Prison Architect Wiki

The Rock is a free content update that was released along side with the Island Bound (DLC) on 23 June 2020 on all platforms except mobile.

Landscaping options[]

  • Placing Water over land tiles
  • Placing land tiles over water tiles
  • Placing utilities over water
  • Visual Water Blend
  • Cliff Edge

Dynamic Reputations[]

When prisoners perform certain actions/behavior or spend time in certain areas, they will gain a rising % chance to earn or lose a Reputation trait. With the available reputations being as follows:

  • Deadly
  • Fearless
  • Quick
  • Skilled Fighter
  • Stoical
  • Strong
  • Tough
  • Volatile
  • Expert Fighter
  • Extremely Deadly
  • Extremely Quick
  • Extremely Strong
  • Extremely Tough
  • Extremely Volatile
  • Legendary
  • Escape Artist
  • Workaholic
  • Addiction

Bugfixes and Improvements[]

  • Fixed an issue that caused Snipers to go to occupied Guard towers.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Cooks to operate CCTV Monitors, Phone Taps and Door Controls.
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent teachers from arriving at the prison.
  • Setting custom security sectors will no longer block some programs.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the use of “Free Fire” in Unlocked or Staff Only security sectors.
  • The Appeal Tooltip for Death Row has been improved.
  • Fixed a visual issue with new wall types in Utility view.
  • New walls are no longer transparent for Gunfire/Taser line of sight.
  • Fixed an issue with inmates stuttering their way to the Yard.
  • The “Force Riot” function is now working properly.
  • Custom security sectors do not block Escape Mode cell assignments anymore.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented armed guards from shooting on GABOS.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented external staff from walking through Visitor Doors.
  • Fixed some crashing issues.
  • Implemented some quality of life improvements for clients in a multiplayer game.

Known Issues[]

  • The Warden can go beyond the map boundaries in Warden mode.
  • Dismissing the helicopters of the new Air Emergency Services can lead to some visual and gameplay
  • issues.
  • The unit will remain on the map (Air Paramedics).
  • When dismissing the Air Firefighter unit, a fire truck will drive past the map (potentially on water).
  • MAC: Setting build priority does not work as indicated to the player (Alt+Click).
  • Air Paramedics can't leave the map after dismissing their helicopter on Island Plot map.