Koei Tecmo Europe just released a major update for Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV on PS4 and PC. This update is the version 1.04 update on PS4 and version 1.0.7 update on PC via Steam. Koei Tecmo has been updating the game a fair bit ever since launch bringing in Chinese voices, new paid DLC, and much more. The patch notes for the update have been revealed for both PS4 and PC. The update download size is 240.3MB on PS4. Watch the trailer for Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV below:

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV version April update patch notes

Function Expansion/Adjustments

  • Added the scenario “The Han’s Loyal Retainers”.
  • Improved the Employ AI for NPC forces.
  • Adjusted how NPC forces prepare for counter attacks, as well as the AI for counter attacks.
  • Now, scenario clear bonuses are received even when clearing a mid-game ending.
  • Now, “Dual Destruction” can be executed against 2 forces in the same alliance.
  • Added an initialize button to Edit Historical Officers.
  • Now, from Edit Historical Officers, you can configure the setting “Died”.
  • Added functionality to turn autosaving on or off.
  • Now, units of forces in the same alliance or coalition can pass by one another.
  • Now the names of buildings being built are yellow, and they become white when they are finished.
  • Now, upon starting a scenario, officers that have already died do not appear under “Apply Historical Officer Edits”.
  • Adjusted the balance of the “Suggestions” command “Restore Durability”.
  • Improved the AI to reduce the frequency of warnings that indicate buildings are being built by units of NPC forces.
  • Now, warning text appears before the mid-game ending is executed.
  • Adjusted the order scenarios are listed on the scenario selection screen.
  • Decreased the amount of time incurred when returning to the main menu after executing a command.
  • Now, movies can be skipped by performing the same operation as when selecting “OK”.
  • Changed the year of death for some officers.
  • Now, it can be determined whether edits to historical officers have been applied when viewing save data information.(PS4)
  • Now, after the application has started, the game window automatically becomes active.(Steam)
  • Now, if the settings for right-clicking and left-clicking a mouse are switched on a PC, the changes are also applied within the game.(Steam)
  • Added a shortcut function that enables “Yes” and “No” to be selected by pressing the keyboard keys “Y” and “N”.(Steam)

Bug Fixes

  • Corrected an issue in which, after executing the event “The Love Triangle Plot: Conclusion (Other Successors)”, the location of some officers became blank.
  • Corrected an issue in which, under certain conditions, if a faraway location was selected for a unit’s mid-point, the game would sometimes stop.
  • Corrected an issue in which officers in delegated divisions would move incorrectly.
  • Corrected an issue in which the movements of NPC units were sometimes unnatural.
  • Corrected an issue in which, after performing certain operations, operations other than controlling the camera could not be performed, and the game could no longer be advanced.
  • Corrected an issue in which, even though officers employed by using the “Suggestions” command “Recruit Officer” were currently returning, such officers would become the target of the “Reward” command.
  • Corrected the settings for officers and Foreign for some scenarios.
  • Corrected an issue in which the message that appears upon exiting the game was sometimes changed.
  • Corrected an issue in which, for the event “The Split of the Yuan Family”, the officers from Yuan Tan’s army would incorrectly inherit the Title settings from those when they were in Yuan Shao’s army.
  • Corrected an issue in which “SE Volume” options for some sound effects were not applied.
  • Corrected an issue in which, the ordering in which officers were sorted on each menu under “Original Officer Settings” was not unified.
  • Corrected an issue in which ability changes due to having a condition were not taken into account for the event “No Longer the Ameng of Wu”.
  • Corrected an issue in which the affiliations of officers were not set correctly for the event “The Split of the Yuan Family”.
  • Corrected an issue in which, during the turn immediately after starting a scenario, the effects of adjacent areas were not received for original forces.
  • Made a correction to the “Suggestions” command to prevent multiple “Reinforce Units” suggestions from being made from a single city.
  • Corrected an issue in which, if data was loaded for which the game was at a point immediately after a force had fallen during an “Event”, the buildings of the fallen force would remain on the map.
  • Corrected an issue in which the camera could not be controlled correctly when using “Build”.
  • Corrected an issue in which the border lines of cities were shown on the Create Orig. Force and the Position Orig. Officers screens.
  • Corrected an issue in which, if certain operations were performed, the range that bandit units could move were displayed.
  • Corrected an issue in which, the expenses for automatic recovery of gates was not applied to city info or “Gold Expenditure” under force info.
  • Corrected typographical errors and messages.
  • Corrected an issue in which, after performing specific operations, the ruler’s affiliated city was moved to a division other than the 1st, and the game would stop.
  • Corrected an issue in which, when changing portraits from Create Orig. Officer, portraits outside of the screen could incorrectly be focused on.(PS4)
  • Corrected an issue in which, when setting the targets for a unit, the selected location and the cursor were misaligned.(PS4)
  • Corrected an issue in which, if operations were performed when the End Game confirmation menu was displayed on some screens, the game would sometimes stop.(Steam)
  • Corrected an issue in which the behavior of the camera was unnatural if mouse operations were performed after starting a scenario.(Steam)
  • Corrected an issue in which, after entering the biography of an original officer, when viewing Officer Info, the display of the biography was misaligned.(Steam)

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV is now available on PS4 and PC. Read my review of the PS4 version here.