Following the release of Brink , the first patch has been posted for Steam users.
    A plethora of fixes for the just-released FPS from Splash damage that should improve the game’s performance, including the server browser which was a bit clunky and unresponsive.
    In related news, Splash Damage and Bethesda have announced that the first Brink DLC will be released for free. The DLC is expected in June which will include additional maps and new content types. More news on DLC will follow shortly according to Splash Damage.
    Here’s today’s Steam update notes:

    Fixed issues with custom ui_fov settings when playing as a client
    Added support for 2560×1440
    Slightly improved start up times
    Fixed crash when clicking in blank area on Training Videos menu
    Fixed memory leaks on shutdown
    Fixed Be More Objective leaderboards being incorrectly named

    Fixed “texture gridding” issues on certain graphics cards
    Fixed settings being incorrectly applied on the advanced video options screen
    Improved performance when using Ambient Occlusion
    Fixed halos not rendering correctly

    AI Bots:
    Removed bot intelligence inhibitors for Freeplay games
    Adjusted bot behaviour in Campaign games to make teams more evenly matched
    Changed bots’ objective priorities across all game modes
    Fixed issue with bot difficulty continually dropping

    User Interface:
    Fixed poor server browser performance for users with a large number of items in their history
    Made server browser refreshes much more responsive
    Changed server browser to no longer group player counts by max players
    Added new pop-up text for server browser filters
    Fixed not being able to sort by favourites column
    Server browser now retrieves favourites correctly from Steam
    Fixed arrow keys not working when exiting out of a chat submenu
    Made it easier to select a default secondary weapon
    Disabled chat options in solo mode

    Dedicated Servers:
    Can now use net_ip command to assign IPs to server instances
    Dedicated server binary can now be run as a service, which won’t have a CSIDL_PERSONAL virtual folder

    Paul Younger
    Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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