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Massive 6.7 Gig Assassin’s Creed Unity Patch Rolls Out

by William Schwartz

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After a minor delay, the day everyone has been waiting for is here, the massive patch 4 has rolled out on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

The patch has begun to roll out on consoles and is set to roll out on PC later this week. The patch is 6.5 Gigs on PlayStation 4 even though the listed size on all consoles is 6.7 Gigs. The fixes listed are as follows:

Stability, Performance and Save Game

  • Fixed numerous random crashes both on Campaign and Coop
  • Implemented multiple optimizations and fixes to improve overall performance
  • Fixed save issue caused by the companion app on the main menu (loss of data)
  • Fixed save issue caused by contacts list (crash occurring). Users should now have access to save

Gameplay (navigation, fight, stealth)

  • Fixed various navigation issues
  • Fixed issues with lock picking chests
  • Fixed additional haystack issues

Character, AI and Crowd

  • Fixed various character, crowd station and NPC issues

Online, Matchmaking, Connectivity and Replication

  • Fixed various matchmaking and connection issues both in matches and when starting a match.
  • Fixed various issues with voice chat
  • Fixed join-in-progress issues
  • Fixed various replication issues between host and clients
  • Fixed issues with player rank and COOP/heist rewards
  • Fixed issues with Helix credits
  • Fixed issues with the My Club feature

Menus and HUD

  • Fixed HUD icon issues and issues with map information
  • Fixed various Initiates issues
  • Fixed additional issues with notifications

Mission tweaks (campaign, coop and side content)

  • Fixed various low occurrence walkthrough breaks in both Campaign and COOP
  • Fixed various NPC issues
  • Fixed issue with the quest log disappearing for specific side missions

World and 3D

  • Fixed various collision and mesh issues
  • Fixed additional issues where player would fall through the world
  • Fixed specific areas where textures were missing

PC-Specific

  • Fixed crash on “Quit to Windows” in free roam mode
  • Fixed crash on accepting multiple “Join the club” requests
  • Fixed issues with TXAA
  • Fixed issues with PCSS
  • Fixed issues with textures on NPCs
  • Fixed black texture issues on MSAA-4x, MSAA-8x and TXAA
  • Right Control now can be assigned as a hotkey
  • Minor UI fixes

Several NeoGaf users are posting up their experiences of the new patch but it seems the consensus is that it is good even though it drops the frame rate, the crowds function now how they are supposed to. Be sure to check out our review for Assassin’s Creed Unity if you are still on the fence now that the game has become stable.

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