The Witcher 3 Interview

Witcher 3 latest patch fixes a large amount of issues, launches across all platforms today

Polish developers, CD Projekt RED have today released their latest and biggest patch to date (1.12) for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which aims to fix a lot of the games overriding issues including the games main gameplay, DLC and open world. Full details of the patch can be found below, with the update available immediately across all platforms including Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

Hearts of Stone

  • Fixes issue whereby achievement titled Wild Rose Dethorned could not be
    completed.
  • Fixes interaction on pickaxe in quest titled Enchanting: Quality Has Its Price.
  • Fixes issue (in majority of contexts) whereby not all diagrams could be collected in
    quest titled From Ofier’s Distant Shores.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby some players were prevented from spreading smoke
    throughout all rooms in crypt during quest titled Dead Man’s Party.
  • Fixes issue whereby book merchant named Marcus T.K. Hodgson failed to appear in
    market square in Novigrad.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby some Knights of the Flaming Rose in quest titled Open
    Sesame! in Hearts of Stone expansion could not be killed.
  • Introduces a number of improvements to general game performance.
  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled The Drakenborg Redemption remained in
    Journal despite completion of all objectives.
  • Fixes issue whereby swapping of enchanted gear within Inventory granted
    permanent bonuses to statistics.
  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled The Royal Air Force remained in Journal
    despite completion of all objectives.
  • Fixes issue whereby players could not eavesdrop on guards during quest titled
    Witcher Seasonings in Hearts of Stone expansion.
  • Fixes issue whereby some players could not talk to Shani at certain juncture of quest
    titled Dead Man’s Party in Hearts of Stone expansion.
  • Introduces a series of minor difficulty balance tweaks at all difficulty levels in Hearts
    of Stone expansion.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby inebriation effect would persist on screen after quest titled
    Dead Man’s Party in Hearts of Stone expansion.
  • Fixes issue whereby phase titled Enchanting: Start-up Costs would remain in Journal
    after Enchanter was paid relevant amount.
  • Fixes incorrect Stamina bonus granted for Caparison of Lament in New Game + mode.
  • Fixes incorrect mesh appearing on Viper School swords in New Game + mode.

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DLC’s

  • Fixes previously unlootable container within Kaer Morhen watchtower during quest
    titled Scavenger Hunt: Wolf School Gear.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby a doll could not be picked up in quest titled Where the Cat
    and Wolf Play.
  • Fixes specific user’s issue with werewolf in quest titled Contract: Skellige’s Most Wanted.

Main Game Gameplay

  • Fixes issue whereby some toxic gas clouds failed to poison or deal damage to player
    character.
  • Fixes issue whereby scabbard meshes were missing from witchers other than Geralt.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby attacks performed near friendly NPCs resulted in
    unintended regeneration of Stamina.
  • Fixes exploit involving Alchemy skill titled Tissue Transmutation.
  • Fixes issue whereby quickslots could disappear if game difficulty level was changed
    during combat.
  • Fixes exploit involving Superior White Raffard’s Decoction and skill named Delayed
    Recovery.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby skill named Flood of Anger incorrectly enabled Signs Tree
    and enhanced Sign Intensity permanently.
  • Introduces fix whereby special bonus granted by Superior Blizzard will take effect
    only when slow-motion is triggered.
  • Fixes a number of issues affecting potion called Chort decoction.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby some mini-bosses could become immortal under certain
    circumstances.
  • Fixes misleading message displayed when players attempted to cast Signs in combat,
    while enveloped by a cloud resulting from the detonation of a Dimeritium Bomb.
    GUI
  • Fixes issue whereby items in merchants’ stores could not be compared to currently
    equipped items.
  • Fixes exploit whereby some items (runes, glyphs) could be upgraded infinitely.
  • Introduces UI enhancement whereby herb name is now displayed above available
    interaction.
  • Fixes issue whereby keys/controls (mouse and keyboard) were not unbound from
    current setting when attempted.
  • Fixes issue whereby Toggle HUD button would not always work correctly during set
    scenes.
  • Introduces enhancement whereby ingredients required for a pinned formula and in
    possession of a merchant are now highlighted in said merchant’s Shop screen.
  • Improves quest tracking by enabling tracking of objectives across different game
    regions.
  • Fixes issue whereby Witcher Medallion and statistics bar could disappear if game
    difficulty level was changed during combat.
  • Introduces enhancement on PC systems whereby weapon and armor repair kits can
    now be applied via drag and drop.
  • Fixes issue on PC systems whereby toggling HUD did not work correctly on QWERTZ
    and AZERTY keyboard configurations.

The Witcher 3 Main

Living World

  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled Shortcut would not complete correctly.
  • Fixes issue whereby destroyed monster nests would respawn after a time.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby Shop screen would not open correctly for traveling
    merchants.
  • Fixes issue whereby NPCs failed to return to abandoned settlement named Ruined
    Inn.

Quests

  • Fixes issue whereby some human foes could have empty Vitality bars and thus could
    not be killed.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby some players could not talk to Fergus during quest titled
    Master Armorers.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby a monster disappeared incorrectly during quest titled
    Contract: Phantom of the Trade Route.
  • Restores notice regarding quest titled Races: Crow’s Perch to notice board at said ingame
    location.
  • Fixes premature display of objective involving placement of a book on a pedestal in
    quest titled The Witchers’ Forge.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby relevant reward was not granted for completion of Contract:
    The Creature from the Oxenfurt Forest.
  • Fixes issue whereby encounter with caged wyvern near Oxenfurt was inactive.
  • Fixes a number of rare issues with blacksmith in Mulbrydale in quest titled Person in

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Distress

  • Fixes issue whereby quest titled Novigrad, Closed City II would incorrectly be tagged
    as failed if completed prior to installation of patch 1.10.
  • Introduces balance improvement whereby prices of goods throughout Skellige drop
    by 10% after Geralt kills the giant and agrees to take all the credit for it in quest titled
    The Lord of Undvik.
  • Fixes issue whereby quests titled The Nobleman Statuette and The Soldier Statuette
    were incorrectly and prematurely deactivated and could not be completed.
  • Fixes incorrect map-pin in treasure hunt titled Freya Be Praised!
  • Fixes rarely occurring technical glitch whereby older patch fixes failed to work
    correctly.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby players could not talk to Hattori after completing quest
    titled Of Swords and Dumplings.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby Nidas would fail to appear in Novigrad during quest titled
    Black Pearl.
  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled Temerian Valuables would not complete
    correctly.
  • Fixes rare issue whereby quest titled Get Junior would remain active in Journal after
    game was completed.
  • Fixes issues whereby some Character glossary entries were displayed incorrectly in
    game.
  • Fixes issue whereby quest titled Free Spirit could not be completed.
    Visual
  • Fixes appearance on screen of unwanted visual artifacts after Geralt was teleported
    to new locations.
  • Improves transitions between distinct scenes and gameplay sequences.
    Code
  • Fixes issue whereby launching The Witcher 3 on systems running the Windows OS
    discarded sRGB settings in users’ ICC profiles.
    Other
  • Fixes rare issue whereby NPC animations would playback at reduced speed after
    quest titled On Thin Ice.
  • Fixes issue whereby quest titled Faithful Friend would incorrectly remain tagged as
    failed after quest titled Something Ends, Something Begins was completed.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is available now for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

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Dan has been gaming for nearly 30 years and has survived everything from Nuclear Fallouts to Zombie Outbreaks but his main love is Survival Horror and don't we all know it. Favourite games include Resident Evil and Grand Theft Auto, he can be regularly found cruising the streets of Vice City listening to the classics.

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