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[PS4/XB1] Patch Notes: 10/27/2016

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Hey there, Superstars!

We've just launched a new patch (1.02) for WWE 2K17 on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. 

Please see our notes below for a full breakdown on what's updated in the patch.

MAJOR

  • Fixed an issue where downloading WWE Community Creations content with over 14 custom logos could cause save data issues

GAMEPLAY

  • The alternate submission mini-game has been tuned to last longer. Limb Damage is now weighted more heavily in the mini-game. The penalty for incorrect button presses has also been removed
  • Adjusted Alternate Submission AI for Hard and Legend Difficulty so that COM Superstars behave more human-like. COM Superstars now have a higher chance of a delayed response time to button input changes and also input the wrong button press with greater frequency
  • Major Reversals no longer grant a buff to the reversing Superstar. The Major Reversal buff only minorly impacted in buffing Submission Offense and prevented players from receiving a more substantial buff by taunting after performing the Major Reversal. By removing the Major Reversal buff, players can now taunt after a Major Reversal and still get the benefits of a taunt buff
  • Addressed several instances in which finisher stocks were not consumed correctly
  • Fixed exploits with several moves that could not be reversed as well as with moves that didn’t consume a reversal slot
  • Superstars now correctly gain momentum when reversing a diving attack while grounded
  • Fixed issues with the Escape Artist OMG! move not triggering properly
  • Superstars can now reverse apron springboard attacks form the seated position
  • Fixed an issue where performing various moves wasn’t awarding momentum properly
  • Superstars no longer lose a reversal stock when interrupted during a Charged Finisher by an apron-side grapple
  • Addressed several warping issue that occurred when interacting with ladders or opponents on ladders
  • COM Superstars will now leave the crowd area to attempt to stop an opponent from grabbing the briefcase during ladder matches
  • A COM Superstar now recovers properly after receiving a minor head injury while in the crawling state
  • Barricades no longer appear restored after another barricade has been broken through
  • Addressed a framerate issue that could occur during pin attempts by the announce table
  • Addressed clipping and collision issues that occur when fighting near the ramp and stage in custom arenas
  • Fixed a visual issue that occurred when performing the King of Swing OMG! move with a custom Superstar
  • Fixed an issue in which COM Superstars could get stuck and become unhittable during Triple Threat ladder matches
  • Addressed a warping issue that could occur when grappling the referee during a match
  • Diving onto an opponent lying on a ladder bridge will now cause the ladder bridge to collapse
  • The bottom rope elimination gauge in Battle Royal and Royal Rumble matches has been tuned so that elimination triggers are now more accurate
  • Improved framerate stability when breaking out of certain Superstars’ entrances
  • Fixed several moves where Superstars would sell the wrong injured body part after an opponent performed the move
  • The elimination gauge no longer appears for a user in a Battle Royale match who is not involved in the elimination attempt
  • Fixed an issue that occurred when attempting a strong strike against an opponent performing a reversal animation
  • Addressed a framerate issue that occurred when holding a trash can in the backstage area
  • Fixed an issue with Superstars colliding with the apron and receiving unintentional damage when performing a top rope move to a grounded opponent at ringside

ONLINE

  • Improved the stability of the online experience
  • Addressed an issue with missing info on the Player Info screen
  • Fixed an issue that occurred when the host selected a COM slot in the lobby after the completion of a multi-man Private match

MyCAREER

  • The user now receives a greater share of scheduled tag team matches while in the tag team division, making it easier to attain ally points
  • Users are now less likely to encounter multiple consecutive weeks without a match scheduled for the MyCareer Superstar
  • T-Shirt sales now start on Week 1 of May, after the tutorial has been completed
  • Fixed an issue where the MyCareer Superstar didn’t appear on the T-Shirt Sales screen if the attire in Options was set to ENTRANCE ATTIRE
  • MyCareer-specific Superstars (e.g. Barron Blade, Jayden Jet, etc.) and MyCareer Invasion Superstars now have unique personality traits
  • When already in a rivalry, the user can no longer schedule a call out promo against a different, non-rival Superstar
  • The crowd is no longer unnaturally quiet in the opening cutscene 

WWE UNIVERSE

  • Addressed an issue in which additional match cards were added to a show card after editing a match card to be a title match
  • Users are now able to manually switch control of tag partners in Universe matches
  • Addressed a stability issue that could occur after deleting the Raw show without replacing it and proceeding to Tonight’s Show
  • Addressed an issue where a Custom Superstar could win a championship after a self-promotion promo
  • The "Weeks Held" statistic now tracks properly regardless of the champion holding the title
  • Fixed an issue in which rivalries featuring a custom tag team didn’t remain active after creation
  • Proceeding to the Highlight Reel no longer blocks the user from selecting "Next Match"
  • Changes made by reassigning a championship to another Superstar will now save after exiting WWE Universe without the need to play or simulate a Universe match first
  • Fixed an issue with saving changes made to a PPV Match Theme
  • The third manager in a match with three managers is now playable

