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The Sinking City console patch improves performance, adds outfits

The Sinking City console patch has improved performance while at the same time added new outfits for you to wear.

The DLC outfits include the Vacationist outfit (above) and the Underburdened Newcomer outfit, are are both free to those with The Sinking City.

Moreover, we’ve selected patch notes below.


  • Improved overall performance. Players should see a more stable FPS rate when playing the game. Also addressed previously reported frequent FPS drops and stuttering.
  • Additional improvements and optimizations based on post-launch feedback

Crowd behavior

  • Deployed various crowd-related fixes, improvements, and optimizations. Players should see a decrease in bugs and glitches linked to pedestrian behavior. In addition, passersby should no longer have spawn zones that are directly visible to the player.

Combat and gunplay

  • All weapons received new gunshot sound effects and visual effects
  • Several weapons received new recoil animations
  • Camera shake effect added to make shooting more realistic
  • All NPC firearms have new sound effects

The patch will make its way to PC after further testing.

Developed by Frogwares, The Sinking City is available now on Windows PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Switch.

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