The Witcher 2 patch 1.35 fixes Steam achievements and blood spatters

Tom Senior


Going to need a bigger sword...

A new update has landed for The Witcher 2. Evil Avatar spotted the fix list on The Witcher 2 site where the patch is available to download now. It makes a number of small but useful fixes to a few quests, some scientists in Flotsam get proper names and, importantly, "Game exe files are no longer treated as a threat by popular antivirus software." You'll find the full patch notes below.

  • Issue with shadows in 3D Vision mode has been resolved.

  • Screenshots to savegames made in 3D Vision are now visible in load menu.

  • Issue with Steam achievements not being registered has been resolved.

  • Blood texture glitches in game with ubersampling option turned on have been fixed.

  • Pocket item counter is properly updated after picking up an item which is already selected.

  • Issue with ingredient counter when brewing multiple Thunderbolt potions has been resolved.

  • Finished “Scent of incencse” quest is no longer marked as failed when entering Loredo's residence at the end of Chapter 1.

  • Corrections have been made in the greater mutagen drop rate.

  • Deleting savegame after entering memories and flashbacks menu no longer causes “Loading available flashbacks” message to appear.

  • Game exe files are no longer treated as a threat by popular antivirus software.

  • Patching the game automatically right after installation no longer causes Launcher.exe error on Windows XP systems.

  • Game installation folder is not recognized if diacritic signs were used in folder name on Windows which doesn't support them. Patch now properly informs about the cause of the problem.

  • Name of two scientists in Flotsam have been corrected.

  • Storage chest description have been corrected.

  • Description of Mahakaman Rune Sihill imported from The Witcher savegame have been corrected.

About the Author
Tom Senior

Tom stopped being a productive human being when he realised that the beige box under his desk could play Alpha Centauri. After Deus Ex and Diablo 2 he realised he was cursed to play amazing PC games forever. He started writing about them for PC Gamer about six years ago, and is now UK web ed.

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