Yooka-Laylee Gets Launch Day Update

A look at Yooka-Laylee’s upcoming launch day patch.

Yooka-Laylee by Playtonic will be receiving a launch day patch in effort to help tighten up the camera controls and improve the game’s overall performance. Players on all platforms including PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 should receive the update by the time Yooka-Laylee is released on April 11th.

For a look at what to expect, here are the full Yooka-Laylee launch day patch notes.

  • [Fixed] Camera will become locked in place after completing Gravity Room challenge in Galleon.
  • [Fixed] Grappling the seeds as they break in Planker’s challenge causes erratic behavior in Moodymaze Marsh.
  • [Fixed] Game softlocks and has to be reset if the player leaves the course and faints during the Nimble race in Tribalstack Tropics.
  • [Fixed] Softlock will sometimes occur on the Hub C slide if the player faints at the same moment as the timer reaching zero.
  • [Fixed] If the player leaves the Breeze Block’s room in the Icymetric Palace in Glitterglaze Glacier but remains in the world and returns to the same room then the isometric camera will be deactivated.
  • [Fixed] If player is killed by a Bizzy in Hub B and knocked back into the archive door at the exact same time, the screen will still transition. When the player respawns, they will be unable to move.
  • Performance improvements to various camera transistions in the introductory cutscene.
  • Performance improvements to Shipwreck Creek and Hivory Towers.
  • Performance improvements when using the light beam in the Icymetric Palace within Glitterglaze Glacier.
  • Performance improvements during the House of Cards ball roll course in Capital Cashino.
  • Performance improvements in the Bee-Bop arcade game.

Overall, the launch day patch for Yooka-Laylee looks promising, especially with all the camera fixes it implements. Are you looking forward to Yooka-Laylee’s release on April 11th? Let us know in the comments below!

While you’re here, be sure to check our Yooka-Laylee review, recap the minimum PC requirements for Yooka-Laylee, and find out if Playtonic is currently working on a Yooka-Laylee Amiibo.

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