Xbox One / Windows 10
Time to put on your brand new armor sets, drink beers with buffs and take on new exciting assignments. Oktoberfest is over and we have been busy packing a big bag of cool features for you. Enjoy!
NEW ASSIGNMENT SYSTEM
Our goal with the assignment system is to create a smoother start for new players and at the same time create excitement for getting access to new content. Assignments in the future will be used to unlock new content like alternative weapons (planned for Update 19) and planet regions.
THE PROBATIONARY PERIOD
When you start the game for the first time you now have to complete the Probationary Period in order to prove your worth as a miner. The Probationary Period is a 9-missions long assignment and will take you through the different regions of Hoxxes and challenge you with various missions to complete.
You can join any missions on the server list, regardless of completion of the Probationary Period. Completing missions that is part of an assignment grants you bonus rewards in the form of crafting materials and credits. After completing the Probationary Period you will have unlocked all regions and missions.
*** ATTENTION VETERAN MINERS! ***
Players who have played the game before will get an option to skip the Probationary Period from The Assignment Board terminal.
When you max out a character at level 20, you get the option to complete the Retirement Application Assignment for that character. Select it from the Assignment Board Terminal. When you have completed the assignment you get the option to retire that character from the Character Selection Terminal.
RETIRING A DWARF
When you retire a character that character will reset to level 1 and you will lose all progress on weapons and upgrades for that character. You will, however, keep all progression on perks, credits, crafting materials, and vanity items. The first time you retire, you will also unlock an extra perk slot for that specific character. Retiring a character is the only way you can increase your player rank above 26, since you need to gain character levels in order to gain player ranks. We are also considering to introduce unlocks of vanity and other features for players above player rank 26.
We are happy to announce that we have gotten the server list feature into the Xbox One and Microsoft Store version of the game. This should make it easier and better for you to play the game together!
In order to make a smooth Probationary Period assignment, and in general to improve the long-term mining experience, we have tweaked some of the missions and made both simpler and more complex versions of them.
We have for a long time been wanting to improve the missions types Egg Hunt and Search & Extract. In the end, we decided to just merge them together. Here are the changes:
Egg hunt now takes place in a cave system, similar to what you used to encounter in Search & Extract.
Instead of having to run around and search for the eggs you can use the Terrain Scanner (hold down [M]) to spot their location.
You have to collect fewer eggs than previously.
Egg hunt now has multiple complexities and lengths.
Search & Extract have been removed for now.
We resisted the temptation of calling Egg Hunt for Search & Eggstract!
The cave systems can now generate both medium and high complexity levels
Length short (Assemble 2 MINI MULES) and long (Assemble 3 MINI MULES)
Added a Medium Length (Collect 7 Aquarq). This will also be part of the Probationary Period Assignment
The cave systems can now generate both medium and high complexity levels
Length short (Kill 2 Dreadnoughts) and long (Kill 3 Dreadnoughts)
Buffs have been added to some of the beers and prices have been adjusted, so beers with buffs costs quite a bit more than those without buffs.
RED ROCK BLASTER: +30% to max health
SKULLCRUSHER ALE: +50% Pickaxe damage
DARK MORKITE: +20% Morkite mined
GLYPHID SLAMMER: A new none-buff beer, but it will still make you happy :-)
Beers with buffs have been given a lower potency effect, so you can drink one without getting drunk. This is done to prevent you from always having to drink the Leaf Lover’s Special if you don’t want to play with the drunk effect on.
Note that Buffs will remain after drinking Leaf Lover’s Special. And also note that Buffs won’t stack. Also-also note that beers have some randomness in how hard they affect you.
As always, we will monitor both in-game metrics and your reactions to further iterate on the effect of Beers.
NEW MODEL FOR ASSAULT RIFLE
Scouts assault rifle has gotten an overhaul of model, animations, and sound.
8 new Armors (called MK3 Basic and Heavy) have been implemented, ready for you to buy and equip. They will be unlocked at player rank 10 and 12 respectively. if you are lower than player rank 8 you will only see the MK2 armor in the shop.
Hazard levels for 2-player games have been tweaked to make the jump from playing solo to two players less steep. Scaling factors of enemies for 2-player games have been adjusted like this: Low risk 0.4 to 0.3, Challenging 0.5 to 0.4, Dangerous 0.75 to 0.66, Extreme 1.0 to 0.9
The Mactera Plague warning has been tweaked down in difficulty. Some craziness is still ensured, but now it should be less punishing.
FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS
New dance move when listening to the jukebox.
Zip-line fix. Now clients also get forward momentum when jumping off the zip-line.
