Factorio Update 1.1.38 Patch Notes (Official) – August 18, 2021


Factorio update 1.1.38 (August 18, 2021) is now available to download on PC. According to the official Factorio patch notes, the latest update added a new Titillium style font for Cyrillic languages. Apart from this, Factorio patch 1.1.38 also includes stability fixes.

Previously, a hotfix was released with various fixes for crashes and more.

Unfortunately, players are still experiencing several issues since the last major patch. Today’s Factorio patch 1.1.38 will address a few of these errors.


Factorio Patch Notes – August 18, 2021


  • New Titillium style font for Cyrillic languages.


  • Addressed inconsistency when fast-replacing ghosts with circuit connections.
  • Addressed an issue with drag-building electric poles with long wire reach.
  • Addressed a crash related to tutorials and modding.
  • Addressed an issue with LuaEntity::set_request_slot() and duplicates.
  • Addressed that picking blueprints from the library through quickbar slots didn’t fire the Lua cursor stack changed event.
  • Addressed items with durability/ammo wouldn’t merge properly in some cases.
  • Addressed a roboport “recharging” icon appearing when not connected to the electric network.
  • Addressed an issue with roboports left in recharging state when revived from ghosts.
  • Addressed an issue where an error sound played when pasting onto a power switch from anything other than another power switch.
  • Addressed that the non-blocking saving option would be reset when resuming a multiplayer game using the continue button.
  • Addressed ‘Close preview’ button having cut off text in some locales.
  • Addressed a crash when deleting surfaces with script-connected electric poles.


  • Added LuaEntity and LuaUnitGroup::set_distraction_command.
  • Added LuaSurface::find_nearest_enemy_entity_with_owner().
  • Added LuaForce::is_friend() and is_enemy().

Download free Factorio update 1.1.38 for PC.