Dead Island PC/Console: Update 1.3 Changelog + Blood Bath DLC Release Date

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Dead Island PC/Console: Update 1.3 Changelog + Blood Bath DLC Release Date

Post by CDReborn on Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:27 pm

Patch 1.3 has now been released for PC since October 21st/for Xbox 360 and PS3 since November 9th.
Steam/Xbox LIVE/PSN will update the game automatically. The Bloodbath Arena DLC will be released November 22nd for 800 Microsoft Points/10.00$ on PSN, the Bloodbath Arena DLC is now available.


This patch includes the following fixes:

1) Gameplay improvements:
· Level cap raised to 60
· New blueprints for weapon mods added
· Infected damage reduced
· Infected no longer interrupt player attacks
· A series of improvements to subsequent playthroughs implemented:
o quest XP rewards adjusted
o XP rewards for challenges adjusted
o in subsequent playthroughs XP is awarded for all quests completed in co-op
· Purna’s ammo carrying capacity increased by 50%
· Character state from a save game can now be loaded when using the Start from Chapter option
· New balancing option added: enemy levels can now be adjusted independently for each co-op player
· Players respawn with more health
· Lock pick skill level required to open a lock is now clearly indicated
· Improved rewards in weapon crates
· All weapon crates now contain rewards

2) Fixes and interface improvements
· Fix: players are no longer left without a weapon after dropping the equipped item and healing with a medkit.
· Fix: equipped items no longer swap mysteriously after drinking an energy drink
· Tweak: healing with medkits from inventory works better, makes smarter choices of medkits
· Fix: loot from dead enemies is now always identical for all co-op players
· Fix: Purna no longer finishes her Fury with fists equipped
· Fix: map tracking after death
· Fix: zone info in the quarantine zone (City of Moresby)
· Tweak: respawn point selection is now smarter

3) General
· Improved stability and network performance in co-op
· V-sync option added
· Quest and reward fixes implemented

Unmentioned in changelog but active:
- Kicks use Stamina
- Loot speed is now instant, also no loot animation.
- Grabbing Animation for Food and Drinks have been removed, making it an instant Grab.

Known Problems(PC Only):
- Crash on Startup FIX:
Go to "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\deadisland\DI\Data"
Open "game.ini"
Change Locale("En") to Locale("en")
All lowercase "en"
Save, Exit, Play.
- Weapon damage is negative or ruined for SOME people, not all.

Note:Those whom gamesaves have been corrupted before the update now have a chance of restoring them for the most part when loading the file after the update, the only con is that some rare case prevent this.

New Weapon Mod Locations


- Hot Rod:
Police Station entrance from Moresby, on the table to the right of the fence


- Bloody Mary:
Next to the Laboratory toilet

- Gordon's Revenge(PC)/Electric Crowbar(XBOX360/PS3):
Matutero's hut, River Village

- Devastating Home Run:
Laboratory Workbench

- Police Brutality(PC)/Bodily Harm(XBOX360/PS3):
Outside Laboratory, Large Warehouse Control Room, Metal Table next to Computer
Warehouse you get the Fuse from for quest, has a RAM inside

- Assassin's Poison:
Resort beach, inside the bar on the counter

- Shocking Sledge:
In a bunker in Ghost Town

- Heavy Duty:
Moresby Electronics place behind the counter on the floor

- Wolverine Claws(PC)/Rendering Claws(XBOX360/PS3):
During quest, "A ray of hope," before you go down the staircase to switch all
the red alarms to green, there is a table to the right with the mod on it

- Pick-a-choo(PC)/Pick-and-ohm(XBOX360/PS3):
Moresby, in the house where you kill Mugambe's wife and daughter

- Justice:
Jungle, West of River Village in the bunker surrounded by poison.

- Medieval:
Moresby, Stan Dart's House where you kill the looters

- Shredder:
On the Rooftop of the house near the Laboratory where Sebastian sends you

- Bleed Bomb:
Beach east of the light house, on the sand next to a yellow/white striped chair near random metal walls

- Juggernaut Gauntlets:
On the ground in a market alley in Moresby

- Taser:
Whereabouts Unknown(Ryder White's DLC)

- Bluntly Shocked:
Whereabouts Unknown(Ryder White's DLC)


The long awaited Blood Bath DLC(After being delayed from previous announcement prior for release Octobre 14th) as been announced to be finally released November 22nd(Hopefully it won't get delayed again). The DLC will be available for those who own the special free of charge, everyone else may purchase it for 800 Microsoft points/roughly 10.00$(?)

Note:Blood Bath DLC is now Available Very Happy

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