[Updated] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Patch 1.08 Rolling In Later Today; Adds Roll to Avoid Falling Damage and New ‘Wolven Hour’ Potion
[Update] The update is now live on the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Weighing in at 7+ GB but those who all the previous updates installed, it takes up only 2.8 GB.
CD Projekt RED will release patch 1.08 for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt later today as confirmed by Community Lead, Narcin Momot on Twitter:
Alright folks. Seems like the patch 1.08 is coming later today. Release Notes ---> http://t.co/L8HXgsSjQo
— Marcin Momot (@Marcin360) August 7, 2015
The Witcher 3 Patch 1.08 will add a new potion and roll move
You can view the list of the most important fixes the patch brings below:
- “Players can perform a roll just before landing to significantly reduce the damage caused by falling.
- We’ve added a tutorial pop-up window explaining this to make it clearer.”
- The interaction pop-up will no longer appear on lootable objects that are empty.
- Introducing the Wolven Hour potion. This potion will be available in everyone’s inventory once they install the patch.
- Fixes an issue where interiors would sometimes not display properly on the minimap.
Preparatory features paving the way for the introduction of New Game + in the future.
You can view the complete changelog for Patch 1.08 here. There has been no announcement as to when the New Game Plus DLC will be coming but we will bring any new information as soon as it becomes available.
We have previously reported that Marcin Momot, Community Manager and Coordinator for CD Projekt has stated that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt does not have a level cap, something that should really please fans of the game.
A new mod for the PC version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been made available, named E3FX which as the name suggests it tries to mimic the E3 2013 trailer. You can check out and download the mod here.
CD Projekt RED has finally released the new update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with the free DLC on Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4. The update includes a sexy new look for Yennefer and a new mission for Geralt.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt had the biggest UK release of the year so far, crashing Battlefield Hardline's week one sales by 53 per cent. 63% of physical sales were on the PlayStation 4, followed by 32% on the Xbox One and 5% on PC. The majority of PC sales were digital though. On top of that it seems that it managed to top both the Steam and Green Man Gaming charts as well.
The game has received another patch and the patch notes state an improvement of the texture rendering quality on High and Ultra settings.
The Witcher 3 Hunter’s Config is a nice little tool offering easy access to graphical options, and it's certainly worth a look.
As we have previously covered a few adjustments in the ini files can improve the grass quality in The Witcher 3, as well as the performance. A workaround on how to run HairWorks on AMD GPUs without crippling performance, has also been made available, enabling AMD GPU users to enjoy The Witcher 3 with HairWorks enabled, while getting better performance than GeForce users not using a Maxwell architecture Nvidia GPU.
The Witcher 3 is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
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