A weekly round-up of the more noteworthy DevPosts on the Official Forums. This week’s roundup features a whole lot of information about Update 20 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]Taylor – “Heads up: Prime Time 158 and Devstream 90 Postponed!”
The weekly Prime Time and expected Devstream were postponed in preparation of Update 20. [DE]Rebecca – “Heads up: Office Power Maintenance.”
An announcement regarding emergency maintenance on Wednesday. This maintenance did not affect the servers. [DE]Megan – “PSA: March 24 Server Upgrades”
Server upgrades were made on Friday last week related to Baro Ki’Teer and his wares not loading in. [DE]Aidan – “Celebrate Warframe’s 4th Anniversary: Tactical Alerts and a new Dex Syandana” (2) (3) (4)
An announcement regarding Warframe‘s 4th anniversary and the Dex item distribution. New Tactical Alerts are available until March 27th (awards the weapon equipped with Orokin Catalyst and complimentary inventory slot). The Syandana will be awarded to those who log in the week starting March 28th. [DE]Rebecca – “24/03: Server Issues” (2)
The servers struggled on the day of Update 20’s launch, but the issue was eventually resolved.
Design Council News
Nothing new to share this week.
Upcoming Features and Changes[DE]Aidan – “Riven Reward for “Octavia’s Anthem”” (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
An announcement regarding the Octavia quest: If you purchase Octavia from the Market prior to completing the quest, you will receive a Pistol Riven Mod in addition to the Octavia Blueprint. This Riven Mod will ignore inventory capacity requirements, though you will need to readjust afterward if you want to collect a new Riven. [DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem is coming to PC!” (2) (3)
A sneak peak at the content for Update 20. You can view the teaser site here: Octavia’s Anthem. Update is live as of the time of this post. [DE]Rebecca – “Coming Soon: Weapon Balance Pass.” (2)
Rebecca posted a Developer Workshop which covered the upcoming weapon balance changes made to select pieces of equipment in Update 20. Changes are live as of the time of this post.
Bugfixing[DE]maciejs – “Dedicated Conclave Servers”
A continued dialog about some of the more technical aspects of the player-hosted dedicated servers. [DE]Megan – “Test from rank 15 to rank 16 is broken, won’t spawn enemies.” (PS4) (XB1)
An issue was reported and fixed regarding Mastery Rank Test 16. [DE]Megan – “vulkar wraith not tradable?”
Baro’s newest offering was not available for trade until Update 20 deployed. [DE]Rebecca – “Menus & Text are extremely large” (2) (3) (4)
Rebecca clarifies that the enlarged UI is an intended change as part of the earlier Developer Workshop about adding 4K UI Support. [DE]Pablo posted as well to shed light on the situation in the original Developer Workshop thread (Links 2 & 3). [DE]Danielle – “UI Bug: Incorrect Stats for Projectile Weapons” (2)
Several projectile weapons were showing incorrect stats in the wake of UI changes in Update 20. [DE]Rebecca – “Criticism of the Nullifier Change”
Nullifier Caps are meant to be hit with critical damage, but are currently bugged.
Updates and Hotfixes[DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Update 20” (2)
[DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Hotfix 20.0.1” [DE]Megan – “Octavia’s Anthem: Hotfix 20.0.2”
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” (2)
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]Danielle – “I bought accidentally ember from market”
If you bought something by mistake from the Market, you can request a refund from support as long as it is still Rank 0 without any Affinity gained. [DE]Aidan – “Seeking Avatar Suggestion Ideas”
Aidan is looking for an avatar image to use on the forums. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Share your Captura Screenshots!” (2)
A megathread for sharing Captura screenshots. Companions must be equipped prior to loading the Captura stage. [DE]Danielle – “[Update 20] Share your Mandachord songs!”
A megathread for sharing Mandachord songs.
General[DE]Megan – “PS4/XB1 Operation: The Pacifism Defect” (PS4) (XB1)
A new event is now live on console platforms. See the post for additional details regarding scoring and rewards. Event ends March 27. [DE]Drew – “PS4: The Pacifism Defect (U19.13.1)” (PS4)
The key binding to cancel crafting something in the foundry is “R2”. [DE]Drew – “Renown Pack X Available Now” (PS4)
A new Renown Pack is now available. Features: Spira, Spira Obsidian Skin and Sigil, and 170 Platinum. [DE]Megan – “Prestige Pack VIII Available Now!”
A new Prestige Pack is now available. Features: Jade Carrier Skin, Jade Dethcube Skin, Jade Chrysalis Sentinel Wings, and 170 Platinum. [DE]Megan – “XB1 PSA: March 24 8AM Server Upgrade” (XB1)
Server upgrades were made on Thursday this past week for the XB1 platform.
Updates and Hotfixes[DE]Megan – “XB1: The Pacifism Defect (19.13.1)” (XB1) (2) (3) (4)
Hotfixes: March 22 (2), March 23. [DE]Drew – “PS4: The Pacifism Defect (U19.13.1)” (PS4) (2) (3) (4)
Hotfixes: March 21, March 22, March 23.
Warframe Nexus News[DE]JacobB – “Error when launching game & phone app login issues”
JacobB redirects a user to support to address a login issue, though it may have been related to Microsoft’s servers.