World War Z Update Fixes Corrupted Save Files, Gameplay Stability, and More; Full Set of Patch Notes Detailed

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Focus Home Interactive took to their forum today to update fans on the latest update to hit their zombie co-op shooter title, World War Z.

The new update is now available for the PS4, however, due to some technical issues, the Xbox One, and PC platforms are scheduled at a later date. Fans of the game though will be happy overall as the developers fixed one of the game’s biggest issues — corrupted save files.

Yes, that means no more deleted save files, which are a hassle and huge blow to the gut. In addition to the much need save file fix, Focus Home Interactive also fixed a slew of other things like gameplay bugs that caused inability to progress through levels, trophy issues, and much more!

Check out the full set of patch notes for World War Z down below:

Console Patch Notes

Stability:

  • Fixed an issue that caused save file corruption.
  • Fixed an issue with save backups restoring saves with 0 progression.
  • Fixed a large number of connectivity, matchmaking and party system issues.
  • Fixed a large number of gameplay crashes.
  • Fixed a large number of gameplay bugs that caused inability to progress in levels.

Gameplay:

  • You will now only gain XP toward weapon upgrades if you have purchased the prior upgrade for that weapon, i.e. level two must be purchased to be able to gain XP toward level 3.
  • Fixed an issue that caused excessive aim assist in PvPvZ.
  • Reduced Compact Shotgun damage in PvPvZ.
  • Increased cooldown of “Please Stand Up” perk to 60 seconds.
  • Marking items will now display its icon for your teammates.
  • Reduced AI bots effectiveness especially on easy and normal difficulties.
  • Increased objective timer to save friendly NPCs to 60 seconds on easy and normal difficulties.

UI:

  • Minor fixes in UI and localization.

Trophies:

  • Fixed an issue with “Strong immunity”, “High caution” and “The most effective way” trophies, which caused the goals to fail if you have failed them once during one game session.
  • Fixed an issue with the “Sport kills” trophy, which was harder than intended to get.

PC Patch Notes

Stability:

  • Fixed a large number of connectivity, matchmaking and party system issues.
  • Fixed a large number of gameplay crashes.
  • Fixed a large number of gameplay bugs that caused inability to progress in levels.

Performance:

  • Improved performance for both Vulkan and DirectX .
  • Game will now default to Vulkan on high end AMD GPUs.
  • Game will now revert to DirectX if player has outdated Vulkan drivers.

Gameplay:

  • You will now only gain XP toward weapon upgrades if you have purchased the prior upgrade for that weapon, i.e. level two must be purchased to be able to gain XP toward level 3.
  • Fixed an issue that caused excessive aim assist in PvPvZ.
  • Reduced Compact Shotgun damage in PvPvZ.
  • Increased cooldown of “Please Stand Up” perk to 60 seconds.
  • Marking items will now display its icon for your teammates.
  • Reduced AI bots effectiveness especially on easy and normal difficulties.
  • Increased objective timer to save friendly NPCs to 60 seconds on easy and normal difficulties.

UI:

  • Minor fixes in UI and localization.
  • Fixed issue with friend list not working for some of the players.

World War Z is now available for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. are you enjoying the latest zombie co-op shooter? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Focus Home Interactive