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Project Winter “Up to Snow Good” update out now, patch notes

Posted on December 20, 2022 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Project Winter Up to Snow Good update

Project Winter has received its latest update called “Up to Snow Good”.

The patch focuses on some housekeeping items including balance changes to the immune and tracker roles, adjustments to various loot tables, and new cosmetics. Also note that there’s a festive touch for the Holiday event, which is live now until January 3. 

The full patch notes for the Project Winter “Up to Snow Good” update are as follows:


Immune Rework
  • Immune’s ability is now an “Active” ability.
  • This ability does not start charged.
  • The ability charges faster alone.
  • The ability charges faster during a global event.
  • Using the ability makes the player Immune to the current global event.
  • Ability can only be used during a global event or its “warm up” period.
  • Using the ability will mute the Immune player for the duration of the global event.
  • Using the ability will hide player names during the duration of the global event.
Tracker Rework
  • Tracker can now up to two players or objects
  • Tracker can see snow trails longer than others
  • Tracker tags placed on objects will transfer to a player who interacts with that object.
  • Tracker can tag downed players.
  • Tracker tags are disabled after a Solar Flare until the Tracker returns to the cabin.
  • Added “Ukrainian” language option.
  • New Holliday Progression Tree


Cabin Bunker Changes
  • Crossbows, Gun parts, and Stimulants are less common
Cabin Traitor Crates Changes
  • Gun parts can no longer be found in Traitor Crates near cabin
  • Regular Crossbows now cost 1 Traitor credit and can be found in Traitor crates more frequently.
Non-Cabin Traitor Crates Changes
  • Energy drinks are no longer a guaranteed spawn in distant Traitor crates
  • New spawn rates are: 25% Vodka, 45% Level 1 Drink, 30% Level 2 Drink
Traitor Crates (All Crates) Changes
  • Poisoned Crossbows are limited to 1 Crossbow per crate
Allow for Traitors to sabotage Cabin Radio at any point in the match
  • Currently it can only be sabotaged after the second objective is fixed, which often does not leave enough time for Traitors to make a move.
Traitor Ability Items
  • Traitor Ability items will no longer be prevented during minor events
  • Escape Pod
  • Global Exile
  • Jam Radios
  • Airdrop Event
Deep Woods Balance Changes
  • Destructible Ice wall added in front of the Cave
  • Removed a pair of Traitor Hatches allowing for quick access to the Cave.
Gun Balance Changes
  • Sniper now has 8 rounds and does 400 damage
  • Shotgun now has 8 rounds and does 375 damage
  • Poison Crossbow now costs 1 crossbow and 2 poison to craft
Armory Balance Changes
  • Fully crafted guns have a lower chance of spawning in Armory
  • Gunparts have an increased chance of spawning in Armory
Easter Egg
  • A mysterious item was added to the crates of the Lab, Distant Bunkers and Deep Woods Cave.
  • Ranged Weapons found in bunker crates will spawn in with the cosmetic skin belonging to the player that opened the crate.
  • Disabled self-cast option for the Ice Bomb
  • Remote Sabotage now costs 16 Traitor credits
  • Disguise Kit now mimics the “Traitor Information” wheel progress and reveals information for Disguised Survivors.
  • Multiple players activating beacon on armory at the same time can trigger consecutive notifications
  • “Radio Receive Volume” resets after relaunch
  • The “Survive without placing any traps” challenge does not fail if an Icebomb is used to trap an objective
  • Players body disappears if they die before departing on the Gondola
  • Destroying the Ice Wall on deep woods causes rocks to float in the air
  • Animals cannot enter the cave after the Ice Wall is destroyed
  • Poison pot pies do not count towards any progressions on challenges/progressions
  • Player stats in lobby shows incorrect Leave and Commendation amounts
  • Pulled out Christmas tree lights from the attic, found some cool snowman hats
  • Fixed visibility of nameplate for remote players resurrected during Mass Hysteria.
  • Fixed issue where the voice chat icon would appear over a cloned player’s corpse instead of their resurrected original body
  • Traitors now receive a buff when using the delayed sabotage ability on objectives
  • Gave traitor crates their best holiday outfit
  • Fixed inconsistencies on unmuting players after being unblocked
  • Fixed instances when Traitor bleed ability triggers instantly upon use that can’t be stopped by any players
  • Fixed down players cannot be interacted with once a traitor begins to bleed them
  • Fixed instances where a lobby may display a user as ready without them having selected the ready button
  • Fixed issues where a Traitor can trigger events after the mega blizzard started
  • Fixed the Take a Hike Steam achievement to be unobtainable again
  • Traitors now will get a buff when sabotaging the objective with a delay
  • Players now have nameplates after Mass Hysteria ends if they had been resurrected during the event
  • Removed Survivors being granted stat boosts when trapping objectives in game
  • Fixed “Increases” misspelling in the item description for ice bombs
  • Fixed Wide Silver Goggles so they do not jut out awkwardly from face when worn or viewed in progression menu
  • Updated Dab animation for Caribou to be more realistic
  • Removed ability to unselect All Possible Primary Objectives in Blackout custom presets
  • Fixed instances where there is a delay and occasional crashes when selecting Randomize Outfit in the Character menu
  • Fixed instances where the detective music doesn’t stop playing when a body is resurrected by a necromancer
  • Fixed an issue where players cannot be revived after a delay if they have been bled to death then resurrected by a Necromancer previously
  • Fixed issues where an item breaks and becomes unusable when resurrected by necromancer while inventory is full
  • Fixed instances where the Traitor information wheel and health bar do not appear for players than have been converted to traitors
  • Fixed bug where the cipher station sometimes appears when the player selected the dig site in custom mode
  • Adjusted the role change animation/SFX so that it no longer plays repeatedly upon resurrecting someone who was disguised and had their role revealed to the Necromancer
  • Fixed too many localization issues
  • [Switch] Fixed Game crashing when opponent was killed by Necromancer player

All players on Switch can download the new Project Winter “Up to Snow Good” update now.


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