The development of Godot 4.1 is starting to pick up steam — after a long, productive, but also exhausting month of March. Godot has received a lot of attention and love during the GDC and the meetup at GitHub, and it’s time to put all that feedback to good use. We will soon resume our regular preview releases that you have learned to enjoy during the later stages of the Godot 4.0 development.

In the meantime, Godot contributors have spent this month working on fixes and improvements for existing 4.0 users to enjoy and benefit from. Two weeks ago we have released 4.0.1, and it’s time for the second patch release of the bunch — 4.0.2! Our focus is still on the more critical issues and smaller usability improvements that are safe to publish right now. 4.0.1 has also introduced a couple of unfortunate issues for macOS and Windows users, which are now addressed as well.

In this release we also aim to improve the experience of Android developers. This includes bumping the target Android SDK version to 33. If you are using third-party libraries and plugins with your projects, this may enable some configuration options and checks in them, which were ignored in previous versions.

Download Godot 4.0.2 now or try the online version of the Godot editor.

The illustration picture for this release showcases ProtonGraph — an experimental node-based tool for procedural content generation, made by HungryProton. Originally created in Godot 3, it is now powered by Godot 4.0, utilizing the brand-new multiwindow support! Follow HungryProton on social, where they share progress reports and more experiments, such as Counter-Strike-2-like volumetric smoke effect.


See the curated changelog, or the full commit history on GitHub or in text form for an exhaustive overview of the fixes in this release.

Here are the main changes since 4.0.1-stable:

