Patch for the 1.24 update (build no. 105462) is now live on the Development branch on Steam, addressing several issues, including special mission animals respawn, lion rare fur variation naming, or difficulty in Free Hunt mode
We will push this update to the stable version on Steam and EGS, GOG, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S as soon as we have confirmed it is stable.
(Development branch, Steam) Version 1.24.1 (Build: 105462) patch notes
Added: Scope ZOOMXD Thunderstrike XR12x44
Added: Tikamoon Plains ambient sounds
Fixed: Special mission animals can respawn after you have claimed them
Fixed: If a player fast travels or is knocked out before a fatally wounded animal dies and it is killed upon despawn, the animal remains in its last pose
Fixed: Inability to claim the man-eating lion after harvesting a different animal during the mission
Fixed: Lion rare fur variation being called albino (changed to leucistic)
Fixed: Wrong claim date on taxidermized animals
Fixed: Albino animals have different eyes in-game and on the claim screen
Fixed: Incorrect trophy age for multiplayer animals in the hunting log
Fixed: Pop-up when resetting game settings to default offering players the ability to reset game progress
Fixed: Difficulty in Free Hunt mode not being based on the difficulty wizard
Fixed: Outline of warthog intestines in the bullet camera
Fixed: Hunter sense dot being too bright when breath is held for the first time
Tweaked: Reduced mule deer aggressivity
Tweaked: Bow reload animation while crouched
Tweaked: Animation when selecting a diorama or a trophy for a stand
Before you opt into the development branch, please make sure that you back up your save file, as the progress you make on the development branch WILL NOT CARRY OVER to the stable version if you later choose to switch back. The patch will be pushed to the stable version and other platforms as soon as we have confirmed that it is indeed stable.
Please refer to this Steam Forums thread to learn how to opt into the Development branch.
We will be grateful for any feedback and bug reports via the THQ Nordic Redmine (when creating a ticket, please ensure you enter the correct version).
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