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Steam Notes, Free content and Patch notes

• The new Total War Shogun 2: Rise of the Samurai campaign is available Sep 27th. For further information, please go to http://store.steampowered.com/app/34344/

Complete patch contents

Free castle pack

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Three newly-designed castles specifically for the Shogun 2 campaign map:

o 1 standard sized castle of new configuration
o 1 standard sized castle on a clifftop with limited approaches
o 1 top-tier castle, considerably larger than any other castle in Shogun 2

Each castle appears across five maps, resulting in 15 new siege battle-map variants.
These maps do not appear in the Rise of The Samurai DLC campaign.

Multiplayer balances and tweaks

Influence point changes:

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• Corruption and logistics: clans will suffer a cumulative 5% cost in influence point gain for every province beyond 3 that they own (with a maximum penalty of 95%).
• Points loss: Every time a player loses a match-made battle, they will lose 50% of the clan influence they would have gained for a victory.
Filters:
• A number of filters have been added to help display the strategic situations of your own and other clans in the clan competition.
• You can now cycle through and view all other worlds in the clan competition as well as search for a specific clan and view the world they are operating in
• Filters have been added to sort retainers into smaller concise lists based on units and weapon restrictions.

Rewards:

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There is now a series of rewards for players whose clans are promoted:

• Winner of clan competition (Mon, Crest, Helmet)
• Promotion into tier 1 (Mon, Crest)
• Promotion (Mon, Crest)

Avatar promotion and prestige:

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• Upon reaching level 10, Avatars can now be promoted to a new Prestige level and re-play the avatar conquest mode.
• Coloured ranking stars are now used to define the current Prestige of an avatar: Bronze; Silver and Gold
• Upon promotion to a new Prestige level, the avatar’s skill-tree is reset, but his units retain their veterancy, and he retains any armour pieces, retainers earned through armour pieces and clan tokens
• Upon promotion to a new Prestige level, Avatars gain +10 Veteran Slots
• Higher-Prestige avatars require consequently more XP to level, and cost more to field.
Matchmaking
• Match-made battles will now prioritise avatar level when attempting to match players, taking into account ELO rating.

General UI improvements:

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• The XP bar on the avatar screen now shows current and required XP for a rank increase
• Avatar rank is now shown on the pre-battle setup screen of all users
• The player’s current number of clan tokens is now displayed on the skills tree
• Locked icons have been added to retainer slots which currently can’t be used
• Units and retainers which cannot be used in the next battle have been made more visible.

Stats:

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Ladder and overall stats have been rearranged for clarification and ease of use.

Battle UI:

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An avatar’s primary skill-set is now displayed on the avatar’s banner in battles. This is based on the skill tree with the most skill points spent within it.

Siege Battles:

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• Time limit added to siege battles (45 mins)
• The small funds bracket has been removed from match-made siege battles
• The Kyoto and Buatsui castle maps have been removed from match-making map pool

New Maps

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• 11 New battle maps have been added:
• Chubu Pass
• Chugoku River
• Ehime Gorge
• Gunma Field
• Hokuriku Crossing
• Kansai Wood
• Kanto Plains
• Koshinetsu Ridge
• Saga River
• Tohoku Forest
• Tokai Valley
• All non-key building maps have been removed from the match-making map pool.

Naval Battles:

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• Funding bracket adjustments
• Small: 5000 (no change)
• Medium: 10,000 (down from 14,000)
• Large: 18,000 (down from 24,000)

Drop-in Battles

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• Avatars now get awarded XP if the player participates in a drop-in battle
• The amount of XP awarded is double the base win/loss XP for avatar battles

Multiplayer balancing

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Retainers

• Tetsu-Bishi Caltrops: spear and missile units’ bonus vs cav increased from +3 to +4
• Camp Sickness: missile units’ speed debuff increased
• Gokamon Bodyguard: avatar melee defence increased from +5 to +6
• Scroll of Inspirational verse: avatar melee attack increased from +3 to +4
• Supply Wagon: missile units’ extra ammo increased from +5 to +8
• Kacchu-Mochi Armour-Bearer: avatar armour increased from +3 to +4
• Mouldy Feed Stocks: enemy cavalry fatigue resistance debuff increased
• Uma-Jirushi Nobori Standard-Bearer: avatar morale buff increased from +2 to +3
• Lightweight Gunjingura War Saddle: cavalry speed buff increased from +5% to +10%
• Zori Tori Sandal-Bearer: avatar fatigue resistance increased
• Yabusami Master: avatar accuracy and reload speed increased from +5/+5 to +7/+7
• Untrained Fugu Cook : Effect now applies to sword infantry only
• Trading Post: cost decrease for all units reduced from -5% to -4%
• Drill Square: sword infantry melee defence bonus reduced from +3 to +2.
• Yagyu Sword Instructor: sword infantry melee attack bonus reduced from +2 to +1.
• World Weary: accuracy debuff reduced from -5 to -3, melee attack debuff reduced from -2 to -1

