MAG 2.10 Patch Brings Picture Taking and Multitasking

MAG 2.10 Patch Brings Picture Taking and Multitasking

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If you thought we were done talking about MAG, boy were you wrong. It seems the developers continue to support their game long after release with patch 2.10, which brings in-game screenshots and a multi-queue feature. This feature  allows you to queue up for several game modes at once while also getting an XP bonus for doing so.

The full list of changes can be found after the break, but I have to hand it to Zipper Interactive. Many games start to see a decline in support around the one year mark, but they keep chugging along. Now, if only they added nukes. What a sight that would be.

Patch v2.10
December 7, 2010 | 49MB (TPPS), 132 MB (DLS)

Gameplay (General)

  • Implemented “Multiqueue” functionality to allow users to queue up for multiple game modes simultaneously
  • Added “Multiqueue” XP bonus modifier that increases as more modes are selected
  • Increased XP to CP-earned ratio to 1.5 CP for every 1 XP
  • Reduced price of Medical Kits to 500 CP from 800 CP
  • Teammates can no longer prevent you from repairing vehicles and objectives when in your line of sight
  • Shortened cooldown times between leadership FRAGOs to 2 seconds from 10 seconds
  • Added “friendly fire” modifier so that allies never receive more than 50% damage when hit by a friendly vehicle
  • Improved item-swap speed

Gameplay (Skills)

  • Decreased effectiveness of “Marksman Recoil Stability” and “Marksman Steady Aim” skills
  • Improved effectiveness of First Aid Kit and Medical Kit skills, “Self Heal Speed” and “Heal Recharge Rate”
  • Increased effectiveness of “Improved Smoke Screen Rate” skill

Weapons

  • Slightly widened knife-swing arc

Interface

  • Enemy vehicles now show damage bar when “attacking” them with a repair kit
  • Slight presentational modifications to the “Character B” and “Character C slots”
  • Correct text now displays in the Armory when viewing the SVER Hazard helmet

Audio/ Visual

  • Acquisition Escort vehicles now have unique models for each faction
  • Improved mine-laying animation

Miscellaneous

  • Removed “Directives” button from the “Deploy” menu
  • Added “Multiqueue” button to the “Deploy” menu and sidebar areas
  • Added feature that allows users to take in-game screenshots via XMB Photo menu (1280×720)
  • Reduced chances of being randomly dropped from a “Clan Deploy” game
  • Fixed an assortment of menu-related lock-ups
  • “Clan Deploy” performance updates
  • Minor server performance enhancements
  • Fixed typo in “Chest Candy” trophy
  • Various localization updates