A new PC patch for the much-maligned Dead Island has been released on Steam.

The update fixes a number of issues, including random freezes, corrupt save games, and duplicating weapons.
Here’s the full list of fixes:

  • Fixed running game on Steam in offline mode
  • Fixed damaged saves when a player has more than 190 items in inventory (weapon or stacked items, counting in items from Jin’s storage and player inventory). Corrupted savegames will be recovered when possible.
  • Fixed problems with unlocking “There and back again” with progress 72/72
  • Fixed duplicating weapons when throwing and dropping at one time / when dropping items from inventory
  • Optimized scanning for friends-process, to decrease lobby server workload
  • Fixed random freezes when playing 4 players coop no longer appear
  • Fixed issues when using medkits from inventory menu
  • Stacking items issue solved: miscellaneous items to 9999, medkits and alcohol to 30 instead of 10.
  • Added the option to disable voice chat in game.
  • Limited Jin’s storage capacity to 150
  • Fixed: disappearing items when there is no place in inventory and a player tries to get an item from Jin’s storage
  • Improved trading: items will be removed from the smallest stack instead of a random one.
  • Fixed problems with corrupted profiles, which caused the game to start with black screen and freeze.
  • Fixed levitating zombies after killing
  • Fixed not being able to show quest details in quest menu using Xbox controlle