A weekly round-up of the more noteworthy DevPosts on the Official Forums. This week’s roundup features the recap of Prime Time #163, a new Clan-based Operation, new editions of The Second Stream Podcast and The Remote Observer Blog, as well as some changes and bug fixes.
All information from this post is sourced from the official DevPost Tracker on the forums (and occasionally the dev team’s twitter accounts). TCN Glyph Promo Codes available at the bottom of this post.
General[DE]Megan – “Thanks For Watching Prime Time #163!”
A recap of the livestream. [DE]Pablo – “QoL Loadouts easy request”
Pablo explains why there is a limit to the number of Loadout Slots players can purchase or unlock for their account. There’s a disclaimer included that he is not a network specialist and can only offer a superficial explanation. Basically, it’s to reduce the server load. [DE]Glen – “W10 Creators Update and Mouse Buttons” (2)
The Windows 10 Creator Update has been reported to cause issues with some mice and key bindings no longer working. This is not a problem exclusive to Warframe and Glen provides more information as to what is going on and how to test functionality along with basic troubleshooting. [DE]Rebecca – “[PC] OPERATION: AMBULAS REBORN” (2)
A new Operation Event is underway! Details regarding scoring and rewards can be found in this thread and you can check leaderboards on the ambulasReborn.php site. The event will end on May 11. Rebecca recommends playing endless missions on open-air environments to work towards competing on the leaderboards.
Design Council News
Nothing new to share this week.
Upcoming Features and Changes[DE]Rebecca – “Status Thread: Update 20.4.0 OPERATION: AMBULAS REBORN.”
A teaser and status update regarding the upcoming update. The update is live as of the time of this post.
Bugfixing[DE]Dmitri – “Relays crashing my game”
Dmitri is investigating reports regarding game crashes in the Relays. It appears to be related to 32-bit systems. [DE]Dmitri – “graphics card not supported”
Dmitri reassures a player that their AMD driver is still supported by Warframe. It is recommended to completely clean out the old drivers and then install the 17.4.4 drivers once again. [DE]Dmitri – “Low GPU Usage (<%10), FPS Stuttering, FPS Drops”
Dmitri is investigating reports with framerate loss in seemingly random conditions. [DE]Dmitri – “crowd dispersion and ferrox pull mechanic fps drop”
After looking into player reports regarding the Ferrox, Dmitri discovered that there are some performance kinks which can be worked out. The report came from a console user and there is not an ETA for when fixes will arrive. [DE]Dmitri – “Relay load times” (All Platforms)
Dmitri reports that DE is currently investigating potential solutions to Relay memory management across all platforms. [DE]Danielle – “2017 Black screen cold crash”
Danielle advises a player experiencing a crash to submit their EE.log to support. [DE]Saske – “Sarpa with Bullet Dance not firing in bursts”
A fix was found for a bug with the Bullet Dance stance for Sarpa. Note: The fix is live as of the time of this post, though some users have still reported issues with functionality. [DE]Saske – “Can’t equip Ruinous Extension on Cycron”
Simple bug, simple fix. Fixed as of the time of this post. [DE]Rebecca – “Players below Mastery 3 cannot access rewards”
Players under Mastery Rank 3 could not access rewards at the launch of the event. This has been resolved as of the time of this post. [DE]Dmitri – “Azima & antimatter absorb augment.”
A performance issue was found when utilizing the Azima’s alternate fire and Nova’s Antimatter Absorb Augment. [DE]Dmitri – “Reduced fps after update 20.4.0”
Dmitri investigates issues regarding reduced framerates in wake up Hotfix 20.4.0. Possibly related to v-sync being enabled. [DE]Dmitri – “Leech Ospreys Are Broken!”
The Leech Osprey robotic parasite (which deals constant damage) was not properly despawning. Fixed as of the time of this post. [DE]maciejs – “Dedicated Conclave Servers”
A continued dialog about some of the more technical aspects of the player-hosted dedicated servers.
Updates and Hotfixes[DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Update 20.4.0” (2) [DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Hotfix 20.4.1” [DE]Rebecca – “Octavia’s Anthem: Hotfix 20.4.2” [DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Hotfix 20.4.3+188.8.131.52” (2)
DE quickly realized that players liked the Sonicor’s Blasting potential and scheduled a reversion of that “fix” from the hotfix.
Nothing new to share this week.
Forum and Meta News[DE]Danielle – “Design Council Challenge Discussion and Feedback”
Danielle shares information as to how the Design Council Challenge Alerts are crafted. The DC votes on a set of options DE creates, not the other way around. [DE]Taylor – “The Second Stream Podcast #13 – Priest Warframe, Chat Filters, Ambulas Event and more, ft. [DE]Pablo!”
A new episode of The Second Stream Podcast is now available. This week’s podcast consists of just the two DE staff members having a post-devstream discussion. [DE]Drew – “Transitioning to work outside of the Warframe Community team”
Drew announces that he’s being reassigned within Digital Extremes and will no longer be at the forefront of the Community Team. The projects which he was working on (PS4@4, The Second Stream, etc) will be continued by other Community Team members. [DE]Danielle – “Serious Warframe Community Issue”
A reminder to report players harassing or abusing you to the support team: Zendesk. Naming and shaming is not allowed on the official forums, nor the subreddit. [DE]Danielle – “Feedback Category Rename!”
The subforum was recently renamed to reflect it is open to feedback regarding Clans just as much as Dojos. [DE]Taylor – “The Remote Observer: Vol 4”
A new edition of The Remote Observer recap is now available. You can view the post directly here: Official Blog.
General[DE]Danielle – “Dark Sector Joins PlayStation® Now: Proto-Armor, Glaive, Glaive Proto Skin on Sale!”
The semi-canon prequel to Warframe is available on PlayStation® Now. A special promotion is being done with the Excalibur Proto-Armor Skin, Glaive, and Glaive Proto Skin — 25% off until May 9th.
Updates and Hotfixes[DE]Megan – “XB1 Octavia’s Anthem (20.0.9+Hotfixes)”
May 1st Hotfix #7. [DE]Drew – “PS4: Octavia’s Anthem: Update 20.0.9 [+hotfixes]”
Hotfix May 1st.
Warframe Nexus News[DE]JacobB – “Login failed; received an incorrect response from the server”
JacobB is tracking down a bug with logging in to the Nexus app.
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