River City Girls 2 Performance Patch Now Available in North America

    Over 100 changes and adjustments.

    WayForward and Arc System Works announced the long-awaited River City Girls 2 performance patch is now available across all platforms in North America. This new update brings native 60 frames-per-second support for the PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S versions. 

    Over 100 changes and adjustments have been made to River City Girls 2 in the new performance patch according to WayForward’s new blog post. The Nintendo Switch version received substantial improvements, but this particular version does not support 60 FPS. Further, the update adds the ability to replay the game on New Game+ for a second time. 

    Patch notes for the River City Girls 2 performance patch are available below, via WayForward:

    River City Girls 2 Patch Notes

    Frame Rate/Performance:
    The animation rate and camera movement have been updated for smoother gameplay on all platforms, effectively displaying at 60 FPS on PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox, and Steam. Improvements should also be seen on Switch. Performance has been further improved in problematic areas across all platforms, such as Ocean Heights Beach Plaza and the School Auditorium.

    New Game+:
    New Game+ can be replayed again after defeating the final boss in New Game+ mode.

    Bug Fixes:

    • Provie can now perform air specials and air grabs from aerial light combos.
    • Riki’s Guard Break now always dizzies enemies.
    • Human Weapon can no longer be used to remove enemies from screenlock battles.
    • Player stats now show a full bar when maximized.
    • Fixed an issue that could cause the game to freeze if you defeat an enemy while equipped with both Gamer Guide and Bomb Bottom.
    • Coach’s Hat now increases the damage dealt by all recruits.
    • Fixed issues causing players and enemies to occasionally go out of bounds.
    • Updated some Honkr mission tracking for better accuracy
    • Fixed an issue causing players to sometimes miss Honks and Quest rewards while transitioning through doors in multiplayer mode.
    • The confirm button when hiring Henchmen is now consistent.
    • An exploit that allowed players to avoid dying and return with full health has been fixed.
    • Game credits have been updated for content and scrolling speed has been updated for better readability.
    • Updated text in some of the Japanese motion-comic cutscenes.
    • Fixed various issued caused by disconnecting controllers at certain times.
    • Fixed various graphical issues causing shadows or other elements to not display properly.
    • Various typos have been fixed across all languages.
    • Various other minor bug fixes.
    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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