Prey Update 1.01 Is 1.3GB on PS4, Fixes Crashes & Frame-Rate Issues

May 3, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

With certain retailers breaking the May 5 street date early, Gadgets 360 was able to obtain a copy of Prey for PlayStation 4, and they learned that the day one update is a 1.3GB download.

As you can see from the patch notes for Prey update 1.01, Arkane Studios has fixed several frame-rate and save/load bugs, fixed several crashes, fixed audio issues, adjusted enemies and powers, and more (potential spoilers ahead):

Game

  • Hacking minigame will now properly display what object is being hacked in the UI
  • Players can now split stacks when looking at container inventories
  • Various fixes to behaviours when player mimics an operator
  • Localised versions of the game now support switching VO to English
  • Killing Mikhaila with the Q-Beam now only counts as one human killed
  • Quickload loads the most recent save of an type, not just auto-save
  • Addressed several frame-rate bugs
  • Addressed several save/load bugs
  • Several crash fixes
  • Various mission and objective marker fixes
  • Various localised text and audio fixes
  • Various SFX fixes
  • Various VFX fixes

Enemies

  • Phantom corpses will now have proper names if they were NPCs that were turned into phantoms.
  • Cystoids and cystoid nests now react appropriately to fast-moving objects
  • Explosive containers will now explode when thrown at technopaths
  • Nightmare will no longer camp objects the player has turned into in front of it
  • Operators can no longer occasionally shoot through walls
  • AI adjusts for difficulty level more effectively
  • Multiple telepaths in an area no longer chain attacks on the player

Weapons

  • Touching placed grenades while mimicked will no longer cause them to explode
  • Boltcaster can no longer cause zero-damage critical hits
  • Nullwave Transmitter now works on Apex tendrils
  • Technopath can now be hit by sneak attacks with the stun gun
  • Grenades are now affected by lift fields
  • Dropped weapons will now re-equip to favourites wheel when picked up
  • Recycler grenade damage now properly scales with difficulty level
  • Gloo Gun no longer loses functionality after placing too many gloo balls in a level

Powers

  • Various fixes to Mimic Matter ability
  • Player can now open EMP’d doors with their leverage abilities
  • Backlash now properly prevents suit damage while active
  • Player’s attacks will no longer consume Backlash charges
  • Objects targeted by Lift field will be highlighted properly
  • Remote Manipulation can now be used to open most containers

Chipsets

  • Beam Shielding chipset now properly reduces damage from military operators
  • Updated Mimic Detection Gen 2 chipset description to include all mimic types

Player

  • Military operator effects fixed for first-person view
  • Players are now affected by electric floors/water while jumping
  • Telepath will no longer knock player out of the world in Crew Quarters
  • Player will no longer fall out of the world when gravity is restored when they’re upside down
  • Players can now carry destroyed operators properly in Zero-G

The Prey demo is now live on the PlayStation Store.

As Bethesda revealed last week, review copies of Prey won’t be sent out until Thursday.

[Source: Gadgets 360 via VG247]