Desperados III version 1.2 update now available, adds four new ‘Baron’s Challenge’ missions

"Vanishing Act," "Untitled Voodoo Mission," "Public Transportation," and "Bird Hunting."

Desperados III version 1.2 update

Publisher THQ Nordic and developer Mimimi Games have released the version 1.2 update for Desperados III which adds four new “Baron’s Challenge” missions for Flagstone, Mayor Higgins’ Estate, Eagle Falls, and the Casa DeVitt.

Get the patch notes below.

Console Patch Notes

Summary

  • Four new Baron Challenges
  • Bug Fixes
  • Stability Improvements

Performance and Stability

  • Crash Fixes: We made further optimizations to improve the overall stability of the game. Crashes should happen less frequently now, and a few crash cases should be gone completely.

New Content

  • Four new Baron’s Challenge Missions:
    • Vanishing Act: A certain snake-oil salesman is peddling his wares at the town square of Flagstone. Make him disappear.
    • Untitled Voodoo Mission: Isabelle is about to crash Mayor Higgins’ wedding, and she has brought a LOT of mind control darts.
    • Public Transportation: Two dead men must be carried to the Eagle Falls train station. The guards won’t shoot on sight, but if they see a body…
    • Bird Hunting: Doc is perched on the roof of Casa DeVitt, with plenty of ammo and five targets on his list. The party is still going. Happy hunting.

Bug Fixes

  • Main Menu Continue Button Fix: The “Continue” option in the main menu has some unforeseen special cases, which are fixed now. Users shouldn’t load into locked or broken levels anymore.
  • Cloth Simulation Fixes: The stability of the cloth simulation for all characters has been improved.
  • Mission Statistics Fixes: We made several fixes to the statistics screen. It should deliver more consistent information now.
  • UI Fixes: We fixed several minor UI issues, such as misplaced button shadows and more.

Known Issues

  • Public Transportation: The bridge explosion is falsely available in the challenge version of the Eagle Falls level. It is not needed for the challenge mission and should be avoided, as it may break the level state afterwards

PC Patch Notes

Summary

  • Four new Baron Challenges
  • Tobii Eye Tracking Support
  • Bug Fixes
  • Stability Improvements

Performance and Stability

  • Crash Fixes: We made further optimizations to improve the overall stability of the game. Crashes should happen less frequently now, and a few crash cases should be gone completely.
  • Black Screen on Mission End: Several users reported a black screen on mission end. Thanks to the help of our community, we were able to find the cause of the issue and could partially fix it. If you load save games of levels where you had this issue, it will continue to show up. But if you start a level from scratch, this should no longer happen!
  • Important: This issue was mostly caused by save files that were copied over from the demo or other versions of the game. Please don’t do this, it was never intended to work that way!
  • Bootup Video Issues: We implemented a few safety mechanics to ensure that you can enter the game, even if the video player for the logo animations is not working correctly on your system.

New Content

  • Four new Baron’s Challenge Missions:
    • Vanishing Act: A certain snake-oil salesman is peddling his wares at the town square of Flagstone. Make him disappear.
    • Untitled Voodoo Mission: Isabelle is about to crash Mayor Higgins’ wedding, and she has brought a LOT of mind control darts.
    • Public Transportation: Two dead men must be carried to the Eagle Falls train station. The guards won’t shoot on sight, but if they see a body…
    • Bird Hunting: Doc is perched on the roof of Casa DeVitt, with plenty of ammo and five targets on his list. The party is still going. Happy hunting.

Features

  • Tobii Eye Tracking Support: You can now use Tobii Eye Tracking in Desperados III! If you don’t know what Tobii Eye Tracking is, have a look at their website.

Bug Fixes

  • Showdown Mode Pause Bug: Several users reported a major issue where characters falsely stopped moving when entering Showdown Mode even though the time freeze option was disabled. They should behave correctly now.
  • RTS Scheme Fix: We got several bug reports from users who used the RTS control schemes. We looked through the bindings again and fixed all reported issues.
  • AZERTY Keyboard Layout: We got several reports from users with a french (AZERTY) keyboard. The layout should be correct now.
  • Main Menu Continue Button Fix: The “Continue” option in the main menu has some unforeseen special cases, which are fixed now. Users shouldn’t load into locked or broken levels anymore.
  • Cloth Simulation Fixes: The stability of the cloth simulation for all characters has been improved.
  • Mission Statistics Fixes: We made several fixes to the statistics screen. It should deliver more consistent information now.
  • UI Fixes: We fixed several minor UI issues, such as misplaced button shadows and more.

Options

  • Borderless Fullscreen Mode: You can now tab out of the game without minimizing it.
  • Exclusive Fullscreen Mode: The old fullscreen mode. Switch back to this option if you have performance issues with the new borderless fullscreen mode!
  • Enhanced Renderscale Support: Our renderscale only supported a maximum resolution of 4096 x 4096. This leads to some confusion for UHD-1 (3840 x 2160) users, who experienced nearly no graphical gain when setting the renderscale to 200%. This has been fixed now, and the users should be able to push the renderscale to 8192 × 8192. This means UHD-1 users can push it to UHD-2 (7680 x 4320) now.
  • Zoom with Ultra-Wide-Screen: We heard your feedback and matched the zoom levels for ultra-wide-screen displays to those of all others displays. This might lead to graphical glitches on map borders, but we won’t hold back what our community wants.

Known Issues

  • Public Transportation: The bridge explosion is falsely available in the challenge version of the Eagle Falls level. It is not needed for the challenge mission and should be avoided, as it may break the level state afterwards.

Desperados III is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam and GOG.

Watch a trailer for the update below.

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