Dead by Daylight Update 1.96 Patch Notes (DBD 1.96)

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Dead by Daylight update 1.96 is now rolling out for PS4, PC, and Xbox One players. According to the official DBD 1.96 patch notes, the latest update added balancing and bug fixes to the game. Apart from this, the Dead by Daylight version 1.96 also includes stability and performance improvements.

Recently, a big update was released with a new killer – The Executioner, a new survivor – Cheryl Mason and a New Map – Midwich Elementary School. Apart from this, the previous patch also added Sets (2 or more linked Customization pieces that are always equipped together) and a new Rarity for Customizations – Legendary.

Unfortunately, many players are still experiencing a number of issues while playing the game. Today’s DBD update 1.96 is expected to fix a few of these issues.

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Check out more details below.

What is new in Dead by Daylight update 1.96?

Balance

  • Removed the ability for The Executioner to see the aura of the Cage of Atonement and survivors inside them
  • Added a system that will despawn the Cage of Atonement if The Executioner near it for too long. The Cage of Atonement (and the survivor inside it) will respawn in a new location.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused the Healthy Obsession achievement to not earn any progress when healing a Survivor marked as the Obsession,
  • Fixed an issue that caused the perk Kindred to activate when being sent to a Cage of Atonement.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed an issue that caused the entity blockers created by the Blood Warden perk to not prevent the Survivors from escaping.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the profile from showing up when selecting another players profile while on the tally screen.
  • Fixed an issue that would trigger the Midwich siren when Spectating another Survivor opening the Exit gates on different maps.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Forced Penance perk to trigger a placeholder string when hitting a Survivor that is taking a protection hit.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Executioner to turn while performing his ranged attack, causing the ranged attack to go off in a direction he is no longer facing in.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Adrenaline perk to trigger and provide a haste buff while the Survivor is still locked in a Cage of Atonement.
  • DBD 1.96 fixed missing audio when a Survivor is rescued from a Cage of Atonement.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the face of David King to look distorted to various degrees when playing.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the a placeholder string to show up when rescuing a Survivor from a Cage of Atonement.
  • Fixed an issue that cause a loss of the Bloodpoints when purchased from the Shrine of Secrets while in a Custom Game Lobby.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed missing texture on top of a table.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed an issue that caused the Nurse to be able to Blink out of world.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed an invisible collision for the Killer next to the Gore Pile on top of the stair case.
  • Gideon Meat Plant: Fixed an issue that caused survivors to be able to reach a safe spot after vaulting from the balcony.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed an issue that caused the Killer to be unable to break pallets from one side.
  • The Executioner: DBD update 1.96 fixed an issue that caused the trail to rise above certain collisions instead of going through.
  • The Legion: Fixed an issue that caused the Party Crasher outfits to look extremely bright.
  • Thompson House: Fixed an issue that caused traps placed on the stairs to not activate when a Survivor walked or ran near it.
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes show the Survivors floating above the hook.
  • Fixed an issue that caused kills from a Cage of Atonement to fail to award progress for Archive challenges which required to kill by any means.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Killer stain to not be visible on certain surfaces.
  • The Executioner: DBD 1.96 fixed an issue that failed to trigger a noise indicator when a Survivor is rescued from a Cage of Atonement.
  • Fixed an issue that someimes cause the Exit Gate to appear closed after it has been opened by the Killer.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed an issue that allowed the Killer to stalk a Survivor hidden behind an opened school locker door.
  • Fixed the animation of the Survivor in a Cage of Atonement when the rescuer is being interrupted by the Killer.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed an issue that caused Bear traps to be triggered when walking underneath them.
  • The Executioner: DBD update 1.96 fixed an issue that caused the weapon to clip through windows when vaulting.
  • Badham Preschool: Fixed an issue that prevented Killers to pick up Survivors in a corner of the boiler room.
  • Mount Ormond Resort: Fixed a totem on the second floor that couldn’t be cleansed.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed missing audio of walking footsteps.
  • The Oni: Fixed an issue that prevented Blood Fury from activating if the power meter was filled up while carrying a Survivor.
  • The Executioner: Fixed an issue that would sometimes allow the Executioner to avoid a pallet stun by cancelling the Rites of Judgment into an attack.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the perk Spies from the Shadow to have no cooldown.
  • Added additional instructions to the customization and store tooltips to clarify that Outfit Sets cannot be mixed with other cosmetic pieces.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed an issue that could spawn the hatch under a gore pile.
  • The Underground Complex: Fixed an invisible collision between the scaffolding in the storage room.
  • The Nightmare: Dead by Daylight version 1.96 fixed an issue that caused Dream Snares to not Hinder Survivors who walk on it.
  • Midwich Elementary School: Fixed a vaulting asset that could be walked on by falling from the second floor.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed the Executioner to stand in front of a Cage of Atonement, preventing any possible rescue.
  • The Executioner: Fixed the walking animation in order to correspond with his movement speed.
  • Fixed an display issue that wouldn’t show the barbed wire vignette to spectators when a Survivor is afflicted with Agony.
  • The Hillbilly: Fixed the chainsaw audio loops.
  • The Hillbilly: Fixed an issue that caused the chainsaw to sometimes miss the hit detection.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Konami Code to not work on Console.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Ghastly Gateau to incorrectly award 140% instead of 104%.
  • DBD 1.96 fixed an issue that caused the Ghastly Gateau to not stack the bonus bloodpoints with other Bonuses.
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent some players from earning the Anniversary Crowns despite escaping with the Crown.

Download free Dead by Daylight update 1.96 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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