Hi-Fi Rush First Major Update Finally Adds Most Requested Feature

Strike a pose!

Tango Gameworks’ rhythm-based third-person action game Hi-Fi Rush is finally getting its first major update which adds a most requested feature.

After it got released surprisingly on the day that it got announced, Hi-Fi Rush has been gaining lots of praise due to its awesome and unique gameplay. Coming from Tango Gameworks who are known for its horror thriller titles, this was a whole new genre and still they made a great impression. And to top it all off, the developers are continuing to make improvements with new updates. Today, the first major update was released.

The newest major update has finally added the long-requested feature, Photo Mode. This new mode will now allow players to take screenshots of Chai and the rest of the gang in the middle of battle with various settings, filters, camera effects, and frames.

Aside from the new Photo Mode, check out the rest of the patch notes below:

  • Resolved “UE4 Fatal Error” caused by a specific shader setting
  • Resolved “UE4 Fatal Error” caused by Sound Device Enumerating Process
  • Fixed an issue where the game could freeze during the fight with the WA-ES-2 (Samurai Chef) in Track 10
  • Fixed an issue where progress could be blocked in Track 10 when purchasing items from the store after answering Roquefort’s phone, exiting the level, then reloading the level.
  • Fixed an issue where the player cannot progress during the 808 battle in Track 12
  • Fixed a bug where Chip slots might not accurately be reflected in game if purchased it from the store while having a in-progress save for Rhythm Tower, then loading the suspended Rhythm Tower save and exiting the run.
  • Stick and trigger dead zone calculation adjusted
  • QA-1MIL’s attack behavior has been adjusted
  • Some of Mimosa’s dialogue has been corrected (Spanish)
  • Fixed an issue where result data from Rhythm Tower would incorrectly influence “final result” Track data when Rhythm Tower is played while a checkpoint save exists for an ongoing Track.
  • Corrected incorrect results for the SPECTRA Rooms being displayed in the Final Results if players exited the game after auto-saving
  • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck in Track 11 if they were hit by the giant robot’s laser when using the magnet grapple
  • Fixed a bug where the player could continue to play after game over animation in Rekka fight
  • Fixed the issue when after taking damage during the Rekka fight at specific timings or after the game over sequence, the player is able to move Chai.
  • Adjusted an icon in the Training Room menu that can appear squished
  • Adjusted Holo Chai SP attack motion so Chai’s hand doesn’t look super weird
  • Adjusted screen during pause menu transition to prevent visual bugs.
  • Adjusted VU-REV effects during the Rhythm Parry Attack for clarity
  • Adjusted the background during the battle with Rekka to remove visual bug when transitioning to cutscene.
  • “Game over” explanation for recommending auto-action adjusted to not appear in inappropriate situations
  • Tracks 3 and 4: Zanzo’s programmers’ salary adjusted for inflation
hi-fi rush photo mode

Hi-Fi Rush is now available on PC and Xbox Series X/S.