Starship Troopers: Extermination

Update 0.5.2 Patch Notes

Community Releases
November 20, 2023

Update 0.5.2 drops November 21st

We have the 0.5.2 Patch coming at 10:00 AM PT (GMT-7) on November 21st, 2023

This patch will fix a large number of issues along with a few improvements and adjustments to Starship Troopers: Extermination. 

New Features

  • Epic Game Store support
  • Crossplay with Steam players

Balance changes

  • Hive Hunt: Increased XP gained from destroying eggs from 1 to 10
  • Hive Hunt: Increased XP gained from destroying a Hive Core to 50
  • Speed Stim: Decreased speed boost from 1.5x to 1.15x, increased duration from 7.5s to 10s

Notable Gameplay/Quality of Life Improvements

  • Hive Hunt: Players can now respawn at the built resupply points (flags)
  • Hive Hunt: Tweaked the number of enemy spawns, too many enemies were spawning sometimes
  • Hive Hunt: Time limit extended to 20 minutes
  • Watkins Trigger can now be manually detonated (hold interaction button when you are incapacitated)
  • Friendly Fire is disabled during Extraction in all game modes
  • Added next/previous screen buttons to the match results

Notable Bug Fixes

  • Bug Unburrow FX were playing in locations that bugs wouldn’t actually spawn
  • Fixed the Sandstorm mutator not appearing for all players
  • Trooper names were not appearing consistently on the HUD, only the class icon
  • Bugs now deal damage to the Deployable Shield utility
  • First person view was not fully aligned to the trooper model, making other troopers appear shorter than yourself
  • Hive Hunt: a bubbling sound effect was playing after a hive core was destroyed
  • Sentry (tower) MG was not running out of ammo
  • First person weapon audio was sometimes disappearing if too many sounds were playing
  • Morita XXX was a bit quiet compared to other weapons
  • Ultrawide monitors: The trooper model was stretched in the mission results screen
  • A beep sound sometimes kept playing after returning from a match