Patch Notes 1.2.X

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Public Test Build 1.2.0[edit | edit source]

FEATURES & CONTENT

  • Art – Added a new visual FX to indicate the exit’s collision from the killer’s perspective
  • Controls – Changed the killer break pallet interaction from Attack (M1) to Interact (Space)
  • Feature – Added a new in-game currency rewarded based on play time, for use in the Shrine of Secrets (Iridescent Shards)
  • Feature – Added the Shrine of Secrets
  • Misc – Added Thai Localization Support
  • UI – Added a new color scheme to perks in the HUD to indicate Buffs & Debuffs effects from other players
  • UI – Adjusted “Cheater Detected” error message to reflect the proper error and error code (will facilitate support for these issues)
  • UI – Revamped the Character Selection & Loadout UI


BALANCE

  • Adjusted generator interaction progress while multiple survivors are working simultaneously on one
  • Adjusted Matchmaking for Survive With Friends to be based on the average rank of the group (instead of the host’s rank)
  • Adjusted skill check difficulty (zones have been reduced) and removed success bonus in “good” zone (only “great” skill checks will provide a progress bonus)
  • Adjusted the height of the survivor’s collision capsule (made smaller)
  • Adjusted the hook selection mechanism to be location based instead of killer based (hooks will now match the map location instead of the killer)
  • Adjusted vault snapping speed and added angle cut-off for the different type of vaults
  • Adjusted the “Insidious” Perk Conditions to not trigger when the killer performs interactions
  • Changes to the Maze Tiles (aka “jungle gyms”) have been removed (from patch 1.1.2d)
  • Integrated a new vault animation for second floor (or off the ground) windows for killers (prevents them from dropping mid-way through the interaction)
  • The Wraith does not trigger crows anymore when cloaked


BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue causing a sync problem between the server and clients if a survivor would stun the killer while he pulls out a survivor out of a locker
  • Fixed an issue causing Nea to play an incorrect facial animation during Unlock Exit & Healing interaction
  • Fixed an issue causing players to use the wrong loadout when switching characters (it would be possible to use the loadout from the previous character)
  • Fixed an issue causing some daily rituals to appear as completed even though they are not
  • Fixed an issue causing survivors to appear as Level 0 in Kill Your Friends lobbies
  • Fixed an issue causing survivors to hear their own screams while in injured state with the “Iron Will” Perk equipped
  • Fixed an issue causing the bear trap to play the trapped sound effect when picked up
  • Fixed an issue causing the Commodious Toolbox repair to be the same speed as the Engineer’s Toolbox
  • Fixed an issue causing the progress for the “Way of Light” ritual to not apply if getting interrupted while opening the exit gate
  • Fixed an issue causing the survivor to visually detach from the killer’s shoulder while the killer hits a surface by attacking
  • Fixed an issue making it impossible for a survivor to get trap in a bear trap while another survivor would attempt to disarm it
  • Fixed an issue making it possible for a survivor bloodweb to contain killer content
  • Fixed an issue making it possible for a survivor to climb up a collision by crouching
  • Fixed an issue making it possible for objects (generators, hooks, etc) to spawn outside of the boundaries of levels in the Macmillan Estate
  • Fixed an issue making it possible for the Trapper to pick up traps through walls
  • Fixed an issue making it possible to use a killer’s power on the tally screen
  • Fixed an issue making it possible to use the flashlight through walls
  • Fixed an issue causing the killer’s attacks on Asylum wall to not cause the hit-fail reaction


Patch 1.2.0[edit | edit source]

The Patch Notes for 1.2.0 match the ones for its PTB, listed here are only additional changes:

FEATURES & CONTENT

  • Audio - Added two new musics that play when in proximity of the killer or during a chase
  • Audio - Added four new songs from the soundtrack to the menu music sequence


BALANCE

  • Added randomization of pallet spawning inside the Asylum
  • Adjusted random Map selection to have an equal distribution of Maps instead of Locations
  • Adjusted the Wraith visuals to make him more difficult to see
  • Reduced the Wraith sound loudness while cloaked
  • The Unrelenting Perk attack cooldown reduction has been increased for all tiers

BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue causing incorrect or no sounds to be played upon hitting various surfaces
  • Fixed an issue making it impossible to share The Last Breath Chapter through family sharing (both characters are unlocked by default)

Hotfix 1.2.0b[edit | edit source]

BUGFIX

  • Fixed a display issue with the rewarding of Iridescent Shards on the Tally Screen


Patch 1.2.1[edit | edit source]

FEATURES & CONTENT

  • Content – Added a new location (Haddonfield)
  • Content – Added a new map for Haddonfield (Lampkin Lane)
  • Content – Added a new offering that allows to play as Michael Myers (appears on killers’ bloodwebs if you do not own the associated DLC) (refer to the dev message below for more details)
  • Feature – Added the new Obsession Mechanic (refer to the dev message below for more details)


BUG FIXES

  • Fixed an issue causing map calling tremendous offerings to have no effect
  • Fixed an issue making it possible for a killer to hook a survivor instantly from the ground if picked up under a hook
  • Fixed missing text for the Enduring Perk ("Recovery from physical stun condition caused by perks is increased by 20%" added)

Hotfix 1.2.1a[edit | edit source]

