Guerrilla Games has a new update for Horizon Forbidden West, resolving issues with quest completion, progression blockers, and more.

The complete patch is detailed below.

FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS

Main Quests

  • Fixed an issue with Main Quest “Reach for the Stars” where progression did not update after restarting the “Clear the rubble with the pullcaster” objective.

  • Fixed an issue with Main Quest “To the Brink” where Belna would sometimes not spawn after objective “Clear the Daunt: Kill the Machines”.

  • Fixed an issue with Main Quest “Death’s Door” where progression is blocked after using a “Leaplasher Spark Coil” in an upgrade before the “Gather Resources for the Igniter” objective is active.

  • Fixed multiple issues with Main Quest “Singularity” where unexpected character behavior might lead to progression blockers.

Side Quests

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “The Bristlebacks” where progression did not update after examining the Bristleback carcass prior to talking to the Carja Magistrate.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “The Bristlebacks” where progression might be blocked due to objective “Kill the Bristlebacks” not updating in the mine.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “Drowned Hopes” where the progression is blocked if using an alternate route to get to the pryable rocks.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “Lofty Ambitions” where the Stormbird might get stuck in the terrain, blocking progression.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “Lofty Ambitions” where the merchant Abadund will not have his prompt after quest completion.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “Signal Spike” where progression did not update due to interacting with NPCs in Side Quest “The Wound in the Sand”.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “Signal Spike” where Aloy can get stuck underwater during the “Go to the Source of the Signal” objective.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “A Soldier’s March” where objective “Scan for Penttoh’s Tracks” will not trigger if players arrive on a Sunwing nearby marker for objective “Climb the Mountain”.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “A Soldier’s March” where objective “Kill the Frostclaw” would not update and block progression.

  • Fixed multiple issues with Side Quest “The Blood Choke” where Atekka would get stuck or disappear.

  • Fixed multiple issues with Side Quest “In the Fog” where progression did not update after killing the Clawstrider.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “In the Fog” where progression did not update after following Garokkah to the Memorial with alerted machines.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “Forbidden Legacy” where progression did not update due to Alva being unresponsive on the ”Follow Alva to the Atbay Headquarters” objective.

  • Fixed an issue with Side Quest “Forbidden Legacy” where a gap between two buildings was blocking progression.

World Activities

  • Fixed an issue in Cauldron IOTA where the objective “Override the Tallneck” would not update on completion.

  • Fixed an issue in Cauldron CHI where overridden machines would act hostile towards Aloy.

  • Fixed an issue in Contracts “Property Retrieval” where progression was blocked upon reloading the activity with all Relics found.

  • Fixed an issue in Contracts “Alarm Antennas” where the objective would not update if Aloy has three Antennas before completing the “Gather Scrounger Alarm Antennas” objective.

  • Fixed an issue in Contracts “Rollerback Salvage” where an additional Shellsnapper might spawn.

  • Fixed an issue in Rebel Camp “Breached Rock” where progression is blocked when killing Rebel leader before objective “Enter the Bunker” is complete.

  • Fixed an issue in Melee Pits where NPCs would wear the wrong armor.

  • Fixed an issue where Aloy might get stuck near the entrance of Arrowhand.

  • Fixed an issue in Black Box: Isle of Spires where the signal will remain active after picking up the box.

  • Fixed an issue in Signal Tower where some players had an issue picking up Signal Lens.

  • Fixed an issue where loading a save with previously tracked items as jobs might lead to a crash.

Machines

  • Fixed an issue where the Tideripper might get its Water Hose Sweep attack interrupted.

  • Fixed an issue where machines would not react to a dead ally.

  • Added Apex Grimhorn spawn points outside of missions.

UI/UX

  • Fixed icons for multiple Coils and Weaves.

  • Fixed more Metal Flowers icons remaining on the map.

  • Fixed Silent Strikes being counted twice in the Combat Statistics menu.

  • Fixed multiple seams on the World Map.

Performance and Stability

  • Multiple streaming fixes in game and in cinematic.

  • Multiple crash fixes.

Other

  • Fixed an issue where Aloy’s shadow might be dimmed when melee attacking or using her Focus.

  • Fixed an issue where “Fiberzest” and “Vigorstem” can not be obtained after the pouch is full.

  • Fixed multiple locations where “Install Vine Cutter Module” Icons were not appearing.

  • Multiple audio fixes and improvements.

  • Multiple fixes to Aloy’s animations.

  • Multiple localization and subtitles fixes and improvements.

  • Multiple fixes to controls

  • Multiple fixes and improvements to body and facial animations in cinematics.

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