02/10/2022, Joshua Elkington - Global Community Manager

LIFE IS STRANGE: REMASTERED COLLECTION - PATCH PLANS

We are aware that players have been running into bugs whilst playing the Life is Strange Remastered Collection, and want to make clear that we have been listening and looking into all reports, and are happy to share with you today our patch plans for upcoming fixes.

We thank you for your patience and for any reports you send in to us, helping us to identify and fix issues as quickly as possible. Rest assured we are dedicated to improving the user experience of the Life is Strange: Remastered Collection post-launch, and Deck Nine Games and Square Enix have been and will continue to work hard on patching issues you are facing.

Do let us know through our customer support link if you are experiencing issues, detailing the platform, game, episode, scene and region you're playing: https://sqex.link/pwl

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Firstly, we have are aware of an issue that causes the game to slow down and cause graphical issues after extended play-time of Life is Strange: Before the Storm Remastered. Luckily, the short-term solution is simple - restart your game if this issue occurs to alleviate the problem. However, it is not our intent to leave this as a long-term solution – you will find this issue included below within our plans, to permanently fix this issue.

Secondly, we can confirm that the following fixes have already been made live for selected platforms over the past week.

Life is Strange: Remastered

  • PC Steam/PlayStation/Stadia – First fixes to lighting and contrast in darker areas
  • PC Steam/PlayStation/Stadia
    • Global fix to subtitles displaying incorrectly
    • Fixed subtitle issues displaying as strings, fixed no audio appearing in some       cinematics
  • Stadia - Fix for audio being missing on cinematics
    • Fix for mouse icons being shown during selfie tutorial when using a controller
    • Audio fixes in cinematics

Before the Storm: Remastered

  • PS4 - Fixes to stability, alleviating crashes.

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Patch A – Available now!

Before the Storm: Remastered

All Released Platforms

· Missing character accessory textures fix

· Zombie Crypt outfit selection and all outfits geometry improvements

· Character facial animation improvements

· UI, subtitle, and functionality improvements

· Updated credits

· Updated epilogue

PC Steam

· Cloud saving now available

· Manual screen resizing in window mode

· Character movement and animation improvements

· Character accessory texture and outfit geometry improvements

PlayStation

· (PS4/Pro) Crash and stability fixes

· (PS4/Pro) UI, Game Launch and Loading screen improvements and fixes

· (PS4/PS4 Pro) Protection and stability improvements to save data

· (PS5) Texture improvements and sunlight visibility fixes

Stadia

· Coloration, lighting fixes, and missing detail added to characters

· Character movement and animation improvements

· Environment object fixes

· Zombie Crypt outfit availability fix

Life is Strange: Remastered

All Released Platforms

· Facial animation improvements

· Lighting fixes

· Further audio (including UI audio) and subtitle fixes

· UI localisation, UI highlight, text and menu improvements

· Character Bio and journal UI improvements

· Outline Effect improvements

· Tutorial implementation fixes

· Credits fixes

· Gameworld transition, interactivity, and loading screen improvements

· Keyboard/Mouse detectability fixes

PC Steam

· Animation improvements

· SMS and Journal user experience improvements

· Various Hotspot fixes

· Reflection and camera view fixes

· Rewind ability fixes

PlayStation

· (PS4) Friends Stats fixes

· (PS4) Fixes to cinematics, dialogue, and ambient audio

· (PS4/PS4 Pro) How to play improvements

· (PS5) Animation improvements

· (PS5) SMS and Journal user experience improvements

· (PS5) Reflection and camera view fixes

Xbox

· (All) Black and white screen fixes

· (All) Reflection and camera view fixes

· (All) Photo Transition Scenes missing Audio

· (All) Save data changes after exiting the game on Ep 5 Parking Lot Focus

Stadia

· Black and white screen fixes

· Various Hotspot fixes

· Fixes to cinematics, dialogue, and ambient audio

· Photo Transition Scenes missing Audio

Patch B –  Available now!

See below for what we are working towards for Patch B

Life is Strange Remastered

All Released Platforms

·  Fixes to character miscoloration after extended play

·  High gamma settings causing pixelation and blown out or incorrect colors fix

· Missing scene of chair moving and exiting bedroom window fix

· Lighting flicker fixes

· Max animation improvements

PC Steam

· Specific cinematics with muted audio fixed

· Sun is missing during end of eclipse scene fix

·  Instances of loading screens appearing dark/pixelated

PlayStation

· (PS4/PS5) Specific cinematics with muted audio fixed

Stadia

· Specific cinematics with muted audio fix

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Remastered

All Released Platforms

·  Character discoloration fixes

PC/Steam: Updated Farewell Episode

Additional fixes (Round C)

Available now

Life is Strange: Remastered

  • PC – Ultrawide Monitor Support
  • Xbox - Episode 5 Audio/Screen issue
  • Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 – 60 FPS modes
  • Stadia, PC, and PlayStation – Soft Lock pressing Y button
  • Xbox – Collectible Mode Episode 5 issue
  • Xbox – Potential Crash instances

Under Investigation

Before the Storm: Remastered

  • PC - Joyce Purse Potential Blocker
  • Stadia – Potential White Screen instances
  • All Platforms – Visual Character Deterioration Fixes

Life is Strange: Remastered

  • · (PS4/PS5) Further fixes to graphical corruption occurs at the edge of the screen fix
  • · (PS4/PS5) Solar Flare causing graphic corruption on Main Menu fix
  • Xbox - Episode 5 Audio/Screen - Screen issue fix available, further fixes to music under investigation

We apologise if you have encountered any of these issues and they have negatively affected your first-time experience with the Life is Strange: Remastered Collection.

Rest assured we are dedicated to improving the user experience of the Life is Strange: Remastered Collection post-launch, and Deck Nine Games and Square Enix have been and will continue to work hard on patching issues you are facing.

Do let us know through our customer support link if you are experiencing issues, detailing the platform, game, episode, scene and region you're playing: https://sqex.link/pwl

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