The DayZ Update 1.21 was released a few days ago and it contains a number of new features, balance changes, and bug fixes. The most notable additions are new weapons such as the crossbow, sword, and even a set of medieval armor.
In addition to the new weapons and armor, Update 1.21 also includes a number of balance changes and bug fixes that really fix some issues that players have been experiencing on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation platforms. Let’s take a look at the major changes from the DayZ Update 1.21 patch notes:
DayZ Update 1.21 Patch Notes Added Crossbow and color variants Bolts and Improvised Bolt variants Sword Mace Chainmail Chainmail Leggings Chainmail Coif Norse Helm Chest plate Medieval Boots Wool Gloves with fingerless and color variants Feathers Added new game hints Thrown items and moving vehicles now move smoother on high refresh rate devices Status icon for mild leg injuries Sound indicator when dying of thirst FIXED Accepting a friend invite to a server while connecting to a separate server would not cancel the ongoing connection process Combining fuel in a fireplace would in some circumstances not work Leaning was only possible with raised hands when using MnK The controls screen had the “menu” and “inventory” buttons swapped Fixed further exploits to look through walls Fixed an exploit to glitch through walls It was possible to execute a stealth kill even if there was an obstacle between the player and the target Several explosions were missing their tail sounds The camera would move sharply when a vehicle turns opposite to the mouse/joystick movement The camera would glitch when swimming with a broken leg The action to refill a partially filled gasoline container would appear at water sources The Scout rifle reload sounds would echo Items ruined while in a container carried in hands would float in the air Fixed issues with several structures It was very difficult to reach the “Open trunk” action for the Olga 02 wreck Ruining handcuffs would not free the cuffed player
If you want to take a look at the complete DayZ Update 1.21 Patch Notes you can visit the DayZ forums,