The Dwarves Day One Update Improves Performance, Is 7GB on PS4

If you’re planning on picking up The Dwarves when it launches on December 1, there will be a big day one update available to download that fixes performance issues on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

7.13GB on PS4 and 3.09GB on Xbox One, The Dwarves update 1.01 fixes lag spikes, improves the frame-rate and load times, adds a second slot for AutoSaves, and much more, as you can see in the full list of patch notes:

Performance Optimizations

  • Lag-spikes in multiple locations fixed
  • Better frames-per-second in multiple combat arenas due to preloading, enemy behavior changes and enhanced trackers
  • Better fps in additional locations due to graphical adjustments/optimizations
  • Some texture adjustments (slightly better loading times, reduced potential lag spikes)

Graphical Improvements

  • Soft particles in all quality settings
  • Updated fog in multiple locations
  • Added effects (Steam, smoke) in multiple locations
  • Tone-Mapping/HDR adjustments in multiple locations


  • Many camera colliders had been optimized for less camera jumps/clipping problems
  • Nav-Mesh/Character collider improvements
  • UI improvements in Shop-, Level-Up, Party and XP screen; HUB fixes
  • Rodarios Fake Death ability works as described now
  • Balancing changes in some battles
  • Added a hint to the worldmap to show how many days a village will withstand its attackers
  • Boindil can’t knock himself out anymore by running into walls
  • If the game is paused, there is now an indication for that and an info how to resume
  • Sidequest marker for the worldmap
  • Additional loading screen tips

Bug Fixes

  • Potential crash bug after restarting Mifurdania Woods fixed
  • Potential crash after fighting with Bislipur for the first time fixed
  • Bug after introduction of Andokai/Djerun fixed
  • Bug after climbing down the oak tree fixed
  • It’s no longer possible to be trapped between objects
  • Fixed some rendering issues with characters in the UI


  • More music in the credits scene
  • Added missing supporters to the orc army in the credits scene
  • Added a second slot for AutoSaves. Both slots alternate
  • Added Chinese language

The Dwarves features 15 playable characters, including Djerun, who you can learn more about in the above trailer.

There’s 31 Trophies to unlock in The Dwarves, including a Platinum. The majority of Trophies appear to be progression-based, while one Silver asks you to kill 1,000 enemies in battle.

[Source: Exophase]