BUGFIX

  • Fixed an issue making it impossible to successfully stalk a survivor with The Shape at certain resolutions

Hotfix 1.2.1b[edit | edit source]

FEATURES & CONTENT

  • Added a new Halloween themed head customization item for Trapper, Wraith, and Hillbilly


BALANCING

  • Added an effect to the “Object of Obsession” Perk if the wielder of the perk is not the obsession (similar effect, shorter range)
  • Added a forced save of the game after a perk has been bought in the Shrine of Secret
  • Adjusted Chase & Proximity music levels


BUGFIXES

  • Fixed an issue making it impossible to jump down from a roof through fence gaps in Haddonfield
  • Fixed an issue making it impossible to navigate behind a specific bench in Haddonfield because of a rock too close to an hedge
  • Fixed an issue making it possible for The Shape to stalk survivors inside closets
  • Fixed an issue making it possible to jump on top of the Cabin building in Haddonfield
  • Fixed an issue that caused a barrel to spawn underneath a hook in Haddonfield
  • Fixed an issue that caused chases to end when entering Stalking mode with The Shape
  • Fixed an issue that caused Laurie Strode’s voice to be Meg’s
  • Fixed an issue that caused some Med-Kit Add-Ons to affect Self-Care and other interactions
  • Fixed an issue that caused The Shape tier 3 kill action to consume a Memento Mori kill
  • Readjusted game audio balance (this will cause a reduction in general volume)

Hotfix 1.2.1c[edit | edit source]

BUGFIXES

  • Fixed a few in-game crashes
  • Fixed an issue causing the camera to clip through survivor’s heads while opening the exit gates
  • Fixed an issue making it possible for players to be able to randomly go through one another (temporarily having no collisions between specific players)
  • Fixed an issue making it possible to push survivors away from hooks
  • Fixed an issue making it possible to stalk survivors after they have escaped the level

Public Test Build Nov 2016[edit | edit source]

BALANCING

  • Increased the initial phase of the sacrifice to be infinite
    • There is a 5% chance to save yourself from the hook during this sequence
    • There is 25% chance to be sent directly into the struggle phase when attempting to save yourself.
  • Killers can now interact with uncompleted generators by pressing and holding the interaction button.
  • Hooks auto-repair themselves after 2 minutes (from both sabotage and sacrifices)
  • Sabotage meat hook time will be reduced from 20 seconds to 12 seconds.
  • Disarm Bear trap time is reduced from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
  • Trapper Bear Trap Add-on - Fastening Tools –increased the Bear-Traps disable time
  • Iron Grasp - Changed to - Your powerful hold on the survivors causes escapes to be nearly impossible. Effects of survivor struggling are reduced by 40%/50%/60%. Time to struggle out of your grasp is increased by 8%/10%/12%. (note that the text in game is NOT changed)

Hotfix 1.2.1d[edit | edit source]

BALANCING

  • Added a cooldown period (after losing or gaining a charge) before a killer can gain an additional charge for the “Play with Your Food” Perk
  • Added an additional modifier to the “Vanity Mirror” The Shape Add-On that slightly decreases the movement speed
  • Reduced the maximum recovery percentage to 85% (down from 95%)
  • The “Play with Your Food” speed increase bonus was adjusted to 3%/4%/5% (down from 5%/6%/7%)
  • The “Tinkerer” Perk now affects 3 additional Add-Ons for The Shape (“Judith’s Journal”, “Memorial Flower”, “J. Myers Memorial”)

Hotfix 1.2.1e[edit | edit source]

BUGFIXES

  • Added support for fixed duration blood points bonus events
  • Adjusted accumulation of stalking points to be the same for any number of stalked survivors (simultaneously stalking multiple survivors does not increase the speed at which stalking points increase)
  • Adjusted the minimum distance between bear traps to 1.5 meters (up from 0.6 meters)
  • Fixed an issue causing blood points to sometimes start counting from a negative value in the Tally screen
  • Modified the process of joining lobbies which results in reduced time to join a lobby after a game has been found


Patch 1.2.2[edit | edit source]

FEATURES & CONTENT

  • Added Legacy Prestige Outfits in Customization View (currently locked until they are available)


BALANCE

  • Adjusted the Bloodweb generation to allow multiple perks on a single Bloodweb (the entity will always eat the remaining perk after the player selects one)
  • Reduced the amount of nodes per Bloodweb for faster leveling up of characters
  • Various other adjustments on Bloodweb generation (changing odds of appearance and content distribution)

Hotfix 1.2.2a[edit | edit source]

BUGFIXES

  • Fixed an issue causing Legacy Prestige outfits to not be displayed in character customization
  • Fixed an issue causing the CGVA Mask to be available in the character customization

Hotfix 1.2.2b[edit | edit source]

BUGFIX & BALANCING

  • Adjusted the starting round of the entity on the bloodweb to round 5 for levels 25+ (up from 4)
  • Fixed decisive strike having no effect


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Patch 1.2.0 was the first Patch to be released as a Public Test Build.
  • Hotfix 1.2.0a was directly added to the PTB one day later and did not have a separate release.
    • It also removed the Lampkin Lane Map that was accidentally released with the original PTB. Back in those days, PTBs did not include new content.