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Patch 0.1.5

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Experimental content update

This version was released on April 30, 2019. The original post can be viewed on the official site, as well as on Satisfactory's Discord and Reddit

Intro[edit | edit source]

Patch Notes: Early Access (EXPERIMENTAL) v0.1.5 Build 98202

Hello Pioneers!

As promised, the Experimental Build is now available to everyone who has purchased the game. It will show up as an extra library item additionally to the Satisfactory Early Access.

It includes some nifty features that we want you to try out and give us feedback on, such as the Conveyor Lifts and the new research chains Quartz and Sulphur.

Keep in mind that this version is more unstable than our other releases, so consider backing up any saves you want to try with it before loading them up in the Experimental build.

Hope you all enjoy the new features and fixes! Share your feedback and the bugs you are experiencing on the questions site:

https://questions.satisfactorygame.com/

New features[edit | edit source]

Balancing[edit | edit source]

Bug Fixes[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed rounding of power numbers
  • Some VO message fixes
  • Fixed that sorting the Inventory when in a building menu making the resource pick-up HUD appear
  • Fixed that the Vehicle gas throttle isn't active while standing still (no more spinning tires when standing still)
  • Fixed playtime showing up wrong in the Load Menu
  • Fixed some Crash Sites that didn't have costs / rewards
  • Fixed a focus issue to enable players to exit a menu via escape after closing an in-menu popup
  • Fixed that trying to place a Conveyor Belt with a Pole on the seam between two foundations caused a “Floor is too steep” warning (bye bye, sweet meme)
  • Fixed that changing a sound volume, exiting the options menu and going back to apply resets the audio settings
  • Fixed a bug with the cost of Conveyor Belts and Power Lines not updating correctly while building
  • Fixed the Hub upgrade effect to be visible for both client and server
  • Fixed so the Hub upgrade effect doesn't trigger when joining as client
  • Fixed the duplicate mesh in the Hub Biomass Burners
  • Fixed that the player character and creatures no longer receive projected decals
  • Fixed the Gas Mask sound not triggering after entering Gas for the first time
  • Fixed that players can receive duplicate rewards from the Harddrive Research
  • Fixed that simulated vehicles would consume fuel even when standing still

Quality of Life[edit | edit source]

  • Hub parts are now returned to the player on respawn or passed to other players if possible when their death crate is spawned
  • Implemented additional Hand Slots for Equipment that can be unlocked via Milestones
  • Resource tooltips now show the recipes that are necessary to make them
  • Connecting Conveyor Belts with conflicting directions is no longer possible
  • Reduced download size by approx. 2.5gb

Factory[edit | edit source]

  • Added power connections to the Hub Biomass Burners
  • Adjusted Hub floor collision so the player can walk onto it without having to jump
  • Renamed Storage Container Mk.2 to Industrial Storage Container
  • Added a second input and output to the Industrial Storage Container (previously Storage Container Mk.2)

Vehicles[edit | edit source]

  • Updated the Truck description
  • Updated the Vehicle Recording point visuals

Resources[edit | edit source]

  • Added a new Cable mesh and texture

UI[edit | edit source]

  • Added an Experimental label in the main menu and ingame
  • Overhauled the compass icons and functionality
  • Added a set of reticules for the Colour Gun
  • Updated several UI elements to scale better with localised text
  • Updated the Milestone message so that longer milestone names fit
  • Updated the Jetpack HUD box to include a fuel counter

Optimization[edit | edit source]

  • Adjusted culling distance on Crash Site meshes
  • Fixed some culling distance problems
  • Added sprite last LODs for some assets
  • Optimised the Willowtree asset (used primarily in Northern Forest)
  • Some texture optimisations
  • Reduced distance field distance and the trace distance
  • Adjusted settings on a bunch of assets to save on performance (Disabled Lightmap UVs, reversed index buffer and ADJ buffer)
  • Updated LOD settings, reduced triangle count and improved LOD timings on the Gas Pillars
  • Updated LODs and improved reduction parameters on several resources
  • A bunch of more LOD adjustments on many different assets

World[edit | edit source]

  • Adjusted and fixed gameplay and resource nodes in several locations
    • Northern Forest Limestone location
    • Red Jungle pathway fixes
    • Terrain fixes in Western Dune Forest
    • Lake Forest jump, path and gameplay fixes
    • Connection tunnel between Grassfields and Rocky Desert
  • Landscape and visual adjustments in several locations
    • Rocky Desert, Northern Forest, Desert Canyons, Dune Desert, Titan Forest, Red Bamboo Fields
  • Did a pass over a bunch of foliage interactions (destructible by Vehicles & Chainsaw, pickupable, etc.)
  • Changed the mesh of a small bush used primarily in Grassfields
  • Improved cliff textures and material
  • Boosted the emissive effect on large shell cliffs (primarily used in the Blue Crater)
  • Placed better Gas perimeter indications in several map locations (Gas areas around the map should be easier to see now)
  • Made the Yellow Power Slug more... yellow.

Wildlife[edit | edit source]

Narrative[edit | edit source]

  • Added Tiers of research Milestones into the unlock dialogues