Multiplayer units

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• Loan Sword Ashigaru: cost from 400 to 500
• Bow Warrior Monks: cost from 1000 to 1100
• Matchlock Ashigaru: cost from 400 to 500
• Great Guard: cost from 1200 to 1300
• Daiyku Samurai : cost from 1000 to 1100
• Fire Bomb Throwers: cost from 700 to 600
• Yari Hero: cost from 1550 to 1200
• Bow Hero: cost from 1650 to 1500
• Katana Hero: cost from 1600 to 1500
• Naginata Warrior Monk Hero: cost from 1700 to 1500
• Kisho Ninja: cost from 700 to 600
• Matchlock Samurai: cost from 700 to 650
• Bow Cavalry: cost from 650 to 600

Naval units:

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• Bow Kobaya: cost from 850 to 500
• Fire Bomb Kobaya cost from 1050 to 700
• Medium Bune: cost from 1800 to 1550
Fire arrow ability added
• Siege Tower Bune: cost from 1550 to 3000
• Sengoku Bune: cost from 2000 to 1800
• Cannon Bune: cost from 4000 to 6000
• Heavy Bune: cost from 2400 to 2000
Fire arrow ability added
• Admiral Heavy Bune Fire arrow ability added

Unit caps introduced:

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Land units

• Loan Sword Ashigaru 4
• Bow Warrior Monks 2
• Matchlock Ashigaru 3
• Matchlock Monks 1
• Matchlock Samurai 2
• Naginata Attendants 5
• Sword Attendants 6
• Great Guard 1
• Bow Cavalry 3

Naval units
• Cannon Bune 1
• Fire Bomb Kobaya 4
• Siege Tower Bune 4
• Matchlock Kobaya 6
• Medium Bune 6
• Sengoku Bune 6
• Nihon Maru 1
• O Ataka Bune 4
• Heavy Bune 6
• Bow Kobaya 6

Veteran Skills

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• Matchlock Accuracy upgrades reduced
• Sword unit melee attack skill upgrades reduced
• Sword unit charge bonus upgrades reduced

Free XP weekends

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The ability to run XP multiplier weekends is now in the codebase. We’re now planning a series of weekend events in which individual unit types, Avatars, specific clans and more can gain experience and veterancy at increased rates, and drop-rates for legendary items and retainers can be increased.
Keep an eye on Steam and the Total War forums for more information in coming weeks!

Bug Fix list

Achievements:

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• The Mastery of the waves achievement will no longer unlock in rare instances after a land battle

AI:

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• Naval AI will now attempt to repair damaged ships
• Path finding improvements for Naval AI when near to land
• Siege Battle AI improvements, in larger games especially, the AI will be much more reactive to player actions
• Several battle AI improvements.
• Multiple Campaign AI improvements, including new AI weighting to prevent attempts at raiding when sieging castles.
• Fixed Wako Pirate fleets occasionally remaining idle after spawning in campaign

Art:
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• Updated Avatar skill icons, both in UI and in battle to allow visual identification of avatar type
Improved appearance of campaign on low spec machines

Audio:

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• Several voice over audio fixes for in-battle VO
• Voice over and audio fixes for Campaign map A bit too similar

Campaign

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• Fixed post battle lockup
• Public order and town wealth growth penalties on High and Extortionate taxation levels were greatly reduced
• Fixed issue with religious agents incorrectly modifying chance of success of bribe actions
• Fixed rebels spawning inside zones of control
• Fixed multi-turn incite revolt orders not being cancelled when a there is a rebellion in target province
• Apprehend action now costs money
• Improved flee behaviour for bribed characters
• Fixed case where a coastal assault battle would involve the castle
• Fixed multi-turn attack orders not being invalidated by successful bribes
• Fixed being able to order more recruitment items from a general than there is room to display them
• Fixed issue where discovered characters may not update the pathfinder correctly
• Fixed issue where bribe system would incorrectly invoke diplomacy UI
• Fixed issue where flee orders would crash in some circumstances
• Fixed issue where leave settlement orders would crash in some circumstances
• Fixed several retainer and trait effects
• Several text tweaks to make the application of specific effects clear (local, global, etc.)
• Siege model have sound now
• Various AI fixes and tweaks

Combat:

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• Fixed infrequent issue with projectile damage during the increased range skill for Matchlock Warrior Monks (Matchlock Warrior Monks)
• Fixed a cavalry charge bug that would allow cavalry to maintain a charge bonus despite not charging

Crashes:

