Guerrilla Games Rolls Out Horizon Zero Dawn Update 1.02 on PC

Developer Guerrilla Games has rolled out the newest update 1.02 for the PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn.

The new Horizon Zero Dawn update 1.02 has been released today, August 19th, to address the crashing issues that many players have been experiencing since its launch. Apart from these fixes, the new patch also includes game performance improvements, especially the graphical issues.

It’s been a while since Horizon Zero Dawn has been rolled out on PC. However, this is the first time that the developer addressed the crashing issues for the game. In case you’re still experiencing the random game crashes, you can check our definitive guide to fix it. Make sure to visit this link and follow the instructions to fix the crashing issues.

Check out the full Horizon Zero Dawn changelog below.

Horizon Zero Dawn Update 1.02 Patch Notes

Crash Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where some players would crash during their first game boot when the ‘game optimization’ screen is active and they ran out of disc space.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would crash if they updated their video drivers after the game was already optimized previously.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would crash during gameplay because of memory incorrectly being overwritten.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would crash during gameplay due to a texture unstreaming bug.

Game Improvements

  • Improved performance when auto-saving (e.g. when completing a quest step).
  • Fixed an issue where some players experienced that V-sync wouldn’t properly turn off in borderless mode
  • Fixed an issue where some players experienced out of sync facial animations due to them being locked at 30FPS.
  • Reduced memory used when streaming shaders.

Other changes

  • Improved crash report flow and messaging. Each crash now includes an identifier you can use to communicate with our Customer Support.
  • Added more features to improve diagnostic data collection when submitting a crash report.

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