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V Rising 6 July Patch Notes - Scheduled Wipes, New Settings, Bug Fixes

According to the official patch notes, the V Rising Hotfix 8 update (Patch 0.5.42553) holds several bug fixes, new settings, and the Scheduled Server Wipe feature.
V Rising 6 July Patch Notes - Scheduled Wipes, New Settings, Bug Fixes
Stunlock Studios' smash hit, V Rising, continues to grow in stature during its Early Access period on Steam. Late in June, the developers released the Hotfix 7 update, with bug fixes and Steam Cloud support. Now, on 6th July 2022, the V Rising Hotfix 8 update (Patch 0.5.42553) has been released, alongside a Scheduled Server Wipe feature.

In this article, we outline the complete, official V Rising 6th July patch notes, including bug fixes, new settings, the aforementioned Scheduled Server Wipe feature, and more.

V Rising Hotfix 8 update patch notes

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The V Rising update released on 6th July is quite huge in terms of fixes and new additions. (Picture: Stunlock Studios)

Vampire Lords are in for a treat with the latest V Rising update released on 6th July 2022. 

First up, it is very important to note that with this new patch, the old version of V Rising will not be compatible with the new server version, thus the game must be updated to the latest version for it to work.

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Vampire Lords should be happy about the new V Rising feature. (Picture: Stunlock Studios)

Let's just jump straight into the V Rising Hotfix 8 update patch notes, starting with the brand-new and highly-requested feature!

V Rising New Features - Scheduled Server Wipes

  • Servers with Scheduled Wipes will show a unique icon in the server list.
  • Added a filter to show only servers with Scheduled Wipes.
  • Server with Scheduled Wipes will display the number of days remaining until the next planned wipe.
  • Once the date for the wipe arrives, the next Server Restart will trigger a wipe.
  • Instructions on how to use this feature will be included in our Dedicated Server documentation and on G-Portal’s website.
  • We will open new Official servers with this feature in the near future.
  • Please note that Scheduled Wipes will only be possible in new servers created after today’s patch.
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Get off your throne and continue reading the V Rising Hotfix Update 8 patch notes. (Picture: Stunlock Studios)

New V Rising Settings (6 July):

  • Added new ServerHostSettings for lowering FPS on servers when they are empty:
    -LowerFPSWhenEmpty
    -LowerFPSWhenEmptyValue
    -The default is true and with a value of 1.
  • Official PvP Presets now uses 1.25 BloodDrainModifier instead of 1.0

V Rising Bug Fixes Hotfix Update 8:

  • Fixed a bug where clouds would get blurrier and start to lag over time.
  • DLCs now work in LAN Mode.
  • Fixed a rare server crash involving Directional Shields and Counters.
  • Fixed an issue where crashing servers would leave a growing amount of temporary data in the save folders. Such temporary data will be cleaned up with this patch.
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The developers continue to improve V Rising with more bug fixes and changes. (Picture: Stunlock Studios)

General V Rising changes and improvements:

  • The initial Server List request will now prioritize servers with players, to increase the speed at which servers are fetched.
  • Replaced “Activity” with “Territory” in the server list view.
  • Localization has been added for Spanish - Latin America, Danish, Thai, and Ukrainian.
  • Replaced “Days Played” with “Days Running” in the Server Details.
  • “Days Played” previously displayed the number of in-game days since server start, “Days Running” will now instead display the number of real-time days since server start.

V Rising players are urged to report bugs to the developers via this link if issues occur after 14:00 UTC on 6th July, such as being stuck at the loading screen.

So there you have it, the complete V Rising Hotfix 8 update (version 0.5.42553) patch notes, including the long-requested Scheduled Server Wipe feature, new settings, fixes, and more.

For more fantastic game content, check out our section dedicated to V Rising news, updates, guides, features, and more.

 

Featured image courtesy of Stunlock Studios.