ToyLogic already has a pretty stellar history of keeping up-to-date with their freemium XBLA game, Happy Wars
. Today, just a month after the third title update
, details have emerged as to what fixes and updates the fourth patch will include.
Special Match mode is where new rules will be showcased moving forward. And new rules mean that you can get special rewards unavailable through the usual multiplayer modes!
Enjoy the first Special Match offering with the new “Save the KING” multiplayer rules — available with TU4!
Save the KING
Support your team’s KING player in the journey to the enemy castle! As soon as the KING enters the castle — you win!
When you become a King, use your scepter to knock enemies away and lead the way to the enemy castle!
In addition to Happy Stars and Happy Tickets, 6 other types of items will be added.
The items are not obtainable in normal multiplayer or via microtransactions, but are obtained through rewards in special challenges / special matches, etc.
> Happy Cards Free Pass: Use Happy Cards once for free
> Warrior Sticker, Cleric Sticker, Mage Sticker: Happy Cards lottery always gives out items of a specific class.
> Star Fragment: Lights up lamps in Happy Cards
> Spawn Stronger Free Pass: Use a Spawn Stronger for free
Item Level Up
In Item Level-Up, the maximum limit for leveling up has been extended to 15.
When the same item as the level-up target item is used as material item, rather than the item level, the maximum value for item level is extended.
A catalog showing all the items that can be obtained in the game (except for items not yet distributed).
The value and rarity, etc. can be checked for each item. Display can be sorted by class, where to obtain, etc.
Addition of Customization Slots for Each Class
Now there are 3 slots of equipment sets for the classes. The user can customize each set at the Dress-up & Power-up screen with character parts and equipment and select the set to use when going into battle during the game.
Decrease in League Points has been eliminated, so now, win or lose, the league points will only increment. Winning earns a greater, and losing a lesser (but not a decrease in) number of league points. The penalty for leaving before the end of a match has been changed to a reduction in the amount of points to be obtained during the next match.
At the time a season changes, rewards are received according to the previous (just finishing) season’s leaderboard ranking.
The league point system for the upper league over Rank 31 will be updated in the next title update.
Along with this, the leaderboard for the upper league will be reset when applying the title update.
The league point will certainly be added regardless of winning/losing after applying the title update.
The league point increases more if a player wins, and the point increases even though a player loses.
The penalty will be changed as “reducing the league point you can get in the next match” when a user exits during the gameplay.
Also, when a season changes, a gift will be rewarded depending on the rank of the leaderboard and the league which a player belonged in the previous season.
Revision of Menu Screens
> Icons are show to represent each game mode in the Play menu.
> Happy Cards and Happy Spinners are now separated into two menus.
Title Update 4 for Happy Wars
has already been released, so you will be prompted to update the game the next time you decide to give it a whirl.