||  

Back to News Listing Distant Worlds Gets Another Major Update

Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2010 by Sean Drummy

Type: Press Release

Many major issues and bugs have been vaporized by this behemoth of an update

Matrix Games and CodeForce (www.codeforce.co.nz) are pleased to release another update for Distant Worlds. The new comprehensive 1.0.3 update comes with over two dozen fixes for gameplay issues, improved stability and memory usage, and much more.

 

Some of the major issues fixed or improved in this update include:

 

  • Extensive memory usage optimization. Large games now consume much
    less memory which should resolve the crashes related to Out of Memory and crashes during save/load.
  • Added an AutoSave feature with a variable save interval between 10 and 60 minutes.
  • Fleets now respond properly to manual control and will not automatically disband
  • Added new buttons in the Fleets screen: Repair and Refuel selected fleet, Retrofit selected fleet
  • Several interface and functionality improvements including how retrofitting and ship design works.

 

Overall, the most of the critical stability and gameplay issues found at release have been resolved so it his strongly recommended that all customers install this update.

 

David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said “Distant Worlds was released to an enthusiastic community and so we’re elated to provide our customers with solid support like this. Right out the box this game is a blast, but with the continuing dedicated effort from the Code Force team to improve the game we think the future is bright for Distant Worlds!”

 

Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time, 4X space strategy game. You can run the game as slow or as fast as you like, with intelligent advisors and many different settings for warnings and auto-pause triggers to help you manage your empire at your own pace.  Experience the full depth and detail of large turn-based strategy games, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.

 

Vast galaxies are made to order: up to 1400 star systems, with up to 50,000 planets, moons and asteroids. Galaxies are so deep, fun and immersive that you won’t want to finish the game... Build, expand and improve your empire endlessly. The galaxy is packed with life and activity. Encounter other empires, independent alien colonies, traders, pirates and space monsters. Explore star systems, asteroid fields, gas clouds, supernovae, galactic storms and black holes. Discover evidence of civilizations long since past, uncovering secrets about the galaxy's troubled history...

 

Best of all, you can play the game your way: enjoy a quick, intense game in a crowded galaxy or take your time in an epic game spread across a vast galaxy!

 

Get the update here.

More Info

Distant Worlds

  ( Views : 6757 )


In Other News..

Strategic Command WWII: Community Content

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Our incredible users are always striving to create new contents for their favourite games, bringing awesome mods on daily bases that we are always happy to share with all of you.
Today is Strategic Command's turn, with this new Community Content that contains 5 of the best mods that our users have ever created!

Read more...

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock - Dev Diary #2!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Revision 28396 has failed the testing suite. Cause of failure is unknown. Subject is offline.

That is disappointing. Deploy revision 28399.

Revision 28399 has launched. Initiating the FTL testing suite.

... and?

Jumps successful. Revision 28399 has passed and remains online, all system functional. Do we begin production?

Immediately. It is not my intent to allow Colonial Fleet the luxury of complacency.

Read more...

Field of Glory II Community Content available!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Field of Glory II, the latest masterpiece in ancient wargaming from Byzantine Games, has already conquered the hearts and souls of many among you.

One of the most praised features is - undoubtedly – the possibility of creating user content and modding basically everything in the game, from creating epic historical battles not covered in the vanilla version, making your own skin for units, new maps and terrains, even campaigns!

Read more...

Strategic Command 'Gewehr' Update!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Strategic Command has always been one of our most interesting and modded games, with a huge and active community that keeps playing the game over the time.
 
We are very proud to update the game to version 1.10 that will fix most of the known bugs.
 
After the "Garand" Update, here you are the "Gewehr" Update!

Read more...

Field of Glory II Tournament

Friday, October 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce the first Field of Glory 2 public tournament. This will be played using the normal Field of glory 2 Multiplayer system.
Anyone can enter. To join, go to the tournament page HERE, while the general tournament rules can be found HERE!

Read more...

Field of Glory II is out!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

"Famous men have the whole earth as their memorial." – Pericles

Few games have been able in the past to truly capture the magnitude and the complexity of Ancient Warfare.

Field of Glory II, the latest masterpiece from the creators of gems like Pike and Shot and Sengoku Jidai, is one of these games, and it is finally available!

Read more...

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock Tournament - Round 2

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Hello everyone!
The first round of the tournament is finally over, the players have been training a lot between them and we finally have our first selection.

Read more...