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The Ascent update for 27 August 2021

The Ascent Patch 2 – Live for Steam players – August 27th

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Patchnotes via Steam Community

The following summary covers the key areas we have addressed in this new major Patch update for The Ascent.

This update is now live and available for The Ascent on Steam (deployed 27th August), Windows 10 store and Xbox console players (deployed 3rd September). Thank you for your patience.

Our team is still continuing to work hard on improving the game and we continue to be very grateful for all the support and feedback from our players.

Performance (PC Steam & Win10)

  • DX12 is now the default for Windows Store Players.

  • DX11 is now supported for Windows Store.

  • Improvements made to reduce stuttering and hitching, for DX11 and DX12, more work will continue here for future updates.

  • Ray Tracing is set to default ‘off’ on all platforms

  • Improved Hot Joining loading times on Steam & XB Family devices, more work will continue here for future updates

Stability (all platforms)

  • Fixed a number of crashes in Single Player and Coop

  • Save Progress (all platforms)

  • Fixed an issue where Weapon Skins could be lost

  • Fixed an issue where Character Shirts could be lost

  • Fixed an issue where Gear could be lost

  • Fixed an issue where Clients items could be unequipped when a Host disconnects inside a tier elevator

  • Fixed an issue where Clients could lose their save progress when fast travelling in certain circumstances

Gameplay (all platforms)

  • Fixed the issue where sometimes a FullChrome wouldn’t spawn in ‘Mutual Dependencies’ (Mission 2)

  • Fixed an issue where ‘Sell All Duplicates’ worked incorrectly

  • Changed the frequency of Kira lines when civilians are killed (will now trigger less often)

Achievements (all platforms)

  • Fixed an issue with the Achievement ‘Added Extras’

  • Fixed an issue with the Achievement ‘Aficionado’

  • Fixed an issue with the Achievement ‘Helping Hand’

  • Fixed an issue with the Achievement ‘Win’

  • Fixed an issue with the Achievement ‘Fair Trade’

Translation (all platforms)

  • Minor bug fixes in other languages

  • Please note that we are still working on improving the quality of the translation in all languages

Other Fixes (all platforms)

  • Multiple reported minor collision issues have been fixed

If you want to access the patch notes history, please visit this page:

Many thanks to all our players for their continued support.
The Ascent Team

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