A weekly round-up of the more noteworthy DevPosts on the Official Forums. This week’s roundup features the recap of Prime Time #146, news regarding Riven mods, reasoning behind the Kavat Alert changes, The War Within for consoles, as well as some changes and bug fixes.
All information from this post is sourced from the custom DevPost Tracker on the official forums (and occasionally the dev team’s twitter accounts).
General[DE]Megan – “Thanks For Watching Prime Time #146!”
A recap of the livestream. [DE]Rebecca – “The road to 15/15 [Spoiler] Mods.”
A brief after-the-fact developer workshop which answers the questions of what happens when you reach 16/15 Riven mods, why a cap exists, and what’s the next step for adjusting the cap. [DE]Taylor – “Kavat Genetic Code ‘Fix’ – Nice one DE” (2)
After the bug regarding regarding Kavat Genetic Codes being received as an Alert reward last week, Digital Extremes had second thoughts on rewarding 10x of the item and have reduced it to 5x. [DE]Danielle – “Vote For Warframe!”
With 2016 coming to an end, several gaming sites are holding their annual polls for players to share their favorite games from the year. Danielle and Taylor put together a quick informational post on where to vote for Warframe. [DE]Taylor – “Devstream #84 Overview.”
The official Devstream Overview has been posted. You can view it here: Official Blog Post. The TCN Devstream Recap is now available with timestamps and screencaps as well! You can read it here: Devstream 84 Recap. The InDev page has also been updated to reflect new information. [DE]Rebecca – “Happy Holidays!”
Rebecca formally announced her holiday vacation as a final (official) message of 2016.
Design Council News[DE]Danielle – “Naming the Next Warframe – Infested Frame”
An update to the naming suggestion thread. The name chosen from the suggestions will be announced on Devstream 84. The chosen name: Nidus!
Upcoming Features and Changes[DE]Megan – “PC Hotfix 19.3.1 Deploy Status 12/7/16”
An update regarding the expected weekly update/hotfix. As of the time of this post, the hotfix is live.
Bugfixing[DE]Dmitri – “Rashasi Polearm Causing FPS Drops”
Dmitri was able to track down an issue regarding the Nova Deluxe’s complimentary weapon skin. [DE]Megan – “Missing Relics” (XB1)
A fix for the missing Relics bug was identified and included in The War Within update. [DE]Glen – “Looking for Leaks” (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13)
Digital Extremes is making an open call for testing to help track down a bug. The issue appears to be related to high-end Nvidia GPUs (1070s and 1080s), but they have been having issues reproducing the issue. Instructions on how to attempt reproduction are listed in the thread. [DE]Danielle – “No relic reward with 10/10 reactant”
A merged thread tracking claims regarding players not receiving a Relic reward after collecting 10x Reactant. The issue appears to be a host/client issue. [DE]Megan – “War Within Quest Bugged” (PS4)
A workaround for an issue with the new quest has been posted.
Updates and Hotfixes[DE]Megan – “The War Within: Update 19.3.0”
Ember and Frost Prime Vault unsealed. [DE]Megan – “The War Within: Hotfix 19.3.1”
Feedback Megathreads[DE]Danielle – “Ash Revisited Feedback Megathread”
For feedback regarding the reworked Ash abilities. [DE]Danielle – “[TWW] General Feedback”
For general feedback regarding The War Within update. [DE]Danielle – “[TWW] Bug Report Megathread”
For bug reports regarding The War Within update. [DE]Danielle – “[TWW] Endless Void Fissure Missions Feedback”
For feedback regarding the reworked Endless Void Fissure missions. [DE]Danielle – “[TWW] Sorties Changes/Additions Feedback”
For feedback regarding the reworked Sortie system. [DE]Danielle – “[TWW] New Weapons Feedback”
For feedback regarding the new weapons included in the update. [DE]Danielle – “[TWW] Faction Invasion Changes Feedback”
For feedback regarding the changes to the Invasion system. [DE]Danielle – “[TWW] New Tileset: Kuva Fortress Feedback”
For feedback regarding the new tile set.
Forum and Meta News[DE]Drew – “Question about Archived Topics…”
When it comes to archived topics, Digital Extremes prefers if you repost your concept. [DE]Danielle – “Forum Update: New Features for You!”
The forums have undergone some work and new features have been implemented.
General[DE]Drew – “PS4: The War Within Update 22.214.171.124 Status” (PS4)
The War Within was submitted to Cert on Monday. It is live as of the time of this post. [DE]Megan – “XB1: The War Within Status Thread” (XB1)
The War Within was submitted to Cert on Monday. It is live as of the time of this post. [DE]Drew – “Bring Back a Renown Pack – You Decide!” (PS4)
PS4 players can vote on one of the previous Renown Packs to make a return in 2017. [DE]Megan – “XB1 Bring Back a Prestige Pack – You Decide!” (XB1)
XB1 players can vote on one of the previous Prestige Packs to make a return in 2017. [DE]Megan – “TWW PROMO CODES (console)” (PS4) (XB1)
PC players were able able to enter a promo code and receive a promotional Glyph for The War Within, so some console players were curious if they would be getting the same offer. Instead, console players can purchase the Glyph from the Market for 1 Credit once the update launches. [DE]Drew – “XBox One & PS4: Prime Vault Unsealed” (PS4) (XB1)
The Prime Vault has opened for a limited time! You can farm for these vaulted Relics (and their respective Prime equipment) or buy the Prime Vault Packs for instant access. [DE]Megan – “XB1 Resolution Changes Coming Soon” (XB1)
Some updates arrived with The War Within in regards to the game’s resolution. It will now be rendered at 900p and upscaled at 1080p. The intent of these changes is to improve performance.
Updates and Hotfixes[DE]Drew – “The War Within” (PS4)
[DE]Megan – “The War Within” (XB1)
Warframe Nexus News
Nothing new to share this week.