'Fall Guys' Season 4 Update Adds Squad Mode, New Rounds and More - Patch Notes

Mediatonic's popular Fall Guys game is getting ready for its fourth season of game show-esque competition with a brand new update.

Fall Guys Season 4 will bring an '80s sci-fi theme to the game, along with new stages, events, game modes and costumes to dress up your bean. There's plenty to look forward to with the new season, and you can get a peek at what to expect in the trailer below.

As for the changes to Fall Guys with season 4, the patch notes have been posted by Mediatonic and they detail the new Rounds that players will compete in, and also explain what this new Squads Mode is all about.

Essentially, Squads Mode is a mode that allows for players who are more into the team/co-op experience to really shine. Compete in Rounds that pit your team against others until there's a winner. You have a four-man group you want to team with? Gather your friends to compete in these new Rounds starting today. Read the full patch notes below.

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Season 4 of 'Fall Guys' is available now. Mediatonic/Devolver Digital

FALL GUYS SEASON 4 PATCH NOTES

Season 4 Rounds

Skyline Stumble - Our new 60-player gauntlet showcases a mega assortment of fresh futuristic obstacles, including Low Gravity Zones, Forcefields and Lasers!

Hoverboard Heroes - Set sail for slimy seas as players dive and stumble over perilous obstacles. Ride out the chaos on the hoverboard 'til the finish line or face elimination!

Basketfall - Team up to shoot some hoops in low gravity. This is the Fall Guys future, so prepare for a very silly number of basketballs...and triple hoops!

Short Circuit - A new type of racing Round drops beans on the grid and propels them through lap after lap of gravity-defying, obstacle-strewn mayhem!

Power Trip - Stumble onto the future-funk dancefloor and light up those tiles in a battery-powered battle for disco domination!

Big Shots - Ever wondered what it'd be like to stand on a See Saw while inflatable stars, magnets, gamepads, and miniature Saturns were shot at you? Well, now you'll know.

Roll On - It's Roll Out...but a race!? In this classic themed Round, 60 players dash to the finish line over a series of rambunctious rotating drums. Don't fall off!

New Feature: Squads Mode! Qualify together as a Squad of 4, with your whole Squad claiming victory if any of you win the final Round!

New Round Type: Squad Race. Score points for your squad by crossing the finish line- The higher your position, the more points you earn! The lowest scoring Squads get eliminated, so every Squad member's performance matters!

New Round Type: Squad Survival Score points for your squad by staying out of the slime! The lowest scoring teams get eliminated, so try to target other squads and throw them off their game!

New Feature: Daily Challenges Log in each day to receive new Challenges to earn bundles of Fame and Crown Shards!

New Currency: Crown Shards Earn 60 Crown Shards to transform them into a shiny new crown! Collect Shards through Challenges and Squads, and check your balance in the Show Selector screen.

Character Improvements:

Sturdier Beans We're improved our Fall Guys to be more sturdy when taking hits both from other players. No more ragdolling just because another bean brushed you in mid-air!

Fixed some ragdolling and excessive jumping issues in some rounds, for example unrelenting ragdolling on Hex-A-Gone after colliding with another Fall Guy

Fixed errors related to ledge-climbing in some levels like Wall Guys, such as Sweat animations failing to play, and inability to climb a ledge when a flipper is present.

Increased physics performance for distant players, leading to an overall smoother experience

Improved character behaviour when carrying objects around

Post-elimination flow: you can now quit at any time after being eliminated, no more waiting for the next round to load

UI Improvements:

Fixed text displaying that 40 players are needed to start a game on playlists with restricted numbers (I.E Hex-a-Gone Trials)

Fixed 16/15 eliminated showing on Thin Ice

Fixed the Qualified element not reducing in value when a player becomes eliminated during Slime Climb

Other fixes and improvements:

Fall Mountain will now spawn players in a single line so no one is at a disadvantage

Improved victory moment and flow at the end of episode

Reduced network traffic usage which should alleviate some of the latency-related issues

Fixed Fall Guy clipping through the yellow conveyor belt section and getting stuck on Slime Climb

Improved hoops scoring reliability and fixed cases such as scores failing to update on Ski Fall

Fixed visual post-processing issues in certain cases like spectating or rotating the camera at some angles

Fixed Fall Guy respawning twice on the platform next to the mountain peak after falling into the abyss on Freezy Peak

Fixed invisible Hex-A-Gone tiles in both spectator mode and during normal play

Fixed multiple players respawning in the same spot on Ski Fall

Fixed post-processing flickering and missing Fall Guys X-Ray outline when a player grabs a carriable object within close proximity to a wall

Fixed poor performance in the Outfits menu when browsing with many items available

Fixed flickering clouds on Perfect Match

Fixed disqualification on Door Dash after players yeet over the finish line into oblivion

Fixed camera pivoting backwards after a user has respawned in Knight Fever

Fixed Checkpoint not triggering in Tundra Run if a Fall Guy is punched high enough into the air

Fixed number of players qualifying exceeding the qualification limit in all race-type Rounds

Fixed invisible mid-air collisions when a Fall Guy hit by the flippers during Knight Fever

Fixed Fall Guy with equipped costume showing as the default bean during an episode

PS4: Fixed the blurred surrounding area of a Fall Guy on PS4 Pro

PS4: Fixed memory issues on Base PS4 when opening the customiser with all cosmetics unlocked

PS4: improved performance and stability in the menus and on certain rounds

PC: Fixed 'Back' and 'Random' buttons not working in the Customiser menus with the mouse.

Fall Guys is available on PlayStation, Xbox, Steam and soon for Nintendo Switch.