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Avorion update for 30 August 2022

Beta Branch Patch 2.2.2 - Patch Notes

Share · View all patches · Build 9416258 · Last edited 30 August 2022 – 14:52:03 UTC by Wendy

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

Beta Branch Note: These changes are currently available on the beta branch. The beta branch is for testing experimental changes and for finding and fixing errors.

This is how you get access to the beta branch (USE AT YOUR OWN RISK):
Right-Click on Avorion in your Steam list, Properties -> Betas -> Select branch 'Beta Branch - Newest Changes & Experimental Features'.


  • Added more rift missions to mission boards of Rift Research Centers
  • Rifts: Gravity anomalies are now further away from mission targets to avoid interference
  • Rifts: Reworked "Applied Xenology" rift mission to make it easier to defend the probes
  • Rifts: Contents of rifts are now less far apart on lower rift depths
  • Rifts: Added Free Play settings (and corresponding .ini settings) for allowed mass and Xsotan damage in rifts


  • Added a button to request new rift missions at Rift Research Centers
  • Sectors with Rift Research Centers are now specially highlighted on the Galaxy Map
  • Added an explanation on how to get Rift Research Data in Research Center Shop
  • Rifts: Improved highlighting of nearby objectives
  • Rifts: Monoliths and buoys of nearby paths are now highlighted to make it easier to navigate in rifts


  • Fixed an issue where identical captain clones were received from 'A Lost Friend' mission
  • Fixed several issues where new subsystems gave too few turret slots
  • Fixed an exploit where autopilot could refine more ores than available
  • Fixed an issue where salvage and mining fighters didn't return to the hangar when a jump is ordered
  • Fixed an issue where splitting the procurement of goods reduced the duration and chance of attack
  • Fixed an issue where the corrupted AI did not become hostile to alliances after dialog
  • Fixed an issue where patch notes window did not reset scrolling
  • Fixed an issue where autopilot did not recognise when all required turrets were deactivated
  • Fixed an issue where the Hermit quest did not continue if a player traveled to them via command
  • Fixed an issue where ships could get lost/destroyed in rifts on higher difficulties when the game crashed or the server was shut down
  • Fixed several crashes in rifts

Update 2022-08-31

  • Rifts: Added Free Play settings (and corresponding .ini settings) for allowed mass and Xsotan damage in rifts
  • Fixed several crashes

Changed depots in internal-testing branch

View more data in app history for build 9416258
64-bit Avorion Base Content Depot 445221
Windows 64-bit Avorion Windows Content Depot 445222
Linux 64-bit Avorion Linux Content Depot 445223
macOS 64-bit Avorion MacOS Content Depot 445224
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