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WolfQuest: Anniversary Edition update for 26 January 2022

Patch v1.0.8g Public Beta -- Updated with Beta 5

Share · View all patches · Build 8093125 · Last edited 26 January 2022 – 22:52:06 UTC by Wendy

Patchnotes via Steam Community
This build has not been seen in a public branch.

This beta is available in the Steam Public Beta branch (see instructions below) for Windows computers only.

NOTE: Multiplayer IS compatible with the last released version, 1.0.8f, so you can play MP games with others who have 1.0.8f.

BETA 2 (26 January 2022)

NEW:
  • Lost pups will sometimes howl back at the player, and if they do, their icon will appear on the compass briefly to help you find them.
  • New volume sliders in Audio Settings for Nearby Howls and Animal Sounds.
IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Elk weave back and forth less when being chased.
  • Increased ambient occlusion during rain, snow, and nightime, to improve game visuals.
  • In Wolf Customization, names that are too short (two characters or fewer) are now flagged as such.
  • Reduced moose and mule dear health levels in spring and early summer, to match elk and be more realistic.
  • Upon reaching rendezvous site, the spiral camera movement stops after awhile.
  • On World Map, you can now edit the name of a custom marker without moving it to your current location.
  • Added special alert if game cannot sync files to server because player is not logged into their OneDrive account.
  • New method for loading terrain materials to reduce memory load (currently only in Amethyst).
  • Tweaks to snow coverage on terrain.
BUGS FIXED:
  • Wolf bodies can get wonky if you enable Photo Mode and then orbit the camera around.
  • Mate sometimes moves too fast in water when chasing prey.
  • Prey charging attacks should now do damage properly, without allowing bulls to spam them.
  • Mate is stuck holding pup on contours.
  • After a certain sequence of events in multiplayer games, a player can get the wolf of another player in their carousel.
    In multiplayer, problems ensue if a client disconnects before getting spawned into the game.
  • Problems ensue if mate goes hunting when pups are responding to feeding by it.
  • Pups don't sleep when player is away on an excursion.
  • In Wolf Customization, wolf is facing away after a certain sequence of player actions.
  • In Wolf Customization, wolves with inherited black variation coats can't be edited.
  • Sow grizzly does not respect fur settings.
  • Terrain issues.
  • Typos.

BETA 3 (27 January 2022)

BUGS FIXED:
  • Terrain in main menu sometimes changes to springtime when returning from Slough Creek game.
  • No trees in main menu if game is set to Basic Sky & Vegetation when launched.
  • In Slough Creek games, Endless Summer quest does not show on Quests panel.
  • Multiplayer: Game progress stalls if host dies while Name Rendezvous Site or similar panels are displayed.
  • Multiplayer: Sometimes notification incorrectly says that host has disconnected.

BETA 4 (28 January 2022)

NEW:
  • Regenerate Family Snapshot button added to Pack Info during the Journey to Slough Creek quest, in case player changes their mate's name.
IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Mate is now more attentive to finding food when moderately hungry.
  • Volume in Audio Settings has a more useful dropoff curve now (might need readjusting depending on your custom settings).
  • Low FPS Alert should be more reliable now, much less likely to be triggered when FPS is good.
  • On Account panel, new toggle to hide your email address (for streamers).
  • Achievements layout adjusts better at lower resolutions.
BUGS FIXED:
  • New Trial Mate music doesn't loop.

BETA 5 (30 January 2022)

IMPROVEMENTS:
  • Moose get tired more quickly when fleeing.
  • Late summer mule deer fawns do a bit more damage when kicking.
BUGS FIXED:
  • Pack Info layout has several extra columns.
  • In Amethyst, the new Regenerate Family Snapshot confirmation alert refers to pups.
    " In Load/Save Game panel, multiplayer games have Mate line even though there are no mates in MP games.
  • In multiplayer games, some alerts like Revive don't respect the Hide HUD setting.

TO GET THE BETA BUILD
  1. In the Steam app, go to your Library, then right-click on the WolfQuest: AE name in the left column and choose Properties.
  2. Then go to the Betas tab and select the WQ current Beta option in the pulldown. No password is necessary. Steam should then start downloading it. Later you can switch back to the public version in that Betas tab, by selecting NONE in that pulldown.

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