Patch Notes: Patch 2

    Buckle up those fanny packs, Contestants! It's time for a brand new Radical Heights update!  We're bringing you more ways to customize, more optimizations and more ways to dance like you have never danced before today, May 3 at 12pm/ET

   Tell 'em what they've won, Roddy! Roddy...? Well it seems Roddy isn't here, so we'll try to do this in our best announcer voice. 

  Patch #2 includes things like...

NEW GADGET

Introducing the newest gadget from J.A.N.U.S., the Scanner.  Deploy this to temporarily show the last location of enemies within a certain radius on your minimap.

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more ways to customize

Dress to impress with new cosmetic items, including new hairstyles and dances! But wait there's more! Now you can turn your contestant to see just how rad you look from all angles.  Wow, those stretchy zebra pants are stylin'!  You'll also see that the customization process has been consolidated into one area. Now all you have to do is open your Prize Room to see all the items to customize your contestant and Kill card.

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BIKE Ramps

We're ramping up your bike tricks!  New ramps made of a wood-like polymer that smells of pine and determination have been placed around the map so you can show off those rad, mad BMX skills.

 

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  That's a few honorable mentions added to our second patch.  You can find more details on what else has been added and improved below!  As always, be sure to let us know your thoughts after you get hands-on with the update!

GENERAL

  • Performance optimizations when switching to and from aim down sight or scope view.
     
  • Duos: Fixed parties disbanding after each match.
     
  • General performance optimizations ongoing - players should see increased FPS.
     
  • Improved ATM interaction: You can now queue as much money as you want to withdraw or deposit!
     
  • Improved server region selection:
    • Fixed issue where no region could be selected if pings were too high
    • Now defaults to auto-select regions with a ping below 100ms
    • Increased maximum allowed ping to select a region to 200ms
       
  • Updates across the world!
    • Various collision and geo fixes
    • Art pass started on locations that were previously only greybox.
       
  • You can now rotate your character in the menu by clicking and dragging. 
     
  • Online friends are now sorted at the top of the friends list
     
  • Reduced the range you can hear the supply line.
     
  • Zip lines can be grabbed from any point, instead of just the start.
     
  • New animations for healing/eating burgers in prone and crouch.
     
  • More crowd/announcer audio adjustments!
    • Audio options now work!

COSMETICS

  • *NEW* Added 32 New Cosmetic Items
    • 4 Emotes - Rad Gems Only
    • 3 New Hairstyles - Rad Gems Only
    • 3 Glasses
    • 1 Fanny Pack
    • 2 Gloves
    • 3 Shoes
    • 2 Hats
    • 6 Pants
    • 8 Shirts
       
  • *NEW* Added 10 Kill Card OptionsALL FREE!
    • 3 Backgrounds
    • 3 Borders
    • 4 Profile Icons
       
  • Prize Room: All customization options have been merged into the Prize Room.
    • This now displays both owned and unlockable items.
      • There is now a sort option for "owned" items.

BMX BIKES

  • Increased pitch up/down air control.
  • Easier to stop spinning/flipping in air.
  • Curbs and bumps won't flip/spin the bike as much.
  • Variable jump height: tap for a small jump to avoid small obstacles or hold & release for a fully charged jump.
  • Lots of ramps added to the world to do sick flips on!

Weapons/Gear

  • *New Gadget*: Scanner!
    This gadget scans enemies in a large radius around the player. Enemies detected have their location at the time they were scanned revealed on the player's minimap temporarily.
     

  • Improved perspective of first person weapons in aim down sight
     
  • Balance adjustments
    • Aug
      • Damage reduced
    • FAL
      • Damage reduced
    • UZI
      • ROF reduced
      • Range increased
      • Price increased
    • HiTec
      • ROF reduced
      • Range increased
    • AK74u
      • ROF reduced
      • Range increased
    • M12
      • Range increased
    • M16
      • Range increased
      • Price increased
    • 1887
      • Spread increased
    • Stakeout Shotgun
      • Spread increased
         
  • COMING SOON!

  While we can't share all the details of what we've been working on just yet, we did want to share a few things that you will be seeing in future updates.  The team has heard your feedback and has been putting it into action! We put "!" behind all of them because we're really excited. Hope you Rad Contestants are too!

  • ADS sensitivity slider!
  • ADS and sprint toggle options!
  • Ammo splitting!
  • Major changes around the map, new buildings, art passes across many areas!
  • Major changes to Lustful Pines Campground!
  • New Game Show event!

Find known issues and some workarounds by clicking here

    Okay, it's time to jump in and try out the newest additions and improvements in The Dome! Let us know what you think on our Twitter, FaceBook or the official forums.  Oh, and keep sending those righteous gameplay clips our way!  Who knows...maybe we'll share your rad moments. 

That’s all for now, Contestants. Go forth and reach those Radical Heights!

 

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