Far Cry 5 Update Allows Players to Re-do Character Customization and Adds Support to Masks and Special Outfits

Far Cry 5’s latest update enables subtitles by default when starting a new game.

Ubisoft’s latest entry in the Far Cry franchise, Far Cry 5, recently received an update.

The update adds support to masks and special outfits in the Avatar Customization menu, which now also allows you to re-do your character creation process. When starting a new game, subtitles will now be turned on by default. Other than that, the update performed the regular stability and performance improvements and fixed several reported bugs and issues players faced during specific missions.

New Additions

  • Added the option to re-do the character creation process from the Avatar Customization menu
  • Added support for Masks and Special Outfits in the Avatar Customization menu

Improved Accessibility

  • Subtitles turned on by default for all languages when launching a New Game

Stability & Performance

  • Fixed multiple low occurrence crashes
  • Fixed an issue where client would receive a “bookworm” error after liberating an outpost while in a helicopter
  • Fixed low occurrence issues when skipping cinematics
  • Fixed some physics issues related to vehicle doors and weapon interactions
  • Fixed an issue where the client would get stuck in a instant-death loop if the host reloads a checkpoint while in a helicopter
  • Fixed an issue where the client would get stuck in a instant-death loop if the host invites a client while in a helicopter

Missions

  • Fixed a few issues that could cause the player to become locked outside of the bunker during the mission, “The Quality of Mercy”
  • Fixed an issue where the mission, “Broken Path,” would not progress under certain circumstances
  • Fixed a few issues that could cause the player to become locked outside of the bunker during the mission, “Casualties of War”
  • Fixed issue game could be stuck in an endless Credits loop under certain circumstances during the final mission, “Where it All Began”
  • Fixed issue where Mary May won’t spawn in the truck during Atonement if the player died during the drive to John Seed’s Ranch
  • Fixed some issues that was causing the time of day to become stuck when completing the mission, “The Cleansing,” or when using the Outpost Master feature

Audio

  • Fixed minor audio issues
  • Fixed some situations where SFX and music could go missing in specific circumstances
  • Fixed an issue where SFX would continue to play if a helicopter was destroyed in the Arcade

Companion, Enemy & Animal AI

  • Fixed an issue where the Blessed would restart their falling animation when being shot while they are auto-reviving
  • Fixed an issue where Guns For Hire would not exit vehicle turret after falling in water
  • Cheeseburger’s total kills should now update more consistently

Gameplay & UI

  • Minor bug fixes for vehicles
  • Fixed an issue where the Cougar and Moose would play invalid animations if the player cast a fishing line near them while they were in the water
  • Fixed some camera issues while performing takedowns
  • Fixed an issue where the player could get stuck in a mounted turret under certain circumstances
  • Fixed some challenges that weren’t tracking kills under certain situations
  • Fixed an issue where the player model could appear without clothes in the Avatar Customization menu
  • Fixed issues with cut-off text in some menus in certain languages
  • Fixed issues with text remaining on screen in certain circumstances
  • Fixed minor text issues in certain localized languages
  • Fixes and updates to weapon balance and statistics
  • Improvements to weapon animations and hand placement when near a wall

Coop

Various replication improvements, including:

  • Fixed an issue where a client could see weapons that were already picked up by hosts
  • Fixed an issue where the client’s arms would be in incorrect positions while holding a Compound Bow
  • Fixed an issue where the helicopter was not replicated correctly for the client after the host disabled it

General improvements to various missions while playing in Coop, including:

  • Fixed an issue where the cinematic during the mission, “Only You,” was obstructed by the Client
  • Fixed an issue where the client was unable to see the objective markers during the mission, “Where it All Began”
  • Fixed an issue with the transition during the mission, “Burn, Baby, Burn!,” if the client was in spectate mode

Fixed low occurrence walkthrough breaks while playing certain missions in Coop, including:

  • Fixed an issue where host/client would become stuck in a loading screen triggering the mission, “Special Delivery”
  • Fixed an issue where the mission, “Air Raid,” where the host and client would become stuck if the coop leash was broken
  • Fixed an issue where the mission, “The Hero’s Journey,” would not update after leaving Larry’s helicopter

Arcade/PVP

  • Star ratings now properly reflect ratings
  • Minor graphical improvements to spectator camera
  • Improvements to matchmaking flow in Private and Public lobbies
  • Fixed low occurrence issues with player spawning without selected loadout
  • Fixed some issues with the PVP Announcer not playing certain lines
  • Fixed low occurrence crashes during host migration
  • Fixed issue where sometimes voice chat would not work
  • Fixed issue where sometimes player names were missing after being killed in PVP
  • Fixes and updates to weapon balance and statistics
  • Extended the map picking time in Public lobbies from 35 seconds to 50 seconds

Arcade/Editor

  • Fixed minor bugs with certain map creation tools

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