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The new update named ‘Hallowes – XP for friends’ (after the allied intelligence officer Odette Hallowes) is here! Here you can get a quick overview of all the new features we’ve added for you!
Kill Assist, Tank Protection & More
You now get rewarded with a bonus for kill assists, for protecting your team’s tanks (as infantry) AND you get a bonus when a teammate uses the weapons on your vehicles! Read more in the Kill assist, Tank protection bonus and more! blog post!
The deploy zones are updated to improve the gameplay flow, and more bicycles and health crates has been added! Read more in the Map Improvements Incoming blog post.
Spectate on friends in deploy queue
If you are waiting in deploy queue due to your side having more players than the other, you can now stay informed about what is going on in the battle by spectating on your teammates while waiting to deploy.
Improved Prone and Smoother Visuals
Smoother visual experience and tighter soldier control is now here. We’ve gone through and made a number of fixes and tweaks to make how you control your soldiers feel and look a lot better, especially improving handling when lying prone. Read more in the Improved Prone and Smoother Visuals blog post.
New Game Client
No more struggles with pesky plug-ins and troublesome browsers – with the release of the ‘Hallowes – XP for Friends’ update, Heroes & Generals moves away from the browser entirely. Read more about it here: New Game Client Incoming blog post (If you play Heroes & Generals through Steam, this change has no impact on your game).
New Scope Textures and Shaders
The shaders and textures for the Aim view of all scopes have been re made. The updated and improved versions makes reflections look at lot better. This makes aiming with scopes look a lot better when you have light behind you.
Game will not start on Windows 7
If you are running Windows 7 and cannot start the game, please take a look at this knowledge base article to get an easy workaround.
There is of course much more happening in the update, so continue reading for more details…
Here is a list of some additional features in the Hallowes update.
- Improved gameplay in deploy zones
- Vehicle weapons are by default usable by the entire team and not only your Squad
- Chat Updated – language settings and more
…and much more
For a more detailed changelog take a look at this changelog post.
Make a Difference – Fight for Friends