Steam New Updates and Releases 07 December 2011

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Rise of Immortals Updated

To receive the latest news directly on Steam while you play, all updates will be posted in the Announcements section.

For existing players, you can now receive free Petroglyph Coins just for referring a friend!Steam 07 December 2011

Rise of Immortals is an Free-to-Play Action Strategy online game that is continually being updated with new content and features through the automatic update system. Check out the following content features recently updated!:

  • New Immortals and skins
  • Immortal spotlight videos
  • Other game content news
Also be sure to visit the game’s community pages for regular updates, including contest and event announcements!:
  • Official game forums
  • Steam game forums
  • Steam chat group
  • RoI daily news on Facebook
  • RoI server updates on Twitter
  • RoI gameplay videos on YouTube
  • Watch these pages for specials and exclusives on these Immortals, their skins, and other in-game items!

Now Available - Everquest II Free to Play. Your Way.

Everquest II Free to Play. Your Way. is Now Available on Steam.

Explore an enormous online world where friends come together for adventure and community. Immerse yourself in the game’s exciting locales, mysterious lands, intense battles, exciting quests and amazing achievements. Featuring breathtaking graphics and a vast, beautiful and dangerous game world to explore, EverQuest II sets the standard for MMORPG online gaming. Now, you can experience EverQuest II Free to Play. Your Way!

War Inc. Battlezone Updated

Adjusted how much XP needed for each level
Added Gold Credit rewards for leveling up
Fixed UI bugs

New Release - Defense Grid: The Awakening - You Monster! DLC

You Monster!, new content for Defense Grid: The Awakening, is now available on Steam.

Defense Grid: The Awakening and a bundle including Defense Grid: The Awakening and all 5 of the DLC are 50% off until December 14th, 2011 at 10AM Pacific Time.

In this first full-story expansion to the award-winning Defense Grid, GLaDOS, the menacing AI from Valve’s awesome Portal franchise, guest stars and shakes up the Defense Grid world. Players will battle not only alien hordes, but the deviousness of GLaDOS as she tests the player’s skills and changes all of the rules that you have come to know. Can you protect the cores in spite of her intrusive testing?

Killing Floor Updated

Killing Floor has just been updated to include the Twisted Christmas content!

Tripwire continues its long standing tradition of massive free content packs with the Twisted Christmas 2 Content Pack. The features an all new level, Ice Cave, as well as brand new Twisted Christmas music to get you in the holiday spirit. But wait - there’s more! Santa is bringing even more gifts - the Winter Weapon Pack, with seven brand new weapons complete with new achievements, free to everyone who owns the game. Returning from last year’s event we have Christmas themed specimens replacing all of the regular baddies, Santa’s Evil Lair, Christmas themed achievements and the chance for those who missed unlocking the special Baddest Santa character last year to grab him this time around.

Now Available - Trine 2

Trine 2 is Now Available on Steam for PC and Mac!

Sequel to the bestselling, side-scrolling game of action, puzzles and platforming where you play as one of Three Heroes who make their way through dangers untold in a fantastical fairytale world.

New Release - Killing Floor: Steampunk Character Pack 2 DLC

The all new Killing Floor: Steampunk Character Pack 2 downloadable content includes 4 new characters and is now available for Killing Floor!

Daily Wishlist Giveaway - Today’s Deal: Bastion

The Daily Wishlist Giveaway continues today on Steam. Each day 10 people will win the top 10 games on their wishlist!

To enter, you must have a Steam account and a Wishlist with at least 10 games, and each day you will need to visit the gamepage of the featured daily deal. The Daily Wishlist Giveaway began December 1st and will continue into the holiday season.

The featured daily deal today is Bastion at 66% off!

