Not owning the PC version of Rebellion's Aliens vs. Predator makes it difficult for me to speak about the state of the game's multiplayer, but from the outside looking in, it sounds like everything is not quite where it needs to be yet.
Of course, this makes any and all news on the patch front extra important. In that respect, today was a good day for AVP players. As someone who had to mess with the formatting of the text-heavy patch notes in order to have them display properly past the fold, let me just say, this is a big one.
Some class balancing, a bunch of bug fixes, and a whole lot of dedicated server-related bullet points can be found in this latest patch, which should be available the next time you boot up Steam. For anyone who has tried multiplayer with these fixes, how's she looking?
New Dedicated Server Features:
Dedicated Server Bug Fixes:
Due to some improvements to the networking code, the new server and client are not compatible with the old versions. Clients who have not yet restarted and updated their game will not see updated servers in the in-game browser and conversely, any servers that have not been updated will no longer be visible in the in-game list for clients who have applied the update. Both new and old servers will be visible in the Steam Client server list but players will see an "Incompatible Version" error message if they attempt to connect to server which has not been updated.
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