Atomic Heart Patch Finally Addresses A Major Issue

The update also adds a new display feature to console versions.

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  • Atomic Heart received a new patch earlier today which addresses some crucial issues.
  • The update has added a 120Hz mode for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. Compatible display devices are required to take advantage of this feature.
  • Several quest and gameplay-specific bugs have been addressed to improve the overall stability of the game.

Atomic Heart’s latest patch includes a brand new 120Hz mode for the consoles along with a fix for the broken achievements. The patch notes state that this mode will function with compatible devices that are supported by the platforms. These devices include compatible TVs and monitors along with HDMI 2.1 cables. However, the notes state that the presence of this mode does not guarantee its operation.

Elaborating on the resolution of broken achievements, the developers state in case an achievement was not unlocked despite having fulfilled the conditions, it will be necessary to re-execute said conditions by starting a new game. Furthermore, if the final achievement has not been unlocked despite meeting the requirements, you can start a new game to resolve the issue.

Atomic Heart Patch Notes
Atomic Heart Patch Notes

Another aspect the patch focuses on is the gameplay. The ability to loot corpses lying in water was added to Atomic Heart along with improved climbing in “corners.” Furthermore, issues relating to health regeneration upon loading a save file, getting stuck in collisions in some areas, and the Mass Telekinesis ability have been ironed out. The ability to launch funiculars at the entrance to the Vavilov Complex tunnels was added as well.

General Fixes In Atomic Heart v1.4.0.0

Aside from the main additions in the latest update, Atomic Heart has received some general improvements as well. Errors involving cartoons being absent along with art subtitles were resolved. The patch also improves shadows while adding updated shaders and first-person animations. Issues with the character’s body being on display when playing with high FOV were also addressed.

In addition, problems tied to certain quests were rectified in patch Freeze discrepancies during the Morning Express quest will no longer be a problem. Other issues that were addressed include subtitle displays and quest-specific puzzles. Moreover, DLC content visualization on the character was fixed for PC versions. Beyond these fixes, the stability of the game was improved which should result in better performance overall.

You can experience Atomic Heart’s stunning utopia on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC, and last-gen consoles.

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