Developer Campo Santo has released an update for Firewatch that adds a new free-roam mode, allowing players to explore the Shoshone at their own pace. The free-roam mode is an objective-free world that includes a dynamic 24-hour time-of-day cycle with miles of trails to hike, the developer announced in a blog post.
The mode can be unlocked once players complete the game and accessed through the special features section of the main menu. The patch for the mode is currently live on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam.
In addition to free-roam, the update also includes support for the newly released PlayStation 4 Pro. The PS4 Pro update includes increased detail distance, other visual improvements and higher quality shadows on a 1080p display. For those with a 4K display, the game will render at a higher resolution of 2560x1440p, while the UI will render at 3840×2160.
Firewatch launched February of this year for PC and PS4. The game was ported to Xbox One in September. Firewatch is a first-person singleplayer adventure game that takes place in Wyoming during 1989. Players assume the role of a fire lookout named Henry at his post in the Shoshone National Forest.
For our thoughts on the game, feel free to check out our review of Firewatch. Stay tuned for more updates on the game.