CD Projekt Crimson is rolling out replace patch 4.02 for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which brings in depth quality-of-life modifications for the PC, PlayStation and Xbox variations.
This 4.02 patch notesThe Polish sport studio launched Monday detailing completely different bug fixes inside the sport relying on the platform you are enjoying. However an important half is that the replace improves the general stability and efficiency of the sport.
Within the PC model of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the patch improved CPU core utilization within the DX 12 model and introduced again horizon-based ambient congestion. It additionally consists of fixes for different bugs, together with the “My Rewards” part that is not localized in REDlauncher; Panorama sparkles in Toussaint when Nvidia HairWorks is disabled; and the sport stutters briefly on account of particle optimization.
The patch improves Efficiency Mode on each PS5 and Xbox Collection X/S and alleviates crashes that happen when Geralt escapes Shani after beginning the dialogue within the “In anyway a Man Soweth…” quest. It additionally fixes bugs that occurred on particular person consoles, together with crashes on account of reminiscence utilization when utilizing ray tracing on Xbox Collection X, and blurry characters within the PS5 model.
Patch 4.02 additionally introduced some nifty optical enhancements throughout all platforms, together with extra refraction to the SSR and ray-traced reflections on water for higher immersion, and a Movement Blur slider.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt strikes to PS5 and Xbox Collection X/S on December 14, 2022, bringing new outfits and a Netflix series-inspired mission. 5 new video games in The Witcher collection are at the moment being labored on.
Cristina Alexander is a contract author at IGN.