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Starbase Update Patch Notes (EA Build 550) – August 13, 2021

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Starbase update (EA Build 550) is now available to download on PC (Steam). According to the official Starbase patch notes, the latest update added a long list of quality of life fixes and improvements.

Previously, a big update was released with various bug fixes and changes. Unfortunately, since the release, players are facing several issues. Starbase patch will fix a few of these issues.

Read more details below.

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Starbase Patch Notes (August 13, 2021)

Major Updates
  • Tripod and Tripod Autocannon add 20 tons of weight to the ship they are attached to
  • In total complete tripod weights 40 tons
  • Very small ships have a risk of suffering catastrophic structural damage, if too many Tripods are added to them
  • This is ship specific and results may vary based on structural integrity of the ship
  • Inventory crafting with ore crates
  • Free weld Easy Build Mode at stations (single parts can be attached to stations). Use C to toggle between modes
  • New rotate logic in Easy Build Mode: Shift+Mousewheel rotates the piece in hand around its horizontal axis. This replaces the old X/Y/Z rotate logic
  • New single icon crafting menus

Patch Notes

Audio
  • Added UI sounds for Fast Travel Gate menu
  • Added sounds for Mining Laser firing
  • Modified Maneuvering Thruster sounds a bit
Crafting and Research
  • Added 47 window modules
  • Added Hinge B 48×48 CM to Hinges & Hatches node in Research Tree
  • Added crafting bench requirements for:
    – Lever Mirrored
    – Small Navigation Receiver
    – Hinge (C-profile) 48x144x36 cm
    – Slider Basic A 48×144 cm
    – Hinge A 48×48 cm
    – Hinge B 48×144 cm
    – Hinge (L-profile) 24x144x36 cm
    – Navigation Receiver
    – Hinge A 48×144 cm
    – Lever
    – Turret Cradle
    – Launcher Mount Small Turntable
    – Fixed Launcher Mount
  • Added material composition for Metal Bender and Metal Saw bench upgrades
  • Changed the bottom of the Advanced Crafting Bench to look more like the other crafting benches and updated the bolt profile for it
  • Inventory crafting with ore crates
  • Fixed Block Module Slope v2 and Block Module Edge v2 not showing up properly
  • Addressed a bug that caused a crash
  • Fixed refill options not requiring a Crafting Bench
  • Fixed unnaturally low entity material costs
  • Increased crafting range for crafting benches from 10 meters to 20 meters
  • Modules are now sorted alphabetically
  • Temporary images of window pieces have been replaced and their naming errors have been fixed
Easy Build Mode
  • Free weld Easy Build Mode at stations (single parts can be attached to stations). Use C to toggle between modes
  • New rotate logic in Easy Build Mode: Shift+Mousewheel rotates the piece in hand around its horizontal axis. This replaces the old X/Y/Z rotate logic
  • New, single icon crafting menus
  • Fixed issues caused by loose objects aligning wrong
  • Fixed issues caused by relogging during Easy Build Mode
  • Items now remember their rotation when placed
  • Fixed being able to place Easy Build Mode modules on top of yourself
Economy
  • Fixed economy fallback sell values for some crafted items
Effects
  • Fix for Bolt Tool vfx not attaching to the tool while on moving ships
Gameplay
  • Addressed a bug that caused a crash after dropping quickbar items from Station Storages
  • Addressed a bug that caused occasional player death when relogging on moon surfaces due to inaccurate kill zone radius
  • Addressed a bug that caused ships to become unusable/unresponsive (group/owner issue)
  • Fixed issues that caused ghost objects
Inventory
  • Items that are bound to the quickbar from Station Storage no longer move automatically to player inventory
  • Items can now be placed to quickbar straight from station storage
Jobs
  • Addressed a bug that caused the weekly reward cap for mining job to apply to hauling asteroids improperly
  • Fixed demolition job rewarding wrong amount of credits for completing a ship
Settings
  • Added control settings menu item for ship mouse steering toggle (default bind: C)
  • Host Owned Ships defaults to true
Ships
  • Updated multiple ship descriptions (Sunny Ship Center & OKI ships)
  • Updated ship description styles (Skill level -> Skill Level), ISAN spelling consistency (ISAN Mono & ISAN Quad)
Ship Designer
  • Crafting Benches added to Ship Designer device category
Stations
  • Fixed resigned station’s objects getting marked as item derelicts
  • Limited bolting in stations to only work inside operational Factory Hall Areas
Tools
  • While blueprint tab is open, hovering over durability errors selects them for a few seconds
Tripod
  • Tripod and Tripod Autocannon add 20 tons of weight to the ship they are attached to
    – n total complete tripod weights 40 tons
Tutorial
  • Added a rotate guide for Fuel Rod tutorial
  • Addressed a bug that caused the player to be guided to sit on a ship that disappears
  • Addressed a bug that caused the repair job tutorial to use ore from the player instead of the crates at the site
  • Fuel Rod tutorial triggers when player is seated at a ship
  • Added new rotate logic guide to Easy Build Mode tutorial
UI
  • Added chat messages when a ship enters or exits gravity hover
  • ESC menu default binds icons image updated with bigger letters and less transparency
  • Fixed Research Tree window pixel border not showing

Download free Starbase patch 5.8.2021 (EA Build 550) on PC.

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