NiOh Update 1.09 Lets You Skip Prestige Animation, Fixes Bugs

Yesterday, an update for NiOh — update 1.09 — went live on PS4, bringing with it a slab of fixes and changes.

Coming in at 51 MB, the update most notably implements countermeasures for unfair/questionable actions during PvP and clan battles, adds the ability to skip the animation when obtaining prestige, adds additional details on how to acquire certain combat titles, fixes a host of bugs, and much more.

You can check out the full list of patch notes, as transcribed on Reddit, below:

Adjustments and Improvements

  • Implemented countermeasures for unfair/questionable actions during PvP and clan battles.
  • Lowered the probability of getting the special effect “Damage Toward [Enemy Type]”
  • Added the ability to skip the animation when obtaining prestige.
  • Changed the “Naked Brawler” combat title so it can now be obtained when wearing accessories.
  • Added additional details on how to acquire certain combat titles.
  • Adjusted the positions for the kappa in the mission “The One-Eyed Dragon’s Castle”

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where skills would occasionally not be properly set after changing equipment sets.

  • Fixed a bug where saving and reloading during the mission “Yokai Country” would sometimes disable the boss door from opening.

  • Fixed an application error that would sometimes occur in the mission “The Samurai From Sawayama” when the boss fight began during an online multiplayer session.

  • Fixed a bug where visitors would be teleported to an unintended location when the host would pray at the shrine in the cave in the mission “The Demon’s Daughter”

  • Fixed a rare application error that occurred when praying at a shrine in the mission “Yokai Country”

  • Fixed a bug where the difficulty would not be reflected properly when searching for a Companion for the Yokai Realm.

  • Fixed a bug where you could select missions in “Yokai Realm with a Companion” that were otherwise unavailable to you.

  • Fixed a bug in version 1.06 missions that prevented you from getting “XX Crusher” titles after dying until you left the mission.

  • Fixed a bug where the amount of gold received as a reward was lower than expected for some missions in “Way of the Demon”

  • Fixed a bug where an exclamation mark would display over the number of consumable items if you returned to the starting point after a PvP battle.

  • Fixed a bug where the number of skill items you had after a PvP battle would be the same when you went to the area screen.

  • Reduced the likelihood of suddenly teleporting during a PvP battle, regardless of network environment.

  • Fixed a bug that allowed you to use certain means to carry more items than allowed in PvP battles.

  • Fixed a bug in PvP battles where your health gauge would display again after your health reached 0.

  • Fixed a bug where the “Burn” and “Paralysis” effects would not disappear during online multiplayer.

  • Fixed a bug that would occasionally reduce the amount of Amrita received when the special effect “Amrita Gauge Bonus in Battles (Vs. High-Rank Opponent)” was active.

  • Fixed a bug where Date Masamune would occasionally behave unnaturally when guarding an attack.

  • Fixed a bug during the Katakkura Shigenaga fight where the surrounding cover fire would sometimes not trigger.

  • Fixed a bug where the player would sometimes take damage if in physical contact with the Ogress right when she is defeated.

  • Fixed a bug when fighting Shima Sakon where he would sometimes become still for several seconds.

  • Fixed a bug where Hozoin Inei would not become paralyzed.

NiOh is available on PS4, where it launched back in February.

Tyler Fischer

Tyler Fischer is the Assignments Editor and News Editor at DualShockers. He specializes in writing breaking news, managing assignments, and organization. Born and raised in New York, Tyler studies journalism and public relations at SUNY New Paltz. In his free time he enjoys playing and watching soccer, getting lost in game lore, and writing comedy scripts.

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