Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader Rolls Out a Massive Update as Sales Cross Half a Million Copies

The team at Owlcat Games, developers of Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader, have announced the release of their most comprehensive patch since the game’s launch. They have also shared information on the success of the project via Steam and GamesPress.

The patch, labelled as 1.1.28 by the authors, is referred to as “gigantic”, featuring over 1,800 changes, including extra content and highly-requested features. The changes include voiced dialogues in game’ s prologue and companions’ replies, addition of new visual effects and icons, expansion of some storylines, and several performance and optimization enhancements.

 Players will receive a free skills reset for each squad member due to the unprecedented scale of changes

Notable 1.1.28 patch changes include

  • Correction of incorrect display of epilogues
  • Balance adjustments, including strengthening of the final boss Space Marines, weakening the “officer” archetype, among numerous others
  • Reduction of reputation requirements for merchants by approximately 20%
  • Fixes for several broken quests, dialogs as well as incorrectly functioning abilities and items
  • Improved AI allies now minimize exposing the player to fire
  • Cooperative mode undergoes synchronization fixes and mercenary hiring capabilities are added
  • Incorporation of sorting options for talents and skills as well as their addition to favorites and quest display on the map
  • Many items, including equipment, are now accessible to Marajai and Irliet, which were previously only available for human characters

The complete list of patch changes was so extensive that it could not be accommodated in the original Steam post. Those who wish to view the exhaustive list of revisions must visit the game’s official website.

Regarding the game’s achievements, total sales of Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader across all platforms exceeded 500,000 copies in the first month. This accomplishment is celebrated through a gameplay trailer displayed above.

Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader debuted on December 7, 2023, on Steam, GOG and Epic Games Store for PC and Mac and on PS5, Xbox Series X and S. At the time of the patch release, the game had 13.5 thousand “mostly positive” reviews in Steam (76%).

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