What’s new in Version 2.5.0 – 2.5.3

New and Changed

– New Squad vs Squad Battle Mode. Just assemble your squad (2-4) players and you will be matched with another Squad (no solo players will be matched), random mode, random map. Squads will be matched on their average player ranks

– Unified Start Battle Menu for Quick Battle, Squad Battle and Friends Battle

– New option to allow/disallow solo players for Friends Battles. Fully customisable map/mode
– New layout and appearance of Host Battle Menu
– New Greeting Text. Will be posted into Chat window for each joining player

– Battles you are invited too can be joined simultaneously and directly from the Start Battle Menu, no need the entire another menu anymore
– New layout and appearance of Join Battle Nodes

– Flag carry time limit, flag will be reset if hold too long

– Hangar has been visually cleaned up 

– New Steel paintjobs for Chronos, Trident and Valkyrie

– New Army paintjobs for Chronos, Trident and Zephyr (2.5.3)


– New Scratched Blue and Scratched Gold paints jobs for Chronos, Trident, Zephyr, Artemis, Juggernaut, Berserker and Atlas (2.5.3)

– Added Remove All Friends option

– When entering Clan Menu automatically add all Clan members as friend and show notification

– Added possibility to add foreign Clan members as friends directly from the Clan Menu

– New unified results screen, showing scores and results in parallel and makes it easier to add players as friends (2.5.2)

– New dedicated background audio music to indicate battle is about to start
– Custom battles (Squad or Friends) will start immediately if all invited players have joined already
– New Matchmaking algorithm (subject to change). We will not match in predefined ranges anymore (0 – 10, 11 – 20), but relative to player rank (rank +/- 10, etc.)
– New preview images for all maps and game modes
– Show random map preview image if random map/mode has been selected
– Show “Player wants to play with you” in more menus while in Hangar
– Show online status of Clan members in Clan Manage Menu
– Show Clan applications and innovations on top of list for better visibility
– Sort clan members by Admins, Officers and Members
– Hide player flag marker when Mech activates stealth mode
– When selecting winning team on time over include damage applied
– Remove visual camera switch effect as it could crash various devices
– Show prices for Mechs and Weapon even if they are still rank locked
– New win Squad Battle missions
– Tons of layout and UI changes
– Added option to block/unblock players to not receive notifications anymore (2.5.3)

Balancing Changes

– All balancing changes listed here: https://mech-battle.com/balancing
– AI is now more dedicated to capturing/delivering flag
– AI mech carrying flag will not go for energy cell anymore

Fixes

– Fixed Avatar have not been shown in various places
– Fixed Google Play login not possible on specific devices
– Fixed flag sometimes turn black when capturing with Berserker
– Fixed hardly visible typing symbol in chat windows
– Fixed AI can walk though walls in Recon Map
– Fixed sometimes killed Mechs seem to drop no energy cell
– Added missing guard towers to Recon Map
– Fixed Capture the Flag state could get corrupted when a player disconnects
– Fixed possible crash in results menu
– Fixed possible crash when starting/quitting Mech Battle (2.5.2)
– Fixed possible crash when audio is disabled while trying to start a battle (2.5.1)

 

2 Responses to “What’s new in Version 2.5.0 – 2.5.3

  • Brent Stevens
    3 months ago

    Absolutely amazing update guys, there’s a whole lot of work gone into this.

  • Haven’t tried the update yet. Just wanted to say this game is awesome. More fun than War Robots which is somehow rated higher in the Play Store.

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