LawBreakers 1.09 update for PS4 and PC out with new features – Patch Notes

LawBreakers 1.09 update for PS4 and PC will be available for download later today. The update comes with bug fixes and visual effects improvements. The game developers have finally added role limits to Quick-Play. From now on Quick Play will feature a *2 role limit* – this means that you’ll never run into 3 or more of the same role stacked against you.

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LawBreakers 1.09 Update for PS4

LawBreakers 1.09 update for PS4 and PC Patch Notes

NEW ADDITIONS:

  • New Map Variant – Promenade at night!

  • New Feature – Role limits now set to 2!

  • New Feature – Kick decals can now be imprinted on the world!

  • New Feature – XP Bonus Tracker shows active streaks and bonuses in main menus.

MAP & MODE CHANGES:

BLITZBALL MODE –

  • LawBreakers 1.09 update has increased the radius for reducing the Blitzball shield from 850 → 1000.

OVERCHARGE MODE –

  • According to the LawBreakers 1.09 patch notes, the update has increased the radius for reducing the Battery’s shield from 750 → 850.

  • Increased contest radius for the Battery to 1000.

  • Changed contest area shape from a sphere to a cylinder for better contest detection.

UPLINK MODE –

  • Increased the radius for reducing Uplink shield from 750 → 850.

  • LawBreakers 1.09 update has increased contest radius for the Uplink to 1000.

  • Changed contest area shape from a sphere to a cylinder for better contest detection.

TRENCH –

  • LawBreakers update 1.09 fdded collision to the top of the the central zone (above capture point B) so that Harrier’s can now throw their Supercharger Stations up there. Other projectiles should behave more consistently as well.

BUG FIXES:

UI –

  • LawBreakers Patch 1.3 has fixed an issue where character podium visuals would break when FOV was set to extreme values.

  • Deadzo portrait icon now shows correct silver image in menus and in game.

  • LawBreakers 1.09 update fixed an issue where the camera would detach from ragdoll during the death recap screen.

  • Game Mode UI Fixes

    • Fixed an issue where the Uplink world icons would stick around if you died while holding the Uplink.

    • LawBreakers Patch 1.3 has fixed an issue where the Turf War HUD icons could show 2 different states simultaneously.

  • According to the LawBreakers 1.09 patch notes, the update has removed loss of consecutive match bonus warning when in lobby between matches or when playing in Custom Game.

SOUND –

  • Fixed missing or delayed SFX while playing in Occupy matches.

GAMEPLAY –

  • Matchmaking can no longer be entered with an old version of the game.
  • Harrier
    • LawBreakers update 1.09 fixed animation on Blastback ability to no longer look completely horizontal when performed.
    • Fixed issues where Raycaster lasers would look like they were coming out at 90 degree angles from feet.
    • Multiple fixes for Shoc-Croc lasers not rendering properly during spectator view.
    • Fixed visual issue when looking at Convergence ability to better tell where the ability is actually aiming.
  • Visuals
    • According to the LawBreakers 1.09 patch notes, the update has improved Blitzball model visuals when viewing up close.
    • LawBreakers update 1.09 fixed multiple issues where weapon impact and ability FX would stick around in world.
    • Adjusted glow values on all “Hadronium Blue” weapon skins to fix them becoming too bright and distracting.
    • “Hadronium Blue” Crisper skin fix for the glow visuals fading out when being used.

SETTINGS –

  • LawBreakers 1.09 update fixed an issue where key settings would reset on launch of game.
  • Players can now bind a mouse button for push to talk setting.

GENERAL ADDITIONS/IMPROVEMENTS:

  • Match leavers now automatically receive a D grade for matches they abandon.

  • Adjusted score grade requirements so that players will see S and S+ grades more often for performing well in match.

  • Optimized performance logic behind spawning FX.

  • LawBreakers update 1.09 added an “Update Available” notification message for Steam and PS4.

  • Improved matchmaking logic to not automatically re-queue players joining a match in progress whose MMR is out of range.

PS4 GENERAL ADDITIONS/IMPROVEMENTS:

  • New Feature – Tutorials!
    • Tutorial section is now available with videos about Roles, Maps, and Modes.
    • Play around on our Tutorial Sandbox map to get a better grasp on mechanics and roles.
  • Match leavers now automatically receive a D grade for matches they abandon.
  • Adjusted score grade requirements so that players will see S and S+ grades more often for performing well in match.
  • According to the LawBreakers 1.09 patch notes, the update has optimized performance logic behind spawning FX.
  • Added an “Update Available” notification message for Steam and PS4.
  • LawBreakers 1.09 update for PlayStation 4 has improved matchmaking logic to not automatically re-queue players joining a match in progress whose MMR is out of range.
  • Optimizations for weapon impacts to address performance hitches on PS4.
    • Articles can now be scrolled through by using the thumbsticks.
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