Outer Wilds Update 1.13 Patch Notes (Official) – February 4, 2022

Outer Wilds game update 1.13 is now available to download on PS4. According to the official Outer Wilds 1.13 patch notes, the latest hotfix addressed issues with the B button on Xbox and the game not saving for new players on PC. Apart from this, today’s Outer Wilds patch 1.13 also includes performance improvements.

Previously, a major update was released with quality of life improvements. Recently, a hotfix was also released.

Unfortunately, players are facing several bugs in the game. Today’s Outer Wilds version 1.13 will address a few of these issues.

What is new in today’s Outer Wilds 1.13 Patch Notes? – February 4, 2022

Hotfix Notes

  • Scooted some props to prevent players from getting stuck behind them
  • Fix for certain music layers not triggering properly in frightening situations
  • Fix for a missing geometry visuals in a few hard-to-find locations
  • Fix for a rare situation causing a persistent slowdown

Console-Only Changes

  • Fix for the B/cancel button becoming permanently unresponsive after actions in the keybind menu
  • Other input rebinding fixes

Steam and Epic-Only Changes

  • Fix for some cases where the game would not save for new players

Update 1.1.12


  • Significant changes to Endless Canyon level design
  • Changes to Starlit Cove level design
  • Fixed bugs and buffed certain behaviors during dark sequences (to clarify intended design)
  • Made it more obvious that party crashers have nowhere to hide
  • Significant revisions to several mid-game clues
  • Revised several elements of a certain tower puzzle
  • Certain locks in Echoes of the Eye now visibly open when released elsewhere
  • Updated/fixed several ship logs and their associated pictures
  • Made it more difficult to skip dark sequences by surviving certain falls


  • Fix for softlocks when meditating in various situations
  • If the input save fails to load, the game will reset to default settings
  • Removed a duplicate cosmic event from the map
  • Potential fix for stray Brittle Hollow chunks
  • Optimized rendering of Echoes of the Eye characters
  • CPU optimizations for Echoes of the Eye scripts
  • Fix for the player ending up in an unexpected place when falling into the water during a transition
  • Fix for a water body not being visible in the Scout’s view under certain circumstances
  • Fix for a particular moon locator being oriented backwards
  • Fixes to various visual and physics bugs caused by leaving your Little Scout in certain locations
  • Fixing a bug where you could obtain You’ll Never Take Me Alive achievement without the Echoes of the Eye expansion
  • Added evidence of a day/night cycle to a certain location
  • Fix to a bug where rafts were floating in outer space
  • Certain elevators and islands do not disappear anymore when a certain cosmic event happens
  • Additional visual effects added for Echoes of the Eye characters
  • Fix for a softlock caused by the player being able to drop an item in an end game situation
  • Fade effects added for entering certain tunnels in an alternative view mode
  • Visual improvements to a few specific windows on the Stranger
  • Fix for undesirable behavior when entering vision torches at an unusual angle
  • Standing under a particular elevator now kills the player more reliably
  • Minor fixes to base game end sequence
  • Stars in a certain location now respond to a specific event
  • Fix for a certain group of trees in the Stranger not always having collision


  • Fixed incorrectly inverted spacetime during a certain late-game story beat
  • Added visuals to lend sense of finality to Echoes of the Eye end sequence
  • Updates to several slide reels to improve clues
  • Updated several murals on the Stranger
  • Small visual fixes around the Stranger, Brittle Hollow and Quantum Moon


  • Numerous small fixes

PC Only Changes

  • Lowered mouse sensitivity minimum setting
  • Input rebinding save resiliency improved

Download free Outer Wilds patch 1.13 on Sony PlayStation 4.

Jack Johnson
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