Icarus update (Dec 7, 2021) is now available to download on PC (Steam) players. According to the official Icarus patch notes, the latest hotfix added various tweaks and changes.

Previously, a major update added quality of life fixes and enhancements.

Unfortunately, since the last major update players are facing several issues since the last major patch. Today’s Icarus patch will address a few of these errors.

Icarus Patch Notes (Hotfix)- December 7, 2021

Significantly optimized rendering of distant terrain, allowing the effect of increased performance from higher FOV settings to be applied generally.

  • Updated instances of envirosuit variants having an incorrect physics material set.
  • Improved functionality of electronic wire placement around structures.
  • Improved ability to place electrical wires on the Desert Exploration mission.
  • Improved collision on the Riverlands Expedition path blocker.
  • Updated character level limit to 99.
  • Updated translated game text for multiple languages.
  • Increased detection area for ‘Make your way over the Rock’ in the Riverlands Expedition as it was not always possible to trigger the next quest step.
  • Fixed issue where after being revived by another player, you could lose items stored in slots provided by backpack and module slots.
  • Fixed issue where players could unlock the extractor blueprint outside of extraction missions.
  • Fixed issue where Antibiotic Medicines did not always remove Food Poisoning.
  • Fixed issue where Antiparasitic Medicines did not always remove Dysentry.
  • Fixed issue where dead players could have duplicate envirosuits.
  • Fixed issue displaying tooltip information for items granted by talents.
  • Fixed issue preventing some players from completing the Arctic Expedition Faction Mission.
  • Fixed issue where Cave Distance Travelled accolade was being awarded incorrectly.
  • Fixed Workshop Shengong Knife that pointed to incorrect variant.
  • Fixed issue where Avalanche: Expedition mission could not be completed at the powering the laser step.
  • Fixed issue with Creamed Corn providing a +75% Max Stamina instead of +75 Max Stamina.
  • Fixed issue where several talents had identical names.
  • Fixed issue with the Deployable Engineering talent providing a slower crafting speed rather than a faster one.
  • Fixed description on Well Laid Fire talent which was poorly describing the fuel usage of campfires.
  • Fixed issue with stats on the Ghillie suit pieces which made players more attractive to animals instead of less visible.
  • Fixed issue with text on the backpack description.
  • Fixed issue where the XP reward message on killing a Buffalo incorrectly called it a Cougar.
  • Added some missing mission dialogue to several missions.

Fixed issue with Arctic: Expedition mission where after clearing the obstacle, moving beyond it wouldn’t progress the mission.

  • Reduced extractor fuel usage. It now requires 3 biofuel cans to mine 100 exotics.
  • Fixed issue where extractor generator/effects would continue even once the deposit was exhausted.
  • Fixed issue where the extractor would continue to try start, even if no fuel was available.

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