Grounded releases 0.7.2 patch update to all platforms, fixes crashing issues

Grounded 0.7.2 Patch Update Image
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What you need to know

  • Grounded is an early access survival game from Obsidian Entertainment on Xbox and PC.
  • The latest update for Grounded is patch 0.7.2, a smaller release that smashes a few bugs.
  • 0.7.2 focuses on a handful of crashing issues, and builds on top of the February Content Update.
  • Patch update 0.7.2 is available now for all Grounded players, and is recommended for the best experience.

Grounded is building on the recently released 0.7.0 February Content Update with the new 0.7.2 patch update. The latest update is rolling out now to everyone playing Grounded's early access on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass, and PC. This is a smaller update, but still includes some important fixes (especially for crashing issues) so it's recommended players install as soon as possible.

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The full changelog for Grounded's 0.7.2 patch update includes:

Bug fixes

Top community issues

  • Buildings can now be placed with a controller while looking at interactables
  • Clients can now correctly place base building blueprints on top of other base buildings
  • Fixed a crash related to rotating buildings while relocating as a client
  • Fixed a crash related to hovering over unbuilt ziplines
  • Fixed a crash related to beginning zipline creation
  • Fixed a crash when the host exits the game with the map open


  • Fixed a rare crash when a loot bag is dropped from a character who is leaving the game
  • The Repair Item window will no longer assume you have enough ingredients when you do not
  • Dropping items by dragging them onto your character in Inventory will no longer prevent Tab from closing the screen



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