Save files are not overwritten if there is no connection to steam
Third person flamethrower gunsling added
Fix recoil. It was added before the shot was fired, so you could never be fully accurate.
Fix a case where clients are unable to load the map. Resulting in stuck on loading screen.
Detect chunks and gems falling out of the world and beam them back
SpaceRig - No more blue light in drop pod when launching a mission
Oktoberfest banner changed
Savegame: Players can no longer gain extra XP above the cap
Added mission stats: Total beverages consumed & Total beverage round ordered
Fullscreen mode is now handled correctly and does not reset in between sessions.
Sun added behind Planet Hoxxes in Spacerig. Planet model slightly updated as well.
Clients can now open the mission map while in a hosted game
Changelists from Experimental builds on Steam
WELCOME TO OKTOBERFEST
Say hello to your drone bartender Lloyd, who will be serving cold refreshments for all of you hard workers! Be aware that the refreshments come in different potencies, so take it easy and drink responsibly - you are at work after all!
The Jukebox has 13 new songs for you to enjoy, Dance Monkeys!!
HOOP THE BARREL - THE GAME
Who is paying for the next round? Go kick some barrels through the incinerator hoop and see who wins!
LIMITED SEASONAL VANITY
To really celebrate Oktoberfest, you can buy the OKTOBERFEST FEDORA for 1200 credits from the Vanity Shop. The Fedora is on sale for a limited time only, so get it quickly!
We have added a bunch of new perks:
HEIGHTENED SENSES: Get a warning when a Cave Leech is targeting you!
LOVEABLE: Take less damage from friendly fire!
IRON WILL: Stay functional for a short time after reaching 0HP!
VAMPIRE: Regain a little health when you kill medium and larger sized creatures with a melee attack!
STRONG ARM: Throw flares further
Tweak to VETERAN DEPOSITOR: At perk level 5, you receive a 30% damage reduction when you are close to the M.U.L.E.!
Now you can drop, throw and catch gems or other carryable items! Press [E]/ (X) to pick up. Press [E]/ (X) to drop. Press [LEFT MOUSE BUTTON]/ (RIGHT TRIGGER) to throw.
BIOME UPDATES: MAGMA CORE
Small lava geysers in groups added
Earthquakes now might cause the ground to crack open
NEW FIRE SYSTEM
Burn enemies for a while to set them on fire. Fire can propagate to nearby enemies. Same goes for Dwarves, so watch it!
Brand new and improved flamethrower model
Updated weapon icons
Improved first person particles plus new and revamped particles for most weapons
Damage of Praetorian acid spray reduced by approximately 50%
Improved Bomber death animation
Enemies take more damage when they are frozen
MILESTONE PROGRESSION FIX
Milestones related to Vanity or Upgrade acquisitions will retroactively be awarded to those who achieved them before they were introduced.
A bunch of new voice lines for the dwarves!
New weapon audio: Minigun, Flamethrower
FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS
Improved cave generation, items less likely to spawn inside level geometry
Map display resolution increased
Voice lines for destroyed terrain no longer trigger if volume mined is 0
Proper naming on a Red Crystal in Salt Caves + particles
Weapon can no longer be reloaded when you’ve run out of ammo
Molly’s Destination Marker should no longer rotate weirdly if joining in progress
Client’s screen should no longer shake if the Host is trying to break free of ice
Correct animation now plays if the Bomber dies while spitting acid
Language settings changes are now correctly saved
We’re back in the saddle after some lovely summer vacation and have cranked out a new patch for you. In response to all the hot weather we’ve been having, we figured the obvious thing to do was add an ice biome. Right?
GLACIAL STRATA - a brave all-new icy hellscape biome, complete with unstable and deadly ice spikes in the ceiling, terrifying crevices opening up under your feet, exclusive enemy types, and the first iteration of our all-new Temperature system! Play it cool - just be careful you don’t end up as a meat popsicle...
Ice! The main material of the Glacial Strata planetary region is ice instead of rock, so fire melts it! Use this information wisely.
Deep snow! Look out for piles of it. It won’t harm you, but it’ll slow you down and is impossible to sprint through.
Frozen lakes! Watch your step - they’re quite slippery.
Hot Springs! The only relief from the biting cold, if you disregard the “tools” you carry with you.
Explosive Ice Plants! Use them to freeze aliens in their tracks, but watch yourself...they’re just as likely to hit you as the enemy.
Platform Plants! Shoot them to release the liquid inside - it will freeze instantly and form useful (but brittle) platforms for you to use.
It comes in two versions. Ice Bomber for the new biome. Goo Bomber for the other biomes.
