Dave The Diver X Dredge Patch Notes
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All Dave the Diver x Dredge patch notes

Hey, You got Dredge in my Dave the Diver!

Dave the Diver and Dredge are getting free DLC today, on December 15, and with it comes patch notes. To be upfront, while both games are getting content from the other game, only Dave the Diver has patch notes, so let’s dive in.

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Dave the Diver x Dredge crossover: Patch notes

Both Dave the Diver and Dredge have new content to enjoy for free, but Dave the Diver has much more Dredge than Dredge has Dave the Diver. Because of that, there’s a full list of Dave the Diver patch notes but none for Dredge. Sorry Dredge stans (at least you can enjoy The Pale Reach DLC!).

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Dredge DLC content in Dave the Diver

1) New Weather & Character

  • On a foggy night in the Blue Hole, a new character known as the Traveling Merchant visits Dave.
  • (Added) A few days must pass after opening the Chicken Farm in order to reach foggy nights.

2) Boat Controls

  • Dave can now drive the boat around the Blue Hole on foggy nights.

3) Dredge System

  • With the new Dredging system, Dave can now dredge at specific locations to obtain various items.

4) Aberrant Fish

  • Dave can now dive in 3 new diving locations during the foggy nights.*
  • Different types of aberrant fish will appear in each location.**

5) Drain Gun

  • Drain Gun – A new weapon that can be acquired through the DLC has been added.

6) New Customers

  • Hooded Figures will now visit Bancho Sushi to order dishes made with aberrant fish.

Dave the Diver system improvements

1) Beluga Taxi Improvements

  • Beluga Taxi will now be available until the end of the diving session.*
    Beluga Taxi will remain at the place where Dave gets off, and will now wait for Dave after he enters/exits a building.**
  • Beluga Taxi will now be marked in the minimap.

2) Load Time Improvements & Optimization

  • Loading time after starting the game client has been shortened.*
    Underwater currents at various locations have been optimized for smoother performance.**
  • Loading time when entering Bancho Sushi has been shortened.

3) Sushi Restaurant

  • Bancho Sushi will now be decorated on special days – Halloween, Christmas, and New Year!
  • Special in-game fireworks have also been added on these days.
  • Celebrate the holidays with Dave the Diver!
  • Dave can now only register 99 of the same menu.

4) Controller-Related

  • Adjusted where vibrations of controllers were implemented awkwardly and added missing vibrations.*
  • Adjusted the icon UI of the ‘L stick’ with controllers for better user comprehension.**

5) Underwater Exploration

  • Added more locations for Crab Trap placements.
  • More crab traps can be placed in the same region.
  • Eased up on the difficulty of the fights with Thresher Sharks.*
  • Improved the animation of when Dave is carving fish so that he can cancel it right away in case he needs to react to other aggressive fish.
  • Loading screens in-between regions will now show a customized display.
  • Added a motion where Dave looks into the camera after a Photo Spot mission.**

6) Mobile Apps

  • Added more Cooksta feeds that include characters’ daily lives and more sushi.*
  • Edited the background image for the ‘Crab Trap’ category in the Marinca.**

7) Other Improvements

  • Size of certain texts has been enlarged for player convenience.

Dave the Diver bug fixes

1) Sushi Restaurant

  • Fixed an issue where the price displayed in Jango’s shop differed from the actual purchase price in certain situations.*
  • Fixed an issue where the ‘Not Enough Materials’ notification would remain in display even after sending the materials to the branch.
  • Fixed an issue where texts in the sales results window would appear abnormally under certain conditions.
  • Adjusted the timing for the display of certain ingredients during cooking battles to prevent unintended appearances.**
  • (For Mac) Fixed an issue where the background of the sushi restaurant was displayed abnormally in certain situations.

2) Underwater Exploration

  • Fixed an issue where the animation of the net when collecting the captured fish was invisible.*
  • Fixed an issue where certain terrains were displayed awkwardly.
  • Fixed an issue where certain projectiles were unintentionally bounced off the baseball bat.
  • Corrected the visual anomaly in which the item boxes in the depths seemed to disappear under specific conditions.
  • Fixed an issue where the indications for aggressive fish species were not displayed.
  • Fixed an issue where the camera was focused on unintended places during the Helicoprion boss battle.
  • Fixed an issue where the underwater scooter was kept being used in certain situations.
  • Fixed an issue where debuff effects on certain fish species were displayed abnormally.
  • Fixed an issue where shovel and rock attacks affected species with intended immunity.
  • Fixed an issue where the Sea People’s Necklace would not work as intended in certain situations.**
  • Adjusted the awkward knockback effects on species that were hit with melee attacks

3) Mobile Apps

  • Fixed an issue where some Cooksta feeds came up at unintended times.*
  • Fixed an issue where UI texts of certain Cooksta feeds were displayed abnormally in certain situations.**
  • Fixed an issue where some buttons in the Calendar app were not visible in certain situations.

4) Missions

  • Fixed an issue where character dialogue would be displayed awkwardly in certain situations.

5) Farm & Fish Farm

  • Fixed an issue where Otto’s leg would be covered by the terrain in certain situations.

6) Other Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where UI effects were extended beyond their designated areas.*
    Addressed the in-game mistranslations and issues where certain texts were not displayed.**

I hope you hop into Dave the Diver and Dredge and start enjoying the new free DLC. If you need a nudge to explore the dark depths below, you should first learn how to go night diving in Dave the Diver.


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