Latest Horizon Zero Dawn Update Adds Background Music Playback Functionality and More
Developer Guerrilla Games has released patch notes for their newest update for its hit PlayStation 4 exclusive, Horizon Zero Dawn. The update, which is now available for download, introduces several bug fixes to the game, along with two highly anticipated features to the game. The star inclusion in this patch is the ability to listen to your own music while playing the game. If you’ve ever wanted to listen to death metal, a symphony orchestra, or both (we won’t judge) while Aloy hunts dangerous robot dinosaurs, this patch is for you.
The latest Horizon Zero Dawn update also adds the ability to drop treasure boxes. Treasure boxes can potentially be troublesome to get rid of if the player already has a full stack of a material found in a box. Now, players can simply drop the treasure box and move on. Check below for a full list of the patch notes for Horizon Zero Dawn update 1.13. As usual, Horizon Zero Dawn update notes tend to include quest names that have potential spoilers within them, so please proceed with caution.
Horizon Zero Dawn Update 1.13 Patch Notes
• Added support for background music playback.
• Added the ability to drop treasure chests.
• Fixed an issue in “The Point of the Spear” where some players could escape the quest area and get stuck here, blocking progression of this quest.
• Fixed an issue in “A Seeker at the Gates” where some players could get stuck behind the gates to All-Mother Mountain.
• Fixed an issue in “The City of the Sun” where some players were able to exit Olin’s basement during the ‘Investigate Olin’s Secret Workshop’ objective.
• Fixed an issue in “The Grave-Hoard” where the objective would not update when some players fast traveled away after activating the Holo Projector.
• Fixed an issue in “Deep Secrets of the Earth” where some players could avoid triggering a cutscene, resulting in the quest not progressing.
• Fixed an issue in “Fatal Inheritance” where talking to Ranaman after freeing Daradi would cause Daradi to disappear for some players.
• Fixed an issue in “Hammer and Steel” where for some players the quest objective would not update after gathering all nine Behemoth Cables.
• Fixed an issue in Cauldron Xi where some players could avoid triggering a cutscene, resulting in the quest not progressing.
• Fixed an issue in “The Point of the Spear” where the objective ‘Meet Rost at the North Gate’ would always be marked as failed for some players in the objective log.
• Fixed an issue in “The Point of the Spear” where the fix for duplicate spears introduced in Patch 1.12 would not solve the issue for some player if they already finished “In her Mother’s Footsteps”.
• Fixed an issue after “The Proving” for certain players where Aloy would not retrieve her Focus after visiting Rost.
• Fixed an issue where some players could permanently lose the Tearblaster in their playthrough after selling it at a merchant. The Tearblaster will now be available to purchase from certain merchants after completing ‘Hunter’s Blind’.
• Fixed an issue where a pile of Ancient Debris appeared to be located underground for certain players.
• Fixed an issue where some players were not able to pick up their loot when it was dropped in water.
• Fixed an issue in the “Gatelands” Bandit Camp where some players could get stuck in a rock after performing a ‘Strike from below’.
• Fixed an issue when certain players would try to mount during Aloy’s falling animation, causing Aloy to float in midair.
• Fixed the issue where some players were able to gain +10,000 XP every time they cleared hunting trials with all Blazing Suns.
• Fixed various miscellaneous crashes.
So, thoughts on the newest patch? What kind of music do you plan on listening to while playing Horizon: Zero Dawn? Let us know in the comments section below, and as always, stay tuned to DFTG for all the latest gaming and entertainment news! Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter for our 24/7 news feed!
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