Earlier this week, I opened up about how one of many extra harmful elements within the sport – the braindance sequences – was by the way designed in a method that medical professionals use to set off seizures for diagnostic functions. That design brought about me a grand mal seizure, which impressed me to jot down a small information about how epileptics and neurologically delicate gamers may navigate round that and nonetheless take pleasure in Evening Metropolis. Since then, I’ve spoken with CDPR along side the Epilepsy of Basis about how a small change could make an enormous distinction. With the brand new Cyberpunk 2077 replace, that change is mirrored within the brand new patch notes.
The epilepsy repair:
The patch notes deal with fairly a number of points, together with quest bugs, however right here is the half that tackles the braindance sequence particularly:
“Modified the flashing impact on braindances to cut back the danger of inducing epileptic signs. The impact has been smoothed out and the flashes decreased in frequency and magnitude.”
It is a enormous win for each the business and avid gamers as a result of these adjustments to make video games safer do not need to imply that whole removing like many assume. That is work I have been doing for years and to see studios reply productively and kindly means absolutely the world.
The remainder of the replace:
Here’s what else CD Projekt RED addressed of their newest update:
- Fastened a difficulty with finishing the ultimate goal in Gig: Freedom of the Press.
- Fastened a difficulty with beginning dialog with Johnny on the finish in Life Throughout Wartime.
- Corrected a uncommon problem with NPCs now not calling V if A Like Supreme quest was deserted mid-way.
- Fastened a difficulty with Nix not going into his default state in Spellbound and KOLD MIRAGE.
- Fastened points blocking progress in I Fought The Regulation if the search space is left.
- Fastened lack of ability to search out Delamain in Epistrophy.
- Fastened points associated to remaining within the second part of the search after ending Pacifica battle with Ozob if performed after Finals.
- Fastened a difficulty with Nomads now not current if V leaves the search space mid-combat in With a Little Assist from My Pals/Queen of the Freeway.
- Adjusted mappings and re-enabled quest tracker in M’ap Tann Pèlen/I Stroll the Line/Transmission.
- Fastened constraints on freedom to stand up and sit down if neither blueline situation is met in Violence.
- Fastened points with time and house ensuing from leaving the search space or abandoning the search in Following the River.
- Fastened a difficulty with dialog with Johnny not beginning after leaving the resort in Tapeworm.
- Fastened a difficulty with quest being blocked upon leaving the search space earlier than climbing the hill in Following the River.
- Fastened the target “Go into sales space 9” not finishing if the room’s entered too quick in Computerized Love.
- Fastened Jackie’s points with sitting nonetheless in The Ripperdoc.
- Different quest fixes
- Fastened the preview in weapon crafting.
- Lowered automobile look pop-in.
- Sped up switching first individual perspective to 3rd individual perspective in a automobile.
- Fastened points with animations lacking from necessary quest NPCs throughout cinematics.
Efficiency & Stability
- Improved stability, together with varied crash fixes.
- Modified the flashing impact on braindances to cut back the danger of inducing epileptic signs. The impact has been smoothed out and the flashes decreased in frequency and magnitude.
- Eliminated copyrighted songs incorrectly current within the sport with “Disable Copyrighted Music” characteristic toggled on.
- Switching language to default within the in-game settings now accurately units it to the language of your Steam shopper.
- Improved reflections high quality on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to eradicate the smudge impact.
- Fastened “The Wasteland” achievement being caught on 97% after finishing all related missions in The Badlands on Xbox.
- Fastened a difficulty with lacking PT-BR VO for Xbox gamers in Americas.
A serious thanks to the studio for addressing this swifty and extremely kindly throughout our interactions. That is enormous and hundreds recognize it. For extra on epilepsy and the best way to defend your self, you’ll be able to take a look at extra right here through the Epilepsy Foundation to be taught extra.