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• Fixed a number of Multiplayer campaign desyncs
• Fixed Crash when returning to main menu after completing a multiplayer campaign
• Fixed a rare crash on exiting a multiplayer land battle
• Fixed a crash when the user attempts to quick load whilst the game is displaying an FMV
• Fixed uncommon crash during intermediate land tutorial
• Fixed soft lock when attempting to view certain battle ranking statistics in the Multiplayer avatar system
• Fixed infrequent AI recruitment crash during the Chosokabe campaign tutorial
• Fixed soft lock during steam invites when on certain screens in the Multiplayer avatar system
• Player is no longer able to accept invites to play a Multiplayer game without creating an avatar, preventing a rare crash
• Fixed a crash that occurred in Multiplayer game when the user selects the request alliance button after breaking the alliance on the diplomacy screen
• Fixed soft lock that occurs when deleting a save game generated during a battle
• Fixed D3D graphics crash that occurred very rarely on creation of new avatar
• Fixed a soft lock that occurred when declaring war on the vassal of another player in a Multiplayer campaign

General:

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• The possibility of unchecking all battle types and searching in made multiplayer battles has been removed
• Added a limit to veteran names, preventing unreadable names on the battlefield
• Avatar colour scheme now defaults to the army colour scheme when first created
• The escape button will now cancel rather than confirm skill point allocation in the campaign map
• AI will now recognise switching sides cost changes during a custom battle setup screen
• Rank differential penalty will no longer be applied to Campaign drop-in battles
• New 100% bonus modifier for winning a drop in battle
• Ikko Ikki Loan Sword Ashigaru are now fully playable as the Ikko Ikki clan in Campaign and custom battle. They are recruited from the Castle chain
• The Goldfish Scale Sashimono no longer floats above the avatar model in multiplayer battles
• Fixed a rare issue in which banners and mons would not save correctly in a multiplayer battle replay
• Avatar statistics will correctly update after playing a battle list battle in multiplayer
• Several campaign missions have had their bonuses tweaked or reworked
• Cannon Bunes are now able to fire at will correctly in all situations
• The Highlight tooltip occasionally got imposed on the campaign map when quick saving, this is now fixed
• Fixed a rare error that would cause the Leaderboard in multiplayer to not display with the message “Error: Requested Profile could not be found message when selecting Leaderboard”
• Updates to the Multiplayer avatar conquest map
• Multiplayer clan competition UI reworked to allow viewing of multiple tiers
• Multiplayer Naval fund brackets adjusted
• Fixed inability to use the cycle through generals button in campaign if more than 13 generals were available
• Multiplayer unit balancing, see multiplayer announcements for further information
• Fixed several bugs within the retainers in the Multiplayer avatar system
• Scare enemies now correctly functions at all times in Multiplayer battles
• Fixed the possibility of Multiplayer units levelling up mid battle and gaining stats in certain larger games in Multiplayer land/siege battles
• Drop in battles can no longer rarely unlock two regions from the same battle
• Fixed a server issue causing Avatar profile details to not be retrieved correctly
• Post battle xp calculations are correctly taking into account several new variables and tweaked values
• Katana of the pure land is no longer being incorrectly displayed as a legendary retainer and will drop slightly more frequently
• Fixed several hyperlink within the Encyclopaedia leading to incorrect pages
• Multiplayer army management UI now scales to display all units correctly without overlapping
• References to gold in the multiplayer system now reference Koku
• Player list in Multiplayer campaign now displays correctly if dragged across to another point on the screen
• Locked units are now viewable in the Multiplayer army management screen
• Fixed an issue when the player would be set as the attacker instead of defender when selected in custom battles
• Fixed a rare issue caused by attempting to add retainers during Multiplayer pre-battle setup
• Home key now selects and zooms to the General in battles
• Fixed a rare occurrence in multiplayer that would cause scroll bars to not appear
• Avatar rank will display correctly in stars during the post battle screen of a multiplayer match made battle
• Fixed an infrequent bug that would cause avatar competition regions to not display correctly
• UI art fix for ink blot style graphical errors appearing on unit cards in the Multiplayer army management screen
• Fixed an issue that would cause Avatar xp to display incorrectly when coming out of a match made battle
• Matchlock troops veteran skills rebalanced in Multiplayer
• Multiplayer unit caps implemented, see Multiplayer announcement for details
• UI fix to address the rare bug that would limit the amount of veterans that could be displayed
• AI players in Multiplayer and custom battles will no longer display the players steam picture and rank
• Post battle Avatar xp bar will now fill correctly if the avatar gains enough xp to gain a rank
• Rank 0 Avatars will now have the correct 0 star in pre-battle chat lobbies in Multiplayer
• Weighting for mission generation will now always correctly fire a relevant mission in Campaign
• Minor text/grammar fixes

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