will withstand its attackers
  • Boindil can’t knock himself out anymore by running into walls
  • If the game is paused, there is now an indication for that and an info how to resume
  • Sidequest marker for the worldmap
  • Additional loading screen tips

Bug fixes

  • Potential crash bug after restarting Mifurdania Woods fixed
  • Potential crash after fighting with Bislipur for the first time fixed
  • Bug after introduction of Andokai/Djerun fixed
  • Bug after climbing down the oak tree fixed
  • It’s no longer possible to be trapped between objects
  • Fixed some rendering issues with characters in the UI

Others

  • More music in the credits scene
  • Added missing supporters to the orc army in the credits scene
  • Added a second slot for AutoSaves. Both slots alternate
  • Added Chinese language

The Dwarves is set to release December 1st on Xbox One, PS4, and PC for $39.99 USD. We will have a review up for at the time of it’s release — so stay tuned.

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