  • 2D: Use 8×8 default grid size for TextureRegion and 2D polygon editors (GH-73685).
  • 2D: Fix preview rendering and transform calculations in the tiles editor (GH-74982).
  • 2D: Fix ENTER_CANVAS / VISIBILITY_CHANGED notification order when CanvasItem enters tree (GH-75238).
  • 2D: Fix a crash in the tiles editor when merging atlases (GH-75361).
  • 2D: Don’t allow selecting nodes without owner in the editor (GH-75492).
  • 3D: Fix GridMap signal cell_size_changed disconnect error (GH-74890).
  • Android: Use the new API for virtual keyboard height detection on Android, bugfix for old API (GH-74398).
  • Android: Configure maven central snapshot versions for the Godot Android library (GH-74470).
  • Android: Add “filesRoot” path to Android provider paths xml (GH-74673).
  • Android: Fix directory access when the running app has the All files access permission (GH-75146).
  • Android: Bump the target SDK version to 33 (Android 13) (GH-75203).
  • Animation: Update property keying state without a full Inspector rebuild (GH-74564).
  • Animation: Fix AnimatedSprite2D autoplay warning (GH-75258).
  • Buildsystem: Exit with non-zero status if there are issues with FreeType dependencies (GH-74645).
  • Buildsystem: SCons: Cleanup pulseaudio defines for Linux (GH-74666).
  • Buildsystem: Fix xml namespace in org.godotengine.Godot.xml (GH-74920).
  • C#: Encode GodotProjectDir as Base64 to prevent issues with special characters (GH-74312).
  • C#: Fix building projects for MSBuild before 17.3 (GH-74479).
  • C#: Do not print errors about missing references to intentionally ignored members (GH-75284).
  • C#: Fix Array.AddRange index out of bounds (GH-75357).
  • Core: Fix some race conditions that happen during initialization (GH-73793).
  • Core: Fix crash in resource load (GH-74166).
  • Core: Fix randfn to prevent it from generating nan values (GH-74248).
  • Core: Fix Variant hashing for floats (GH-74600).
  • Core: Add a missing ImageTextureLayered::_images setter for the C# bindings (GH-74668).
  • Core: Expose more project settings for documentation (GH-74727).
  • Core: Fix type check for max/min (GH-74770).
  • Core: Fix Array.slice() rounding when step is other than 1 (GH-74909).
  • Core: Make Gradient resort points on reverse (GH-75235).
  • Core: Port robust signal (dis)connection to ShapeCast2D (GH-75266).
  • Editor: Fix cancelling selection while gizmo editing making uncommitted changes (GH-71156).
  • Editor: Improve POT Generation dialog (GH-74213).
  • Editor: Hide internal settings from the class reference (GH-74226).
  • Editor: Fix EditorUndoRedoManager’s handling of MERGE_ENDS (GH-74460).
  • Editor: Fix built-in scripts missing their methods on signal connection (GH-74495).
  • Editor: Fix “Download Project Source” for the Web Editor (GH-75194).
  • Editor: Remove disabled plugins from active plugins (GH-75331).
  • Editor: Fix incorrect sizes of some editor elements (GH-75379, GH-75381).
  • Editor: More i18n improvements (GH-75385).
  • Export: Fix GDExtensions library export when multiple architectures are set (GH-74057).
  • Export: Delete unused compression formats from .import files when exporting (GH-74684).
  • GDScript: Make GDScript number highlighting stricter (GH-74184).
  • GDScript: Fix “Find in Files” search results not opening built-in script (GH-74401).
  • GDScript: Fix false positive REDUNDANT_AWAIT warning (GH-74949).
  • GUI: Fix scrolling behavior with zero/low page value (GH-67910).
  • GUI: Fix some ways to create inconsistent Viewport size states (GH-73188).
  • GUI: Improve layout direction/locale automatic selection (GH-73716).
  • GUI: Fix GraphNode resizing when its bottom border is too thin (GH-73800).
  • GUI: Add mutex for FreeType face creation/deletion operations in TextServer (GH-73987).
  • GUI: Fix IME position in the single window mode sub-windows (GH-74472).
  • GUI: Fixes gutter set width results in receiving only half of the desired size (GH-74537).
  • GUI: Fix get_drag_data not overridable in some Controls (GH-75122).
  • GUI: Fix block caret size at the end of the line in TextEdit (GH-75597).
  • Import: Fix ResourceImporterLayeredTexture::import() high_quality variable type (GH-75244).
  • Input: Remove meta_mem update on keyup/keydown on Windows (GH-75172).
    • This fixes situations where alt-tabbing from the editor would prevent keys and shortcuts from working.
  • Input: Fix layout bug in keyboard_get_keycode_from_physical on Linux/X11 (GH-75461).
  • macOS: Re-add support for the _sc_ inside app bundle. (GH-73429).
  • macOS: Fix infinite loop caused by global menu callbacks which trigger EditorProgress dialog (GH-75254).
    • This fixes a crash when trying to save scenes in the editor with a shortcut.
  • Multiplayer: Fix list handling in SceneReplicationConfig (GH-74552).
  • Navigation: Fix GridMap free navigation RID error spam (GH-74889).
  • Navigation: Fix agents with disabled avoidance getting added to avoidance simulation (GH-74893).
  • Particles: Update GPUParticles2D/3D speed scale on ENTER_TREE (GH-75398).
  • Physics: Expose the apply_floor_snap function to allow manual snap (GH-73749).
  • Physics: Revert attempted fix of trimesh CCD (GH-74861).
  • Physics: Fix collide_shape return type (GH-75260).
  • Physics: Fix property hint for platform layers on 3D physics body (GH-75544).
  • Project converter: Add conversion for Vector2 tangent() -> orthogonal() (GH-74515).
  • Project converter: Remove Tween properties/signals from renames (GH-75443).
  • Project converter: Add navigation renames to the converter (GH-75513).
  • Rendering: Incorporate the availability of screen and depth textures for the GLES3 backend (GH-72361).
  • Rendering: Fix spotlight shadows in volumetric fog (GH-73919).
  • Rendering: Fix issues with point size not functioning correctly in GLES3 (GH-73966).
  • Shaders: Add drag and drop support for shader include files in shader editor (GH-74869).
  • Shaders: Fix ndc calculation for LinearSceneDepth VS node in GLES3 (GH-74910).
  • XR: Replace OpenXR operating system alert dialog with a warning log message (GH-73144).
  • XR: Add XRServer.world_origin property (GH-74151).
  • XR: Enable access to the Valve Index grip force sensors (GH-74787).
  • XR: Check hardware sRGB conversion when an sRGB target is used (GH-74892).
  • XR: Fix typo in OpenXR pose orientation check (GH-74928).
  • Thirdparty: Update mymindstorm/setup-emsdk to v12 (GH-75339).
  • API documentation updates.

Known incompatibilities

As of now, there are no known incompatibilities with previous Godot 4.0.x releases. We encourage all users to upgrade to 4.0.2.

If you experience any unexpected behavior change in your projects after upgrading to 4.0.2, please file an issue on GitHub.


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