Launch Release Notes 1.0.0

Hello East Siders!

It’s a privilege for us to finally release Last Year: The Nightmare. Thanks to your valuable feedback and support, we’ve been able to greatly improve upon our Beta and can’t wait to get this game into your hands. Our continued efforts and dedication towards ensuring the best possible gaming experience have allowed us to create something truly special and we’re thrilled to have you be a part of it. We look forward to growing our wonderful community and hope you enjoy our game!

System Requirements

Processor Intel Pentium G4500 / AMD A10-7870K
Graphics Card GeForce GT 630 or equivalent
Operating System Windows 7

Processor Intel Core i3-4170 / AMD Ryzen 3 1300X
Graphics Card GeForce GTX 760 or equivalent
Operating System Windows 10

Improvements from Beta

Improvements to gameplay mechanics
Killers are invulnerable during Execution and Ambush animations
Killers are now hidden in the tab screen (players will not know which killer is selected until engaged)
Shotgun does less damage and has one less ammo cartridge
Shocker has been reworked for better balance
Destroying Turrets is now 2x faster
Item costs, scrap distribution have been rebalanced
Killer health has been increased
Respawn times for the Killer have been increased
Respawn times for the Survivors have been decreased, but become longer with each death
New Match Challenges have been added

Improved support for chat and voice communication
• Players can now Mute/Kick other players
• VOIP can now be disabled from the Settings Menu

Anti-Cheat v.1 has been integrated
• Client file validation
• Client memory protections

General improvements to performance and stability
Enhanced textures and graphics
Addressed multiple collision and clipping issues
Improved matchmaking and connectivity / server maintenance
Lobbies can now be Private or Public
Added French localization


“Report” function does not work. Send all player concerns, including abusive players, to [email protected]
Gamepad functionality is not present in several menus, and only Microsoft controllers are currently supported
Game must be launched in order to successfully join a lobby through an invite
Minor clipping issues throughout gameplay
Certain animations may not play correctly under poor network performance
Game crashes when adjusting Resolution on certain AMD PC’s
Green flickering when in fullscreen mode (Nvidia settings)
Host / Killer cannot vote to Kick
Report and Kick features are not functional while in Lobby
Killer cannot go through doors in predator mode after re-spawning (Workaround: spawn in/out of Predator mode to fix)
Killer’s screen can go black in ambush spots (Workaround: leave and re-enter ambush to fix)
Cinematics do not load the textures immediately
Intro cinematics missing subtitles
Localization issues regarding overlapping text (French)
Rescue door remains highlighted after survivor is rescued
Objectives progression UI does not update immediately for all users
Kill lists sometimes reset when killer dies and re-spawns