Deathloop Update 1 Brings Nvidia DLSS Support, Improves Ray Tracing, and More

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Arkane Studios' recent game, Deathloop, has received critical reception from both fans and critics. However, it did receive some major criticism because of its technical shortcomings. So, the developer released the first major update to address these issues.

Update 1 was released on both PS5 and PC. The PS5 version is around 5 GB in size, whereas the PC version is 11 GB. The patch made several changes, like adding support for new features, squashing bugs, and fixing crashes.

For PC, support for Nvidia DLSS and Sony DualSense controller audio is added. The bug that caused the weapon to be dropped when using the mouse wheel has been addressed. Frames and hitching issues related to camera movement have also been fixed.

We have mentioned the rest of the changes below.

PS5 Only Changes

  • Added HDR calibration screen to UI options
  • Improved the content of PS5 Activities & Game Help systems
  • Improved vibrations on DualSense controller

PC and PS5 Changes

  • Added an indicator of poor connection quality in the upper right of the screen (resembles a speedometer with an exclamation point)
  • Improved performance and stability, especially with ray tracing
  • Improved NPC pathing and reactions to the player
  • Improved audio mix quality
  • Fixed laser mines, turrets, and fireworks for both Colt and Julianna players
  • Fixed unlock issue with “Oops” and “Deathday Suit” achievements
  • Fixed issue that could cause Colt’s progression to be reset even if the player chose "no" on confirmation
  • Fixed crash issue when a player unlocks a feat using Havoc while playing as Julianna
  • Fixed Aleksis Dorsey reactions, making him easier to identify among his party guests
  • Fixed issue that was causing assassinations to glitch sometimes while playing as Julianna
  • Julianna’s actions will no longer directly unlock achievements for Colt
  • Julianna players will no longer hear radio conversations meant for only Colt
  • Fixed issue with leaning inconsistency (inputs will no longer be ignored sporadically)

You can read the complete patch notes for both PS5 and PC versions from the official site.

So what do you think? Are you interested in any of these changes? Have you been playing Deathloop recently? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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