Ashes of the Singularity- Update 1.02 Now Available, Adds New Map & Scenario

Stardock has released a new update for Ashes of the Singularity. According to its release notes, this update adds a new map and a scenario. In addition, this patch comes with various balance changes, stability improvements and bug fixes. This update will be auto-downloaded from Steam, and you find its complete changelog below. Do note that this update will invalidate old save games. However, overall campaign progress in Ascencdency Wars is maintained.

Ashes of the Singularity – Update 1.02 Changelog:

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • New Map and Scenario!
  • Balance Changes
  • Stability & Bug fixes

Gameplay

  • Balance Changes
    • Creeps at regions grow up to potentially 24 units eventually instead of maxing at 8
    • Creeps at regions can include a T2 unit along with a higher variety as they get bigger
    • T2 unit speed slowed slightly
    • Guardian unit added (creep unit)
    • T1 unit HP slightly reduced to make the quality difference between T1 and T2 more readily apparent
    • D11 Brute reload time reduced slightly (higher DPS)
    • Minor balance AI pass
    • Bug fix with AI building placement

New Scenario and Map: Assault

  • NEW MAP: Assault (only available via the Assault scenario)
  • NEW SCENARIO: Assault. The PHC Renegade Arthir has violated the PHC covenant and illegally taken the planet of Pythos. You must lead an assault on his well defended position that is being supported by a Substrate Guardian force. Defeat the PHC Renegade before he captures the world of Pythos. Access it via Ascendancy Wars.

Bug fixes

  • Gameplay
    • Fixed Beam Weapons to have impact effects against buildings