A new gametype, CTF Blitz, has been introduced. In Blitz, the enemy flag base moves location each time your team scores, changing routes and requiring varied tactics to win.CTF Blitz is initially played on Arx Novena, Katabatic and Drydock.
New Technician Weapons and Skin have been added:
New Primary: TC24
New Belt Item: Repair Kit
New Pack: EXR Turret
New CTF Maps have been added to the Quick Play Rotation:
Classic Tribes 2 voice packs are now available, using the original Tribes 2 voices:
5 male voice packs:
5 female voice packs:
3 BioDerm voice packs
Custom servers can now be configured/purchased in the N. America – Central region, with servers located in Dallas, TX. Note that this region is for Custom Servers only and does not apply to Quick Play matches.
Animations in the main menu have been shortened, making for faster menu navigation.
Various cleanups and fixes to existing maps.
Fixed a bug where deployable sensors, such as the Sentinel’s Drop Jammer, could permanently affect players.
Fixed an issue where a mastered Safe Fall perk was resetting the health regen time even though the player took no falling damage.
Fixed an issue where deployables were not deploying properly on certain surfaces, such as the threshold between the ramp and interior of the Sunstar temple.
Fixed issues where overlay effects on the Mercenary Sentinel skin could cause a flashing side-effect.
Fixed an issue where shotguns would not properly perform a passive reload and therefore could cause odd behavior when the player shot subsequent rounds.
Fixed a bug in which the “Screen Crack” setting would not store properly server-side.
Fixed a bug in which featured news ticker items would show under the “Watch Now” menu.
A new settings option has been added to enable Alienware FX. For Alienware machines, colors will change on the hardware based on your health status. Be sure you have the latest Alienware drivers.
Non-Steam users may add the option “-steam” under “Optional game command line parameters” in order to access Steam-related features, such as use of the Steam wallet (note: You must be logged into Steam prior to launching the game for this feature to work).
Fixed a bug with health multipliers on custom servers.
Implemented several cleanups and fixes to the clan tag functionality.