Ironclad Games and Stardock Entertainment are happy to announce the release of version 1.80 for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion today. Available via the Steam client, this new update includes an revised graphics shader system, balance changes, and new modding additions as part of the new Stellar Phenomena DLC.
Version 1.80 Hotfix (11/14)
- Fixed phase space destabilization buffs that weren't working on the Neutron Star.
- Fixed incorrect buff finishConditions for Neutron and Black Holes.
[ Graphics ]
- Updated ship and structure rendering (specifically the shadowed and non-shadowed shaders).
- Adjusted TEC and Vasari missile speeds/turn rate to be smoother (doesn't affect damage).
[ Gameplay ]
- Adjusted Anarchic Society planet bonus to no longer require exploration (Forbidden Worlds DLC).
- Pirate Cutthroat base damage decreased from 60 to 45; weapon cooldown increased from 5.0 to 5.5.
- Pirate Rogue base damage decreased from 40 to 35.
- AntiMedium to Medium damage increased from 1.33333 to 1.5.
- Kol Gauss Blast ability updated: The Gauss Blast now bypasses Shields and directly damages the hull of the enemy ship. Antimatter cost reduced from 50/55/60/65 to 45/50/55/60; damage decreased from 400/670/940/1210 to 160/270/380/490.
- TEC Loyalists
- Increased damage on Disruption Matrix (Titan) from 40/50/60/70 to 70/70/70/70.
- Ankylon Titan Flak damage increased from 30 to 45.
- TEC Rebels
- Increased Refined Emitters from 1 level of research to 2.
- Ragnarov Titan Flak damage increased from 30 to 45.
- Corvettes should now be affected by Ruthlessness ability (Destra Crusader).
- Psionic Scream (Discord Battleship) will now interrupt.
- Radiance Battleship Energy Absorb ability updated: Armor bonus increased from 2.00/3.63/5.27/6.90 to 2.0/4.0/6.0/8.0.
- Advent Loyalists
- Coronata Titan Point Defense weapon cooldown decreased from 5.5 to 3.5.
- Advent Rebels
- Adjusted Reanimation research subject slightly to give the intended bonus.
- Eradica Titan Point Defense weapon cooldown decreased from 5.5 to 3.5.
- Reworked Phasic Trap (Hangar Bays) in order to properly limit the number of affected strike craft.
- Phasic Trap (Hangar Bays) will now affect 18/27 individual strike craft, increased from 10/20; duration updated from 45/60 to 45/45.
- Disruptor Nanites (Phase Missile Turret) duration decreased from 600 to 60.
- Vasari bomber strike craft damage decreased from 76.9 to 73.055.
- Vasari Loyalists
- Reworked The Maw ultimate ability on the Loyalist titan to properly limit the number of destroyed enemy frigates as intended.
- Vorastra Titan Pulse Beam (anti-strikecraft) weapon cooldown decreased from 5.5 to 5.0.
- Vasari Rebels
- Kultorask Titan Pulse Beam (anti-strikecraft) weapon cooldown decreased from 5.5 to 5.0.
[ Modding ]
- Stellar Phenomena DLC: Added new Random Event system.
- Stellar Phenomena DLC: Added AI logic for random spawned attackers.
- Stellar Phenomena DLC: Added new buffInstantAction type (ChangePlayerIndexToNeutral).
[ Misc ]
- String improvements for Starbase Mobilization description.
- Fix for the game thinking a user doesn't own the Forbidden Worlds DLC in multiplayer when they do.
- Removed Roiders Outpost planet bonus from appearing on Dead Asteroids.
- Various string updates for changed abilities.