Apr 6, 2020

MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries HOTFIX

ISSUE: Some players were getting a DX12 error on first install of the game

STATUS: Fixed - DX 12 Error should not happen on the first install


HOTFIX DEPLOYMENT TIME: April 9th, 12:00 PM PST (Noon)



Greetings Mercenaries,

We have another MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries patch for you! The patch will be released tomorrow April 7th at 10 AM PDT (17:00 UTC).

This patch will update MW5 Mercs’ DLSS implementation and we're turning ray tracing ON! (Beta).

If you have a GeForce RTX GPU it offers some nice visual upgrades to reflections, lighting, and shadows.

You can check out supported cards here!

Along with the game patch, we have an MW5 Mercs Editor patch with some improvements to make your modding life better.


MW5 Mercs Game Patch:

Version # 1.0.233

If you have feedback, questions or need support for RTX or DLSS please email


MW5 Mercs Editor Patch:

Fixes for the additional Known Issues highlighted in our last Editor Hot-Fix are still in progress. We'll keep you posted on those upcoming updates!


Best Practices:

It's always a good idea to back up your mod work, and save games folder before a patch arrives.

In order to back up your save game:

Mod Makers should make sure their mod assets are backed up before proceeding with the editor update.



The MechWarrior 5 Mercs Team

Tagged: Patch-Notes