DayZ Update 1.20 Patch Notes


DayZ Update 1.20 Patch Notes


- Mime masks
- Carnival masks
- Warning icons for the connection stability and server performance


- Hitboxes of items in characters hands were misplaced (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168891)
- It was possible to place items inside the stairs of the yellow church (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T167358)
- When approaching a restrained player with binding materials, the non-functional option was shown to restrain the player again
- It was possible to commit suicide with ruined firearms (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T160975)
- Carp, Mackerel, Chicken and Rabbit were always yielding 100% pieces of meat when skinned
- Character sounds when picking up heavy items were not played for the player themself (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T167931)
- Drink sounds were not played when drinking from pots or cauldrons while prone
- Impact sound of items when landing in water was repeating itself
- It was possible to shave characters while having their face covered
- Equipped belts were not accumulating wetness
- Explosives could not be armed reliably (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168007)
- Reduced instances of vehicle access being prohibited due to another user already interacting with it
- Fixed several broken character animations while restrained in prone
- Improved damage zones of the M1025
- M1025 trunk bars did not move correctly with the model (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168594)
- Sound of taking the SSG 82 magazine was doubled while prone
- The player could get stuck in throwing stance
- During combat with infected, the player's position could get reset to a previous infected kill (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T167694, https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168690 - private)
- ADS sensitivity wasn't properly applied in all cases (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T165015, https://feedback.bistudio.com/T165855)
- Jumping while having a gag applied or removed could desync the player
- Manipulation of heavy items allowed players to access items through walls (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T169133 - private)
- It was not possible to cover/uncover a characters head while they are prone
- It was possible to be force fed while wearing a gas mask (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T160486 - private)
- The character could teleport to the roof of their seat if an object was at the height of the door (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T164360)
- Inventory icon of the deployed spotlight was badly cropped
- Filling a gasoline canister at a pond could result in desync (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168967)
- Items were interfering with the character collision when dropped from gift boxes upon their destruction
- Other players could not hear the sound of a locked door being opened (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T163131)
- Using the quick bar while moving items in the inventory could result in desync
- Some twin doors could not be closed (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T160737)
- Several twin gates were not properly aligned to open in the same direction (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T158950)
- Some twin gates could not be opened by force when locked (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T159534)
- VOIP did not work after reconnecting the microphone
- It was possible to access certain underwater locations
- Portable maps could display wrong map features when switching between servers running different terrains
- Fixed character collision shape shifting causing clipping through structures
- It was possible to skip certain parts of the soda can opening animation (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T138370 - private)
- The character collision shape would not adjust when falling into water
- Switching between 1st and 3rd person camera could result in a distorted character (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T162688, https://feedback.bistudio.com/T162468, https://feedback.bistudio.com/T162412, https://feedback.bistudio.com/T164586)
- The head-torch with the yellow light did not update its light location in all cases
- Orientation of the light on the weapon flashlight was pointing forward when shouldered (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T165114)
- Chemlight on ground models of utility bags not lighting from the correct position
- A climbing player was able to phase through objects during the landing state (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T164706 - private)
- The player could be teleported to the world origin when climbing (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T166375 - private)
- Smoke grenades wouldn't show smoke outside of the players near distance network bubble
- Doors could have their animations and sounds played when reconnecting
- Previously felled trees would play their fall-animation upon reconnect
- Other players and creatures could be stuck in a permanent frozen animation state if they were to die while the client is being logged in
- Grass did not move with the wind on the tenement buildings
- Bear traps could hit the player in multiple zones
- The M3S truck was missing a sound related to high RPM
- Reversing lights of the M3S truck did not emit light
- Reversing lights did shine even when the engine was off
- Stamina was not decreasing during jogging in deep water
- Fixed several issues with individual buildings
- Fixed bad rendering of specific trees
- Source of the car horn sound was not properly located in 3rd person view
- The Santa infected did not scream while attacking
- Placing certain items would play the place sound twice (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T156577)
- Dropping the wooden cooking tripod would make metal sounds
- The unloading sound and bullet animation of the Longhorn were not in sync
- The dry fire sound of the Derringer was too quiet while prone
- Fixed several exploits used to look through walls (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168561 - private)
- An exploit allowed to repair car parts to the pristine state
- It was possible to repair vehicle engines while they were running
- Certain scopes allowed to look through the smoke from smoke grenades (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T141155)
- The M1025 driver was accessing the wrong lever when switching gears
- Damaged Santa's hats looked pristine while worn
- The Claymore mine explosion did not have the proper volume when the player was facing away
- Opened food cans did not fit properly into the inventory UI (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T157660)
- Respawning from unconscious state could result in a black screen (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T169330)
- It was possible to deploy the spotlight using the drop action
- The Gunter 2 did not have sounds when removing and attaching wheels
- Large clusters of rocks and cliffs could result in in client performance drops
- Manual transmission from vehicles could get desynced when changed too quickly (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168465)


