Yooka-Laylee Update Fixes Camera (And More)

Great news for Yooka-Laylee fans!

Yooka-Laylee, the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie, has a few niggles that old Rare fans and new PlayTonic Games have been vocal about since release, primarily about the game's camera, which have been addressed and patched in the latest update.

Alongside the optional camera mode and camera design improvements, the update has a long list of other nifty additions:

  • New music added to the pause menu

  • New optional camera mode added with minimal assist

  • Pagies have added signposts to Hivory Towers to help guide players to new worlds

  • Design tweaks to all arcade games

  • Improved speed when scrolling through Totals Menu

  • New option for shorter ‘gibberish’ voice sound FX

  • New speech volume option

  • New ability to speed through dialogue by holding Y

  • Cut-scenes can now be skipped with Y

  • New moves section added to pause menu, with image guide

  • Camera design improvements throughout game (less scripted cameras, door cams now appear behind player etc)

  • Restart option added in the pause menu during arcade games and Kartos challenges

  • Sonar-able’ objects now have clearer visual identity

  • Laser move no longer requires player to crouch

  • Minecart control and hitbox improvements, plus new visual effects

  • Transformation control improvements

  • Improved first-person aiming controls

  • New first-person aiming control options added

  • Improved flying controls

  • When transformed, collecting butterflies now restores energy

  • Hunter tonic now tracks the last 30 Quills and Casino Tokens, in addition to the Health and Power Extenders. It will also whistle at the location of the closest rare collectable.

  • Health UI is now always visible when low

  • Design tweaks in various areas (Black Hole in One, Gloomy Gem Grotto etc)

  • New icons added for keyboard/mouse controls

  • Arcade games now support per player control settings, such as vibration, inverted aim and sensitivity

  • Improved Rampo boss fight

  • Added PC Display Settings to the in-game pause menu

  • Performance improvements

  • Audio improvements

There's also a slew of bug fixes which would be too long to list here, but you can check PlayTonic's post here.