Patch Notes v1.68 (October Update)

October 14, 2019     Patch Notes  
Patch Notes v1.68 (October Update) Image

Scheduled Release: 10/14/2019, 10 a.m. PDT / 5 p.m. UTC, all platforms

THE HEADLINES

  • Haunted Hallows 2019 begins with this update, and ends on November 11 at 10 a.m. PST / 6 p.m. UTC

  • New teams have been added to the Esports Shop

  • A Post-Game Party Up function has been added to the post-game menu

NEW CONTENT

Esports Shop

  • Items for Complexity and Spacestation Gaming have been added to the Esports Shop item rotation

Monstercat (Antennae)

  • ‘Habstrakt’

  • ‘Half an Orange’

  • ‘Juelz’

  • ‘Slushii’

  • ‘Tails’

  • ‘Throttle’

  • ‘Tony Romera’

General

  • ‘Farmstead (The Upside Down)’ is available in all Online Playlists

  • ‘Farmstead (Night)’ is available in Free Play, Local Matches, and Private Matches

CHANGES AND UPDATES

Quick Play

  • A ‘Quick Play’ button has been added to the Play menu

  • Using Quick Play will automatically start a game search using the Playlists and Server Regions selected during your last play session

  • For new players, Quick Play will search for a 3v3 Standard match in the Casual Playlist using the Recommended server region

Post-Game Party Up

  • After a match ends, you can select ‘Party Up’ in the post-game menu

  • Selecting Party Up will let your teammates know you want to form a party and continue playing together

  • If a teammate chooses Party Up before you, selecting this option will add you to that player’s party

Team-Colored Boost Meter

  • This is a new option that can be toggled on and off under Options > Interface > Team-Colored Boost Meter

  • When turned on, your Boost Meter’s background color will change to your team color

  • Custom team colors are supported, as is Colorblind Mode

Refreshed News Panel

  • The News Panel has been redesigned

  • Any new news will put the News Panel in the open position when you start the game

  • You can toggle the News Panel open and closed using X (Nintendo Switch) / Triangle (PlayStation 4) / or Y (Xbox One)

BUG FIXES

General

  • [Farmstead] Arena framework no longer obscures view of the ball when Invisible Goalposts are enabled

  • Player Cam in Spectator Mode now works as intended

  • Fixed a stability issue with rapidly scrolling through the Preset list in the post-game lobby

  • Guardian GXT holographic trim now changes with Paint Finish

  • Fixed a bug with the Rear View Camera angle not working during Goal Replays or on Victory Screens

  • Ball indicator now works correctly on Throwback Arena

  • Animation for Special Edition Wheels no longer resets while previewing other equipped items in the Garage

  • Adjusted alignment on the ‘Plosion’ Decal for Mudcat GXT

  • Main Menu's bottom UI no longer present in certain menus after selecting the "Open Now" option