Call of the Wild: The Angler Hotfix 1.05 Gameplay and Graphics Improvements

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Hotfix 1.05 for Call of the Wild: The Angler recently made its way into the live servers, and it brought some gameplay changes and graphics improvements.

Gameplay Changes

In this hotfix, the developers improved the fishing mechanics, starting with faster reeling speeds. Not only that, the lines are also durable, so they won’t break as easily as before.

Graphics Improvements

To make things more soothing, the developers have calmed the waters so it now ripples and flows more naturally. This should improve players' experience, especially those who suffer from seasickness.

Call of the Wild: The Angler Hotfix 1.05

GAMEPLAY
  • The "Ready to Rod and Roll" Achievement now works as intended and unlocks after assembling one rod instead of three.
  • Fixed the issue which caused the float to rise up out of the water while in the baiting phase of float fishing.
  • Frog and popper lures have an updated buoyancy setup to prevent them from sinking too fast.
PROGRESSION
  • Reserve reputation is now awarded as intended when completing missions.
GRAPHICS
  • We’ve calmed the waters so that it ripples and flows more naturally.
  • The case of the missing water under the bridge has been solved and the culprits have been brought to justice.
  • We’ve touched up some water seams and shoreline transitions, and corrected some water-type blending issues.
  • We’ve patched up some funky graphical artifacts which were appearing on the Buckwheat rod.
  • The boat will no longer sink in a lake near a specific Floating Weather Station.
UI
  • Fixed an issue in the Rods customization menu where the UI would soft-lock after a player tried to select a line.
  • The tutorial prompt "Check Your Journal with (J) for Warden Favor Information" no longer stays on-screen after opening the Journal menu.
  • Fixed an issue which stopped players from entering the letters W, A,S, or D into Apex Connect account creation text fields.
  • Pressing the ESC key repeatedly no longer soft-locks the Options menu.
  • The Customization menu options no longer disappear when a player attempts to exit the customisation menu while altering clothing at a fast pace.
  • Players can now move their Buckwheat Rod and Cria Reel from their inventory to storage.
  • Fixed an issue specific to certain localizations, including Japanese and Simplified Chinese, where the reward screen when catching a Diamond rank fish did not show the correct color highlight or play an audio queue.
  • The appropriate icon is now visible when a player is awarded XP.

You can read more about the update here.

 

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