Released - May 5, 2017
Unversioned Hotfix: Fixed Linux Dedicated Server startup crash. If your Linux Server is crashing, please update!
- New Creature: Giant Bee and Giant Queen Bee
- New Creature: Daeodon
- New Creature: Liopleurodon
- New Creature: Kentrosaurus
- New Structure: Tek Cloning Chamber
- New Structure: Tek Megalodon Saddle
- New Structure: Tek Turret
- New Weapon: Tek Grenade
- TEK Cave & Volcano
- "Ascension" Game Progression
- More UI overhauls
- New Hairstyle and Facial Hair
- Approximately 20+ New Explorer Notes
- 15 new music tracks, per-biome and situational
- Full Gamepad input pass (i.e. console gamepad functionality)
- Fixed issue with Cave spawns not functioning properly in singleplayer
- The Center mega-update!
- Engram Tree REVAMP. Forced respec and Max Level set to 100 (before Ascension)! You won't lose your levels or experience, unless you were above 105 which you'll be reset to 100.
- New Emote
- Anglers can now gather pearls.
Additional Changes[edit | edit source]
- New Alpha Megalodon
- New Alpha item drops for all alpha creatures: Alpha Mosasaur Tooth, Alpha Tuso Eye, Alpha Rex Tooth, Alpha Raptor Claw, Alpha Megalodon Fin, Alpha Leeds Blubber, Alpha Carno Arm.
- New creature sounds for the: Carno, Direbear, Bronto, Saber, Scorpion, Giga, Dragon, Broodmother, and Megapithecus.
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