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Dread Hunger Update 5 Patch Notes – November 25, 2021

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Dread Hunger update 5 is now available to download on PC(Steam). According to the official Dread Hunger patch notes, the latest update added a new character model, emotes, and an improved tutorial.

Previously, a major update added new changes, fixes, and improvements.

Unfortunately, players are still experiencing several issues. Today’s Dread Hunger patch 5 will fix a few of these issues.

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Check out more details below.

Dread hunger Patch Notes – Nov 26, 2021

Gameplay

Added:
  • Spyglass can now pick up player voices
Balance:
  • Doctor’s perk no longer increases revive speed
  • Doctor’s perk now increases medicine effectiveness
  • Score rebalance
  • Removed many negative score items for explorers
  • Added score for escaping with friends
  • Added score for being a stowaway
  • The stove on the ship can now cook 2 items at once
  • Seals have more health
  • Increased the damage of thrown crafted weapons
Fixes:
  • Potential fix for rare case of nitro blowing up when dropped
  • Dozens of cases where totems could be placed inside walls
  • Sometimes having to use consumables twice
  • Rare crash fixes
  • Fixed AI getting stuck under ice

Art

  • New Cook model added
  • New Seal model added

UI

Added:
  • Added new health, stew, and lantern icons
  • Removed kicked reasons, player just sees that they are kicked
  • Notification of when transferring to a new host in the lobby
  • Added role icons to the scoreboard / replay
  • Added fancy title screen progress bar
Fixes:
  • Fixed player names missing when viewing a replay in the lobby
  • Days before blizzard now shows up after the poker game rather than before
  • Fixed the mouse moving camera when in poker emote menu
  • Optimization for large numbers of friends in the crew Invite board
  • Can no longer invite friends from the crew Invite board who are already in the lobby

Animation

  • Seal NPC: New animation set
  • Human head item: New animation set
  • Stew/Tea item: Added missing animations (equip and blending)
  • Cleaver item: Added missing animations (equip and blending)
  • New poker emote animations
  • Fixed feet sliding while idle and looking at feet in FP

Level Design

Added:
  • Tutorial chapter : The Arctic
Balance:
  • Changed how far AI wander from starting location
Fixes:
  • Addressed Collision issues that allowed players to get out of bounds
  • Addressed several exploits with spirit walk allowing players access to out of bounds areas
  • Fixed navigation issues for AI in both Approach and The Summit
  • Fixed barrel exploit in boiler room of the ship
  • Fixed some art clipping issues on the ship

Sound

  • VoIP goes through in-game reverb now
  • Thrown items now ring the ship bell
  • Much shorter radii on Thrall hand stab sound
  • Custom container searching sounds for different types
  • New boiler door open/close sound
  • Various mix and sound performance adjustments, bug fixes and polish

Other

  • Translations added: Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Polish, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French
  • Using Epic Online Services in addition to Steam (EOS VOIP instead of Vivox VOIP)
  • Can use Join Game and Accept Invite from the Steam Overlay
  • Join Game and Invite To Lobby will hide when the game is not longer joinable (heading into match)
  • Cancelling joining to a lobby will put the player back into their lobby instead of going to title screen

Dread Hunger Update Five Patch Notes – November 25, 2021

New Character Model

The Cook

Need a hand? Or perhaps a leg? The Cook is ready make delicious stews for (and out of) the crew!

New Emotes

Express yourself with new poker emotes! In addition to the existing ‘Hmmmm’ emote, we’ve added:

  • Sneak Peek
  • Silly Me
  • Chest Thump (Early Access Reward)

Solo Expedition

Learn the ropes and discover the lore behind Dread Hunger! Venture bravely into the Arctic alone in one chapter of the upcoming tutorial.

New AI Model

Seals

Now cuter than ever, you might just have to go cannibal. Look at those eyes.

New Voice Chat System

Get immersed with the new system for voice chat! In-game voice chat now has:

  • More reliability
  • Better sound quality
  • Echos in caves and muffled voices based on walls
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