Returnal Update 1.4.0 Patch Notes | Multiple Fixes

Housemarque has deployed the latest Returnal Update 1.4.0 (PS5 Update 01.004.000) for everyone and here are the complete patch notes for those who want to read. This patch was announced last week, but started rolling out earlier today for all the players. We have all the relevant details about this update that you might want to know.

In this Returnal Update 1.4.0, the developers have fixed how the trophy system works in the game, plus includes a number of fixes to the make the game much more stable. You should now be able to download and install this new patch on your platforms.

Returnal Update 1.4.0 Patch Notes

Here are the official patch notes for the Returnal Update 1.4.0 (PS5 Update 01.004.000) that is now live on all supported platforms of the game:

Highlights:

  • Platinum: Added support for replaying certain Act 1 & Act 2 Trophies
  • Platinum: Added support to retroactively award Trophies which cannot be replayed
  • Platinum: Added additional locations for Scout Logs 9, 34, 35 & 46 to appear more often
  • Platinum: Fixed an issue where 1 Cipher was sometimes unobtainable for Biome Survey Trophies
  • Platinum: Fixed an issue where some Activity Cards displayed an incorrect count
  • UI: HUD labels for items are now hidden when Selene is firing a weapon
  • UI: Fixed an issue where 2 actions could be mapped to a single button after switching controller presets
  • Cinematics: Fixed a rare audio sync issue in the secret ending
  • Audio: General mix improvements across the experience
  • Audio: Improved surround sound setup support across the experience
  • Audio: Added more DualSense haptics across cinematic moments for deeper immersion
  • Audio: Added DualSense haptics when using the Icarian Grapnel
  • Audio: Improved the dynamic range recommendations system
  • Audio: Allow users to override the dynamic range recommendations
  • Audio: Allow users to change audio output from the game menu

Game Balance:

  • Balance: Various bug fixes to certain artifacts, parasites, consumables, and when certain malfunctions can occur in the early parts of the game
  • Balance: Players no longer receive parasites as rewards when players avenge their corpses
  • Balance: Enemies, Weapons, and Bosses – difficulty adjustments in all Biomes for a more balanced gameplay experience

Misc Bug-fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where Hyperion may drop the Key out of reach
  • Fixed an issue where Ophion may become invisible if the player uses a Reconstructor during the fight 
  • Fixed weapons not being found in Biomes after scanning but not collecting them
  • Fixed an issue where Selene could jump impossibly long distances 
  • Fixed multiple issues where Selene may become trapped in a room
  • Fixed a rare freezing issue when teleporting in Crimson Wastes
  • Fixed occasional frame rate drops when using the Electropylon Driver
  • Performance improvements, crash fixes, and multiple minor bug fixes

Returnal is now available on the PlayStation 5 as an exclusive for the next-gen console. If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

Source: Housemarque

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