The new patch for Horizon Zero Dawn PC, patch 1.02, addresses crashes that prevented some players from accessing the game.
The PC version of Horizon looks great, but is prone to hard crashes which seem to vary widely between individual hardware configurations . Patch 1.02 targets them directly, and althoughIt 's not fixing everything, developer Guerilla Games says it has fixed some of the "most frustrating" crashes. Here are the main lines of the patch notes (which you can view in their entirety here " ):
- Fixed an issue where some players would crash when starting the game for the first time when the 'game optimization' screen was active and they were running out of disk space.
- Fixed an issue where some players would crash if updating their video drivers after the game was already optimized before.
- Fixed an issue where some players would crash during game due to improperly overwritten memory.
- Fixed an issue where some players would crash while playing while playingdue to a texture removal bug.
- Improved incident reporting flow and messaging. Each crash now includes an identifier that you can use to communicate with our customer service.
- Added additional features to improve collection of diagnostic data when submitting a crash report.
Patch 1.02 also fixes performance drops during autosave, V sync locked in windowed less mode, facial animations interrupted in due to FPS limits and excessive memory usage related to shaders. Guerilla Games has already said that the improvisation PC Port would be its " priorityhighest " in the future, and as evidenced by its updated reporting system, it encourages players to continue reporting issues large and small.
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