Vampyr Gets Its First Update on All Platforms; Includes Bug Fixes, New Features, and More

Dontnod Entertainment has given its recently-released Vampyr its first patch, with the update providing several bug fixes and much more.

on July 2, 2018 9:21 PM

Since its release last month, Vampyr from developer Dontnod Entertainment has been entertaining players with a deep and immersive vampire-focused tale set in the early 1900s, and now the game’s first major update has arrived with several changes in the works.

Publisher Focus Home Interactive has announced that a new update has gone live for Vampyr across PS4, Xbox One, and PC, which marks the game’s first official patch since the game released back at the beginning of last month.

The patch itself addresses a number of bug fixes within the game (including a critical crash error in the PC version), while also implementing a few smaller new features, such as a fix for the Recovering Icon and the ability to toggle the walk functionality.

More details on the specific changes and bug fixes from the developer can be found in the full patch notes below.

Vampyr is available now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. If you have yet to pick up the game, you can do so by heading over to Amazon.

New Features

  • [PC] Walk can now be used as a held input or a toggled input.
  • The Recovering Icon is now properly displayed when a citizen is healing

Fixes

  • [PC] Switching targets can now be done with the mouse wheel.
  • During the cutscene between Dorothy and Darius, Dorothy will now properly be shown. A new playthrough is needed for this.
  • Fixed an issue where Sean Hampton was stuck in a chair while reloading during certain dialogues.
  • Fixed an issue where spoiler characters would incorrectly spawn.
  • Fixed an issue where Tom Watts’s sidequest would be blocked while performing a medical checkup mid-choice
  • Fixed an issue where players were able to escape the map in Southwark
  • [X1] Fixed an issue with water light reflection blinding players.
  • Optimised the in-game menus
  • Fixed an issue where in-game and in-menu serum icons were inverted.
  • [PC] Fixed an issue where players were unable to change inventory page using KB/M
  • [PC] Green flickering should no longer occur
  • Fixed an issue where Camelia’s dialogue would stay locked, even with all hints unlocked.
  • Various other fixes

[PC Only]How To Fix Low Level Fatal Crash Error

An issue where LowLevelFatalCrash errors was identified. To fix this issue, you will need to download new drivers for your Intel HD Graphics 530 graphics card for Windows 10. To do this, follow the steps below.

  • Click https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27847/Graphics-Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-10?product=88345

  • Click ‘win64_24.20.100.6136.zip’ button under Available Downloads.

  • Save and open ‘win64_24.20.100.6136.zip’ file from Downloads.

  • Extract all file content into Downloads.

  • Close the file.

  • Right click on the Windows Start button > Device Manager > Display adapters.

  • Right click on Intel(R) HD Graphics 530 > Uninstall device.

  • Check Delete the driver software for this device and click Uninstall.

  • Restart the computer.

  • Right click on the Windows Start button > Device Manager > Display adapters.

  • Right click on Intel(R) HD Graphics 530 > Update driver.

  • Click Browse my computer for driver software.

  • Click Browse… button then select Downloads and click OK.

  • Click Next.

  • Once the driver installed, click Close.


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