Prey Day One Update Full Patch Notes for PlayStation 4

It’s finally time for Prey to launch. As most games do, it also comes with a Day One patch. The update fixes a bunch of both smaller and bigger problems, as well as some tweaks and polishes. The Prey full patch notes also fix minor problems with powers, weapons and enemies.

Prey Day One Update Full Patch Notes for PlayStation 4
Prey Day One Update Full Patch Notes for PlayStation 4

Arkane Studios’ long-awaited new game Prey is finally here. With it, of course, comes the Day One patch. As you’d expect, the update is basically a bunch of various bug fixes and other such tweaks. The problems they address are mostly minor, but the patch will provide a smoother experience. The list below is from the PS4 patch. However, the Xbox One and PC patches will probably be very similar, if not identical.

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Spoiler alert: Some of the patch notes contain minor Prey spoilers. You have been warned.

Enemies

  • Phantom corpses will now have proper names if they were NPCs that were turned into phantoms.
  • Cystoids and Cystoid nests now react appropriately to fast-moving objects.
  • Explosive containers will now explode when thrown at technopaths.
  • Nightmare will no longer camp objects the player has turned into in front of it.
  • Operators can no longer occasionally shoot through walls.
  • AI adjusts for difficulty level more effectively.
  • Multiple telepaths in an area no longer chain attacks on the player.

Weapons

  • Touching placed grenades while mimicked will no longer cause them to explode.
  • Boltcaster can no longer cause zero-damage critical hits.
  • Nullwave Transmitter now works on Apex tendrils.
  • Technopath can now be hit by sneak attacks with the stun gun.
  • Grenades are now affected by lift fields.
  • Dropped weapons will now re-equip to favourites wheel when picked up.
  • Recycler grenade damage now properly scales with difficulty level.
  • Gloo Gun no longer loses functionality after placing too many gloo balls in a level.

Powers

  • Various Fixes to Mimic Matter ability.
  • Player can now open EMP’d doors with their leverage abilities.
  • Backlash now properly prevents suit damage while active.
  • Player’s attacks will no longer consume Backlash charges.
  • Objects targeted by Lift field will be highlighted properly.
  • Remote Manipulation can now be used to open most containers.

Chipsets

  • Beam Shielding chipset now properly reduces damage from military operators.
  • Updated Mimic Detection Gen 2 chipset description to include all mimic types.

Player

  • Military operator effects fixed for first-person view.
  • Players are now affected by electric floors/water while jumping.
  • Telepath will no longer knock player out of the world in Crew Quarters.
  • Player will no longer fall out of the world when gravity is restored when they’re upside down.
  • Players can now carry destroyed operators properly in Zero-G.

Game

  • Hacking minigame will now properly display what object is being hacked in the UI.
  • Players can now split stacks when looking at container inventories.
  • Various fixes to behaviours when player mimics an operator.
  • Localised versions of the game now support switching VO to English.
  • Killing Mikhaila with the Q-Beam now only counts as one human killed.
  • Quickload loads the most recent save of an type, not just auto-save.
  • Addressed several frame rate bugs.
  • Addressed several save/load bugs.
  • Several crash fixes.
  • Various mission and objective marker fixes.
  • Various localised text and audio fixes.
  • Various SFX fixes.
  • Various VFX fixes.

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