Thursday, June 3, 2021

2021.1 release notes

Expected release: June 7 - 11

New Module: Laser Turret

  • Unlocked at Red Star Eight

  • After a short setup period the Laser Turret fires on up to three targets.

  • The Laser will charge up independently for each target.

Red Star Changes

  • Upon reaching Red Star Five, players will be able to join in-progress Red Stars that have recently started.

Blue Star Changes

  • Players who have not completed their ranked matches for the day will have the option to wait in matchmaking indefinitely until a ranked match is found.

User Interface Improvements

  • Added “Jump Only Battleships” toggle for high level Red Stars.

  • Shipment sorting improvements (sorting saved client side).

  • The ability to re-link Warp Gates is now always available. Re-linking gates that have already been linked will cause the duration to be refreshed.

Bug Fixes

  • Restored colored text for various messages in the chat window

  • Turrets deployed from flagships will now be properly upgraded for higher level flagships

  • The status of “Jump All Docked Ships” should always be saved on the client now.

  • Bond can no longer be used on Relic Drone or Mining Drone.

  • Resolved an issue with Darts occasionally getting stuck when moving over the center sector.