The Ice Bomber, releases sickening streams of freezing substance as it flies past you.
The Goo Bomber, releases sticky streams of goo substance as it flies past you.
Frost Glyphids! Several species of Glyphid have adapted to the cold and will continue to hunt you for your lovely warm flesh even here. And watch out for the Frost Praetorian - it’s a stone cold killer. On the upside, they all seem quite susceptible to heat of any kind…
Cold Vents! Watch out for cracks in the walls and telltale horizontal streams of air - occasionally, they’ll let out blasts of bone-chilling wind.
Thin Ice! Walk carefully and keep your ears peeled. Deep chasms might just open up beneath you at a moment’s notice.
Unstable Icicles! Keep an eye out for algae-filled icicles in the ceiling. The slightest disturbance tends to make them fall thunderously to the floor and shatter. Woe be to any that stand underneath them at that point.
While body odor remains low on the list of dwarven priorities, keeping an eye on your body temperature is now more important than ever. Get too low and you’ll get frozen in place. Get too high and you’ll burst into flame. Keeping towards the center of the scale is safest.
Certain actions or items will reduce or increase your temperature. Some, such as the flamethrower, are pretty self-explanatory.
Enemies follow the same rules. They can be both frozen and set on fire, though they’ll have unique resistances or weaknesses depending on their species. FYI: Frozen enemies can be shattered if enough damage is applied to them...
New HUD icon so you always know what Bosco is up to.
Bosco no longer mines dirt that is closer to the Player than the wall instructed to mine at.
Bosco now always goes for the Grabber / Cave leech that grabbed the Player.
Bosco will not revive the Player without being near him/her after getting killed by a Cave leech or Grabber.
Tweaked Bosco’s priorities - he’ll now focus on the enemies instead of mining when instructed to.
Optimization while pointing at enemies.
Tons of new voice lines added.
Fixed Molly choosing to walk away while someone is depositing. Manners, Molly!
Fixed Scout IFG Grenade not applying the proper damage resistance penalty.
Fixed an issue with Ziplines where clients could move slightly and increase speed while on the zip line.
The Spitball Infector now starts dormant and only wakes up if you get too close or it is injured in any way.
Mactera Spawns have become much weaker to melee attacks.
Mactera Grabber should no longer scream unless it’s actively chasing you.
Enemies should no longer continue making sounds after they’re dead. Stands to reason, really…
Mactera Spawn should no longer get stuck outside the Navmesh after dashing.
Fixed framerate drop when pointing the laser pointer at Glyphid tunnels and embedded minerals.
Changelists from Experimental Builds (Steam, where we had it tested)
Before we head out for a couple of weeks of sorely needed summer vacation, we have cooked up a lovely little mutation to the game for you all!
From now on, all missions have a chance to appear with Mutators attached to them. They come in two variants: Warnings and Anomalies. Anomalies are neutral or even positive, while Warnings will severely increase the danger you’ll face. Missions with Warnings on them also add a substantial Hazard Bonus to the final score. Look on the mission map for the new Warning and Anomaly icons!
The following Warnings and Anomalies are already implemented, and we expect to add lots more in future patches.
EXPLODER INFESTATION: Whatever mutation affects the Glyphid Exploders, this is likely one of the epicenters! Hordes of ‘roided-up, rabid Glyphid Exploders will do their best to turn you into a fine red mist.
SHIELD DISRUPTION: The cave is heavily electrostatically charged. And wouldn’t you know it, it makes your shield generators short out. So...no shields!
MACTERA PLAGUE: Macteras of all kinds have completely taken over this cave! Flying horror descends from the sky! You could say it’s going to be... Macterrible!
CAVE LEECH CLUSTERS: If you have a phobia of Cave Leeches, this cave will either cure you or confirm your worst fears...
GOLD RUSH: This cave has extraordinarily rich deposits of gold; huge veins of it just waiting for the sweet caress of your pickaxe!
MINERAL MANIA: Crafting Minerals galore! It is the reason to go to Hoxxes after all.
TRIPLE XP: 10 credits says you can’t guess what it does...
LOW GRAVITY: Jump vast chasms! Scale nearly vertical walls! Just keep in mind... fall damage is still a thing, so don’t get TOO cocky...
CRITICAL WEAKNESS: Multikill! Aim for the weak spots for severely increased damage!
GOLDEN BUGS: Each kill earns gold for the team!
RICH ATMOSPHERE: You feel energized and can move more easily around. Your beautiful voice may appear slightly altered by the rich atmosphere, Chipmunk!
