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VRChat Update 2021.4.1 Patch Notes – Nov 9, 2021

VRChat update 2021.4.1 released on PC (Steam). According to the official To The Rescue patch notes, the latest update added a new redesigned Quick Menu and a long list of bug fixes.

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Unfortunately, since the last patch, players are facing a number of problems with the game. Today’s VRChat patch 2021.4.1 will fix a few of these issues.

Check out more details below.

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VRChat Patch Notes – November 9, 2021

Features

  • The Quick Menu has been completely redesigned and rebuilt!
  • The Launch Pad gives you quick access to several common menu sections and actions
  • The Info banner across the top of the Launch Pad shows you the latest information on VRChat happenings, like new releases, blog posts, and more
  • The “cursor” has been redesigned both in the menus and in world space to be easily visible, but not large and in the way
  • The Wings on the side of the Quick Menu give you a place to show and quickly access your own Profile, your Friends (and their locations, like the website!), your Avatars (including favorites, and the ability to sort them!), Emoji, and your available Expressions!
  • The tabs across the bottom give you quick access to your notifications, the “Here” menu, your Camera options, your volume sliders, and some common settings
  • The “Here” menu lists info and provides actions contextually relevant for your current location, like the brand new “Rejoin World” button
  • The Camera tab gives you access to camera-related functions… like the brand new Camera!
  • The Audio tab gives you access to volume sliders for Master, Voices, and World, as well as a way to quickly select your mic from a list of devices, and adjust your own mic volume
  • The Settings tab gives you access to common toggleable settings, like nameplate display,
  • In Desktop mode, click “Select User” on the Launchpad tab to put yourself into a selection mode to easily select a user near you… or just hold down Shift to quickly mouse over and click your target user
  • In Desktop mode, your view is now locked in place when your Quick Menu is open, and your mouse moves in screen-space rather than turning your head
  • Quickly swap into and out of Safe Mode without wiping your custom Safety settings (finally!) using the Safe Mode button in the bottom right
  • The Camera has been completely redesigned and rebuilt! Tons of new Camera features:
  • A brand new model for the camera and camera lens!
  • A brand new UI for the camera, which lets you select options with the laser instead of clicking buttons! 🙏🙏🙏
  • Depth of Field! Choose between several lens modes to give your photos a stylistic touch by blurring objects out of focus
  • Go with Auto Focus for auto-magic! Click the screen with your selection laser to move the focus circle. Click the circle again to re-center it.
  • Use Semi-Auto to permit some Aperture and Focal Length adjustment
  • Go full Manual to adjust the Focal Distance yourself!
  • Of course, you could just turn it off completely too.
  • You can now grab the lens when its detached to adjust its position. The lens has a small pin light to show which way is up when it is disconnected
  • Click the selfie button to quickly flip the lens around to face you
  • Use the Lock button to lock the camera in place
  • We’re looking into getting the Camera on Quest! Keep an eye out in future releases

Improvements

  • The Main Menu has new theming with sharper, more crisp graphics
  • A full Main Menu redesign and rebuild is already in-progress, keep an eye out for it in future updates
  • The Fallback “Feather” icon is now always visible on nameplates of users wearing a fallback even when the Quick Menu is closed, letting you quickly see if someone’s in a Fallback avatar. This can be turned off in the Quick Menu (in the settings tab) or by turning off nameplates entirely
  • The camera now saves pictures in folders in the format [b]YYYY-MM to aid with organization[/b] (and to prevent Windows from crying out in pain any time it opens a Pictures folder with more than a few hundred images in it)
  • Old photos won’t be organized in this manner, only new ones taken going forward
  • Blocking users now comes with a confirmation dialog
  • Updated multiple loading screen graphics to reflect new UI
  • “Users Blocking You” and “Blocked Users” are now visible at the bottom of the Here tab. This list starts collapsed but can be expanded and made visible
  • All users will see “Blocked Users”, but only world authors and instance owners will see “Users Blocking You”
  • “Vote to Kick” notifications now have a unique icon
  • The maximum world size for Quest worlds has been raised from 50MB to 100MB
  • AVPro upgraded to 2.2.1

Fixes

  • Fixed: First Person View steady-cam wouldn’t reload the camera settings properly upon loading a world
  • Fixed: The player collider was not able to pass under colliders less than 2m tall, despite being 1.65m tall. The player collider is now 1.65m tall
  • Fixed: Seeking behavior with AVPro was buggy
  • Workaround: The “Auto Resync” option on video players was causing crashes, so we’ve temporarily disabled it
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