Steam Updates and Releases 30 May 2012

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Ticket to Ride Update Released

An update is available for Ticket to Ride.Steam Updates and Releases 30 May 2012

This update addresses the following issues:

  • The application could remain in memory after the player left the game, which prevented from quitting Steam.

  • Menus were not working in some languages, like in Turkish for example.

  • In some cases, robot could stop playing when the cards pile was exhausted.

  • When purchasing DLCs within the game using the Steam Overlay, the new maps were not available immediately. You had to restart the game.

  • Voices were off by default. Note: voices can be turned on or off from the Settings Room in Central Station.

  • The mouse cursor could disappear when returning from the Steam Overlay.


PoxNora Update Released


Endless Wonder:

Discover and unleash ancient powers in PoxNora’s Endless Wonder. The battle for the world of Poxanthuru continues – master your faction and dominate your opponents in tournaments, single player and pvp play.

  • 58 new runes available in box and pack form
  • Over 20 new abilities
  • New Draft Tournaments


New DLC Available - Microsoft Flight: F4U Corsair

F4U Corsair, new content for Microsoft Flight, is now available on Steam!

Conquer the hoops courses in the F4U Corsair! With its large prop and inverted gull wings, the F4U was an iconic mainstay of Allied aviation during World War II. It was also featured in a late 1970’s TV series based on Marine Corps Fighter Squadron 214. This version is the F4U-1D, which has a powerful 2100 hp, 18-cylinder radial engine. Its speed and high roll rates make it a perfect formation partner with other warbirds. No cockpit included.


Now Available - Mad Riders

Mad Riders is now available on Steam!

Mad Riders delivers the ultimate off-road racing experience for thrill seekers and fans of wheel-to-wheel action! Perform aerial stunts, use your boost wisely, and open shortcuts to dominate your friends on 45 tracks in stunning tropical locations across the globe.


Daily Deal - Space Quest Collection, 75% off!

Today’s Deal: Save 75% off Space Quest Collection!

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam.


Sniper Elite V2 Update Released

SEv2 Update 1.04: 29th May 2012

New Features/Content:

  • 2 new Multiplayer maps available for DM and TDM:
  1. Coast

  2. Graves

  • Command Line Options added to fix/diagnose/workaround various issues customers are having:

  1. "-nosound" - disables all sound.

  2. "-novid" - disables all movie playback.

  3. "-60hz" - should now clamp to 60Hz in all cases.

  4. "-RV6xx" - for older ATI chipsets (for example, Radeon HD 3650) as a workaround for a driver crash in some areas (such as Facility - level 3).

  • New server option: Headshot Only (AKA: Power 10)

  • New server option: Sudden Death

  • New server option: Team Autobalancing

  • Voice-comms mute via the console ("Voice.Mute" and "Voice.UnMute" with a substring of player name).

  • Console available on Ctrl-Tab as well as the grave key for non-US-English keyboard configurations.

  • In-game "swap team" button for balancing.

  • Players remaining on the loading screen, or not respawning, for more than 3 minutes after game has started will now be kicked.

  • Spawn-point evaluation changed to try to prevent spawning behind the enemy in Multiplayer.

  • Coop Lobby chat in place.

  • Added Compute Shader versions of HDR Bloom and Depth of Field effects for DX11 hardware.

  • Added Supersampling option for top-end graphics cards. Choose between Off (default), 2.25x and 4.0x supersampling. This can be used in conjunction with existing Anti-Aliasing options.

  • Added Advanced Shadows option - this enables contact hardening shadows on DX11 hardware.


  • Fixed issue with black square occasionally displayed when destroying explosives.

  • Tweaks to the following maps:

  1. Opernplatz (Multiplayer only)

  2. Kreuzberg (Multiplayer only)

  • Various voting improvements in Multiplayer.

  • Partial fix to fix grenade throwing during periods of high-latency in Multiplayer.

  • Fixes to tagging when joining a Multiplayer game-in-progress.

  • Panzerfaust kills now counted against the career stats.

  • Partial fix to solve people seeing different servers when refreshing the server-list.

  • Partial fix to prevent graphic card overheating while game is minimised.

