Guardians of the Galaxy Receives Much-Needed Fixes in Fresh Update

Published 11/08/2021, 2:00 PM EST


Guardians of the Galaxy was released on October 26. The game got great reviews from multiple sources. Metacritic gave it a score of 77 and a user score of 8.3. Players found the campaign quite enjoyable, and the writing was quite good as well.

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The game recently received its first major update. However, the update did not bring any new content for players. Instead, it provided fixes, optimizations, and patches for the game.

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Guardians of the Galaxy: fixes

Players were facing issues on various fronts. From not being able to create a New Game + save to fixing gameplay issues such as spawns, the list of the issues addressed and fixed are :

GENERAL FIXES

  • Switch controller icons no longer appear when changing between input devices
  • Average CPU/GPU speeds in benchmark have been corrected
  • Confirmation on Alt+F4 window no longer affects screen behind
  • Guardians menu input fixes
  • Camera zoom issue on screenshot for some aspect ratios has been fixed
  • Multiple improvements with Star-Lord navigation across multiple maps, including improvement of world boundaries and collisions
  • Fixed an issue where the user might become stuck in Guardians ability menu after spamming the interaction button
  • Fix for an issue where canceling your action during the NG+ creation flow may lead to creating a normal New Game instead
  • Fix for multiple rare issues where enemies may get stuck to walls and block combat completion

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CHAPTER-SPECIFIC FIXES

  • 2nd Chapter: fix for an issue where the user might get stuck after banter selection
  • 3rd Chapter: fix for an issue where reloading the checkpoint after backtracking through a funnel may cause the user’s progression to be blocked
  • 3rd Chapter: fix for an issue where the user might become stuck in the workbench UI under certain conditions
  • Chapter 7: fix for an issue where a checkpoint after the Helmet room would not trigger
  • Chapter 7: fix for an issue where Drax could be ordered to pull the crane before the Centurion fight begun
  • 8th Chapter: issue regarding Meredith QTE resolved
  • Chapter 10: fix for an issue where a slide funnel would make acquiring one of the outfits difficult
  • Chapter 10: fixed an issue where the user might become stuck in the fog fight
  • 13th Chapter: fix for an issue where the camera could become stuck on the Milano cockpit when landing

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These quality-of-life and gameplay fixes come as a great relief to players and enable them to put their faith in the developers as well.

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Tanmay Gupta

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Tanmay is an Esports writer at EssentiallySports. Pursuing his Bachelor’s in Journalism at Christ University Bangalore, he is passionate about video games and the stories they tell. He also has a keen interest in analyzing video games and writing about them.

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