PROMO

  • COM Superstars now use promo-specific abilities (Brawl, Taunt, Stare Down) during promos
  • The crowd now reacts when Superstars use a promo-specific ability
  • Adjusted the duration and volume of crowd chants during promos

VISUAL PRESENTATION

  • Fixed an issue in which Alternate Attire Superstars did not appear properly during entrances
  • Fixed an issue where audience members could float during a match
  • Spotlights no longer appear on Superstars in daytime matches in the WrestleMania 31 arena
  • Superstar entrance screen effects now display properly during shows that have a screen filter applied to the show
  • Addressed a number of issues for clothing clipping into a Superstar’s body
  • Addressed an unnatural shine in certain Superstars’ hair when observed on the main menu
  • Fixed an issue with masks not displaying properly while in a backstage brawl
  • Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman’s victory scene now displays properly after winning any match with Lesnar having Heyman equipped as a manager
  • Multiple users are now able to access the Highlight Reel after a match
  • JBL’s championship entrance now triggers properly when a championship has been assigned to him Fixed an issue with Custom Superstars appearing motionless after winning a Championship Royal Rumble match

WWE CREATIONS – SUPERSTAR

  • Fixed a number of issues related to applying hair dye
  • Body art can now be applied below the elbow when applying body art on the left or right arms
  • Fixed various issues where logos didn’t display properly on creation parts that are intended for adding logos
  • A DEFAULT option now exists in Face Photo Capture to reset the face
  • Users now receive an attention prompt warning that using Face Photo Capture after making changes in Face Deformation will reset the facial structure
  • Fixed compatibility issues when adding sideburns to a face photo-applied Superstar
  • Fixed an issue where copied colors could revert if the color it was copied from was edited
  • Color now applies correctly to mask designs
  • Blemishes, Textures, and Wrinkles no longer reset after switching the body type
  • Fixed warping and deformation issues with various long beards and goatees
  • Hooded clothing and hair now layer correctly for WWE Superstars
  • Body art can now be moved in the Edit Layers submenu
  • The user can now adjust the Material option for wrestling tights
  • Fixed an issue where alternate attire created for Ultimate Warrior ’91 didn’t appear on the Superstar select screen

WWE CREATIONS – ARENA

  • The user can now modify logos when they are placed on the turnbuckle pads
  • Addressed a collision issue that could allow Superstars to be able to walk over an invisible stage area
  • Addressed hitching when entering or exiting various submenus
  • Addressed a flickering texture issue when applying textures or patterns to the ramp or stage
  • Fixed an issue with the setting of Movie Display failing to save properly

WWE CREATIONS – ENTRANCE

  • Fixed an issue with intro motions failing to save correctly in Advanced Creation

WWE CREATIONS – VIDEO

  • Fixed an issue where filters didn’t function properly when previewing a video after applying a filter
  • Bray Wyatt’s "fireflies" lighting effects no longer appear in the ring or on the ramp

WWE COMMUNITY CREATIONS

  • Fixed an issue where the lower part of a 1024x256 Logo wouldn’t display properly when selecting to upload it
  • Championships no longer appear distorted when selecting to upload them in WWE Community Creations
  • Pyro effects now trigger in the proper location when viewing them
  • Arena previews now appear clearly when observing them in Downloads

AUDIO

  • Adjusted the crowd levels during various Superstars’ entrances
  • The ring announcer now properly announces team members’ names before the team name for custom tag teams
  • Commentary about managers will no longer trigger during matches with Superstars who do not have manager present in gameplay
  • Addressed a timing issue with the crowd reaction during Bayley’s entrance
  • Pinfall counts can now be heard during steel cage matches
  • Addressed several issues of menu sound effects not triggering throughout the title
  • Chris Jericho’s hometown is now announced correctly
  • Fixed a voiceover issue in the trio entrance for Enzo Amore, Big Cass, and Carmella
  • Addressed an issue where commentary at the end of promos would often get cut off
  • Fixed an issue with the ring announcer not announcing MyCareer-specific Superstars’ names correctly

DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT

  • Added support for the WWE 2K17 Legends Pack downloadable content ahead of release
  • Apollo Crews’s taunt audio now matches with the taunt animation during matches
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