Dear Silica community,
Our latest weekly update has just dropped! This update features further improvements to Direct Control and additionally adds a ping system - used for informing other players on the same team about a target or position. Aside from that, chat messages have also been improved.
On that note, quality of life has been the focus for this update and will continue for the next week also, featuring much-needed shortcuts and improvements for Commanders, so stay tuned!
Here's this week's changelog for update 0.7.19:
Added: Ping system for both FPS players and Commander
Added: Name of direct controlled unit in top left corner
Added: Button to cancel direct control in the pause menu
Changed: Direct control is now also toggled via shortcut F (ESC removed)
Changed: Vision modes disabled in Commander view (night is now brightened here)
Improved: Direct control post-process effects to not be so strong
Improved: Night time much brighter now in Commander view
Improved: When leaving direct control, the view is centered on the unit
Improved: Chat message readability
Fixed: Harvester turrets clipped the camera
Fixed: Units that were direct controlled lost their orders
Fixed: Units under direct control show their assigned objective
Fixed: Chat message cutting off when more than one line
That's all for this week's update. See you on Baltarus!