The latest patch for Friday the 13th: The Game is now live just before Jason’s big day this Friday, but an even bigger reveal followed the patch notes to confirm that Fox would soon be added as another Counselor.
For those who are less versed in their Friday the 13th history, Fox was a character from Friday the 13th Part III, a member of the three-person biker gang that found their way to Crystal Lake and into Jason’s deadly hands. Fox wasn’t a Counselor like the other members of the Friday the 13th: The Game
Back in July, it was reported that Friday the 13th: The Game’s developers were already making plans to add Fox to the game, but there were a few steps to the process. While other Counselors are based
The news that Fox would be added was officially announced via the game’s Twitter account, but some players who downloaded Wednesday’s patch were tipped off what appeared to be a patch notes error.
Why does it say this? pic.twitter.com/hzzxJzQ3Fq— Jeff (@Netmixed) October 11, 2017
Those who started to download the patch and saw the summarized notes available via their consoles saw that Part IV Jason and his map were being added, but the new Counselor, Mitch, wasn’t mentioned. Instead, the notes mistakenly said that Fox had been added, something that didn’t take long for players to notice.
Fox’s release date hasn’t been revealed yet, but Part IV Jason, the Jarvis Residence map, weather effects, and Mitch have all been added in Wednesday’s patch along with plenty of other balance tweaks, the full patch notes seen here.