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Dec
03
2014

Nordic Games updates Red Faction: Guerrilla with Steamworks, removes GFWL

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After over a month of beta testing, Nordic Games is proud to announce the release of the Red Faction: Guerrilla Steam Edition. Apart from the obvious (i.e. removing the GfWL component), the game experienced an extensive overhaul.

Steam Edition Feature Highlights:

  • Added Steam Trading Cards
  • DirectX 11 Render Backend instead of DirectX 10 (DirectX 9 still available as a fall-back option)
  • Added Wrecking Crew maps: RUINS, REPERCUSSION, IMPERIAL, EXPANSION, FROST, ABANDONED
  • Added Behemoth Mode (= Wrecking Crew Mode with Mechs)
  • Matchmaking and Multiplayer via Steamworks
  • Added Host Migration functionality
  • Added Join in Progress functionality to join matches that have already started
  • No Games for Windows Live sign-in required
  • Leaderboards via Steam
  • Voice Chat via Steam
  • Achievements via Steam
  • At first launch the game attempts to migrate savegames from GFWL to the new system
  • Added Russian, Polish and Czech Localization

Misc Changes:

  • Added Achievements to DLC content
  • Fixed camera speed in vehicles
  • Steam offline mode enabled
  • Removed XP limitation for all multiplayer game modes.
  • Added voice chat “push to talk” option. It’s enabled by default and it can be changed in the audio options. It’s binded to key “Z” by default.
  • Added “Join chat” in matchmaking lobby. When using this option you will be joining RFG chat root
  • Changed minimum player number for Siege and Large Mixer to 6
  • Fixed mouse acceleration when driving walkers
  • Added ability to view Steam Gamer profile in leaderboards and in-game scoreboard
  • The time limit between lobby disconnects is doubled
  • Minimum players required to start the team game is four and for normal game it’s three.
  • Removed Aim Assist in Multiplayer
  • Various Stability improvements

It’s on sale for $2.99 on Steam this week: http://store.steampowered.com/app/20500/