Surviving Mars Update 1.29 Patch Notes | Hotfix #3

Haemimont Games has just deployed Surviving Mars Update 1.29 and we have the complete patch notes for you to read. Primarily known as Hotfix #3, the update primarily removes in-game bug reporting in favor of an automated system with the PS4 and PS5 having Turkish translations.

The update is available globally as a mandatory download on all supported platforms. You can take a look at the complete patch notes for Surviving Mars Patch Notes: Update 1.29 down below. The file size of the update has not been disclosed yet.

Surviving Mars Patch Notes: Update 1.29

Here are the complete patch notes for Surviving Mars Update 1.29 coming out to all supported platforms:


  • The in-game bug reporting tool has been removed in favour of an automatic system
  • Playstation 4 and 5 now have Turkish translations

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the game crash after loading a save game with invalidated drones.
  • Fixed the game crash when a player selects the Rock Formation object on an old retail save.
  • Fixed missing Terraforming tech tree in the old saves.
  • Fixed the “Advanced Martian Engines” tech adding 20 fuel to Cargo Rockets.
  • Fixed the “Transport Optimization” tech not adding extra cargo space.
  • Fixed the description of the “Banner” mentioning Mars while on an asteroid map.
  • Fixed the Cave of Wonders description.
  • Fixed the Lander rocket disappearing when the “Rough Touchdown” event occurs.
  • Improved feedback when the Asteroid Lander requires maintenance.
  • Fixed ramps being instantly built.
  • Fixed the progress bar of “Required Waste Rock” not changing while flattening.
  • Fixed the problem when a fired worker immediately returns to work.

And several other underlying code fixes that were presumably causing bugs, especially to save games from before the update.

Known issues

  • Incorrect value of Excess Waste Rock is displayed when Flatten in progress.
  • The limit for colonists being allowed through the elevator is too low.
  • Crash on certain Mac versions.

If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

Source: Haemimont Games

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