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Star Citizen Alpha 3.17.2z PTU.8179406 Patch Notes

Alpha Patch 3.17.2z has been released to the PTU and is now available to test! Patch should now show: VERSION 3.17.2-PTU.8179406.

It is strongly recommended that players delete their USER and Shader folders for the Public client after patching, particularly if you start encountering any odd character graphical issues or crash on loading. The USER folder can be found (in default installations) at C:Program FilesRoberts Space IndustriesStarCitizenPTU. The Shader folders can be found here %localappdata%Star Citizen.

Audience: All Backers
Database Reset: No
Long Term Persistence: Enabled
Pledge Copy: Enabled
Starting aUEC: 10,000

Please monitor sc-testing-chat in spectrum for updates and testing instructions.

USER.cfg settings: r_displaySessionInfo = 1

Note: This patch does not contain all of the intended features, which will be added iteratively to the notes as they become available. Additionally, some features may be implemented in a partial state and as such are not ready for testing. When those features reach a playable state they will be detailed on the notes and added to the “Testing Focus”. Please issue council all issues related to those in testing focus and in general gameplay.

Testing Focus

This PTU cycle accumulates many hotfixes that we have released onto the LIVE environment over the last week which includes many client and server crash fixes as well as new fixes to elevators not working properly, UGF and Siege of Orison AI spawning and behavior issues, and party launching issues.

  • General Bug Fixes and Stability

Known Issues

  • Sabre Raven – VFX – Green flickering light fills the screen when sat in the pilot’s seat during weather VFX (Players will receive a loaner Sabre)
  • Players may have to restart the game after getting kicked to the main menu from a 30k server crash
  • Targeting – A ship’s targeting pip may be missing or disappear for some players; they cannot be targeted when this happens
  • Multivehicle – Ships floating in the hangar when stored with the engines left on then retrieved again
  • Targeting – A ship’s targeting pip may Ships / Character Animation – The player character arm will misalign when seated in ships, causing obstruction of HUD and view
  • Vehicle / Spawning – The Khartu-al spawns on the hangar floor sideways
  • Vehicles / Ships – Shields – Weapon fire penetrates shields when ships are moving
  • Vehicles / ShipRefuel – While docked to a Starfarer multiple vehicle types will continuously tilt instead of remaining stationary and snap away from the arm if any movement is attempted
  • Vehicles – The Argo Raft’s elevator controls cannot be interacted with from either deck
  • Crusader Ares – Headlights on Ares are too dim to notice at reasonable range
  • Animation – Weapons – All weapons are held like a pistol whilst moving in EVA
  • FPS Weapons – Weapon holsters or un-holsters unintentionally
  • Armor / Weapons / Utility items may disappear between sessions
  • Inventory – Weapons – Weapons looted directly equipped from containers/boxes are missing attachments
  • ASOP – Ships on landing pads end up in “unknown state” for location and have to be reclaimed after the ship is stored or streamed out
  • Missions – UGF / Bounty Hunter – Turrets around bunkers respawn very quickly, sometimes almost instantaneously

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing Hostile Nine tails ships to never spawn when completing scanning objective
  • Aegis Gladius Foundation Skin should no longer obscure the Cockpit’s View
  • Gladius Foundation Festival Paint should no longer cause the ship to become unflyable and landing gears to be missing

Technical

  • Fixed 1 Server Crashes
  • Fixed 1 Server Deadlock
  • Fixed a Backend Service Crash
  • Made many improvements to backend services to make them more resilient

Patch News

Patch Watch

Guide

New ship & vehicle

Patch List

EVOCATI

PTU WAVE 1

OPEN PTU

LIVE

3.17.1 EVOCATI

3.17.1 OPEN PTU

3.17.1 LIVE

3.17.2 EVOCATI

3.17.2 PTU WAVE 1

3.17.2 PTU WAVE 2

3.17.2 PTU OPEN

3.17.2 LIVE

3.17.2 PTU OPEN

3.17.2 LIVE

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