TERRAIN SCANNER - NOW IN 3D!
The ol’ flat Terrain Scanner has had an overhaul! The camera is now fully rotatable and zoomable, and you’ll have a much easier time finding where you need to go. Terrain Scanner has been mapped to both [TAB] and [M] by default. Go try it out!
DYE YOUR HAIR OR DIE DYEING!
For Update 14, we experimented briefly with locking hair colors to classes, to make them stand out more. It turns out the players didn’t enjoy that too much... in fact, we practically feared being strung up like elves! Rejoice, however! Custom hair colors are back, and are even a bit more advanced now!
MORE HEADWEAR ADDED
A couple of new hairdos have been added (The Franklin and The Gamekeeper), as well as a bunch of much-requested variations to some of the hats and helmets!
TAKE YOUR DWARF FOR A SPIN!
Ever wondered what your dwarf looks like from behind? Well, you can now rotate your dwarf in all the relevant menus!
Note: For those who wondered where all your armor went after Update 14, it was down to a massive reworking of the system we use for all the Vanity items. All those affected should have gotten all the credits and minerals you spent on them back.
AN EVEN BETTER BOSCO
Bosco has had a brain upgrade and should now be much better at doing what he’s told and dishing out damage. He is so good that we had to tweak down his damage from 8 to 6 per bullet. His burst fire has also been adjusted to be a bit slower.
RETURN OF THE DRONE
When starting a multiplayer game solo, Bosco joins you until another player joins. If that player drops out again, Bosco will reappear!
FASTER WAY TO PLAY
EASY FRIEND INVITE
Invite your friends directly into your game! And you don’t even have to have set up a mission yet!
JOIN FRIENDS UNINVITED
You can always join your friend’s game - unless they already have a full team that is!
Health will regenerate to a specific minimum after taking massive damage. No more running around with 1 hit point!
The Minigun has had a massive overhaul, with a snazzy new model, improved animations, and new particles. After firing the Minigun, the accuracy is reduced at a slower rate.
LOOK WHO’S TALKING NOW
An icon is shown next to a player’s icon when using voice chat.
HUD IT LIKE YOU WANT
Some aspects of the HUD can now be hidden through the Options. For now, Enemy Health Bars, the Compass, your depth, Player Name, Class, and Class Icon.
SALVAGE OPERATION TWEAKS
Uplink and Fuels Cells have gotten new models and animations.
Escape Pod powering up time reduced from 120 seconds to 90 seconds.
PERKS, BUFFS, AND NERFS
Increased the sprint speed bonus of the Weekend Athlete perk.
Rank 3 Field Medic Perk will send nearby Glyphids fleeing when you finish reviving a teammate.
Rank 5 Resupplier Perk will auto-reload all your weapons when you resupply.
Fixed grammar and typos on several Perks and Milestones.
Red Sugar Rocks: Max rank will give you a 20% speed boost for ten secs.
Summer Vacation Time
Summer is upon us, and that means we are also going on summer vacation. So we will be a bit less active in our different forums, social media etc.
Also, we are moving to new offices in August, due to we have grown in team size. We need more SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE!
We will slowly be more active in August, and at full speed in September!
Until then there is only one thing to say:
ROCK AND STONE!
Hello Miners! This time around we’ve cooked up a fairly massive update together for you, just in time for summer vacation. And speaking of summer vacation - DRG just cancelled yours! New missions and monsters await and you got a ton of milestones to meet! So get to work!
MAJOR NEW FEATURES
NEW MISSION TYPE: SALVAGE OPERATION
It is your job to go in and clean up after a failed mining expedition. You will have to salvage three Mini Mules and repair a damaged drop pod in order to bring all the lost equipment home. Get ready for a combat heavy experience where teamwork and good preparation is key to success! Don’t be another failure!
NEW ENEMY: THE MACTERA GRABBER
The Grabber is the new terror from the sky. It snatches up a random dwarf and flies away with him, before dropping him to crack like a nut on the floor below! Depending on your luck, you might just end up with some bruises - or you might end up being dumped into a chasm! Shoot ‘em quick, that’s our suggestion...
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Deep Rock Galactic is now tracking your work performance! On the KPI screen in your cabin you can check out detailed stats on your performance. By reaching predefined milestones you earn perk points, that can be spend on awesome perks for your dwarves, making your day to day work a little easier.
IMPROVED VANITY CUSTOMIZATION SYSTEM
The Vanity System has had a complete overhaul, expanding greatly on our options. Here are some of the new features:
Build the beard of your dreams! Individually customize hair, eyebrows, sideburns, moustache and beard!
