World War Z Latest Patch Fixes File Corruption, Gameplay Crashes, and More

New patch for World War Z now available

By Grayshadow, Posted 30 Apr 2019

World War Z has had mixed reception since its launch. But the general review is that it's a solid cooperative shooter that filled the void that many hoped would be occupied by Left 4 Dead 3. Now, developer Saber Interactive has released a new patch for all platforms that address some of the game's issues.

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The game has been plagued with a lot of problems, mostly on the PC platform, and the developers have their latest patch focusing on resolving these problems. You can read it below and while you're here check out our review for World War Z.

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Game will now revert to DirectX if player has outdated Vulkan drivers.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.

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General Information

World War Z

83/100

Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC
Publisher(s): Focus Home Interactive
Developer(s): Saber Interactive
Genres: Third-person Shooter
Themes: Zombie
Release Date: 2019-04-16

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