Can't Release Prisoners" Bug in "In His Wake"


I’m having trouble completing the “In His Wake” side quest in the game. After defeating Pirik and the specter, the yellow indicators are showing the prisoners in the small building, but I can’t get the prompt to pry open the door. The focus is showing the diamond symbol, but nothing is happening when I try to interact with the door. I’ve tried resetting the game and logging in and out, but nothing seems to work. Has anyone else experienced this issue and found a fix for it?

Cant Release Prisoners Bug in In His Wake
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bandersnatch -

I fast traveled to a different location and then traveled back to the small building with the prisoners. When I got there, the prompt to pry open the door was finally there! It seems like a weird fix, but it worked for me.


  1. Fast travel don’t work / dying don’t work / will try old save I guess

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