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Aliens Fireteam Elite Update 1.08 Patch Notes

The Xenomorphs are here...

by Gordon Bicker

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Update 1.08 has arrived for Aliens: Fireteam Elite, and here’s the full list of changes and fixes added with this patch. There were a wide variety of changes and fixes for the game, from visual improvements and U.I fixes along with other gameplay bug fixes, there is something for everyone with this latest update. Specifically, the patch version is 1.0.1.89218, and there are different changes according to what platform you play on. Here’s everything new with Aliens: Fireteam Elite update 1.08.

Aliens: Fireteam Elite Update 1.08 Patch Notes

PC

KITS, WEAPONS, AND COMBAT

  • Phalanx:
    • Increase to the Shield ability blocking angle, making it easier to block attacks from enemies that are not directly in front of the shield.
    • Change to the Shield ability so that it no longer easily gets interrupted by being stumbled.
  • Doc:
    • Fix for the Doc’s “Readiness” perk so that it now properly grants improvements to Ability Recharge Speed.

VISUAL

  • Improvements to ultra-widescreen support.
  • Adjustment to the L59 Minigun’s muzzle flash, reducing it’s brightness to a level similar to the Smartgun.

UI

  • Fix for instances where the “Spectate” and “Abandon Mission” options failed to display correctly upon death.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Fix to some instances of Achievements not being granted upon collection of an item. This fix will also include the “All My Personal Friends” Achievement for leveling up 30 weapons to four stars.

GENERAL

  • Fix for an issue where the “Delayed Recovery” Challenge Card could interfere with Ability Recharge Speeds in unintended ways.
  • Fixed issue where the “Spectate” or “Abandon Mission” button might not appear in 2 player co-op missions.

PLAYSTATION

KITS, WEAPONS, AND COMBAT

  • Phalanx:
    • Increase to the Shield ability blocking angle, making it easier to block attacks from enemies that are not directly in front of the shield.
    • Change to the Shield ability so that it no longer easily gets interrupted by being stumbled.
  • Doc:
    • Fix for the Doc’s “Readiness” perk so that it now properly grants improvements to Ability Recharge Speed.

VISUAL

  • Adjustment to the L59 Minigun’s muzzle flash, reducing it’s brightness to a level similar to the Smartgun.

UI

  • Fix for instances where the “Spectate” and “Abandon Mission” options failed to display correctly upon death.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Fix to some instances of Achievements not being granted upon collection of an item. This fix will also include the “All My Personal Friends” Achievement for leveling up 30 weapons to four stars.

GENERAL

  • Fix for an issue where the “Delayed Recovery” Challenge Card could interfere with Ability Recharge Speeds in unintended ways.
  • Fix for an issue that could prevent some doors from opening for console players during a mission.
  • Added “(PS4)” and “(PS5)” to the end of the game’s name on PlayStation consoles to help better differentiate between the two versions. PlayStation 5 players: Make sure you’ve downloaded and are playing the version optimized for your console!
  • Fixed issue where the “Spectate” or “Abandon Mission” button might not appear in 2 player co-op missions.

XBOX

KITS, WEAPONS, AND COMBAT

  • Phalanx:
    • Increase to the Shield ability blocking angle, making it easier to block attacks from enemies that are not directly in front of the shield.
    • Change to the Shield ability so that it no longer easily gets interrupted by being stumbled.
  • Doc:
    • Fix for the Doc’s “Readiness” perk so that it now properly grants improvements to Ability Recharge Speed.

VISUAL

  • Adjustment to the L59 Minigun’s muzzle flash, reducing it’s brightness to a level similar to the Smartgun.

UI

  • Fix for instances where the “Spectate” and “Abandon Mission” options failed to display correctly upon death.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Fix to some instances of Achievements not being granted upon collection of an item. This fix will also include the “All My Personal Friends” Achievement for leveling up 30 weapons to four stars.

GENERAL

  • Fix for an issue where the “Delayed Recovery” Challenge Card could interfere with Ability Recharge Speeds in unintended ways.
  • Fix for an issue that could prevent some doors from opening for console players during a mission.
  • Fixed issue where the “Spectate” or “Abandon Mission” button might not appear in 2 player co-op missions

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As you can see, there are a diverse number of changes and the changes to the shield ability will be a welcome sight to many players around the globe. Will you be playing through the latest Aliens Fireteam Elite patch to experience all of the fixes? Strike terror into the hearts of the Xenomorphs this September.

Aliens: Fireteam Elite is available now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. For more information regarding this update, visit the official Aliens: Fireteam Elite site.

- This article was updated on September 15th, 2021

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