Warhammer Vermintide 2 Free Update Adds New Level A Parting of the Waves - Patch Notes and Trailer
Patch Notes Warhammer Vermintide 2

Warhammer Vermintide 2 Free Update Adds New Level A Parting of the Waves - Patch Notes and Trailer

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

Are you ready to delve into the dark and dangerous world of Warhammer: Vermintide 2 once again? Developer Fatshark has just released an exciting new update for the game on PC, with console versions receiving the update on April 18. The highlight of this update is the addition of a completely new level called A Parting of the Waves, offering players a fresh and challenging experience.

What to Expect in A Parting of the Waves

In this new level, players find themselves in a whaling village after pursuing fleeing Skaven enemies. As you explore the village, you will uncover the darkness that lurks within, leading to an intense battle against the forces of chaos. The level promises to provide a thrilling and immersive gameplay experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

For a sneak peek at what A Parting of the Waves has in store, check out the latest trailer released by Fatshark. The visuals and gameplay showcased in the trailer are sure to get you excited for this new addition to Warhammer: Vermintide 2.

Alongside the new level, the update brings with it a host of other features and improvements. Notably, players can look forward to a new enemy type, the Chaos Warrior with Shield, adding an extra layer of challenge to the game. Additionally, the update includes various bug fixes and balance changes that aim to enhance the overall gameplay experience.

Patch notes:

New Features

  • Added a brand new map: A Parting of the Waves
    • This map is considered the 4th and final entry in the Karak Azgaraz saga for Vermintide 2.
    • Includes its own set of Okri’s Challenges and rewards! New paintings and portrait frames!
  • Added a new enemy type: Chaos Warrior with Shield. Sigmar preserve us…

Balance Changes

  • Outcast Engineer: Increased the Cooldown of the bomb generated by ‘Ingenious Ordnance’ to 180 seconds (up from 120 seconds).
  • Outcast Engineer: Decreased the starting bombs from the ‘Bombardier’ talent to 2.


  • Fixed an issue with Outcast Engineer talent ‘Linked Compression Chambers’ not increasing fire rate properly.
  • Fixed an issue with Necromancer not being able to see her Chaos Wastes potions when checking her inventory.
  • Fixed some spots where bots would get stuck in Trail of Treachery and Tower of Treachery.
  • Fixed a tome not spawning in Khazhukan Kazakit-Ha!
  • Fixed an issue with the ‘Eyes of the Crowfather’ Okri’s achievement being impossible to complete. Something something Tzeentch ravens.
  • Fixed the skulking sorcerer from that one Nurgle curse on Chaos Wastes breaking entirely when lifted by the Lifestaff.
  • Fixed a placeholder localization line on the ‘Quit to Menu’ button.
  • Fixed a host crash when a Kerillian bot spawns and is being attacked the same frame.
  • Fixed rare host caused by a bot Warrior Priest with ‘The Comet’s Gift’ talent being replaced by a human player while they have their ability active on another player.
  • Fixed a rare crash while spectating.
  • Fixed rare crash when local game receives info about a projectile, but the projectile or hit unit was already removed locally.
  • Fixed a crash when someone hotjoins the same frame as a pinged unit is destroyed.
  • Fixed a very rare crash related to player despawns.
  • Fixed a bug in the launcher that sometimes caused the wrong GPU to be selected when multiple GPUs were available (mostly affecting laptops).

With these new updates and features, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 continues to deliver thrilling co-op action gameplay set in the gritty and dark Warhammer universe. Stay tuned for more updates and content as Fatshark remains committed to providing an engaging and immersive experience for players.

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