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Squad Closed Alpha Announcement

Discussion in 'Squad - News & Updates' started by BigD Bot, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. BigD Bot

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    Closed Alpha Announcement

    Squad Leader, Commander, Ranger, Airborne, and Clan Pack level Kickstarter Backers can Pre-Load CA-V1 at prealpha.joinsquad.com (when the build is available later this week we will make an announcement)



    • Heavy breathing now stops when you go into incapacitated state
    • Added bleeding heartbeat sounds.
    • Breathing from stamina no longer plays when in incapacitated state
    • Added Main menu music by Alkali.
    • New M4, M249, AK-74 and RPK fire sounds.
    • Added more deploy and reload sounds.
    • More footstep sounds and bullet impact sounds.
    • Added Rocket flyby sounds.
    • Added Radio filter for Squad and Command VOIP with transfer sounds.


    • Modified the scene tint for the incap state to blend smoothly from the low health state.
    • Fixed water hit effects not rendering correctly


    • When you get incapacitated your stamina is now set to 0
    • Fixed stamina being consumed when sprinting and going incap
    • Fixed dry load animation not playing issue
    • Fixed auto spawning when going straight to dead state
    • Fixed voice comms not working when incapacitated
    • Changes to rallypoints now mean that they will disappear after 9 players have spawned, as well as the squad leader being limited to placing a new one for 2 min after placing the last, unless the SL respawns at a FOB
    • FOB capture time increased
    • Flags now require 3 players to cap and 60 seconds of cap time to capture
    • Changed inventory system, weapons can now have a much more complex mag/ammo layout and button presses can be empty (pressing #2 on rifleman kits now no longer does anything)
    • Fixed various issues with revive and incapacitated state. Capsule no longer falls through the ground.
    • Fixed issues discovered when a person becomes incapacitated soon after revive.
    • Moved the point system to float instead of int, allowing finer grained control of points
    • Medic now heals 1% of health every 0.1s instead of 10% of health every 1 sec, making the ui and healing more fluent.
    • Fixed rpg and law not having sway and properly aligned sights.


    • Added new Kohat Toi map layer and new area along south river
    • Update all maps to new AAS system, with flag names and ticket loss penalties
    • Updated Kohat Toi and Logar Valley with “Foliage 2.0”
    • Updated Logar Night lights to temp fix AMD card issues and low frames
    • Updated all Logar Valley map layers so flags take 60 seconds to neutralize and 120 to cap


    • Updated loading screen quick guide with new icons and info about Field Dressings
    • Fixed hard-to-see black font on the login screen
    • Added HUD icon to indicate whether or not chamber is loaded and fixed magazine counter
    • Allowed the M203 and GP25 to have a round in the chamber to show round chambered indicator on the HUD
    • Changed incap HUD icon to be displayed out to 50m instead of 5m, it should help in finding fallen comrades.
    • Added a scrollable Squads-list and the ability to collapse/expand Squads on the Squad list
    • Removed old hud damage indicator
    • Stamina now hides when full and linearly changes color depending on percentage
    • The map now shows the correct position of players
    • The map now shows markers correctly from player to player
    • Rally point tooltip now displays the number of spawns left
    • Fixed voice comms not being available when map is open
    • Fixed an issue where a fob would be selected on the UI when it wasn’t
    • Fixed player duplication in the squad player lists
    • Fixed blur effect persisting after closing map.
    • Fixed not taking bleeding effect if > 100 damage taken
    • Added kills and deaths to the final score tally, as well as an indicator for when the next game will start
    • Added a map legend
    • FOBs will go red when overrun and become unselectable when spawning is unavailable

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  2. k1ng51

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    finally !
  3. Bobsky1960


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    Yep got my key today:D just waiting for the download.

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