[UPDATE] Bethesda Recreation Studios has now responded to the Starfield replace 1.8.88 thread on Reddit to disclose loads of particulars on the sport’s patch roadmap for subsequent 12 months.
To start with, the developer will add AMD FidelityFX Tremendous Decision 3 and Intel XeSS assist in early 2024, in addition to a number of “in-progress” quest fixes.
Furthermore, the oldsters at BGS are engaged on metropolis maps, native mod assist, and ‘all new methods of touring’. Might that confer with some form of car to discover planets? Anyway, Bethesda is concentrating on a daily cadence of updates happening roughly each six weeks, whereas smaller hotfixes just like the one talked about under shall be sprinkled in between.
[ORIGINAL STORY] Bethesda Recreation Studios launched a brand new Starfield replace for all platforms (PC, Xbox Sequence S and Xbox Sequence X). Model 1.8.88 primarily fixes the well-known ‘pet asteroid’ bug, the place an asteroid dutifully adopted gamers in all places they went in house.
- Addressed a problem that might trigger house matter to grow to be caught to participant’s ship throughout house journey. Loading a save will now take away the house clingon. Please word: This repair ought to tackle any house matter being caught in your travels, however not in cases the place participant ships have New Atlantis hooked up. A repair for that shall be launched in a later replace.
- Mounted a problem that forestalls random weapons from spawning in a newly created Weapon Case after loading a save.
- [MSS/Xbox] Mounted a problem the place gamers might expertise crashes whereas saving throughout lengthy playthroughs with out going by means of the Unity.
That is clearly a minor replace. The earlier Starfield replace added main options, equivalent to NVIDIA DLSS Tremendous Decision, Body Technology, Deep Studying Anti-Aliasing, and Reflex Low Latency, in late November. Furthermore, the developer launched a number of CPU (renderer threading mannequin) and GPU optimizations that improved the sport’s PC efficiency on high-end PC configurations, restoring the standard steadiness of energy between AMD and NVIDIA graphics playing cards. On the gameplay facet, Bethesda added the power to eat meals wherever you discover it on the planet and adjusted the stealth system to be extra forgiving.
The builders did not share but any information on what shall be included within the subsequent main patch. Nevertheless, gamers are definitely wanting to get the full-fledged modding instruments in some unspecified time in the future in 2024.
In the meantime, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer revealed that Starfield has surpassed 12 million gamers. The objective of Microsoft and Bethesda is to maintain it alive for so long as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, so we should always anticipate a whole lot of updates through the years.