Horizon Zero Dawn PC Update 1.03 Patch Notes (August 31, 2020)

    Horizon Zero Dawn update 1.03 (August 31, 2020) released for PC players. According to Horizon Zero Dawn patch notes, the latest update added gameplay optimizations and added fixes for various crashing issues. Apart from this, today’s patch also includes performance and stability improvements.

    Previously. an update added various quality of life improvements. Unfortunately, since the release, players are experiencing several issues while playing the game. Today’s Horizon Zero Dawn patch 1.03 will fix a few of these issues.

    Check out more details below.

    What is new in today’s Horizon Zero Dawn PC update 1.03?

    Crash Fixes

    • Fixed a GPU resource leak which could build up over time and cause instability.
    • Fixed a GPU hang that caused a crash that could occur when Asynchronous Compute was used.
    • Fixed a crash when AI would try to aim at an invalid position.
    • Fixed a crash that could occur when sound obstruction was calculated in highly detailed areas.
    • Fixed a crash that would occur when moving the game to a monitor with different DPI settings while in the menu.
    • Fixed an issue where some players would crash on startup due to incorrect memory allocation.
    • Fixed a GPU hang that would occur when the window was resized to a very small size.

    Progression Issues

    • Fixed a progression issue where some players would remain a child and not transition to adult Aloy.

    Functionality Issues

    • Fixed an issue where snow deformation was not working correctly in the Frozen Wilds area.
    • Fixed an issue where the Concentration skill could stop working.

    Other improvements

    • 4K Scaling – Fixed an issue where the game wouldn’t render at 4K properly on boot.
    • Frame Rate Limiter – Improved Frame Rate Limiter functionality to be more accurate.
    • Localization – Localized specific error messages.
    • Windows Version Check – The game checks if Windows 10 Build 1809 or above is used (lower versions cause instability in DirectX 12).
    • Minimum Spec Warning – Improved minimum spec warning message and options.
    • Saving Issue Warning – Clarified text that is displayed when you do not have access to your My document folder or enough disk space.
    • Player Profile Validation – The player profile is now validated and corrupt profiles (caused by manual editing or tweak tools) rejected.


    • Some players are experiencing an out of memory error during the game optimization process.
    • Some players are experiencing graphical settings issues, such as Anisotropic Filtering or HDR not working correctly.
    • Some players are experiencing performance issues on specific GPUs or hardware combinations.
    • We’re aware of and continue to investigate issues that are not yet solved on both the player-

    Download free Horizon Zero Dawn patch 1.03 on PC.

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