Alan Wake 2 Update 1.09 Fixes Game Breaking Bugs, Here Are The Patch Notes
Update 1.09 (1.000.009) for Epic Games and Remedy Entertainment’s latest survival horror game, Alan Wake 2, has been released, and patch notes have also been revealed.
Details regarding what the Alan Wake 2 update version 1.09 (1.000.009) does are limited, though it primarily fixes a game breaking bug that can potentially hinder progress in the story and generally improves the state of the game over the previous update i.e. version 1.08 (1.000.008). The update was rolled out today on November 6, 2023.
Alan Wake 2 Update 1.09 (1.000.009) Patch Notes
The download size of the update is 512 MB on PS5. The full patch notes for update 1.09 (1.000.009) are listed below.
- (Xbox Series) A workaround fix for the issue where the audio cut out intermittently in the Prologue. A full fix for this issue is expected in an upcoming update.
- ROOM 665: Fixed an issue with the Echo scene not aligning and unlocking correctly (this was fixed in the previous update, but Echo hell still persisted).
- LOCAL GIRL: Fixed an issue with a mouse (with a big presence) blocking progress.
While it’s great to see that the aforementioned issues have been dealt with, players are still reporting unresolved bugs after installing update 1.09 (1.000.009). For example, the Pat Maine Radio bug and the bug where the player is unable to enter the subways right before point of no return are present. Additionally, some are also reporting that the update has introduced a new game breaking bug, where one of the carts on the espresso no longer moves.
The previous update, version 1.08 (1.000.008) had brought over 200 fixes. Key areas of focus included localization and audio improvements, with better subtitle timings and enhanced localized audio for live-action cinematics. Visual and cinematic refinements had also been addressed, tackling graphical issues, improving lip sync in certain instances, and ironing out minor cinematic discrepancies. The update brought performance enhancements, particularly in image aliasing for Performance mode and Xbox Series S, along with improved lighting, UI polish, and various gameplay fixes.
Additionally, the update resolved specific mission-related issues, ensuring smoother progression and fixing bugs that could hinder player movement or block progress. PC players benefited from platform-specific enhancements, including drag-and-drop support for inventory management, stability in graphics settings, improved window handling, and consistent cursor visibility in menus.