- Vehicles can spawn without wheels again
- Wheels can again be damaged
- Reworked item weight calculation (fixing several bugged item weights)
- Item wetness now influences their weight again
- Weight of the carried gear now impacts player movement inertia
- Increased the time needed to refill the car radiator
- Checking a player's pulse is now a continuous action
- Increased the lifetime of improvised explosives to 5 days, which can be refreshed through a flagpole
- The stairs of the concrete silos are now usable to access the roof
- Adjusted the geometry of barrels and fireplaces to cause less issues when colliding with vehicles
- Improved the surface detection for throwing impact sounds
- Optimized the character update to environmental exposure
- Lowered the hit points of improvised feet covers and gave them louder walking sounds (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T169140 - private)
- Positional wind and tree creaks are more audible now
- Tweaked the 3rd person camera collisions to reduce possibilities of exploits
- The 3rd person camera zooms in when an obstacle is in front of the camera
- Disconnect due to a server restart will no longer kill restrained players
- Updated map textures to reflect recent map changes (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T163844)
- You can now stealth-kill with the Cleaver
- Replaced outdated dirt pile model
- Updated textures on static pipes
- Updated sounds for the different stages of cooking for more variety
- Slightly increased the volume of the stealth kill
- Improved the sun reflection on water and changed its color in quarries


- Fixed: Green and black plate carrier vests and their attachments did not have their intended lifetimes (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168947)
- Tweaked: Increased chance for random positional bird, insect and tree creak sound to play
- Tweaked: Increased audibility of the positional bird sounds during windy weather
- Changed: Adjusted player spawn points for more even distribution


- Added: Server config parameters for connectivity warnings (Documentation - will be updated shortly)
- Added: Gameplay JSON version mismatch and default value handling
- Added: Parameter to gameplay config (JSON), that allows people to disable the behavior of influence of stamina to inertia (Documentation - will be updated shortly)
- Added: Parameters to gameplay config (JSON) that allows control over variety of stamina consumers (combat, climbing,..) (Documentation - will be updated shortly)
- Added: Launch parameter "storage" to define root folder for storage location ("-storage=") (Documentation - will be updated shortly)
- Added: Functionality which will copy over storage when a storage exists in default location (mission) but not in the custom location provided by the storage launch parameter
- Added: Warning when DE spawns an entity with no Types entry
- Fixed: Sawedoff18 was missing from types
- Fixed: Deleting events.bin but not vehicles.bin would cause events composed of eventgroups to have the possibility to spawn inside each other
- Changed: Improved error messages and error handling regarding storage location
- Changed: Adjusted ping calculation to be more forgiving with individual spikes before kicking a player


- Added: DiagMenu script API
- Added: Variety of new debug settings within the script section of the DiagMenu
- Added: ScriptCaller, a stricter ScriptInvoker which is expected to hold one func
- Added: DayZPlayer.GetKickOffReason to get the reason why a player was kicked off
- Added: 'EntityAI.IsSimpleHiddenSelectionVisible'
- Added: Common script class 'DayZCreatureAIInputController' to control Animals and Infected movement and behaviour states
- Added: Script method 'InventoryItem::ForceFarBubble' to allow items to temporarily be visible from further distances
- Added: Added physics function 'dGetInteractionLayer' to check if two 'PhxInteractionLayers' can interact
- Added: Collision overlap testing methods to DayZPhysics
- Added: "$storage:" prefix can now be used to access storage through script
- Added: Common script class 'DayZCreatureAIInputController' to control Animals and Infected movement and behaviour states (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T158984)
- Added: Launch parameter for diag exe to allow window resizing '-resizeable'
- Added: weightPerQuantityUnit config parameter that defines a weight of one quantity unit
- Fixed: Docs: string.Split bad usage example (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T154855)
- Fixed: Docs: string.ToAscii bad script declaration and typo in example (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T160003)
- Fixed: Function string.LastIndexOf was not linked (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T155602)
- Fixed: Object::SetHealth could not be called on local objects (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T168604)
- Fixed: Crash in TextListboxWidget::GetItemData (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T154626)
- Fixed: ScriptCallQueue.GetRemainingTime(...) methods
- Fixed: HumanInputController.OverrideAimChangeY was incorrectly using values from HumanInputController.OverrideAimChangeX (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T151736)
- Fixed: DayZPhysics.RayCastBullet and DayZPhysics.SphereCastBullet would not pass the 'hitObject' (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T150488)
- Fixed: ScriptCallQueue stopped working correctly after 4-5 hours of uptime (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T156746, https://feedback.bistudio.com/T151279)
- Fixed: Scripted command method 'PrePhys_IsTag' would not work in the intended way (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T165933)
- Changed: Moved and renamed certain RPCs relating to Diags to prevent conflicts and usage outside of Diag
- Changed: ScriptInvoker now has additional flags and documentation
- Changed: New compile errors will be displayed as Warnings outside of Diag/Workbench to minimize impact on existing mods
- Changed: New compile Errors being displayed as Warnings will contain the text "FIX-ME" to signal the importance of fixing these
- Changed: Improved func reliability and error messages
- Changed: "Overriding function but not marked as override" has been changed from being a "Workbench-only warning" to an error in Workbench/Diag and Warning in regular exe
- Changed: Weapon chamber and internal magazine changes now also trigger EntityAI.EEAmmoChanged
- Changed: Weapon and magazine textures now contain the bullet for better optimization
- Tweaked: Widget::GetRotation exposed
- Removed: Incorrect usage of 'func' by NotificationSystem as it is only meant to be paired with proto functions, will unfortunately break compatibility with mods using the removed Bind and Unbind functions
- Removed: Calling of super of Engine events (https://feedback.bistudio.com/T164047)


- Due to a navmesh issue causing infected to run through closed doors, official PC Livonia Experimental servers will only be available from next week
- Bleeding effect reappears on screen after dying while bleeding
- Player cannot get bleeding from punching with empty hands into objects
- Bleeding effects remain on the screen after player respawn, with helmets equipped
- User can not hear other players, when joins the server without a microphone plugged in

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