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Updated

Patch 1.3 Notes:

General stability improvements
Optimize performance for Core 2 Duo CPUs
Fixed Radiant Story incorrectly filling certain roles
Fixed magic resistances not calculating properly
Fixed issue with placing books on bookshelves inside player purchased homes
Fixed dragon animation issues with saving and loading
Fixed Y-look input to scale correctly with framerate

Batman: Arkham City Updated

Release notes:
  • We have just released a patch for Batman: Arkham City PC that provides fixes a variety of DX 11 issues, as well as fixes for a few other non-DX 11 related issues. The DX 11 fixes will apply for the majority of players, however, some specific Steam users will experience issues when running under DX 11.
  • With this latest patch, Steam users with the following Windows Operation Systems should avoid running the game under DX 11 until further notice: 
  • Windows Vista 32 bit
  • Windows 7 32 bit
  • Users running Windows 7 32 bit or Windows Vista 32 bit should ONLY use DX 9 settings until a future patch that addresses this specific issue is released. We are actively working to address the remaining issue tied to DX 11 for users running 32 bit versions of Windows Vista or Windows 7.
  • Major fixes that this patch addresses are listed below. 
  • Performance / hitching issues have been greatly improved for running in DX 11.
  • An issue with players running out of Video Memory or encountering a Rendering Thread Exceptions has been address. This was primarily affecting 32-bit Operating Systems.
  • A progression block after defeating Ra’s Al Ghul has been fixed. This was issue occurred primarily on lower end computer setups and described as Batman not readying his Reverse Batarang.
  • A crash that occurred when scrolling between the Character Bios and Arkham City Stories has been fixed.
  •  A crash that occurred when selecting “Press Start” immediately when available at the Title Screen has been fixed. The issue was described as crashing/hard locking around the DLC (Downloadable Content) check.
  • Thank you all for your patience.


New Free to Play on Steam - APB Reloaded

APB Reloaded is now Free to Play on Steam! Jump in before December 19th and receive a Premium Upgrade Pack!

The city of San Paro is a crime-ravaged metropolis in the midst of political upheaval. The introduction of the City Security Act has caused the creation of the Enforcers, licensed vigilantes who take to the streets in an effort to stop the Criminals where the Cops couldn’t. The Enforcer faction believes that it is a force for good; the Criminal faction believes that its city and freedom are under threat.
Which faction will you join: Criminal or Enforcer?


War Inc. Battlezone Updated

Bug fixes:
Rewards for winning round, best player in teamoverall are lowered
Fixed issues with font in UI
Updated PhysX, grenades
ockets should now work correctly (not fly through geometry)
Nightfall map lighting was updated, now it is darker

Defense Grid: The Awakening Updated

New free Defense Grid Community Challenge Update released:
  • Mission Selection UI has been simplified, you can now see all medals for all modes at a glance
  • New Fully Loaded game mode added: All towers and all upgrades are available (suggested by community member Salmusco)
  • New Frozen Core game mode added: Cores do not float back to the housing
  • New Shredder game mode added: The aliens keep coming. And you don’t earn interest.
  • New Balanced Build game mode added: You need to build one of each tower type before you can build a second of the same type
  • 32 new missions added with leaderboards
  • Fully Loaded missions added to all early levels up to and including Center of Power (except for Out of Fuel)
  • Frozen Core missions added to Ancient Research, Long Descent, Out of Fuel, Guardian’s Fall, Crossed Signals, Waste Disposal, and Last Stand
  • Shredder missions added to Ancient Research, Flight Plan, Cold Storage, Guardian’s Fall, Center of Power, Standing Order, Crossed Signals, Turnabout, and Lockdown
  • Balanced Build missions added to Cold Storage, Standing Order and Lockdown
  • Out of Bullets missions added to Turnabout and Lockdown
  • Fix: voice over volume control affects more audio lines than before
  • Prepared for more content ahead
  • Fix: Top of the Class achievement now able to be earned and description changed to reflect the new level names and requirements
  • Fix: Few and Proud achievement clarify requirements needed
  • Fix: Splash screens are skippable again
  • Fix: Borderlands levels Entanglement and Infiltration let you build towers again
  • Fix: No more purple textures when playing You Monster level in a low-res graphics level

Rochard Updated

An update to Rochard has been released (1.04). The patch allows to customize keyboard controls. You’ll find the customization menu under controls menu.

The Steam Cloud bug in the game which prevented the local save game from being uploaded to the cloud has been now fixed and the cloud files are updated using local save game when running the game. This is completely transparent to the player and no save data is lost in the process. Most settings such as the customized controls are stored in the cloud, but display resolution which is computer specific is not.

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