Stormworks Game Update 1.4.4 Patch Notes – February 3, 2022

    Stormworks Build and Rescue update 1.4.4 released on PC (Steam). According to the official Stormworks Build and Rescue patch notes, the latest update added natural disasters, new fish system, and a long list of bug fixes.

    Previously, a big update added a long list of quality of life improvements and fixes. Unfortunately, since the release, players are facing several issues. Stormworks Build and Rescue patch 1.4.4 will fix a few of these issues.

    Read more details below.

    Stormworks Build and Rescue Patch Notes (February 3, 2022)

    Natural Disasters

    This update includes a host of new hazards in the world of Stormworks, including active volcanos, meteor impacts, ocean whirlpools, and hurricanes. These new events can be disabled (by turning off the necessary add-ons), and can also be accessed via the creative menu. Otherwise, they spawn naturally within the world, and sometimes even as part of missions!

    Keep an eye out on the map because sometimes you may receive early warning of an impending disaster, and listen for the chilling sound of warning sirens which will fire if a disaster is imminent.

    New Fish System

    With this update, there is an all-new fish system, with physics based fish. These fish roam the ocean, and flee from vehicles or players. There are many new species of fish, and are now biome based, so depending on where you are in the world and how deep you are below the surface, different fish will spawn.

    Being physics based means the fish can be trapped, or wash up. Out of water, the fish will flip and flap in an effort to return to the water. Please do help them back to the water as they can die if they are out of the water for too long. Many boats and ships are faster than fish and should you impact a fish, listen out for a satisfying slap sound.

    Patch Notes

    Please see below for the full list of patch notes. This update also includes important fixes and improvements.

    We continue to work hard on other fixes and improvements that players have kindly reported on the official issue tracker. The next update will be dedicated to bug fixes.

    We hope you enjoy this new free update and look forward to your thoughts and feedback!

    Much love <3,

    The Stormworks Developers


    Feature – Natural Disasters

    Feature – Weather System Rework

    Feature – Disaster Relief Missions

    Feature – Fish Wildlife System

    Feature – Air Raid Siren Component

    Radial Tsunamis

    Meteor Strikes

    Volcanic Eruptions



    Fix – Crash in multiplayer when entering/exiting seats

    Fix – Weapons addon tank damages itself when pitching turret

    Fix – Default addon zones sometimes being mis-positioned

    Rework – Mount Goldblum is now a volcano

    Rework – Megalodon now have 5x more health

    Additional Info:

    Natural disasters can now spawn through the world, and are interlinked with the mission system.

    Although rare, natural disasters will make missions more challenging and spawn more frequently as time passes.

    A new save is recommended to enable the default_natural_disasters addon for the full experience.

    Weather is no longer bound to the host’s position:

    • Custom menu sliders now display client-side local weather conditions when not overriding
    • getWeather now correctly samples the target position

    Fish can be enabled by toggling wildlife in general settings (moved from graphics settings); their spawnrate can be adjusted by the game host in general settings.

    Volcanic ash can clog up air intakes, be careful when navigating them in vehicles.

    Download free Killsquad patch 1.4.4 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson mainly writes about game-related news and updates. He is a passionate gamer, music lover, and traveler.

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