Injustice 2 August Update is Live, Patch Notes Released

The August update for Injustice 2 is live, along with the full notes. The patch is pretty hefty, and it brings a ton of various fixes, including general, stage-specific, and character-specific. The update brings numerous bug fixes and various character tweaks to improve overall balance.

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Injustice 2 August Update is Live, Patch Notes Released
Injustice 2 August Update is Live, Patch Notes Released

Injustice 2 just got a huge August update. There’s a lot to go through; the patch notes are really lengthy. NetherRealm is working hard to keep the game as balanced as possible, and the update introduces many tweaks to characters and stages. There’s also a long list of gameplay and bug fixes.

Below, you’ll find the list of general gameplay fixes. For the full patch notes, including stage-specific and character-specific fixes, visit the official Injustice 2 website.

  • General stability improvements
  • Many move list corrections
  • Fixed some currency/mother box exploits
  • Many improvements to the stability of King of the Hill
  • Improvements to AI logic
  • Attacks that collide with a Roll Escape’s invulnerability now act as if they have missed (previously this acted as a block)
  • Flip Stance button can no longer activate a roll when you are knocked down
  • Medium Attack and Heavy Attack can no longer activate a roll when you are knocked down with Button Shortcuts On in controller settings
  • Fixed a one frame window in which diagonals could be used for specials when performing a cancel or wakeup attack with Input Shortcuts set to Off
  • Holding directions no longer stores that direction in the buffer for dashing with Alternate Controls set to On
  • Fixed some rare occurrences of a match extension that would not cause both players to be reset to neutral
  • Fix for a one frame window that could cause a dash in the wrong direction if the opponent has just performed a teleport
  • Fixed issues with visual effects not disappearing correctly after being evaded by a projectile immune move
  • Fixed bug causing some non-projectile attacks being able to be avoided by projectile immune moves in rare circumstances
  • Improved hotfix data application to apply right after boot when available
  • There is now an Overflow Warning which notifies the player when their overflow is full
  • Added icons to show when playing with Competitive  Mode On or in Tournament Mode to the gameplay HUD
  • Improved display of Daily Challenges in the Main Menu
  • The following changes previously disabled in Competitive/Tournament mode are now enabled for all modes:
    • Atrocitus — additional damage added after Napalm Vomit attacks inside of a combo will now use the correct combo damage scaling
    • Bane — Mercenary’s Elbow when meter-burned will no longer do unscaled damage
    • Black Adam — Adjusted Air Boot Stomp ability to be able to cross up when an opponent was in the corner
    • Braniac — If a Beta Strike Character Power is active when a throw escape occurs, it is destroyed
    • Captain Cold — No longer continues to gain Character Power meter if transitioned while holding Cyclotron Charge
    • Superman — Air Heat Vision follow up from Rising Grab is now a hard knockdown to prevent it from being punishable on hit in certain circumstances

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