Valve has released a brand new update for Half-Life Alyx. According to the release notes, update 1.2.1 fixes a number of bugs and gameplay issues. Moreover, it improves rendering of Japanese narrow subtitles and packs localization improvements in multiple supported languages.
Going into slightly more details, patch 1.2.1 packs a fix for exhausting GPU memory on Proton. It also has a fix for controller systems that don’t have support for skeletal hand animation. Not only that, but this patch has fixes for issues with carrying contained objects (e.g. objects in a crate).
As always, Steam will download this patch the next time you launch its client. Below you can also find its complete changelog.
Half-Life: Alyx Update 1.2.1 Release Notes
- Fixes for issues with carrying contained objects (e.g. objects in a crate).
- Fix for hand orientation on Windows MR and Vive systems.
- Fixes some missing haptic feedback on Windows MR and Vive systems.
- Fix for controller systems that don’t have support for skeletal hand animation.
- Fix for exhausting GPU memory on Proton.
- Fixes several crashes.
- Fix for not properly falling back to English subtitles when selecting a language in Steam that is unsupported by Half-Life: Alyx.
- Improved rendering of Japanese narrow subtitles.
- Fixed a regression which rendered an empty subtitle panel even if the subtitles were only visible in the spectator window.
- Localization improvements in multiple supported languages.