First game update for Dishonored 2 out next week
New Game Plus mode being added along with gameplay fixes
Bethesda has announced the first Game Update for Dishonored 2 will be released next week on all platforms.
The update includes New Game Plus. Unlocked once you complete Dishonored 2 with either Emily or Corvo, New Game Plus lets you begin anew with either character, but this time you’ll have access to the full suite of abilities from both of the game’s heroes. You’ll also start your new playthrough with all the Runes and Bonecharm Traits you’ve collected from your previous game, but you’ll be able to re-assign those Runes so you can choose the powers you want.
Other features include new Quick-Access Wheel option for hiding/unhiding items; AI detection tweaks to clarify when players are detected or not; fixed various Bonecharm effects (Strong Arm, Spiritual Pool, etc); general performance and optimization improvements, and more.
The first of two free updates, Game Update 1 releases today as a beta on PC, then will release in full for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on Monday, December 19.
Game Update 2 will arrive in January, and will include two new features: Mission Select and additional Custom Difficulty Settings, the latter of which allows you to further tailor Dishonored 2 to your playstyle and adjust the challenge based on a wide array of settings.
Dishonored 2 was released last month for PC, Xbox One and PS4.