Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 Patch Adds New Save Warning, UI Tweaks, and More

It’s been a couple of weeks since the release of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2, and though we haven’t heard much from Microsoft on how the action-adventure title has fared in terms of player numbers, developer Ninja Theory, it seems, is continuing to plug away behind the scenes on polishing up the experience. The studio has, in fact, released a patch to that end.

The update is a pretty minor one, but does bring a handful of tweaks in a couple of areas. For starter, the game will now give you a warning upon starting a new save that you’re about to overwrite your previous one, which was bafflingly not present in the game originally. Additionally, the patch also fixes an issue with the large text size option that would break some UI elements in the chapter select screen.

Beyond that, the patch brings fixes for crashes, cases of memory leaks, visual and technical bugs, and the like. You can check out the full patch notes below.

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 is available on Xbox Series X/S and PC. Read our review of the game through here.


  • Added a warning prompt when selecting ‘New Story’ as this option resets the current save’s story progress.
  • Fixed the large text size option, which was causing UI elements in chapter selection to go out of bounds.
  • Animation sync issues during some enemy executions in combat have been adjusted and fixed.
  • Adjusted the combat events during the Thórgestr battle at the end of Chapter 1
  • Several localization fixes.
  • Tree collision fixes in Chapter 2 settlement puzzle.
  • Fixed the crash when closing photo mode after extended gameplay.
  • Fixed a few cases of memory leaks game-wide.
  • Ultrawide fix during Chapter 3 cinematic to prevent Fargrímr from disappearing.
  • Indoor rain inside the broken house in Chapter 1 is fixed.
  • Ghosting issues fixed when running Frame Generation.
  • Added missing SFX during Chapter 3 puzzle and Chapter 4 combat
  • Fixed missing captions in several areas across the game.
  • Missing facial animations in Chapter 5 cinematic after village battle.
  • Misaligned peach fuzz around Senua’s neck and face has been corrected.
  • Goði combat crowd push events have been adjusted for a better combat experience.
  • Improved FSR3 artefacts.
  • Fixed the case of some animated objects were invisible during gameplay.
  • Fixed instances of black marks appearing on faces around beards and fine hairs on Low preset.

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