Uncharted 4 Update 1.21 Is Live, Here’s the Patch Notes

March 17, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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With Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End update 1.21 today for PlayStation 4, Naughty Dog has made King of the Hill a permanent game mode, added Savage Starlight skins for select characters, included a Personal Stats Page, and more.

Now featuring leaderboards, Cinema Replay support, and Challenges, the King of the Hill mode also includes some changes from its debut in the Beta Test Playlist. For starters, after reaching the 200 Victory Points score limit, teams must capture a final hill, called the Victory Hill.

Here’s the other changes to expect from King of the Hill:

  • Victory Points per hill increased from 60 to 80
  • KO’ing defenders will award the attacking team 4 Victory Points
  • If a defender is KO’d within the first five seconds after capturing a hill, they will respawn
  • When a team reaches the max Victory Points, they must capture one more hill (known as Victory Hill) to win the match
  • UI revamped to better communicate game rules and readability
  • Duration for Wrath of El Dorado reduced by 50% in this mode; Wrath is still quite powerful but this allows other Mysticals to play a prominent role too

And here’s everything else included in Uncharted 4 update 1.21 today:

General

  • Added a new feature: Personal Stats Page
  • VIP Relic Bonus has increased from 20% to 40%
  • Added 3 Weapons
  • Added 3 Survival Boosters
  • Added 37 Vanity Items
  • Added 6 Taunts
  • Added 25 character skin color palettes for each new skin
  • 5 Taunts
  • Personal Stats Page: players can view their personal stats across multiple game modes
  • Classic Mode removed from the Beta Playlist. Stay tuned for more details on its return

Bug Fixes

  • Multiple level bug fixes
  • Fixed the issue where players did not receive hardcore rewards after completion
  • Fixed the issue where sniper sidekicks would occasionally float above the ground while taking cover
  • Fixed the issue where Skeleton Drake’s Jaw would unhinge while performing certain taunts
  • Fixed the issue where Loadout point icons where not appearing when unlocking in chests from the store
  • Fixed the issue where please wait text remained on screen after selecting vanity chests with an unopened chest available
  • Fixed the issue where rope did not appear on the player’s hip in cinema
  • Fixed the issue where Bounty Skull Icon appeared incorrectly if the player viewed in cinema and switched player perspectives
  • Fixed the issue where the wooden bridge in Scotland appeared invisible when viewed in Cinema mode
  • Fixed the issue where the player could become stuck if the store was disabled while they attempted to purchase items from the customization menu
  • Fixed the issue where players were able to taunt with the rope attached to a grapple point
  • Fixed the issue where props from taunts remained in place when player is instantly KO’d mid taunt
  • Fixed the issue where there was no relic challenge for Spirit of the Djinn Mystical

Balance

  • 0.25 second increase to C4 Detonator
  • Updated speed and abort frames for ledge grabs, allowing for edge attacker to recover faster from missed hits

Survival

New Boosters

  • Iron Jaw
  • XP Farmer
  • Heavy Weapons Expert

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the issue where Solo Survival Buddy uses single player voice lines
  • Fixed the issue where survival wave modifiers appeared incorrectly in crushing
  • Fixed the issue where Indra Warlord will freeze in place after client player leaves the game while being grabbed

If you have $350 USD to spend, a 20″ exclusive polystone collectible Nathan Drake statue is available to pre-order through the PlayStation Gear Store. It’s limited to 1,500 units worldwide and is expected to ship out in May 2017.

[Source: Uncharted the Game, Naughty Dog, PlayStation Gear Store]