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Escape From Tarkov August 18th Patch Notes (

A new update has been released for Escape From Tarkov on August 18th, 2021 that brings bug fixes and a whole bunch of other changes to the game!
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Escape From Tarkov has received an update on August 18th, 2021. This patch includes a variety of changes and bug fixes that should help make the game play more seamlessly. When you exit any location as a Player Scav you will receive a Fence reputation increase. There’s now a 30% discount for items bought from a Fence when you’re at maximum loyalty level, and you can now play the game with a very low graphics preset! There’s a lot more things that have been changed in the update, which you can see in the official patch notes below.

Tarkov Patch Notes for Update

List of changes:

  • Added a Fence reputation increase when successfully exiting any location as a Player Scav
  • PMC-Scav cooperation extracts are now permanently available on all locations
  • Adjusted Tagilla’s melee sounds
  • Added Sorting Table on the Scav item turn-in screen
  • Added new quests for high-level players
  • Added the ability to change PMC voices in the Sound settings tab. You can change the voice at any time while out of raid
  • Various AI fixes
  • Added the ability to use the Flea Market to search and buy items from Traders for players below level 20
  • Dogtags will now be sorted by their levels
  • Added a 30% discount on all items bought from Fence on maximum loyalty level
  • Added the “Very Low” graphics preset

List of fixes:

  • Raindrops are now correctly displayed on all hand models
  • Fixed the loot spawn in the lockers on Interchange
  • Fixed a bug due to which in some cases the after raid healing menu was missing
  • Ammo box names now correctly display their contents
  • The actual crafting time in the Scav case now changes correctly based on reputation with Fence 
  • Fixed a bug that caused a blank screen when examining modules on the weapon preset screen
  • Fixed a bug that wouldn’t let open an offer if clicking on the offer ID in any window beside the Flea Market screen
  • Fixed a camera shake that appeared when trying to crawl up on an inclined surface
  • Players no longer fall into geometry when reaching the junction of two inclined surfaces
  • Raiders can no longer sprint with blacked-out legs
  • Fence reputation will no longer increase when you kill a Player Scav that killed another Player Scav who was killing Scavs
  • Players can no longer slide off ledges while prone
  • Fixed a bug when players couldn’t turn while prone on elevated surfaces
  • Added the missing wall in the underground area on the “Factory” location
  • Removed the ability to look through the wall near the door next to the cars on the “Factory” location
  • Removed the ability to look through the wall in the underground areas on the “Reserve” location
  • Backpack and chest rig straps are now correctly displayed on the PMC head selection screen
  • Fixed the flickering lights from lamps in the underground tunnels in the extended areas of the “Factory” location
  • Fixed the flickering lights from lamps from specific distances on the “Customs” location
  • Player head model “Hudson” is now correctly displayed with balaclavas and masks
  • Fixed several issues with lighting on the “The Lab” location
  • Fixed the Scav spawn in the open area next to repair and maintenance building on the “Reserve” location
  • Fixed the air filter working time in the Hideout
  • Fixed the probability of Scavs spawning next to players on all locations
  • Fixed the possibility of stashing a quest item on the location while the item was moved into the quest items stash
  • Fixed the probability of Scavs spawning inside the geometry
  • Insurance icon (the orange rectangle) will no longer disappear after a reconnect
  • Sounds are now correctly overlapped in some of the rooms on the “Shoreline” location
  • Fixed the double animation while equipping Mk47 Mutant
  • The gas station fire on the “Shoreline” location now deals damage again
  • Fixed the incorrect display of the Daypack backpack straps
  • Fixed the possibility of players spawning outside the map on the “The Lab” location
  • Cultists can now melee players while moving
  • Adjusted the ability of equipping the SIG ROMEO8T sight on some rails
  • Fixed the freezes while moving through tabs and filters on Trader screens
  • Fixed the logic of the notification about exceeding the number of items before loading into the raid
  • Fixed the issue with typing cyrillic symbols in the “player name” screen
  • Quick melee hits can no longer be performed with no stamina
  • Fixed the displacement of the aiming reticle in the collimator on the PL-15 pistol after firing all rounds
  • Dead bodies will no longer fall through the ground on the “Interchange” location
  • The progression value of the “Endurance” skill in the raid will no longer change after players reconnect to the raid


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