Far Cry: Primal – PC Day-1 Patch Detailed, Improves Stability & Performance

Far Cry: Primal has just been released on the PC and Ubisoft has released a day-1 patch for it. According to its changelog, this patch improves overall stability and performance, packs multi-GPU configuration fixes and brings Camera/Control/Character optimizations and improvements. This patch will be auto-downloaded from UPLAY, and you can read its complete changelog below.

Far Cry: Primal – PC Day-1 Patch Changelog:

Expert Mode Changes:

Players’ health has been halved compared to Hard difficulty
Reduced players aim assist
AI shoots faster by 1/3
Enemies in combat are not shown on mini map by default (they appear only if they are tagged)
It takes the AI a longer time to “forget” you when you hide
The aim assist box is reduced for several weapon types (bow, club, spear)
The player damage is reduced

Other Fixes:

Stability & Performance
– Optimization and stability have been improved
– Improved lighting
Weapons & HUD
– Improved reticle display
Wildlife & AI
– Improved beast companion behavior
– Fixed rare animation issues
– Improved visual of the mammoth when it destroys objects
– Improved animal fighting behaviour when triggering a fight
Design & progression
– Tweaked and balanced XP rewards
– Tweaked the damage ratio of certain recipes
– Improved overall balancing
– Improved animations of weapons on fire
– Fixed issues with lit weapons during cinematics at night
– Improved player navigation and small collision issues
– Improved camera transition and minor collision issues on cinematics


Performance improvements
Improvements for wide-screen monitors and multi-monitor configurations support
Multi-GPU configuration fixes
Camera/Control/Character optimizations and improvements
HUD and feedback better adapted for different resolutions
PC UI modifications and enhancements

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