Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Gets New Update to Improve Photo Mode and Fix Bugs

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has been out for close to a month at this point, but developer Insomniac Games has continued to improve the game quite considerably thanks to a number of post-launch updates. That trend has continued once again this week in a new patch that is now available to download for everyone who may own the game.

This latest update for Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, which is version 1.002, brings a vast number of changes to the title. One of the most notable new features comes with the game's Photo Mode. Insomniac has improved this aspect of Rift Apart quite a bit and now offers up stickers, new backgrounds, and some additional new features as well. In addition, the game has also expectedly received a number of bug fixes to help make it a better experience for all players.

As a whole, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is available to pick up right now, exclusively on PlayStation 5. If you would like to hear our own thoughts on the game, you can check out our review right here.

Conversely, you can find the patch notes for this new update down below if you would like to see everything that it does.

New Features

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  • Added new stickers
  • Added the ability to disable the Phantom Dash VFX
  • Added the ability to disable the Phantom Dash VFX in Photo Mode
  • Added the ability to toggle armor on or off while in Photo Mode
  • Added color backgrounds to Photo Mode
  • Added 120 Hz Display Mode, which reduces input latency when using a compatible display. In this mode, the frame rate target for the Fidelity graphics mode increases to 40 frames per second
  • Added "Skip Cutscenes" as bindable option for the D-pad
  • Added the option to disable the level up message and slowdown

General Fixes & Polish

  • Addressed an issue where a Glitch challenge could be played twice resulting in players being unable to complete one later
  • Addressed an issue where white cubes could appear in the opening cinematic
  • Addressed an issue where POIs could disappear.
  • Addressed an issue where characters could appear blurry in Photo Mode when the camera is very close.
  • Addressed an issue where the game could freeze during the grind rail tutorial.
  • Addressed an issue where killing Grunthors with Trudi would not count towards the Extinction Event Trophy
  • Addressed an issue where some Grunthors would not count towards the Extinction Event Trophy
  • Addressed an issue where the weapon wheel UI could become stuck on the screen
  • Addressed an issue where deployable weapons would stop attack pixelized enemies.
  • Addressed an issue where the RYNO would appear to not damage enemies.
  • Addressed an issue where the Weapon Vendor text was illegible in Retro Mode.
  • Addressed an issue where the camera could become stuck on Blizar
  • Addressed an issue where multiple environmental objects would not load on Cordelion
  • Addressed an issue where the player could become stuck after completing the Clank puzzle on Sargasso
  • Addressed an issue where some Zurpstones would not longer appear on the map if the player leaves the planet.
  • Addressed an issue where Rivet would fall forever after respawning on Blizon
  • Addressed an issue where Clank lines would play incorrectly while at Zurkies
  • Addressed an issue where Goons could T-pose while dying
  • Addressed an issue where a section of rail would not spawn after respawning on Blizar
  • Addressed an issue where the game would appear very dark if Photo Mode was activated very quickly
  • Addressed an issue where some jumps would not be possible if the Glide Toggle was enabled
  • Addressed an issue where the player could fall endlessly during the Nefarious fight
  • Addressed an issue where changing the Graphics Mode setting while starting a Challenge Mode game would start a normal game instead
  • Addressed an issue where glove weapons would appear incorrectly in Photo Mode
  • Addressed an issue where certain Photo Mode filters could remove anti-aliasing in the main game
  • Improved stability
  • Various additional fixes and improvements