All armor has received an overhaul! More detail has been added in general, and armor now supports textures! Look at the nice tiger stripes on the Gunner’s armor!
The original selection of beards has been broken up into parts and added back in to support the new system.
A small selection of new Hats, Hair, Helmets, Beards, Moustaches, and Sideburns have been added. We are by no means done here yet, this was just what we managed to get in for this patch.
NEW ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
During missions in the Sandblasted Corridors, you will now have a chance of encountering blinding sandstorms and forceful wind tunnels.
The Magma Core just got a lot hotter! Try to avoid the hot magma rock - It burns! Also notice that explosions will expose the hot magma rock under the surface - turning the battlezone into a dangerous place for friends and foes.
BUFFS AND NERFS
ENGINEER: PLATFORM GUN
Start ammo increased from 10 to 12 platforms.
Mag size increased from 3 to 4 platforms.
Extra platform upgrade added. First upgrade adds 4 to max ammo, second upgrade adds another 4, making it possible to shoot out 20 platforms when fully upgraded. Time to build some awesome bridges and staircases!
ENGINEER: SENTRY GUNS
Starting sentry gun max ammo increased from 400 to 425.
Damage per bullet has been decreased from 7 to 5.5.
You can now upgrade max ammo for the sentry guns. The upgrade gives +75 max ammo - making you reach a total max ammo capacity of 500.
The starting clip size of the Handgun has been increased from 8 to 12 bullets.
Clip size upgrade has been increased from +4 bullets to +6 bullets.
Bosco now deals 8 points of damage instead of 6 per shot
Friendly fire factor decreased from 0.2 to 0.1. Not fun being killed by your favorite Drone afterall!
OTHER IMPORTANT FIXES AND FEATURES
Praetorians now spit acid!
Praetorian difficulty rating increased. It is now more deadly, so you will encounter fewer of them.
Fixed Deeptora Swarms not attacking players.
Added armor and weak spots to Infector. Also increased base HP, aim for the weak spots for a quick kill.
Fixed swarmer tunnel debris in Radioactive.
Blood splatter when enemies hit you.
Added Jump attack to the Glyphid Swarmers.
Tweaked end wave pressure.
Reduced the alert distance of Glyphid Grunts and Praetorians. Players have to be closer before they attack.
Added new Glyphid sounds and tweaks.
Swarmer Tunnels debris material fixed
Salt Caves tunnel crystal madness fixed.
Exploders get speed boost when near another Exploder exploding.
Fixed Glyphid Spawner weak points.
Increase AI avoidance for Exploders.
Fixed Cave Leech grabbing already paralyzed target.
Align Glyphid Spitters towards target when stationary.
Magtera spawn no longer shoots through walls and require line of sight before shooting at a player
Magtera spawn are now able to shoot when the host isn’t looking at them
Red Sugar leaves chunks on the ground if you mine it while at full health.
Radioactive materials and colour tweaks.
Tweaks on post process effects.
Steam Geysers in Fungus Bogs can now spawn at more interesting angles. Have Fun!
Made the Glowtree illuminate a much larger area. The more Bulbs you shoot the brighter it gets
Fungus Bogs wall material tweak.
Lush wall material tweaks, Nitra tweaks, Gold tweaks.
Slightly randomize animation speed of animated foliage so they are not all in same phase of animation.
Added exploding plants to Fungus bog and Dense Biozone (as colour variant).
New passive creature: Silicate Harvester added to Dense Biozone and Radioactive regions. You can ride it!
CAVE GENERATION AND MISSIONS
New cave shapes. More variations for the level generation.
More randomization for the existing cave shapes.
Unique cave structure for the Salvage Operations.
Cave complexity is now more accurate, making sure that the difference between simple and complicated caves is more apparent.
High Complexity missions are now locked to player rank (2 for medium and 3 for high complexity).
Hazard level: Tourist has been removed for now. Very few players were playing this mode and it felt a bit broken how you were earning zero gold or xp.
WEAPONS AND TOOLS
Added laser pointer warning to radioactive crystals.
Added Gatling Gun gunsling animation.
Fixed laser pointer distance bug.
Holding time to equip laser pointer with controller is shorter.
Sentry gun fix - It would sometimes shoot things that were not enemies.
Bullet casings for gatling gun and assault rifle have been reactivated.
Teammates icons always visible displaying current health, special states (like being grabbed by a cave leech), and shouts.
Laser pointer pings when it hovers over a resource.
When laserpointer equipped, hold FIRE to place personal waypoint.
New crosshairs for most weapons.
