AFKer Patches keeps track of new updates being made available, be they patches, DLC, or anything else. In today’s update, Albion Online calls forth Hector, American Truck Simulator hauls Heavy Cargo Pack, Pixel Worlds likes Samuraiii, Star Trek Online remembers to update its console editions, Hearts of Iron IV celebrates its birthday, and Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 drools over the McMillan Tac-338A .
The last major update for MMORPG Albion Online before it goes live, Hector introduces new features and improvements to the game. The new Black Market Merchant NPC in Caerleon purchases items based on the number of monsters killed in the world of Albion. All equipment bought by him is redistributed to mobs and chests throughout Albion, so all items in the game remain handcrafted by players. The revised Hellgates contain a completely new map layout as well as various improvements to the underlying game mechanics. All cities and harbors will be removed from the black zones, with a portal in Caerleon connecting the city to the various parts of the Outlands. The distribution of resources in the Outlands has been adjusted as well. New mounts have been added. The user interface has also been updated.
American Truck Simulator
PC game American Truck Simulator has new DLC. The Heavy Cargo Pack contains a new set of overweight cargoes and specialized trailers. The cargoes include overweight loads like Crawler Tractor, Bulldozer, Lift Truck Chassis, Lift Truck, Cable Reel, Milling Machine, All Terrain Crane, Scraper, and Transformer. All heavy cargo trailers ave a weight ranging from 25 tons to 56 tons and match the real patterns used in the US. The new DLC is priced at $4.99.
In addition to the DLC, a free update to the game allows all trucks to mount a 600-hp engine and some trucks even have a stronger engine available.
Mobile game Pixel Worlds has received is largest update since launch. The social sandbox mobile game now features cross-platform play with the ability to play the game on mobile, tablets or PC and Mac. New tutorial quests and daily quests have been added, as well as over 100 new items including new Tier 8 and New Daily bonuses. In addition, the new update includes the Samuraiii booster, featuring dozens of samurai-themed items, clothes and blocks. Finally, Shogun Blueprints can be used to create a rare armor set.
Star Trek Online
The console versions of Star Trek Online have received Season 13 – Escalation. Content in the update includes a new featured episode continuing the Tzenkethi War story arc, “Mirrors and Smoke,” improvements to the matchmaking algorithm, class-specific set gear and the new War Games system, which allows players to battle each other in two teams of five.
Hearts of Iron IV
To thank its customers for their ongoing support for Hearts of Iron IV, Paradox has released the Hearts of Iron IV Anniversary Pack as free DLC available now for all players. The pack includes new voiceovers for troops while playing as Poland, 20 new portrait selections for generals and leaders across nations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America, and 20 new custom division icons.
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3
The McMillan Tac-338A is now available for Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 players as part of the Season Pass DLC for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.