Section 8: Prejudice Double XP Event Incoming

By Rebecca Smith, 5 years ago
Edit: TimeGate has changed the times for the XP weekend; check out the new times below.

TimeGate will be hosting a double XP weekend for Section 8: Prejudice, providing you with another incentive to play the new maps from yesterday's "Overdrive Map Pack". The weekend will start at 12pm CST / 6pm GMT on June 3rd, and finish at 12pm CST / 6pm GMT on June 6th.

Yesterday, many of you also noted the arrival of a title update for the game. Here are the full details of the fixes and gameplay additions. The fixes are for both XBLA and PC versions of the game unless noted otherwise:

STABILITY
• [Xbox] Fixed foliage system problem that could result in a hard-lock requiring a console restart
• Fixed a crash that could occur when retrying to join a match after losing connection to LIVE
• Fixed a crash that could occur when accepting an invite while a disconnection error message was displayed
• Fixed a rare Lock-On crash that could occur during gameplay
• Fixed a rare issue where player’s controls could become unresponsive after performing a fatality

MATCHMAKING
• Fixed an issue with not being able to see some servers in Custom Match
• Changed the Server Clan search to only list servers running the specified game mode
• Fixed an issue with Server Clan search not listing SOD servers
• Fixed an issue where Quick Match would sometimes join an empty SOD server when there were populated servers available
• Changed Quick Match to prefer joining an empty SOD server of the same region/language before a populated server of a different region/language
• Changed Custom Match to hide empty SOD servers when Hide Empty is selected

USABILITY
• [PC] Fixed an issue with binding Shift as the Use key
• Fixed an issue where the bot icon would be missing under System Link
• Fixed an issue where the hintbar could disappear after disconnecting from the server
• Fixed an issue where players would be unable to free spawn after cancelling a squad spawn
• Improved the ability for the tank to fire over a slope
• Added the ability for some Prejudice Online tweaks to be available when not connected to LIVE or Prejudice Online

AUTOBALANCE
• [Xbox] Changed Autobalance to more aggressively place you with Friends or Xbox LIVE Party members
• [PC] Changed Autobalance to more aggressively place you with Friends
• Changed Private servers to force Autobalance off
• Changed Ranked servers to allow Autobalance off (affects TGXServer for Xbox)
• Changed Autobalance to allow a team size discrepancy of 2 (to facilitate getting Friends on the same team)

GAMEPLAY
• [PC] Changed the Friendly Fire to penalize napalm damage less than regular damage
• Changed Overtime to constantly increase both team VP at the same rate (10% of maximum VP per minute)
• Fixed an issue where the tank would fire an extra shot after exiting the driver seat
• Fixed the Ball Hog achievement (Assault) to count CPs captured because of implicit turn end due to all defenders being killed

STATS
• [PC] Changed Swarm to implicitly be Ranked for PC Listen servers (provided difficulty is at least Medium)
• Changed Badges to only allow earning each 2 times per match
• Changed Repair and Auto Repair ScoreEvents to have a maximum per match (200)
• Changed Repair Feat to have a maximum per match (66)
• Changed Ranked Swarm to only require two human players
• Fixed an issue where players could host a Ranked Swarm match on Trivial Difficulty (Medium is the minimum requirement)

TGXSERVER - XBOX
• Fixed an issue where the user configs would not work if there were trailing spaces on lines
• Fixed an issue where SOD servers were not able to host certain game modes after rotating
• Fixed some crashes related to hosting service server queries
• Fixed an issue where the hosting service server query would return the incorrect max players for SOD servers
• Fixed an issue starting SOD servers on virtual machines
• Fixed an issue where SOD servers would become unplayable after being idle for more than a day

DEDICATED SERVER - PC
• Fixed an issue where the user configs would not work if there were trailing spaces on lines
• Fixed an issue where SOD servers were not able to host certain game modes after rotating
• Fixed some crashes related to hosting service server queries
• Fixed an issue where the hosting service server query would return the incorrect max players for SOD servers
• Fixed an issue starting SOD servers on virtual machines
• Fixed an issue where SOD servers would become unplayable after being idle for more than a day
Don't forget to play this weekend for the chance to unlock your new weapons and gear at twice the normal rate.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.