Vampyr Update Adds Two New Difficulty Modes – Full Patch Notes


Dontnod Entertainment’s Vampyr, which is a narrative driven action RPG is continually receiving ongoing support, as the difficulty mode updates releases next week on September 26 for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and Pc.

This comes in a good time for players as a special discount on Steam for Vampyr is now live in celebration of the Focus Home Publisher’s weekend.

The update which is dropping Tuesday will include two new difficulty modes which add further replayability for existing players, and more options for new players have not played this dark adventure game set in the London of 1918.


Story Mode de-emphasizes combat, and places a greater focus on the narrative so players can enjoy Dr Jonathan Reid’s journey with a less challenging gameplay. While Hard mode makes combat much more difficult. Players in this mode will receive less experience from killing enemies too, which will force them to rely even more on embracing citizens to grow in power and numbers.

When players start the game up, an option to choose from these two new modes or a third Normal Mode will be given for players just wanting to experience a the original Vampyr experience.
Additionally, with the inclusion of the new modes, the upcoming update will bring a lot of tweaks and fixes.

Nvidia Ansel will also be made available for PC, which allows players to capture in game screenshots. These screenshots or photos can be shared in 3D on mobile phone, PC or VR headset.

Read the full patch notes for Vampyr below:

New Features:

  • Introduced New Difficulty Modes (Story Mode and Hard Mode)
  • Introduced Nvidia Ansel


  • An issue where the key to Morgue was missing has been fixed (Mission 21)
  • Fixed an issue where there was a wall missing collisions in Aloysius’ mansion
  • Fixed an issue that would occur with two-handed weapon skills
  • Fixed an issue with Simplified Chinese achievements appearing in English
  • Various other fixes

In the game Vampyr, you play as Dr. Jonathan in the London of 1918. You are a newly turned Vampyr who as a doctor must find the cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are curse to feed on those you vowed to heal.


Will you embrace the monster within? Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures. Use your unholy powers to manipulate and delve into the lives of those around you, to decide who will be your next victim. Struggle to live with your decisions… your actions will save or doom London.

Vampyr is an action RPG that was released on June 5, 2018 and is developed by Dontnod Entertainment. The game is available for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. The new difficulty modes will be available next week in the game’s update. For more information, visit the game’s Website.

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