In some territories, Just Cause 3 is available ahead of its official release date, and updates will soon be available for PS4, Xbox One and Pc this weekend. Just Cause 3’s official release date is set on December 1 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Metacritic has said that the review embargo will lift at 4pm PT/7pm ET on Monday, November 30. We already know VG247 has their hands on a retail copy,  and they revealed that the day one Just Cause 3 update (1.01) on PS4 is just under 2.8GB in size.

Here’s the full list of patch notes (via PSLS) for Just Cause 3 update 1.01, which includes numerous fixes and optimizations:

Fixes and Improvements

  • The Medician Department of Nature Conservation has pored over every inch of our beautiful island for cracks and removed them
  • The Medician Department of Motor Vehicles has taken measures to acquire poorly-tuned vehicles and burn them
  • The DRM has been given a refresher course in combat and spatial awareness as per the General’s recent mandate
  • The Medician Department of Infrastructure has made some adjustments to certain roads to prevent traffic jams
  • Various stability/crash fixes
  • Various camera fixes
  • Various Havok destruction optimisations
  • Various localisation fixes and updates
  • Various worldsim improvements

Missions, Challenges, Random Encounters

  • Various minor mission bug fixes
  • Various minor challenge bug fixes
  • Fixed some various issues with Random Encounters

Graphics and Animation

  • Various LoD optimizations
  • Various lighting optimizations
  • Various animation optimizations


  • Various level and EQ adjustments
  • Rebels riding along with Rico will now be less rude and not talk over each other
  • Fixed a few rare audio distortion issues involving destructible objects with lots of moving parts