- Effort slots have been increased to 4. The outsource button has been removed, since it was rarely used and wasn't adding much to the game.
- [Community suggestion] There is now an auto-allocate button that will try to optimally allocate your available EP based on feedback history.
- Genre expertise has been increased to 4. It now counts towards work quality.
- At the end of each year, you will receive a report showing stats.
- Your books can become bestsellers.
- [Community suggestion] You can write sequels once your genre expertise is 4. Sequels have better chances of becoming bestsellers.
- You can now view your previously published books in the Character Dialog.
- The fans limit has been removed from the Mansion.
- Balancing improvements.
- Minor UI improvements.
You should be able to continue playing by loading a previous save. The first end of year report might not be accurate. If you run into other issues, it is recommended to start a new game.