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Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition PC Patch 1.01 Addresses Several Issues – Patch Notes

Previously excavated PS4 Exclusive, Horizon Zero Dawn, thanks to its complete edition, has secured a strong entry on the PC platform. Shortly after its release, numerous issues have sprung, which had to be dismantled by a patch. Therefore, Patch 1.01, as posted by Guerilla Games. This update aims to fix a couple of known issues, crash-related problems, but also improve the performance on some specific GPUs.

Without further ado, below you can find the complete list of Patch Notes for 1.01, as posted by Guerilla Games.

Horizon Zero Dawn 1.01 Patch Notes


In addition to the issues identified previously, we’re working on a number of high-priority issues:

  • Some players are experiencing startup crashes. Patch 1.01 fixes a few, but not all, of these crashes.
  • Some players are experiencing GPU-related hangs during gameplay. The improved diagnostic data collection added in Patch 1.01 is aimed at making it easier to track these down.
  • Some players are experiencing graphical settings issues, such as Anisotropic Filtering not working, 4K not displaying correctly, or HDR not working correctly.
  • Some players are experiencing performance issues on specific GPUs or hardware combinations.
  • We’re aware of and continue to investigate all issues in this list on Reddit as well. Thank you to u/EvilMonkeySlayer for compiling this for us.


Crash/Hang Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash if the SteamUI didn’t initialize properly on startup.

Functionality Issue Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where Concentration and other slowdown mechanics wouldn’t work for everyone.
  • Fixed an issue where Windows/Steam profile names containing special characters would prevent some players from saving the game. We are still investigating other saved game issues as well.
  • Fixed an issue where Windows/Steam profile names containing special characters would prevent some players from saving screenshots in Photo Mode.

Other Fixes

  • Added improved diagnostic data collection when submitting a crash report.
  • Fixed several backend issues.
  • Fixed a video corruption issue for specific hardware. We’re continuing to look at other hardware configurations as well.

Horizon Zero Dawn is developed by Guerilla Games. During its blooming period, the game had its ups and downs, a wavy response by player’s feedback. However, in the end, it managed to settle on the better side, which concluded with a couple of rewards in 2019.

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