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The Outer Worlds • September 8, 2020

The Outer Worlds Patch 1.4 Release Notes

Greetings fellow spacers,

The next time you launch The Outer Worlds, you should see Patch 1.4 ready to download and install! The patch has been released for players across all platforms, and it is required in order to fix specific issues and apply any changes included. If you do not see this update right away, please know that it may take some time to populate and become available.

Changes/fixes that are included in this patch are as follows:

New:

  • Necessary files to The Outer Worlds, Peril on Gorgon have been added.

General:

  • Fixed an issue where unique items wouldn't be for sale if the player visited the vendor before reaching a certain level
  • Fixed electric fence states not always persisting when saving and loading
  • Fixed the "Confidence" Perk persisting incorrectly when using certain weapons
  • Fixed a rare issue where the game could soft-lock when reactivating Devil's Peak Station

Design:

  • Fixed an issue where the Robophobia Flaw could persist even when no automechanicals were present
  • Fixed an issue where the player could get trapped in an endless interrogation with certain automechanicals

UI:

  • Added better messaging to the Vendor screen for when the player has insufficient bits
  • Added better messaging for save compatibility on the Load Save menu
  • Fixed an issue with windows incorrectly persisting when the user disconnected a controller
  • Fixed an occasional display issue on the Reputation screen
  • Corrected the controller mapping screen when controls are set to "Lefty"
  • Fixed certain types of Armor Mods being mislabeled on the Workbench screen
  • Adjusted backgrounds of Quest screen to improve text readability
  • Added a description for the "Combat Only" reticle option
  • Fixed a typo in the description of the "Steady Hand" buff
  • Fixed an issue where inputs could stop working after opening the ledger from the pause menu

To continue to report issues you come across and to share suggestions for the game, please visit the Technical Support forums for The Outer Worlds and search to see if a fellow player has already made a thread about it to help reduce duplicate threads. If you find a thread that matches your issue or suggestion, then please feel free to leave a comment and include any details you would like to share.

If you are not able to find a similar thread, then please share it with us on our forums and then visit our publishing partner, Private Division, and share this issue with them through their support website. This will help ensure that your specific issue or suggestion is in their queue and will allow us to prioritize requests to provide the fastest possible turnaround time.

Thank you all for your patience and understanding, and please continue to share with us anything you come across. You all are amazing, and we are very lucky to have you here with us.