By Sharkster After an exciting launch weekend and with the Early Access tag removed last Monday, we’re now ready to deploy our first patch to the live build, where we tried to realize as much player feedback as possible. All hail build 1.01. Let’s take a look at what we did here:
01: SC (SKILL CLASS) FILTER FOR SERVER BROWSER
People complained about not being able to find SC matching servers quickly in the server browser, but had to browse through the whole long list. We now included an SC filter which allows to display only servers with matching SCs. Simply click on MY SC in the lower right of the server browser to list all matching servers.
02: IMPROVED CONNECTIVITY FOR FREE EDITION
We had some reports about FE players not being able to Quick Join. Please bear with us… the whole setup is very new and will need adjustments over time. However, connectivity on Quick Join should’ve much improved now.
03: PREFER STEAM FRIENDS ON QUICK JOIN
Free Edition Players complained about not being able to play with friends and about not having a server browser at all. The Quick Join mechanism was now changed to always prefer servers with friends. Also, you can use Steam’s server browser to connect to matches or the external server browser from our Steam Workshop.
04: MAP CALIBER/TUTORIAL IMPROVEMENTS
We had complaints that Caliber (the tutorial and time trial map) could not be completed. We’ve now improved the in-map documentation and also pointed out the alternate route to complete the tutorial using the Phantom assault bomber vehicle (which needs to be repaired first, to open the hangar cage).
05: MATCHMAKING IMPROVEMENTS
Matchmaking should now be a lot smoother process as we re-adjusted the algorithms a bit. We’re now looking for servers with Steam friends, changed the priority of the ping and …read more