Hit indicators removed in their previous form. Now some parts of the crosshair will turn red to confirm that an enemy has been hit. Red arrows appear on the health bar when the shot hit a weak spot.
Update Chinese translation.
Turkish added to supported languages.
Fixed trading buy/sell+crash exploit.
Fix Bosco related crash.
Tweaked 'Player Down' HUD & team icons.
Mission Control now announces gravity recalibration.
The hosting player now jumps the same height as clients (was lower before).
For Xbox we have added Dynamic resolution
It’s that time again, and we have some interesting changes for you to enjoy! This update is more experimental than usual with tweaks to the health system. Please try them out and share your thoughts using the Feedback button in game.
We realize it's a smaller patch than usual, but that's just because we're working on some meatier stuff in the background we're not quite done with yet. Watch this space for more info!
Also for Xbox Players we have added a Feedback button, where you can give some feedback to us. It is very helpful for us!
COMMUNITY REQUESTED FIXES
Some of you hardcore miners have been requesting that the game was harder - especially on higher difficulties. We have tried to make tweaks that make the game harder on higher difficulties but feel almost the same on lower difficulties. We have lowered your starting shield from 30 to 25 and changed the shield upgrades to the shield from 10 to 2.5 (giving a 10% boost).
To compensate for the lack of shield - we’ve increased player health from 100 to 110 hp.
MORE RED SUGAR
Furthermore, the amount of healing you get from red sugar has been increased 25% and the amount of red sugar spawned in a mission has been increased by 10%.
SOLO ENEMY NUMBERS & HEALTH
Exploring the caves of Hoxxes by yourself takes more time and can be brutal, so we have made it so the swarms will be a little bit smaller when you are on your own. Enemy health has also been lowered a little bit for solo expeditions. The creatures of Hoxxes are still dangerous so don’t drop your guard!
BOSCO NOW WITH 50% MORE REVIVES
While he really wants to, Bosco can’t always save you from a cave leech. He feels really bad about it and has requested that he be allowed to revive you 3 times instead of 2. The request has been granted.
MACTERA SPAWN HEALTH INCREASED
In a continuing effort to perfect the Mactera Spawn, we have changed its health from 180 to 210. Remember to use cover and aim for the weak-spot!
It’s patch time again, and we have a bunch of cool new stuff for you! Tweaks, bug fixes, and the first new enemy! Also, along with these smaller updates, we are now initiating some larger content and feature development. More on this later, when we reveal a larger roadmap of things to come.
---COMMUNITY REQUESTED FIXES---
BOSCO JOINS YOU IF YOU START A HOSTED GAME ALONE
A very popular request from the community has been for Bosco to join you when you start hosting a game. This way you can start mining with Bosco assisting you, while you wait for your friends or strangers to join your game. We have done a rough first implementation with no bells and whistles, and it works like this:
Bosco joins you when you start hosting a public/ private game and head in alone.
When the first a player joins your game, Bosco will self-destruct for that game session.
Jadiz has been one of the hardest crafting materials to collect and we have buffed it! Jadiz will now spawn a bit more often in the Crystalline Caverns region and we have changed the value range of it from 7-18 to 10-18.
WANT NICE CLEAN SCREEN SHOTS?
Some of you have been requesting been able to take nice clean screenshot and we actually also need that feature! Now you can Hold [H] to toggle the HUD on/off.
NEW ENEMY: SAY HELLO TO THE MACTERA SPAWN!
The Mactera Spawn is our first proper flying enemy. It will attack from a distance using its vomit attack. Smack that Fly!
You can now come across strangely looking small tunnels coming out of the walls. Glyphid Swarmers live here. They are very territorial and will aggressively defend their nest! A simple advice: Avoid them!
CAVE LEECH LETS YOU GO “GENTLY” WHEN IT DIES!
Previously, when a dwarf was dropped from a dying Cave Leech, he might drop for a long distance, mysteriously taking no fall damage, which was as designed but seemed weird. Now the Cave Leech slackens its’ tongue and lowers you down more gently, making it seem more realistic that you don’t take fall damage.
DESTRUCTIBLE ARMOR ON GLYPHIDS!
Direct enough firepower to those pesky armor plates to shoot them off and expose the soft underbits underneath!
NEW PASSIVE CREATURE: IS IT A PLANE? IS IT A BIRD? NO IT‘S A FLYING JELLYFISH!
The Dense Biozone region of Hoxxes is now inhabited by large, passive, flying jellies.
MINERAL TRADE TERMINAL
In the Mineral Trade Terminal you can trade your credits for crafting materials, but be advised that materials are priced fairly exorbitantly. You can also sell your precious crafting materials for credits, but again don’t expect a fair price. Deep Rock Galactic are always trying to maximize their income even if it comes from its workers!
