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Update 44 Release Notes

Updated: Apr 1, 2022

Release Notes

New Content

■ T20 “Ixion” Tankette

○ Class: Tankette

○ Faction: Colonial

○ A bombastic variant of the T12 Tankette, the “Ixion” provides its crew with more support and a mounted Infantry Support Gun. Added weight from the armour results in reduced overall speed.

■ King Gallant MK-II

○ Class: Scout Tank

○ Faction: Warden

○ A heavily armoured variant of the King Spire, the Gallant MK-II boasts a weighty 30mm cannon at the cost of top speed. ■ 68-45 “Smelter” Heavy Field Gun

○ Class: Field Gun

○ Faction: Colonial

○ Armed with heavy anti-tank rounds, the Smelter is perfect for engaging enemy armour. The frontal blast shielding providers operators with ample cover in heated skirmishes. ■ Balfour Rampart 40mm

○ Class: Field Gun

○ Faction: Warden

○ The Rampart is a high-velocity, anti-armour field cannon capable of dealing devastating damage to all but the heaviest armoured vehicles while providing its crew with comprehensive ballistic shielding.

Gameplay Changes ■ Garrison Houses are no longer unlocked in the tech tree and now require an upgrade at the Town Hall.

■ Warden O’Brien V.101 Freeman armoured car max range increased from 30m to 35m.

■ Colonial Catara mo.II light machine gun now uses 12.7 ammo. Maximum ammo capacity reduced from 30 to 25.

■ Vehicles turn rate is now also compromised to a similar amount as acceleration when tracked.

■ 13.5mm has been renamed to 20mm. ■ Gameplay in a region that has suffered a crash will be briefly paused to allow players to rejoin.

■ Warden Scout Tanks and the T20 "Ixion" commander positions now serve double duty as gunner. ■ All Field Weapons, (except Field Artillery), health has been buffed.

■ Balfour Wolfhound 40mm and both factions Field Anti Tank weapons fire rates have been increased.

■ "The Pitch Gun" mc.V angle of fire reduced when fired from a vehicle.

■ Green ash throw range has been reduced.

Map Changes

■ Taswell Point’s Relic base in Westgate has been moved West and reduced in size to clarify ownership of Longstone’s Seaport. Taswell Point has been renamed Zeus’ Demise.

■ Ogmaran Seaport in The Moors has been relocated and an Observation Tower has been added.

Other Changes

■ Field Hospitals now appear on Map Intel as a unique icon

Upgraded networking backend to Steam Sockets for improved average latency and robustness.

Added support for Global Profiles, which shares player progress (rank, level) across all shards.

■ Improved the chance of successfully vaulting out of some trenches. ■ Greater ease of player movement in poorly aligned tier 3 trench connectors.

■ No man’s land post processing effect dialed down at night to allow players to see. ■ Improved ease of use when interacting with bridges from a boat, specifically the White Whale. ■ Attempting to submit a large item to a full box will now give the error message “Inventory full” instead of “Item has been submitted.” ■ Warden rifle the No.2 Loughcaster model has been updated.

■ Warden Drummond Spitfire 100D, Colonial R-9 “Speartip” escort, and 00MS “Stinger” weapon mounts have been updated to be faction specific. ■ New player GUI info has been updated to correctly reflect the current control scheme.

■ Regiments in the F1 Regional Players List have been separated from player names column into their own column.

■ 135 Nevile Anti-Tank Rifle renamed to 20 Nevile Anti-Tank Rifle

■ No 2. Loughcaster item icon updated.

Bug Fixes

■ Client can crash when picking up packaged vehicles.

■ Free flying spectator camera.

■ Emplacements can’t be deployed into trench emplacements that are connected to tier 3 trench connectors.

■ AI weapons don’t perform retaliatory fire at field weapons at night time. ■ Unauthorized players unpackaging crated reserve stockpile vehicles into the public stockpile.

■ Reservable assets in Shipping Containers can't be stockpiled into the public stockpile by using the submit driveway equipment button.

■ Vehicles destroying Fire Pits without actually running them over. ■ Warden White Ash anti-tank grenade poor hit registration on scout vehicles.

■ Tracked vehicles rotating into walls causing extreme changes to vehicle pitch.

■ Gates mysteriously appear to open all on their own. ■ Numerous holes under the map around trenches.

■ Vehicles getting stuck driving over destroyed trench connectors. ■ Factory orders that are set to squad output will vanish and lock the player out of the Factory if the squad disbands. ■ Safe House provisional garrison will not activate local defenses when enough players have their spawn set. ■ Cascader 873 and Fuscina pi.I burst fire weapons firing sideways if the player turns while shooting.

■ Infantry rapidly losing stamina while sprinting on road surfaces. ■ Vehicles on Barge decks slipping or rotating on their own.

■ HE grenades dealing less damage when hitting the top of a bunker compared to the front.

■ Bane 45 twitching when aiming from a trench.

■ Trench connectors texture stretching across an entire region.

■ F1 Players List has low FPS for large regiments.

■ Votekicks do not work on players changing region.

■ White Whale front is textured when under construction

■ Mass Production Factory typo. ■ Map Bugs

○ Umbral Wildwood: White Whale deploying directly onto the Seaport of Thunderfoot.

○ Oarbreaker Isles: island bushes flickering different shades of green. ○ Tempest Island: overlapping trees South of The Gale. ○ Heartlands: floating fence at Oleander Homestead. ○ Heartlands: fence tripping players at the front door of a Blemish Safe house. ○ The Linn of Mercy: cliff collision West of Outwich Ranch Safe House is larger than the cliff itself.

○ Traveling between regions near the bulwark puts the player on the wrong side of it.

○ Marban Hollow: Freighters getting stuck near The Curse


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