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The Witcher 3 Has Been Patched Again — Version 1.12

by on January 12, 2016
 

Five pages worth of bug fixes were finished and passed onto consumers this week when the latest Witcher 3 patch was released. Surely they’ve caught them all NOW, right? ….Right? The entire patch notes can be found below, converted from CD Projekt Red’s PDF.

 

Patch 1.12 Changelog

 

-Hearts of Stone-

 

  • Fixes issue whereby achievement titled Wild Rose Dethorned could not be completed.

 

  • Fixes interaction on pickaxe in quest titled Enchanting: Quality Has Its Price.

 

  • Fixes issue (in majority of contexts) whereby not all diagrams could be collected in quest titled From Ofier’s Distant Shores.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby some players were prevented from spreading smoke throughout all rooms in crypt during quest titled Dead Man’s Party.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby book merchant named Marcus T.K. Hodgson failed to appear in market square in Novigrad.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby some Knights of the Flaming Rose in quest titled Open Sesame! in Hearts of Stone expansion could not be killed.

 

  • Introduces a number of improvements to general game performance.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled The Drakenborg Redemption remained in Journal despite completion of all objectives.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby swapping of enchanted gear within Inventory granted permanent bonuses to statistics.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled The Royal Air Force remained in Journal despite completion of all objectives.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby players could not eavesdrop on guards during quest titled Witcher Seasonings in Hearts of Stone expansion.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby some players could not talk to Shani at certain juncture of quest titled Dead Man’s Party in Hearts of Stone expansion.

 

  • Introduces a series of minor difficulty balance tweaks at all difficulty levels in Hearts of Stone expansion.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby inebriation effect would persist on screen after quest titled Dead Man’s Party in Hearts of Stone expansion.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby phase titled Enchanting: Start-up Costs would remain in Journal after Enchanter was paid relevant amount.

 

  • Fixes incorrect Stamina bonus granted for Caparison of Lament in New Game + mode.

 

  • Fixes incorrect mesh appearing on Viper School swords in New Game + mode.

 

 

 

  • DLC’s-

 

  • Fixes previously unlootable container within Kaer Morhen watchtower during quest titled Scavenger Hunt: Wolf School Gear.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby a doll could not be picked up in quest titled Where the Cat and Wolf Play.

 

  • Fixes specific user’s issue with werewolf in quest titled Contract: Skellige’s Most Wanted.

 

 

 

-Main Game-

 

Gameplay

 

  • Fixes issue whereby some toxic gas clouds failed to poison or deal damage to player character.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby scabbard meshes were missing from witchers other than Geralt.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby attacks performed near friendly NPCs resulted in unintended regeneration of Stamina.

 

  • Fixes exploit involving Alchemy skill titled Tissue Transmutation.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby quickslots could disappear if game difficulty level was changed during combat.

 

  • Fixes exploit involving Superior White Raffard’s Decoction and skill named Delayed Recovery.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby skill named Flood of Anger incorrectly enabled Signs Tree and enhanced Sign Intensity permanently.

 

  • Introduces fix whereby special bonus granted by Superior Blizzard will take effect only when slow-motion is triggered.

 

  • Fixes a number of issues affecting potion called Chort decoction.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby some mini-bosses could become immortal under certain circumstances.

 

 

  • Fixes misleading message displayed when players attempted to cast Signs in combat, while enveloped by a cloud resulting from the detonation of a Dimeritium Bomb.

 

GUI

 

  • Fixes issue whereby items in merchants’ stores could not be compared to currently equipped items.

 

  • Fixes exploit whereby some items (runes, glyphs) could be upgraded infinitely.

 

  • Introduces UI enhancement whereby herb name is now displayed above available interaction.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby keys/controls (mouse and keyboard) were not unbound from current setting when attempted.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby Toggle HUD button would not always work correctly during set scenes.

 

  • Introduces enhancement whereby ingredients required for a pinned formula and in possession of a merchant are now highlighted in said merchant’s Shop screen.

 

  • Improves quest tracking by enabling tracking of objectives across different game regions.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby Witcher Medallion and statistics bar could disappear if game difficulty level was changed during combat.

 

  • Introduces enhancement on PC systems whereby weapon and armor repair kits can now be applied via drag and drop.

 

  • Fixes issue on PC systems whereby toggling HUD did not work correctly on QWERTZ and AZERTY keyboard configurations.

 

Living World

 

  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled Shortcut would not complete correctly.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby destroyed monster nests would respawn after a time.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby Shop screen would not open correctly for traveling merchants.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby NPCs failed to return to abandoned settlement named Ruined Inn.

 

Quests

 

  • Fixes issue whereby some human foes could have empty Vitality bars and thus could not be killed.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby some players could not talk to Fergus during quest titled Master Armorers.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby a monster disappeared incorrectly during quest titled Contract: Phantom of the Trade Route.

 

  • Restores notice regarding quest titled Races: Crow’s Perch to notice board at said in-game location.

 

  • Fixes premature display of objective involving placement of a book on a pedestal in quest titled The Witchers’ Forge.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby relevant reward was not granted for completion of Contract: The Creature from the Oxenfurt Forest.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby encounter with caged wyvern near Oxenfurt was inactive.

 

  • Fixes a number of rare issues with blacksmith in Mulbrydale in quest titled Person in Distress.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby quest titled Novigrad, Closed City II would incorrectly be tagged as failed if completed prior to installation of patch 1.10.

 

  • Introduces balance improvement whereby prices of goods throughout Skellige drop by 10% after Geralt kills the giant and agrees to take all the credit for it in quest titled The Lord of Undvik.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby quests titled The Nobleman Statuette and The Soldier Statuette were incorrectly and prematurely deactivated and could not be completed.

 

  • Fixes incorrect map-pin in treasure hunt titled Freya Be Praised!

 

  • Fixes rarely occurring technical glitch whereby older patch fixes failed to work correctly.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby players could not talk to Hattori after completing quest titled Of Swords and Dumplings.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby Nidas would fail to appear in Novigrad during quest titled Black Pearl.

 

 

  • Fixes issue whereby treasure hunt titled Temerian Valuables would not complete correctly.

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby quest titled Get Junior would remain active in Journal after game was completed.

 

  • Fixes issues whereby some Character glossary entries were displayed incorrectly in game.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby quest titled Free Spirit could not be completed.

 

Visual

 

  • Fixes appearance on screen of unwanted visual artifacts after Geralt was teleported to new locations.

 

  • Improves transitions between distinct scenes and gameplay sequences.

 

Code

 

  • Fixes issue whereby launching The Witcher 3 on systems running the Windows OS discarded sRGB settings in users’ ICC profiles.

 

Other

 

  • Fixes rare issue whereby NPC animations would playback at reduced speed after quest titled On Thin Ice.

 

  • Fixes issue whereby quest titled Faithful Friend would incorrectly remain tagged as failed after quest titled Something Ends, Something Begins was completed.

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