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Days Gone Update Version 1.50 Now Live, Brings New Game+ and Lots More

Sony Bend has pushed out a brand new update for its PS4 zombie-slaying open-world exclusive Days Gone. The latest update, version 1.50, brings the long-awaited New Game+ mode, as well as a whole bevy of tweaks, features, and fixes, as well as a new Weekly Challenge DLC.

The big news here is the addition of New Game+, which will give players the opportunity to start the game again from scratch, but with skills, weapons, upgrades and whatever else was collected on the initial playthrough.

The full details can be found down below. The update is live now, but if you’re not seeing it in your notifications, try pressing ‘options’ on the game’s icon and then selecting ‘check for update’ to force the update to download.

Weekly DLC Challenges

“Black Friday” is our FINAL free DLC challenge! Head back to Lumber Mill and take on a never-ending Horde with a time limit. Use Freaker ears to purchase weapons, equipment, skills, and more! (Unlocks today!)

  • Try your chance at the surprise box for a random chance to get anything from a SAF to our new gun, the Growler.
  • Plan your routes so you can go back and collect ears from horde you killed, don’t leave yourself with no ears or ammo
  • Be patient, you can’t keep a combo going if you are dead.

A reminder that all the challenges we release are planned to stay unlocked indefinitely.

Features

What transfers over from a story completed game save

  • Skills

  • Bike Skins and Parts

    • Unlocks after acquiring the bike from Manny in “Drifters Up On the Mountain”

  • Weapons

  • Encampment Trust and Credits

  • Health/Stamina/Focus upgrades

  • Trophy progress

  • Collectables

  • NERO Injectors

What does not transfer over to New Game+

  • IPCA Tech

  • Crafted items

  • Materials/crafting items

  • Freaker Ears

  • Animal Meat

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Players will receive this gun in their “Gun Locker” when starting the mission “Drifters Up On the Mountain”.

  • 6MM ammo

  • EDT Dart (Stuns the enemy)

  • X34 Dart (Leaves a poisonous gas cloud)

  • Explosive Dart (Goes boom)

Two new bike decals

  • Syphon Filter

  • Horizon Zero Dawn GI

  • New Set of DLC trophies

  • Note that the trophy “2 Days 2 Done” will only unlock if you complete Hard II/Survival II in New Game+ Mode.

  • Increased Horde Movement on Hard mode and above

Two new difficulties

  • Hard II

  • Survival II

Progression Blockers

  • The player should be able to move the car properly in “What Kept Me Going”

  • The rock item should be useable as intended in “Not Going to Kill Anyone”

  • The button prompt should appear when next to the car in “I Say We Head North”

General Fixes

  • General fixes to audio that apply to story mode and challenge mode

  • Adjusted the pathing on the Horde on multiple challenges

  • General fixes to the Auto-Complete QTE feature

  • Motion Sensor Function Aiming sensitivity has been increased when set to 6 and above.

  • Players should not be able to gain points while taking down Freakers outside on “Dead Before Daylight”

  • Various crash fixes

  • General optimization fixes during melee conflicts

Source: PlayStation Blog, Twitter

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