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Hey everyone,

We are so excited to see so many of you splashing around the gulf in Maneater, but we are aware some of you are being impacted by some issues which we know is not ideal. We want to let you know we are digging into these reports and the following is a non exhaustive list of top issues we are tracking and working on fixes for as soon as we can.

  • Xbox One X Overheating - We are aware that some Xbox One X users hare having an overheat shut down/message and are working with Microsoft to address this issue. We are also aware that a set of PS4 players are reporting something similar and also are investigating.
  • Progress Loss/Save Game Issues
    • We are investigating a now much more rare progression loss issue and are looking for player help in identifying points of commonality in what they have done prior to having it.
  • PS4 Frame Loss - We are investigating reports that users are getting massive frame loss in some situations on PS4.
    • We believe we have found a major cause of this and have a fix targeted for the next update
  • Stability
    • We have tracked down several stability/crash issues and will have them fixed in hotfix 2
    • We are continuing to investigate other stability issues
  • Achievements not be awarded after Hotfix 2
    • We are investigating cases where some players are still not getting achievements to pop up after Hotfix 2
We continue be excited by all of you who have taken a bite into Maneater so far, doubly so for those that have and are helping us track down these issues in our bug forums.

This list has been updated to reflect post Hotfix 2.
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I'm still having a framrate issues plus my game has crashed twice on my 2nd playthrough. I love the game, but I really hope these problems can be fixed in another patch. I've been playing the game on PS4 console.
I am one of the players with issues with the PS4 trophies. Some collectables did not register with me, but that got fixed with the two hotfixes. Now I am stuck with 100% of everything (evolutions, landmarks, etc.) bute the trophies do not come.

After hotfix 2 I got Queen of the Ocean / Queen of the Wasteland to pop by opening one of the gates but Sciene Experiment, Tourist and the Platinum still do not unlock. I tried multiple times fast traveling to all locations, swimming manually to all locations, doing fights, leveling up evolutions... nothing worked.

Is there any hope this will be fixed? Just curious because I would very much apreciate my well earned Platinum but I would like to know if this will be fixed or if I can use the HD space for something else. This one should not be too hard to fix, I think: Just put a trophy check in that checks for not unlocked trophys if requirement is fulfilled when you load your savegame.....
I have the same issue on PS4, but I also can't get the Vacation from Hell trophy to pop as well. I've uninstalled and reinstalled, went through all gates, went through all areas. Like the previous user, Queen of the Ocean popped after hotfix 2. I've also submitted a ticket for this too.
On Xbox, the game will freeze on the loading screen, in the grotto, transitioning to different levels, and when jumping out of the water sometimes. Currently, I'm such on a loading screen and the icon is still moving, but I don't think it's actually loading. I hope you guys can get this fixed, I just absolutely adore this game
I've uploaded a decrypted PS4 save file (ue4savegame.ps4.sav) to:

Hopefully it can help to resolve the issue.

Notes for save:
  • Started and played through the whole game on v1.05 (PS4).
  • Found all collectibles, reached infamy 10, completed all the Apex hunts and unlocked all trophies except the platinum and "Science Experiment".
  • Only 1 evolution which I'm missing seems to be: " Mineral Digestion" for reaching Infamy 3.

@Yoshiro any update on this? Did someone from the team look at the save file to see if there was some flag (or similar) that didn't get flipped to trigger the unlocking of the trophy?

You mentioned PS4 saves weren't useful because they "are locked to a profile", I decrypted my save. While I can't find a PC save to compare to it can be easily seen that the save I linked is decrypted due to the plain text strings throughout.
So just bought the game and lost 3 hours worth of progress after the game "saved" ... Your telling me it's been over 3 months since release and you haven't fixed such a game breaking bug! I'm temped to just return the game, I don't enjoy wasting my time.
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Sadly this issue is now much more rare after the last hotfix and we are not able to replicate it so far. Thus we have not been able to pinpoint what is causing it.
After quick travel, I've got a crash and I lost the save data from the slot. I played on the newest build of the game.
I have my backups but they do not apply to any slots at all.

I was looking forward to this game and I just bought it last week but I won't play it until the fix is pushed. I'm too scared of losing my saves each time I would play the game.
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I cant 100% dead horse lake, it says I havent done the quest "take a bite out of organized crime" well it says ive destroy target 1/1 but the quest is still there and keeps going evey time I spawn there. This is on the ps4, I was planning in doing the platinum but it won't let me complete it unless that quest goes?
I was about to do Royal Flush. I grabbed a Mako shark on the way and halfway through eating the Mako I could no longer bite. I can still zoom on the map and I tested my controller using a website that tests inputs. Controller isn't the problem.
I closed the game and restarted the ps4 for good measure and that fixed it.
Hope this helps anyone else this might happen to.
So the save eating glitch is rare? Then explain why there’s entire forums of people with the same issue and 2 days in a row I’ve lost all progression in the game. This is my first experience with a tripwire production and I gotta say I’m not satisfied with my purchase.
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Sadly, yes it is. The amount of people who experience it currently compared to the amount of owners or active players is very low. We are trying to find reliable ways to reproduce it in house so we can determine what is happening and fix it, but so far no player has been able to provide us with any insight into that.
They do exactly that, but sadly not every issue is found this way. Often times there is something very specific about an issue be it in timing, hardware, software, that makes it much more likely to happen on one setup over another, which leads to issues that players find in the wild, that we do not experience in house. Getting players to help us find out what those things are allow us to identify the issues and work on getting them resolved.
Are you all testing it on only one console type of ps and xbox and specific build or do u test it on various ones? maybe some of these criticals are depending on how old the consoles are? ( I had it on basic ps4 on up-to-date build but the console itself is about 6yrs+ old).