- [Bug] Fixed bug where AI research could sometimes skip a rung in the research tree and not research the parent tech.
- [GUI] Fixed flickering of tooltips on the slot details screen.
- [Bug] Sound effects volume slider now works again!
- [Content] New mission map: Detroit (216% bigger than previous largest map).
- [GUI] Changed the ‘New!’ text so it no longer flashes but is drawn vertically on the slot selector instead, so it is less irritating.
- [Bug] Fixed bug where sometimes the backs of company logo signs were flipped.
- [GUI] Research link button on the design studio details window now links directly to the car designs tab in research screen.
- [GUI] Reorganised the research tree slightly with some more pre-requisites required for certain techs.
- [Balance] Increased the research output of the research center, increased price of both research facilities, and increased research cost of some late game items.
- [GUI] Added new floating notice that informs the player when resources are refunded from a stockpile if seemingly not needed any more.
- [GUI] Hovering over a building zone ‘unlock’ icon now shows as a highlight the area that is contained within that zone.
- [Bug] Fixed bug where in some circumstances cars would not sell.
- [Bug] Fixed bug where custom map delete button was not working.
- [GUI] Added icon to tech tree entries to indicate when they are already in the research queue.
- [Feature] New discount scheme feature added to the showroom.
- [Bug] Fixed bug where the ‘defects’ vehicle sign could be stuck at the xport slot after exported car was sold.
- [Bug] Fixed crash bug involving using commas in car design names. Commas can now longer be entered in the naming window for car designs.
- [Optimisation] Reduced size of save game files.
- [GUI] Slot picker mouseover now shows the number of each item that is created for manufacturing slots.
- [Languages] Added community-provided Slovenian language translation.
- [Bug] The early-game QA slot now also detects defects during the visual inspection.
- [Feature] Added new scenario style: Freeplay with all tech pre-researched.
- [GUI] Added menu buttons to toggle slot/vehicle notices and conveyors on and off.
- [Bug] Fixed crash on showroom screen with really large number of cars in showroom at high speed.
- [Balance] Raised the construction cost of the design studio from $122,000 to $205,000.
- [GUI] Added tooltips to readouts at top of efficiency screen.
- [GUI] The tooltips for each vehicle in the showroom now show the hours in the showroom, plus viewcount is now total views, not just those leaving feedback.
- [Design] The pricing model has now changed. The player sets the fixed price of a vehicle, and it never changes without them. Profit estimates per vehicle are now shown.
- [Balance] Increased the price of imported climate control unit from $530 to $780
- [Balance] Increased the price of camera component from $55 to $110.
- [Balance] Increased price of imported airbag from $110 to $225
- [Balance] Increased price of sodium azide from $220 to $440
- [Balance] Increased price of alarm from $123 to to $199
- [Balance] Increased price of chip from $68 to $99
- [Balance] Increased price of leather from, $200 to $269
- [Balance] Increased price of lightbulb from $8 to $21
- [Balance] Increased price of satnav from $116 to $199
- [Balance] Increased price of speaker from $62 to $105
- [Balance] Increased market value of xenon lighting from $375 to $499
- [Balance] Increased market value of led lighting from $429 to $559
- [Balance] Increased market value of stop-start engine from $494 to $675
- [Balance] Increased price of imported spoiler from $96 to $175
- [Balance] Increased price of imported sensor from $50 to $70
- [Balance] Increased price of imported servo from $41 to $55
- [Balance] Increased time to manufacture servo from 2100 to 3900
- [Balance] Increased time to manufacture sensor from 4500 to 6200
- [Balance] Increased construction cost of sensor manufacture from $21,000 to $39,900
- [Balance] Increased construction cost of servo manufacture from $28,000 to $46,500
That’s a good and welcome fix
- [Bug] Vehicle design screen now correctly re-calculates the price and profit etc whenever an option is toggled.