The First Descendant Hotfix 1.01 is live, making large improvements to in-game bugs and the dreaded server issues players have faced.

The First Descendant has been a mighty successful game in its short time since release. It has been plagued with bugs and server instability, however. Thankfully, the developers of The First Descendant are on top of it with their Hotfix 1.01 patch.

The patch addresses the server and client issues, as well as providing a couple content improvements and fixing many of the well-known bugs encountered after launch. Let's take a look at the full notes of the hotfix patch.

Full patch notes for The First Descendant Hotfix 1.01

(Image via NEXON)
(Image via NEXON)

Read on for the categories addressed in the patch notes and what kind of fixes they tackle:

Platform & System

  • Fixed the issue where the logo sound volume was too high when launching the game.
  • Server and client stabilization has been carried out.
  • Removed unintended factors that were degrading performance on PS5.
  • Fixed the issue where FSR Upscale was malfunctioning on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

Content Improvements

  • Knockback and knockdown recovery times have been sped up by 1.5 times.
  • The maximum usage of the Eterllick shield skill per phase has been reduced from 2 times to 1 time.

Bug Fixes in The First Descendant Hotfix 1.01

  • UI/UX
    • Fixed the issue where the back button did not work after closing the capacity exceeded popup in the module enhancement UI.
  • Descendant
    • Fixed the issue where the heads of other players wearing skins would intermittently not display on Xbox One.
  • Module
    • Fixed the issue where the ‘Skill Power Modifier’ number was not applied correctly after level 5 enhancement of the ‘Lethal Infection’ module.
    • Fixed the issue where the ultimate module drop animation was used when the normal module ‘High-Power Rounds Capacity Increase’ was dropped.
  • Field
    • Fixed the issue where object destruction animations did not appear in the Strategic Outpost.
    • Fixed the issue where the name and description of the NPC Dominique in the Hagios region were displayed incorrectly.
  • Equipment
    • Fixed the issue where the Guided Round of the Ultimate Weapon ‘Restored Relic’ did not apply the ‘Ancient Fire’ status effect.
    • Fixed the tooltip error for the Fire Skill Power of the ‘Active Volcano’ External Components 2-set effect.
    • Fixed the tooltip error for the Weak Point Damage of the ‘Frozen Heart’ External Components 4-set effect.

Hopefully those that are putting a lot of time into The First Descendant will find the game much more enjoyable and a smoother experience after Hotfix 1.01.

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