DayZ: New Patch Brings Weapons, Actions and Bug Fixes

By   /   Apr 25, 2014

The new patch for DayZ Standalone is now live and brings new weapons to its arsenal that includes a Crossbow and of course its arrows. The patch also fixes a number of bugs and glitches in the game that players have previously been reporting to Bohemia Interactive.

Finally DayZ gets a bunch of new actions as well for the melee attacks with cooking pots and frying pans.

The list of all the changes and fixes is given below:

Known Issues:

  • Binoculars not functioning properly in crouch and prone states.
  • Thrown objects moving at a slow frame rate during peak server load
  • Crossbow damage higher than desired
  • Player breathing in first person is louder than desired
  • Ongoing melee balancing has zombies more resilient to body impacts. (Aim for the head)
  • Accelerated Time falls out of sync after extended uptime (disabled for this update)

New:

  • Actions: Melee attacks added to frying pan and cooking pot
  • Actions: Recipe for bow crafting added
  • Items: Dexterity of shotguns, pistols and rifles configured
  • Items: Tracksuit Jackets and Russian Officer Hat configured and added to loot spawns
  • Items: Binoculars configured and added to loot spawns (known issues above with this item)
  • Items: Implemented Crossbow + bolts.
  • Server: Basic item bullet physics enabled (known issues tied to server performance)
  • Server: New guaranteed messaging system for network traffic
  • Server: New player spawn locations near Klen, Chernaya Polana, Orlovets
  • Server: Accelerated Time implemented for gameservers
  • Systems: 1:1 Mouse control / movement
  • World: New Ash Tree model
  • World: New village “Karmanovka” has been added

Fixed:

  • Actions: Crafting with medical items – splints, blood bags, blood testing
  • Actions: Removed force feed and force drink from epinephrine and morphine
  • Actions: You can no longer turn on flashlight or defibrillator laying on the ground without battery being attached to it
  • Actions: You can no longer empty magazines or ammunition boxes laying on the ground (and loose ammo)
  • Actions: Burlap sack removes from head properly
  • Actions: Apply defibrillator action messages
  • Actions: Players loading into server no longer play reloading SFX
  • Actions: You can catch rain holding bottle in hand only
  • Actions: moved quantity manipulation and item removal directly into action on self
  • Actions: added config entries to actions for single use food and drinks
  • Actions: Single use food and drink items now adding to player water and energy levels
  • Actions: Injection vial cannot be consumed
  • Actions: Medical items related actions on other player (proper quantity handling)
  • Animations: Player now can wave (F1) when unarmed or holding one-handed item with raised hands.
  • Animations: playing correct footstep sounds for 2handed melee raised run, aimed rifle run
  • Animations: Removed the jerky motion when sometimes equipping a weapon/item, usually at the start of eating/drinking/bandaging
  • Animations: sitting with 2 handed melee should now work properly
  • Animations: Fixed an issue where you would first stand up when pressing crouch in unarmed sitting pose
  • Animations: Fixed an issue where you couldn’t sit from unarmed prone directly.
  • Animations: fixed missing rotation animation for unarmed crouched player
  • Animations: Iron sights now use all 3 parameters for min, max and init zoom. Values of these params tweaked.
  • Animations: Player’s “naked eye” max zoom level lowered. It allows for the same max zoom as iron sights.
  • Gear: Improvised courier bag and taloon backpack shows their damage state in inspect window
  • Gear: Green bandage stops bleeding
  • Gear: Fruits no longer show 100% label
  • Gear: FNX45 red dot sight optics renamed and now requires 9V battery in order to work
  • Gear: Resolved chambering issue with 22 related to stack quantity
  • Gear: Tablets amount in inventory slot changed from % to pills
  • World: Rocks at Ship Wreck location reworked
  • Zombies: Melee attack bleed chance nerfed
  • Zombies: Damage is dealt to head while kneeling

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