Small patch with plenty goodies has been released

#1 Edited by valrog (3671 posts) -

Piranha Bytes has recently released a small update (40 MB or so) with features that a lot of people will be grateful for. People asked for gameplay improvements, and they got them.

Changelog

Features
- Most monster attacks can be blocked now
- Player has the ability to dodge during combat
Bugfixes
- Fixed issue with flickering trees in far distance
- Fixed issue with SLI graphic cards
- Fixed a crash with 7.1 sound system configuration
- Fixed a crash during climbing
- Fixed issue within return to ship option
- Fixed rain in interiors
- Crew members can't be killed by monsters anymore
- Player get the cunning potion after he crafted it
- Fixed issues with skill teachers
Balance/Tweaks
- Maximum amount of automatic saves was limited to 10
- Improvements in monster combat AI
- Improvements in character AI if they get attacked from behind
- Improved vegetation rendering
- Improved object view distance
- Improved terrain rendering
- Simplify cannon sabotage in Puerto Isabella
- Merchant on Sword Coast sells Rum and Grog
- Removed exploit for shooting game
- Mara's health increased
- Stealbeard's hat can't be sold anymore

I think this should solve the problem with combat that people had (Dodge and improved block). I hope this isn't the last of the updates they'll release. Much respect Piranha Bytes.

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