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Half-Life: Alyx Update 1.2.1 released, fixes numerous bugs and crashes, full patch notes

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.

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