8.48 Patch Notes

CM Chris
CM Chris
KIXEYE Community Manager
Joined Mar 2014 Posts: 3,242
edited 27 Nov 2018, 1:03AM


Greetings, Captains. The 8.48 update is deploying Tuesday, November 27th at ~4:00 PM PDT. This update contains two new Co-Op Campaigns, a second November VXP Weekend, and cleaning up a few bugs from the Refactor update.



WINGMAN (Co-Op Campaign)

Begins: Wednesday, November 28th @ 12:00PM PST
Ends: Wednesday, December 5th @ 12:00PM PST

Still need to get your hands on the Bat Ray? Bring a friend to help you pick it up in this new Co-Op campaign!

  • [Prize Pack 1] Bat Ray; 3d Bat Ray Build Token x1; Medium Bat Ray VXP Tokens x3

  • [Prize Pack 2] GSU-7 Ripsaw Gatling Gun; 3d Bat Ray Build Token x2; Medium Bat Ray VXP Tokens x3; Large Bat Ray VXP Token x1

  • [Prize Pack 3] Hydroexplosive Casing; 3d Bat Ray Build Token x3; Medium Bat Ray VXP Token x3; Large Bat Ray VXP Token x1

This campaign also grants a shard drop upon completion: a Royal Bat Ray Skin Shard, a Royal Razortail Skin Shard, a Nailhead Rocket Shard, or a Gathering Storm Gatling Gun shard.


SLICE AND DICE (Co-Op Campaign)

Begins: Wednesday, November 28th @ 12:00PM PST
Ends: Wednesday, December 5th @ 12:00PM PST

Still need to get your hands on the Razortail? Bring a friend to help you pick it up in this new Co-Op campaign!

  • [Prize Pack 1] Razortail; 3d Razortail Build Token x1; Medium Razortail VXP Tokens x3

  • [Prize Pack 2] Needler Rocket; 3d Razortail Build Token x2; Medium Razortail VXP Tokens x3; Large Razortail VXP Token x1

  • [Prize Pack 3] Wavediver Warheads; 3d Razortail Build Token x3; Medium Razortail VXP Token x3; Large Razortail VXP Token x1

This campaign also grants a shard drop upon completion: a Royal Bat Ray Skin Shard, a Royal Razortail Skin Shard, a Nailhead Rocket Shard, or a Gathering Storm Gatling Gun shard.


BASE RACE CAMPAIGN

Begins: Wednesday, November 28th @ 12:00PM PST
Ends: Wednesday, December 5th @ 12:00PM PST

Catch on up base tech so that you too can get involved with the release of Outpost 11! Base Race has been updated and is ready for another run. Note: this Campaign can only be engaged by Tier 6 Garrison fleets!

  • [Prize Pack 1] Outpost 7; Weapons Lab 11; Advanced Lab 11; Naval Lab 11

  • [Prize Pack 2] Outpost 8; Dock 12; Shipyard 3

  • [Prize Pack 3] Outpost 9; Dock 13; Shipyard 4

  • [Prize Pack 4] Shipyard 5; Advanced Lab 12; Weapons Lab 12

  • [Mastery Run x3] 1d Structure Build Token x1; 3d Defense Platform Build Token x1


TURN THE TIDES CAMPAIGN

Begins: Tuesday, November 27th @ 12:00PM PDT
Ends: Tuesday, December 4th @ 12:00PM PDT

Battle against Scourge Blockades using your powerful Hunters to claim the Proto-Tideseeker, along with equipment, and Build Tokens.

  • [Prize Pack 1] Proto-Tideseeker; Houndstooth Depth Charge; 1d Proto-Tideseeker Build Token

  • [Prize Pack 2] Hydraulic Resistors x5; PBX Payload; 1d Proto-Tideseeker Build token x2

  • [Prize Pack 3] Advanced Concussive Payload; Gale Defense System III x5; 1d Proto-Tideseeker Build Token x2

  • [Prize Pack 4] Garwood Gatling Gun II; Agility System IV x5; 1d Proto-Tideseeker Build Token x5


BONUS VXP WEEKEND

Begins: Friday, November 30th @ 9:00AM PST
Ends: Monday, December 3rd @ 9:00AM PST

We are re-running this month’s VXP Weekend in order to help folks get a leg up on ranking their ships. Good luck!

Top level targets spawn only from Friday 9AM to Saturday 9PM, and drop a Defender VXP Token upon destruction. Hit them while you can!

*Note there is no elites or salvage VXP increase.


  • [Objectives] Advancing Armaments objective not completing

  • [Refactor] Fleets on the world map did not have their health adjusted correctly, which resulted in fleets appearing damaged.

  • [Other] General bug fixes and performance improvements


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  • CM Chris
    CM Chris
    KIXEYE Community Manager
    Joined Mar 2014 Posts: 3,242
    Following up on the Bacon activity: All individual and alliance leaderboard rewards should now be credited. Note you may not have gotten a notification about them depending on when you logged in - so check your ship storage if you know you were in one of the winning brackets!
    WC:RA/BP Community Manager
    Community Rules: CLICK HERE
    Submit a Support Ticket: CLICK HERE
  • CS_Korben
    CS_Korben
    CS Manager
    Joined May 2013 Posts: 23
    The update is now delayed to 5pm (Approximately 1 hour delay)
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