Here's what you'll get in The Witcher 3's day-one patch

The Witcher 3 won't launch for a few hours yet, but we already know what improvements its day-one update is bringing along. Several NeoGAF users have posted their early patch notes, laying out in detail the first of CD Projekt Red's post-release plans for the open-world RPG.

Granted, between retailers selling the game early and reviews going up a few weeks ahead of time, you may have already seen quite a bit of The Witcher 3. But once you start running The Witcher 3 version 1.01 (it's a 482MB download on PS4), you'll see it with better behaved boats! And improved performance or whatever, but seriously, there's nothing worse than an ill-mannered boat.

Here are the update notes:

Major changes:
- Support for DLCs
- Multiple stability issues fixed
- Overall performance improvements

Quests and game:
- Variety of cosmetic quest improvements
- Journal objective fixes
- Quest mapping fixes
- Dialogue flag fixes
- Quest balancing issues
- Scene triggering improvements

Gameplay systems:
- Boat behavior
- AI improvements
- NPC spawn strategy improvements
- Combat balancing
- UI optimizations

Connor Sheridan

I got a BA in journalism from Central Michigan University - though the best education I received there was from CM Life, its student-run newspaper. Long before that, I started pursuing my degree in video games by bugging my older brother to let me play Zelda on the Super Nintendo. I've previously been a news intern for GameSpot, a news writer for CVG, and now I'm a staff writer here at GamesRadar.