Game Update 14.03.2017

A new update (patch 14.03.2017) for Conan Exiles has been released on Steam.

TL;DR (Patch Highlights)
  • EXPLOIT FIX: Fixed a case where you could respawn inside rocks
  • EXPLOIT FIX: Fixed the rock-jump exploit
  • Fixed a server crash related to database initialization
  • Server admins can now specify the amount of friendly fire (guild mates hurting guild mates)
  • Female characters have stopped taking testosterone and should now sound like females
  • Fixed bonfire cook thralls becoming invisible after server restart
  • It is no longer possible to walk on the water in the northern rivers
  • You can now place religion structures in local play
  • Fixed player bodies not being lootable under water
  • Shields should last longer in combat

Performance and Tech Fixes
  • Optimized server memory usage for pathfinding data
  • Game client now uses less memory for the GUI
  • Fixed a server crash related to database initialization


Server Settings
  • Added ability for server admin to broadcast messages to players on the server
  • Added ability for server admin to teleport to a specific player
  • Added ability for server admin to set a Message of the Day
  • Server admins can now specify the amount of friendly fire (guild mates hurting guild mates)
  • Server admins can now modify the durability of items on their server
  • Added a server setting to modify player damage
  • Admins can now use certain commands which are deactivated on the server (remove buildings on PvE server etc)
  • Added a new serer setting for BuildingDamageMultiplier
  • Fixed some cheat commands not requiring admin
  • ServerSettings window now shows local time on server

Server browser
  • Made gui functionality and filter for servers where VAC is disabled
  • Various usability improvements to the server browser
  • Various fixes to how server settings are set on server and read on client.
  • This should fix the server settings showing wrong on server list.

General Bug Fixes and Improvements
  • Chat window should now scroll properly
  • Newly added keybindings or redefined keybindings should now update and save correctly
  • Sloped roof should now be easier to place out when building
  • Fixed a case where logging out with fists equipped would break the character and require a game restart.
  • Weapon armor penetration value can now be seen on the inventory screen
  • Armor knockback resistance value can now be seen on the inventory screen
  • Fixed a case of thralls not having the correct visuals
  • Female characters have stopped taking testosterone and should now sound like females
  • Fixed thralls having collision when attempting to place them out
  • Fixed a case of mass-squint eye sickness on male NPCs
  • Chipping rocks on dedicate servers should now look visually correct
  • Thralls can no longer be reclaimed when dying
  • Black rocks in starting desert area now have correct collision
  • Added knockbacks to Elephants
  • Added knockback to Ostrich
  • Added knockback for Dragons
  • Projectile hits should now correctly trigger when colliding with the ground
  • Dust button should set time of day correctly in the Admin Panel
  • NPCs can no longer walk into water when stepping back from player
  • Added knockback anims and montages for dragon
  • Floating npc at start with Bat Demon
  • Fixed bonfire cook thralls becoming invisible after server restart

Balance and Gameplay fixes
  • T2 and T3 fence foundations now properly respect collision rules
  • It is no longer possible to walk on the water in the northern rivers
  • You can now place religion structures in local play
  • Added stronger hit confirm to arrow hits, both to object hit and to crosshair
  • Crossbows should now fire consistently
  • Characters will no longer become unplayable and require a restart if knocked back during the Surrender emote
  • Fixed player bodies not being lootable under water
  • Shields should last longer in combat
  • Fixed a case where javelin/spear will not throw until second attempt
  • Tweaked throwing weapon trajectories
  • Inventory items will no longer disappear when swapping the last item in a lootbag and the player inventory.
  • EXPLOIT FIX: Fixed a case where you could respawn inside rocks
  • EXPLOIT FIX: Fixed the rock-jump exploit


Visual Improvements
  • Fixed various floating assets
  • Fixed problems with geometry LODs for certain assets
  • Optimized various art assets to improve performance
  • Various fixes to player armor
  • Fixed issues with stretching female hairstyles
  • Hyenas should now become visibly bloody when hurt in combat
  • Updated physics sand mask to fix visual glitches

Text and Localization
  • Polish characters are now supported on the item action buttons in the inventory

Known Issues
  • Changing server password requires restart to take effect
Posted on March 14th, 2017 05:48 PM EST