My Time At Portia – Nintendo Switch Update!

My Time At Portia – Nintendo Switch Update!

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We’re pleased to announce that an update for My Time At Portia on Nintendo Switch is available now!

This update includes:

  • A fix for the infinite loading issue
  • New story content and side quests
  • More in-game features, including: birthdays, family features, new clothing, new character customisation, new ruins to mine and more!
  • Various bug and crash fixes
  • Improvement to initial loading time

 

Our team are currently looking into incrementally improving console loading times further, as well as addressing the input lag which affects in-game menus and actions and the stuttering which occurs when carrying out certain activities in game (cutting trees, for example). We’ll have more information on this soon.

 

 

Here’s a full list of changes included in this update…

ADDED:

  • Added main story content.
  • Added the summary UI to the end.
  • Added features after marriage, including missions relating to anniversary, birthday parties for players and spouse, and side quests.
  • Added controller rumble.
  • Added side quests for Penny, Sam, Arlo, Alice, Emily and Ginger.
  • Added new stories for Ack.
  • Changed the way to hire Ack. After you become friends with Ack and have triggered Lara’s mission, you’ll need to pay Ack to help you.
  • Added recipe data – Ack will need receipe data chip to cook.
  • Added ability for Ack to plant in batch. But will need planting data chip.
  • Added facial hair and face decoration in the character customisation interface. You can also change these styles in the barber shop.
  • Added baby system/adoption system. (Requires 12 hearts with your spouse to unlock)
  • Added party system. This will require a banquet table.
  • Added birthday for players. New players can choose their birthday when they first start the game. Other players can choose their birthday when you load the game after this update.
  • Assembly diagrams received in missions can be purchased in the research centre.
  • Added lots of conversations.
  • Added new clothing.
  • Added wedding furniture.
  • Added ordering system for single person. Players can restore their HP and obtain different buffs.
  • Players can mine all categories of mines and find new relics in the abandoned ruins in the swamp.
  • Map will display the name of the dee dee stop (when you hover your cursor over it).
  • Added swing for single person.
  • Added information filter in the map.
  • Added new items for inspection.
  • Added yoga mat.
  • Added one piece of BGM for inside the house. One of these two tracks will play at random when inside the house.
  • Added wedding anniversary to the calendar.
  • Added animation and effect for placing furniture.
  • Added fighting guide.
  • Added more cutscene photos.
  • Added tips to the loading screen.
  • Added decorations in the church for weddings.
  • Added new relationship levels with Pinky, Scraps, and QQ.
  • Added dating event – chatting by the sea.
  • Added reward for collecting 60 exhibitions in museum – billiards.
  • Added the patrol animation for Arlo, Remington, and Sam.
  • Dawa’s favor points will affect the payment to Tree Farm.
  • Dana’s favor points will affect the payment to the Mining Company.
  • Added Alice’s interaction with Jack after she gets married.
  • Added revival after death. After death, the player will respawn outside their house.
  • Added horse rental expiration, ruin payment expiration, and regular meeting reminders.
  • Added the special effect of page turning.
  • Added new diagrams and crafting recipes.
  • Added an automatic reminder for the Sunday meeting event.
  • Added king fish. There are now ‘king’ types of all fish.
  • Added king fish collection in the museum.
  • Added monsters in the swamp during winter.
  • Added Chief Honcho in hazardous dungeon in the desert.
  • Added flying mount – robopig rider.
  • Added the function to get food directly without waiting.
  • Added Game Speed in the settings, which can extend the in-game day.
  • Added fishing spot in map.
  • Added special effects on UI.
  • Added the position adjustment feature for exhibition items in the museum when you have a good relationship with Merlin.
  • Added number above the scrolling bar in settings.
  • Added more sound effects in game and added BGM & sound effects for cutscenes.
  • Added different sound effects when fighting different monsters.
  • Added more treasure chests.
  • Added exclusive attacking animation for Mint.
  • Added stamina consumption for several holidays and events.
  • Added time display while fishing.
  • Added animation of playing the drums.
  • Added devotion in the relationship. Will need to have 1200 favor points with your spouse.
  • Added new conversations for Gust when you propose, confess, date, and send gifts.
  • Added a wedding photo to the story album.
  • Added closet, plant rack, and weapon rack.
  • Added new greetings. Player’s spouse can call the player “Darling”.
  • Added a time limit to Gust’s conversation after The Second Key mission. If you missed the conversation in this time limit, you will not receive it again.
  • Added daily routine for llama.
  • Added a naming function in the storage box interface that allows players to edit the name of the storage box.
  • Added a diagram for the Triple Barrel Snakebite at Total Tools (the item has been deleted from the worktable and players can buy it after fixing the lift).
  • Added a function to allow items to be used on the assembly machine, direct from the warehouse.