REVOLVER RELOAD ANIMATION
The Gunner’s Revolver now has a proper reload animation - as well as a cool gunslinger move when you try the reload while it’s fully reloaded.
Range on the dwarves’ flashlights has been tweaked down from 12.50m to 11.00m, making them a bit weaker.
Enemies are now less likely to go straight through thin cave walls.
M.U.L.E. SAFETY FIX
If for some reason the MULE does not find its way back to the Escape Pod, the doors will still open 15 seconds before countdown runs out.
...And tons of minor stuff, mostly bug-fixes behind the scenes, but also small visual upgrades. For full overview see the patch notes below.
Tweaked sound for drop pod drills on spacerig
Red Sugar is more red
Added Developer Tags
Fix carriable scaling after picking up in first person
Decreased maggot crawl volume
Cave leech audio tweak
Cave leech audio tweak again again
Tweaked Sound on electric crystal
Affliction overlay now does a quick fade in
Death Cam overlay tweaked
Droppod audio tweak - Not as loud in space rig
Shotgun audio tweak
Spawn effects when enemies come out of the ground now work on clients
Added ground light and gunlight seperation + added a backlighting making dead cam look better.
Fixed - Your own vanity would not show as equipped to you on missions or in the spacerig.
Changed the first person weapon lighting, and submitted at shitload of material tweaks to match it..
Try to fix players spawning on top of each other
Try to fix delay on collectibles again!
Hooked up armor & health bar in player down hud
Added Resources to serverlist display
Added Third Person Character Turning (WIP)
Fixed electric crystals making death noises and particles when removed during generation
Submitted a lot of particle optimizations, to improve performance in Fungus
Fixed sentry gun reload audio not networked correctly & outline being always on
Tweaked hit indicator coloring
Increased sticky flame life time
Fewer Electrocrystals, smaller damage radius, longer pauses between connections
Fixed flamethrower first person particle effect being too small
Mineral distribution changed, Gold and Nitra are more evenly spreadout throughout the cave
Improved headshots on spiders
Made tentacle lower player to ground on death
Glyphids now only stagger when hit by weapons
Don't play death particle on headshot
Fixing cave leech accidentally 'reviving' dead dwarf
Pathfinder improvements. Less going through terrain.
Added audio cue to swarmer tunnel spawn
Passive Jellies added to Dense biozone
Changes to tunnel settings - Less small tunnels in some regions
Bettersound on radioactive glowing crystals
Small tweak to revolvers accuracy.
Improved laserpointer performance when checking against terrain
Bosco now spawns if you start a game alone and dissapears if someone joins
Swarmer tunnels with new material, sound, particles
Fix enemy healthbar initial state for weakpoint indicator
Shoulderlights tweaked down from 12.50m to 11.00m reach making them a bit weaker.
Added correct name to torn off glyphid legs
Added Shooter leg, instead of reusing spitter leg.
Changed lighting on the electric plants, and optimized the particles a bit.
New flamethrower fire.
Added ignition effect for when enemies catch on fire.
Added Weakpoint Kill Particle for the flyer shooter
Players will fall from the zip-line if they take sufficient damage
Hold H to toggle HUD on/off
Glyphid Dreadnought area attack now does full damage in the entire area (There was a falloff before)
Tweaked Jadiz amount - Fixed bug where Jadiz spawning only had a value 2 to it having a 2 to 3 range + Changed value range from 7 to 18 to 10 to 18
Decreased loot from loot bug: amount of chunks spawned was 15-30 now is 15-25 and chunk value was 1-4 now is 1-3
Hey Miners, on Xbox One and Windows 10.
Update 10 and 11 are ready for you! We hope that you enjoy the update!
COMMUNITY REQUESTED FIXES
Fixed several issues with mouse sensitivity. Sensitivity was not the same in Space Rig and in a Mission, they are now the same. Sensitivity had different values for horizontal and vertical, they can now be set in option.
Disconnecting controller no longer disables mouse and keyboards
Test fix for primary monitor (somewhat untested!)
Fixed Grappling hook infinite life bug
First implementation of different tunnels for every planetary region
Added crystal spikes than can drop from the ceiling in Salt Pits
Sticky Goo added to Fungus Bogs
Electro Crystals are added and can be found in the Crystal Caverns Region
Try to prevent dead end tunnels when they are really small and have tight bends.
New icons for Complexity and Length. It should now be more obvious that Complexity is a serious difficulty increase.
