Valheim Public Test Patch 0.207.15 Now Live

Two weeks after hitting Early Access on Steam, Viking-themed Survival game Valheim hits two million copies sold.
Two weeks after hitting Early Access on Steam, Viking-themed Survival game Valheim hits two million copies sold. Iron Gate AB

Valheim just received an important patch yesterday. Patch 0.207.15 went live for the public branch of the game, meaning that it is not yet live on the main build. After the patch is tested, it will be released on it as well.

Patch 0.207.15 added tons of new content, new features, QoL changes, and bug fixes. The game is now optimized for Steam Deck. Full controller support for PC has been added as well. You can also pause the game when playing solo.

Three new enemies have been added, namely, Ulv, Cultist, and Bat. Flesh Ripper, which is a new weapon, is added, and “You stirred the cauldron” is introduced.

Patch Highlights

New Content
  • Frost Caves added as a new dungeon (Will only appear in unexplored areas)
  • New enemies: Ulv, Cultist, Bat
  • New crafting materials: Red jute, Fenring hair, Fenring claw
  • New armor set: Fenris Coat, Fenris Leggings, Fenris Hood (equip all at once for an extra bonus!)
  • New weapon: Flesh Rippers (Unarmed)
  • New build pieces: Red jute carpet, Red jute curtain, Standing brazier
  • New event: “You stirred the cauldron”
Fixes and Improvements:
  • FPS limiter setting and option to reduce GPU usage when minimized, menu FPS capped to 60
  • Various console command improvements and additions, see console ‘help’
  • Fixed some dungeon parts not being fully deterministic (ends)
  • Various UI fixes
  • Recipes for Jack-o-turnip + Yule stuff disabled
Quality of Life
  • Building marker is more subtle and indicates piece rotation
  • Corpse run gives carry weight bonus to compensate for unequipped belt
  • Crafting stackable items while having full inventory is now possible if there are available stack slots
  • Chat can now be closed using ESC, mouse, or gamepad B
Gamepad Support
  • Full controller support!
  • Controller legend visible in pause menu and settings
  • Controller text input when running in Steam big picture mode. Chat, characters, signs, pets, etc can now be named using the controller.
  • Controller mapping of all game features
  • Context menus will now always show controller buttons when using controller
  • Alternative controller glyph style option
  • Skills window scrollable with gamepad
  • Crafting can be canceled if pressing the button again (like with mouse)
  • Fixed some missing/misplaced gamepad tooltips
Steam Deck
  • Steam Deck controller layout shows when playing on Steam Deck
  • Loads default settings catered to the Steam Deck
  • Improvements for several community translated languages

You can read the complete patch notes via Steam.

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