  • Successfully completed Overwatch missions can now be retried.

  • Various server browser fixes:

  1. Longer search times

  2. More search results allowed

  3. Fixed flickering text while scrolling with the mousewheel

Dedicated Server improvements:

  • Invites to dedicated servers fixed.
  • There is a new console command "Server.Say" which can be used to send text chat from the dedicated server.
  • Dedicated server logs more game information.
  • The console command reference has been updated.
  • The example server config file has been updated.

If you encounter problems, please contact us on:


Pole Position 2012 Update Released

Pole Position 2012 Update 4.3 Changelog:

  • Bug fixed: When you deactivated or activated a team, that team would be doubled

  • Bug fixed: Self-developed fuel tanks above level 2 could not be installed

  • The effect of the driver attribute “Quick on Curves” has been reduced

  • Bug fixed: An incorrect value was displayed for handling in the wind tunnel

  • The amount of gas now has a stronger effect on lap times.

  • The difference between hard & soft tires is now greater

  • New drivers now demand a salary depending on their talent (no longer just 10,000)

  • Emails are now sorted by date

  • When you save a game, the date is now also included in the savegames’ name

  • Bug fixed: The tire rule was no longer working

  • Changes in weather have now been greatly reduced

  • Chance of rain reduced

  • Bug fixed: Extremely slow cars should now no longer hold up following cars.

  • Bug fixed: After starting a new game, it was possible to select a sponsor from the old game

  • Members of the pit crew are now between 19 and 30 years old

  • Employee talent now increases randomly

  • Tire wear now has a stronger effect on lap times

  • In training & qualification, you can now view the intervals for the first and leading car, using a new button in the race display

  • In a race, you can now view the intervals for the first and leading car relative to the last checkpoint, using a new button in the race display

  • The strength of NPC teams increases & decreases

  • The leading car in a race is now marked with a star-symbol

  • Only the current year is displayed in the lower bar: “2012 Season”

  • Bug fixed: The salary for your own drivers was not being deducted

  • Bug fixed: Rain tires B deteriorated too quickly

  • The talent of the junior drivers no longer increases so quickly

  • Bug fixed: The salary for personnel was not being deducted

  • Random events now occur less frequently, some have been removed

  • Bug fixed: Weather conditions were only being adopted by the cars for a few seconds after the start of a race

  • Bug fixed: The winner of a race isn’t overwriting the winner of the previous race anymore.

  • An icon now indicates which driver is selected in a race

  • When both cars are called to the pit at the same time during a race, there’s no longer a bug that left one car stuck in the pit. The second car will recognize that the pit is occupied and will attempt a pit stop during the next lap.


Now Available - Total War: SHOGUN 2 - Fall of the Samurai DLCs

Four new Faction Packs for Total War: SHOGUN 2 - Fall of the Samurai are Now Available on Steam!


Pre-Purchase Now - Krater!

Krater is Now Available for Pre-purchase on Steam. Act Now and get Immediate Access to the Beta and an Upgrade to the Collector’s Edition for Free!

Krater is a squad based roleplaying game set in a colorful post-apocalyptic world. It combines the combat mechanics of action-rpgs with the top-down view of the classic old-school RPG and RTS games.

The game brings you far into the future of a post-apocalyptic Sweden. Once home to IKEA, Vikings and Minecraft, today its primitive inhabitants scavenge the broken overgrown world for technological artifacts.

At the rim of an impact site known as the Krater, three factions vie for control over the wound opening up into the world below. Consisting of an endless series of caves and tunnels filled with old world treasures and perils, the Underside stretches into the depths of the fallen Swedish civilization.

You arrive at the Krater with your team of freelancers to take part in the goldrush where people come back rich or don’t come back at all.


New DLC Available - Frozen Synapse: Red

Frozen Synapse: Red, new content for Frozen Synapse, is now available on Steam!

The multi-award-winning indie strategy masterpiece is back with a brand new expansion pack! Frozen Synapse: Red adds awesome features like co-op play against the AI and a brand new unit, as well as a selection of additional music tracks plus an exclusive single player campaign.



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