A weekly round-up of the more noteworthy DevPosts on the Official Forums. This week’s roundup features the recap of Prime Time #160, a new contest and limited-time holiday items, console update news, 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).
General[DE]Megan – “Thanks For Watching Prime Time #160!”
A recap of the livestream. [DE]Danielle – “UI: Fading Items”
Danielle clarifies that the recent changes made to how item images load was intentional to help improve performance on less powerful machines. The intention is to lessen the blow that could lead to crashing when textures are loading. [DE]Megan – “Lepus Headgear, Color Picker and Double Credit Weekend!”
The Lepus Headgear and Easter Color Picker are now available for a limited time. There is also a Double Credit Weekend Booster. [DE]Megan – “New Contest: Tenno Egg-spression!”
A new contest is underway! Create a Warframe-themed Easter Egg and submit your design (digital or painted egg) for a chance to win up to 1000 Platinum. The submission deadline is April 20th.
Design Council News[DE]Danielle – ““Council Challenge”: Design Council Created Devstream Alerts”
An update on the thread used for creating the “Council Challenge” alert for the Devstream. [DE]Megan – “The Best Defense – Melee Creation Voting!”
Some clarification regarding the poll results from the thread versus what was shown on the Devstream. The official winner of the poll is SilverBones (concept/design available here).
Upcoming Features and Changes[DE]Pablo – “4K UI Support: Part 2” (2)
An update and further details on changes coming to clean up the UI in the wake of Update 20. After the changes went live, Danielle bumped the thread and added information as to how to change these settings. [DE]Taylor – “TennoGen Round 8” (2) (3) (4) (5)
The official announcement for TennoGen Round 8. There’s also a bit of a meta discussion regarding how submissions are chosen.
Bugfixing[DE]Saske – “Switched relic reward” (XB1)
Players experiencing host migration on consoles are still subject to the reward-swapping bug. If this happens to you, be sure to contact Support to remedy the issue. A fix is on the way for Update 20.1.0 on consoles. [DE]Dmitri – “Attempting to view Graxx skins in Marketplace causes endless loading screen and locks UI.”
Dmitri is investigating a crash related to previewing skins for purchase on the Market. [DE]Saske – “Cant use War on Uranus”
There was an issue earlier in the week which prevented players from using the War weapon on certain missions. [DE]Saske – “Did Kuria 13-3 get moved?” (2)
Saske reports a fix is on the way for a missing Kuria. Saske returns to the thread to share that it was already fixed in Update 20. [DE]Saske – “Bug : not receiving blueprint thru inbox after being killed and affected by Grustrag 3 bolt”
A player is advised to contact support regarding a bug with the G3. [DE]Rebecca – “Vex Armor is bugged, it reduces damage.”
DE is investigating the Chroma Vex Armor bug which is reducing damage. [DE]Saske – “Sarpa with Bullet Dance not firing in bursts [Investigating]”
DE is investigating issues regarding the Bullet Dance stance with the Sarpa. [DE]Saske – “Unanounced Sarpa and Sancti Castanas nerf [Investigating]”
DE is looking into improving the explosion delays used for certain weapons which was introduced in Update 20. [DE]Saske – “Duplicates mod tab is back but still acting weird”
A fix is on the way for the Modding menu with duplicate Mods. [DE]Saske – “Traded and didn’t get an Item?”
Saske recommends a user to contact support regarding a trade that did not go through correctly.
Updates and Hotfixes[DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Update 20.2.0” [DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Hotfix 20.2.1” [DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Hotfix 20.2.2”
Feedback Megathreads[DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Octavia’s Anthem Quest Megathread”
For feedback regarding the new quest. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Octavia Feedback Megathread”
For feedback regarding the new warframe. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Limbo Revisited Feedback Megathread”
For feedback regarding the Limbo ability rework. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Tenora and Pandero Feedback Megathread”
For feedback regarding the new primary and secondary weapons. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Bug Report Megathread”
For bug reports regarding Update 20 in general. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] General Feedback Megathread”
For general feedback regarding Update 20. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Weapon Balance Pass Feedback Megathread”
For feedback regarding the weapon balance passes made in Update 20.
Forum and Meta News[DE]Taylor – “The Remote Observer: Vol 2.”
The second volume of the Remote Observer is now available here. This is an official highlight reel of recent changes and upcoming features. [DE]Danielle – “Support Unable to Accurately Check Account”
A user expresses concern over Support’s ability to verify account activity in regards to Riven Mods and Danielle reassures him that Support will look into the reported issue. [DE]Taylor – “Devstream #90 Overview” (2)
The official Devstream 90 Overview is now available (only as a forum post; no blog post was made). Note: The TCN Recap will be delayed until next week. Still traveling right now!
General[DE]Drew – “PS4: Octavia’s Anthem (U20.0.9) Status [Sent for Certification]” (PS4) (2)
The next PS4 update has been submitted for certification. [DE]Megan – “XB1 Octavia’s Anthem 20.0.9 Status [Sent To Cert!!]” (XB1) (2)
The next XB1 update has been submitted for certification. [DE]Megan – “Console Easter Platinum Sale!” (PS4) (XB1)
Console players can take advantage of discounted Platinum from now until April 25 (check post for details about your region).
Updates and Hotfixes
Nothing new to share this week.
Warframe Nexus News
Nothing new to share this week.