Complexity icons now shown above Mission icons
Mission payout directly show below Mission icons
There is a new switch in the space rig, I wonder what it does?
DOWN CAMERA MODE
Cycle through players while waiting to be revived or for the game to end. No more staring at your soon to be corpse!
Sawed off Shotgun shoots 15 pellets dealing 6 damage each - increased to 10 damage each
Sawed off Shotgun Max ammo 30 bullets - decreased to 16
Sawed off Shotgun Max Ammo Upgrade - decreased from +10 to +8
GUNNER GATLING GUN REWORK
Starting Ammo Capacity changed from 1800 to 1600 rounds.
It is now fed ammo continuously from a single, upgradeable ammo drum - no more reloading!
Overheats slightly faster - tweaked from 10 seconds of continuous fire to 9.
Overheating is more punishing - time to cool down raised from 8 seconds to 10
Upgrades reworked: Upgrades involving ammo and magazine increase have now been made to only focus on the magazine size. First upgrade originally gave you +400 bullets to max ammo it has been changed to +400 to magazine size. Second magazine upgrade will give you a total boost of +400 bullets where it before only increased the magazine size. Resulting in the Gatling Gun packing impressive 2400 bullets when maxed out!
New Tungsten Bullet upgrade for Gatling Gun has been added allowing you to boost the damage 25%. A mandatory upgrade for players with affinity for Extreme difficulty.
Added smoke effect to make it more obvious when you overheats
Changed viewmodel FOV for 100 to 90
First person view of Weapons are now less stretched
Reduced overall clipping issues
WEAPONS & TOOLS
Pickaxe will be less aggressive in hitting non hostile objects
FIX: Grappling hook getting stuck in grapple mode
Prevent Pickaxe when using Last Equipped weapon key
Rephrased super shotgun upgrade to match that it does not get double barrel fire only faster fire rate.
Fixed Shotgun reload speed upgrade not showing correct numbers
Bosco can now detect smaller veins of minerals when you order him to mine
Bosco is now be better at not being in the way when you're mining minerals
HUD / UI
FIX: Control layouts now contains Controller Layout (again)
Fixed large upgrade digits barely fit in the UI
Mission Map locked mission gfx update
Mission Map: Mission Icons now transparent if mission is locked, Password has correct spacing
Fix ui bug if incoming player is kicked before he selected character
Added more space between text lines on terminals (for accented languages)
Updated all languages from Crowdin
Korean added to game
SOUND, ANIMATION & EFFECTS
Driller Pistol Reload Animations
Driller Pistol and Scout Shotgun are now considered reloaded when it fits the animation, not when the animation ends. This will be implemented on other weapons when they get their own reloads. (Sound update missing)
Fixed console background anims on clients
Laser Pointer gfx update
Background removed from Interact popups
Damage Overlay gfx updated
Improved cave leech sounds
Made Fire animations for flamethrower and gatling gun loop correctly instead of starting over repeatedly
Fixed tracer on assault rifle
Shield & health damage overlays now clears after revive
Drop Spike audio fix
Added maggot crawl audio
Tweaked camera offset on 1st person arms.
Gatling Gun muzzle particle offset tweaked
Tweaked Tentacle audio location
Add Weapon Sway to all items
Added new gatling overheat particles
Power Drills is now smoking when they overheat.
Scaled up the flamethrower particles
Server list defaults to not show password servers
Asteroids no longer smooth shaded on loading screen!!!
Controller Right stick is now used as mouse scroll wheel
Remove Steam Friend test when inviting friends. Private sessions should handle it better now and it was preventing clients inviting friends that were not friends with the server.
Fixed Molly not being Golden in Memorial Hall when unlocked
Make Molly and the large spiders prefer to walk on floor
Fixed Weapon crash
Enemies are no longer "staggered" by physical damage (Melee)
Fixed updated Ammo and Clip size was not applied when you first spawned into the mission
Changed Item scale in first person so that they clip less with other objects.
Minor fix. Make molly prefer positions on floor when searching for random spot
Try to fix/improve network errors. Enable kick of players that have not selected a character
Fixed flare gun flare randomly getting ejected from walls when they are destroyed nearby
Fixed depth meters for Biomes
Better support for pathfinder blockers and danger zones. NPCs recalculate paths when entering an area that has changed.
You can no longer revive while carrying a gem
Fixed enemies not being able to walk where the drop pod was landed after it has taken off
Platforms can no longer form inside the drop pod
Supply Pods can only be called down on terrain.
Better host quit message
Newest FOV changes... moved the weapons a bit further away in some animations
Fix dwarf status is not shown on endscreen