Update 35 Dev Branch Released

Updated: Apr 2


Instructions

Dev Branch is an experimental build that contains bugs and unfinished features. Please read the TESTING NOTES below to get a feel for things in the build that are known to be missing OR broken.

How to get the build

  • Go to the BETAS tab on the Foxhole Steam Properties window and select "devbranch -".

  • Select the LOCAL FILES tab and click "Verify Integrity of game files...".

  • On the "Join War" screen, select "DevBranch" from the drop down at the top left corner of the screen

Reporting

  • Please post any bug reports or feedback to the devbranch-bugs channel on Discord. Do not report bugs that are already known issues. Release notes will be updated as new builds are applied to the branch. Thank you!


Release Notes


IMPORTANT: The following release notes are preliminary and in draft form. Some features/changes will change or be omitted before final release.


New Content ■ New World Structure: Mass Production Factory ○ New type of Factory that can produce batches of items at a discounted rate ○ For every Crate produced, an additional 10% discount is applied up to a max of 50% ○ Vehicle Crates can be produced at the same discount rate (See Vehicle Logistics below)

○ A minimum of 3 crates are required to place item orders

○ Production speed is increased when there are more pending orders in queue ■ New Structure Attachment: Stationary Crane ○ World Cranes that can be used to securely load/unload containers at wstructures ○ Stationary Cranes are available at:

Refineries

Storage Depots

Construction Yards

Loading Docks

• Mass Production Factory ■ New Item: Bunker Supplies ○ Protect Bunkers/Trenches from decay when Garrison Supplies are not available

New Features ■ Context Menus ○ Most Inventories and Stockpile icons can now be right clicked for a context menu that enables new functionality ○ New workflows include: • Submit to stockpile from structure OR backpack/vehicle inventories • Submit individual items directly form a container to the stockpile • Specify specific quantities to transfer/submit using a slider interface • Much more! ○ Previous right-click functionality (stack transfer) can now be triggered with shift-left-click ■ Vehicle Logistics ○ Vehicles can now be produced, transported, and stored in Vehicle Crates (3x vehicles) ○ Vehicle Crates can be unpacked at Storage Depots using the right-click context menu ○ Vehicle Crates can be Squad Stored ■ Supply Surplus ○ Bases located in areas with less structures receive a bonus called Supply Surplus ○ Supply Surplus decreases the chances that a Garrison Supply will be consumed when decay occurs on a nearby structure ○ Supply Surplus can be Low, Medium, or High ■ Rate of Decay Tooltip ○ The decay prevention information tooltip now shows the number of Garrison Supplies that have been consumed in the last hour, making it easier to determine how many supplies are needed to maintain nearby structures ■ Base Stockpile Alerts ○ When a Base is supplied, players assigned to that base will receive an alert containing a detailed breakdown of what items were supplied, as well as the name of the supplying player ○ The alert contains a button to commend that player

Experimental Features ■ Squad Storage Changes ○ Only Squad Leaders can access the Release to Public Stockpile action button ○ Individual items can now be released to the Public Stockpile via the RMB context menu ○ Vehicle Crates (for any vehicle) can now be stored in the Squad Stockpile ○ Squad Storing vehicles in non-crate form is now limited to logistics vehicles only Gameplay Changes ■ Bunker / Trench Build Sites now connect (helps with planning out bases)

■ Vehicles retrieved from Storage Depots now have starter fuel

■ Resource Mines Improvements ○ Resources are placed in stockpiles that have more than 3x more capacity than before:

• Scrap Mine capacity increased from 1500 to 5000

• Component Mine capacity increased from 1500 to 5000

• Sulfur Mine capacity increased from 1500 to 5000

• Oil Well capacity increased from 15 to 50 ○ Loading Area can be used to load resources into containers using a Crane

Map Updates ■ Home Regions - Training areas refreshed to include Update 35 features ■ Godcrofts - Added central crossroads and Loading Dock ■ Shackled Chasm - Swapped footbridge with a stone bridge ■ Heartlands - Blemish Town Hall has been relocated to a more central location ■ Heartlands - Blocked small opening in Bulwark along the border. ■ Farranac Coast - Added wood pathways over some areas of shallow water between roads ■ Callahan's Passage - Blocked northern canyon against border ■ Linn of Mercy - Bridge near Prairie Bazaar has been shortened ■ Deadlands - Balanced the number of roads coming into Deadlands in the North and South ■ Various - Added environmental features to break up some border highways between Stonecradle and Moors as well as Westgate and Loch Mor

Game Balance ■ Grenade Launcher crate quantity reduced from 20 to 5 so they cost less to produce ■ Infrastructure growth increased by 15% ■ Storm Cannon Infrastructure requirement increased by 40%, but the total time it takes to unlock is the same as before due to the 15% increase in growth rate

Other Changes ■ Production quantity (per crate) is now highlighted in orange for item tooltips at Factories ■ Stockpile filter icons are now unique for Crates (vs uncrated items/vehicles) ■ Stockpile icons are now automatically sorted when an item is submitted ■ Crane deploy key changed from 'E' to 'F', since Cranes can now access structures when deploying a Shippable to a loading area

■ For consistency, deploy key has changed from 'E' to 'F' for Landing APCs, Barges, Landing Ships, and Freighters ■ Factory Orders that aren't set to public are no longer visible in the public tab ■ Character animations improvements ○ More fluid crouched movement animations ○ More fluid standing movement animations when at very low speeds ○ Better wounded on the ground animations, including falling and getting up ○ Mortar animations ■ Operation Stockpiles have been removed from the game

■ Pack/Unpack Material Crates action buttons have been removed, since this functionality can now be accessed using the right-click-context-menu Bug Fixes ■ Player movement will no longer get stuck when walking next to a Crane or Resource Container ■ Full bug fix list coming in final release notes

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