 

ADJUSTED:

  • Adjusted the upgrade time for the level 2 Relic Scanner. It can only be upgraded after Ack has been fixed.
  • Adjusted the expiration time for building the Portia bridge. Changed to 7 days.
  • Adjusted the issue affecting the description of the Portia bridge mission being different than the mission itself.
  • Adjusted the regular meeting time of Ack and Mint.
  • Adjusted the mission release time of building the museum.
  • Adjusted the reminder time for the mission to fix a pipe. The player will receive a reminder before the mission.
  • Cancelled the time limit for missions relating to the Tree Farm and the lift.
  • Adjusted the required item number from 20 to 10, in the mission Umbrellas Are Important.
  • Adjusted the rewards for missions.
  • Adjusted the difficulty and the required completion time of the South Block mission.
  • Adjusted the material consumption of the mission The Desert Wind.
  • Adjusted the trigger time of the harbor construction and shortened the required time for completing them.
  • Optimised the operation of controllers and updated the guidance.
  • Optimised the playing experience in the side quests of Gust, Mint, Emily, and Arlo.
  • Optimised the texure of the ground in town.
  • Optimised the pathfinding of NPC when they’re outside of the town.
  • Optimised the pathfinding of NPC in town.
  • Optimised the events for the wedding day. There will not be any other arrangements on the wedding day.
  • Adjusted the relationship point decrease when you break up or get divorced. The relationship level will go down to stranger if you get divorced and down to friend if you end a romantic relationship.
  • Changed the payment method to the Tree Farm and Mining company to a monthly payment. Optimized the UI.
  • Adjusted NPCs’ favourite items.
  • Adjusted the distribution of monsters.
  • Adjusted the attribution of All Source.
  • NPC will not hold an umbrella while taking a group photo.
  • Adjusted the gifts and the gifts in the wishlist.
  • Adjusted the icon above NPC’s head. When an NPC is in the middle of a mission, the mission mark will not show above NPC’s head.
  • Adjusted the loading image when getting into the sewage plant dungeon and desert dungeon.
  • Adjusted the attribution of several necessaries.
  • Adjusted the appearance of several items.
  • Adjusted the sell condition of several main story related items. Adjusted the number and type of items for sale.
  • Adjusted the drop rate and the reward rate of several items, and lowered the difficulty of obtaining them.
  • Adjusted lip colour. Players will need to visit the barber shop to change the colour.
  • Adjusted the way to dye furniture. The player will need to have pigments in hand to change colour.
  • Adjusted four seasons images used on the main menu.
  • Adjusted the minimum value of the favor point from 0 to -50.
  • Adjusted the buff effect from eating hot pot during Winter Solstice.
  • Adjusted the maximum value of the favor point between you and your spouse from 1000 to 1200. The other NPCs maximum value of favor points remains at 1000.
  • Adjusted the length of the Autumn Festival music. It will last throughout the whole day.
  • NPCs in the house will not say goodbye.
  • Adjusted the number of monsters in several rooms inside the hazardous dungeon.
  • Adjusted the volume of several sound effects.
  • Adjusted the position of Sophie. She will be by Emily’s stand during Winter Solstice.
  • Adjusted the animation when players fall off the swing
  • Adjusted the time limit for the mission ‘The Builder Bout’. If yours has expired, you will just need to reload the save and the mission will continue.
  • Research notes can be sold in game.
  • Optimised the loading icon animation.
  • Optimised performance in multiple areas.

 

FIXED:

  • Fixed a crash when harvesting a giant crop.
  • Fixed an issue with the Housewarming Gift Set items not activating in game.
  • Fixed an issue where you could not delete photos in the “Scenery” album.
  • Fixed an issue with the payphone’s dialogue where Spanish text would display when playing in Italian.
  • Fixed several instances of overlapping text in multiple languages that affected various Menus.
  • Fixed some instances of holes in the geometry in the Hazardous Ruins.
  • Fixed an issue where you could get incorrect rewards for completing a sparring match.
  • Fixed an issue where loot from enemies would continually be picked up and dropped when the player had a full inventory.
  • Fixed multiple issues that affected furniture that allowed you to display items in your house, such as cupboards.
  • Fixed a pathing issue that caused NPCs to move back and forth on the spot during event days.
  • Fixed an issue where large black squares could appear on screen in the Abandoned Ruins.
  • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck on collision inside the Collapsed Wasteland.
  • Fixed multiple issues related to players backing up the same save file repeatedly.
  • Fixed a crash when taking a photo during a balloon ride while on a date.
  • Fixed the animation bug when Paulie has dinner in the restaurant.
  • Fixed the bug that players cannot interact with NPCs on the first day of the Portia Land Run.
  • Fixed the bug causing an error with the players name after the Martial Arts Tournament.
  • Fixed the issue of NPCs fighting each other. This update will fix the issue for all save files.
  • Fixed the issue where the advanced factory is in the wrong place. The player will need to rebuild/move the factory in A&G Construction.
  • Fixed the issue that rooms in the hazardous dungeon do not match the mark on the map.
  • Fixed the issue that Ten and Ryder can be passed through after the cutscene.
  • Fixed the bug that the elevator inside WOW Industries can push players away.
  • Fixed the bug that when players get out of the school and the museum, they might fly to the sky.
  • Fixed the wrong item in Arlo’s wishlist.
  • Fixed the wrong animation when Paulie is having food during the Autumn Festival.
  • Fixed the bug that caused the special effect of throwing a snowball to be missing.
  • Fixed the bug causing the incorrect weather icon to be shown in the relationship interface.
  • Fixed the bug causing an error with the time shown after the Martial Arts Tournament.
  • After the Portia Land Run, players will be pulled out of the racing track when the competition is over.
  • Fixed the bug where players might disappear when loading the Portia Land Run.
  • Fixed the bug causing an NPC to leave the sparring area when the player is sparring with them.
  • Fixed the bug causing NPCs to have an issue getting on the stage at the Martial Arts Tournament.
  • Fixed the bug that when NPCs are beaten in the snowball fight, they might still have points.
  • Fixed the tips relating to seasons changing displaying in the incorrect language after changing the game language.
  • Fixed the issue that players will hear the fighting music even they are not around the Martial Arts Tournament’s stage.
  • Fixed the bug where players may not get the camera mission if they craft the camera beforehand.
  • Fixed the conversation error with Django in the mission Russo’s New Recipe
  • Fixed the bug where Higgins will not help to repair the rest of the dee dee stops once the player has repaired the first one.
  • Fixed the description error of targets in the mission The Crashed Station.
  • Fixed the description error of targets in the mission Time to get Serious
  • Fixed the bug after the mission The First Key where players cannot interact with Ten.
  • Fixed the bug preventing NPCs from hitting monsters.
  • Fixed the movement issue when holding an item with two hands.
  • Fixed the bug causing the player to fall through the floor in several rooms in the hazardous dungeon.
  • Fixed the bug that the relic scanner can detect the items behind the camera.
  • Fixed the bug where the “show accessory” checkbox in the settings cannot be selected.
  • Fixed the crash after fighting against the rogue knight.
  • Fixed the potential crash in the factory.
  • Fixed the bug preventing the power bar of robopig rider from updating.
  • Fixed the bug that when you change the colour of the storage box, the colour will remain the same.
  • Fixed the bug affecting players getting rewards from Alice’s mission.
  • Fixed the bug that the ‘Artisan’ skill will decrease the material consumption for all machines. Consumption should only decrease when using the worktable. (Skill tree will reset, so points need to be reassigned after the update)
  • Fixed the crash when loading the save after the Ack’s family station mission.
  • Fixed the bug in the clothing attributes.
  • Fixed the bug preventing clothes from being placed in cabinet.
  • Fixed the bug affecting the level of the factory after replacing the missing factory. After this update, players will need to move the factory at A&G construction company to correct the level.
  • Fixed the potential crash after interacting with Rogue Knight.
  • Fixed the time freezing bug when finishing the mission of My Eviction from Portia 2 when you have Arlo as a companion.
  • Fixed the bug causing Arlo to continue following players even after he has finished his mission.
  • Fixed the bug causing the production process screen to not appear when using the factory.
  • Fixed the crash when on the swing.
  • Fixed the bug that the power bar of the robopig rider will not update.
  • Fixed the bug that in the roping game, players can continue playing the game even when they do not have enough stamina.
  • Fixed the conflict issues between an NPC’s date schedule and an NPC’s mission responsibility.
  • Fixed the bug where Penny will fight against monsters.
  • Fixed the bug causing the storage box UI to freeze.
  • Fixed the bug causing the house to disappear when it does not have the default appearance, when the player moves it in A&G Construction, and when the it has the default level 4 appearance (blue & white).
  • Fixed the bug affecting the Chicken Run mission, where players would not receive any eggs.
  • Fixed the bug preventing the Photos of Portia mission from being completed.
  • Fixed the bug that in the Crash Station mission, players cannot find Ack.
  • Fixed the bug where the interaction bubble might be scaled down while fishing.
  • Fixed the bug from preventing the player from customising the baby’s name.
  • Fixed the bug causing the maximum number for the recycle machine and repair machine to be incorrect.
  • Fixed the bug that when getting down from a mount, players will automatically be distanced from it.
  • Fixed the bug that when getting down from the mount in the sky, the mount might freeze in the sky.
  • Fixed the bug causing no rewards to be given when you have collected all the king fish.
  • Fixed the bug preventing players from receiving missions for the tree farm.
  • Fixed the bug that missions after the Portia Bridge mission cannot be triggered.
  • Fixed the bug affecting the amount of materials needed for A&G Construction services.

 

 

We’ll be releasing this update on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One very soon. Keep an eye on the My Time At Portia social channels for announcements!

 

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