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Killing Floor 2

Kittenmittens

Summer Update "Perilous Plunder" is Going Live!

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Avast ye landlubbers! The Horzine team is happy to present to you the seasonal Perilous Plunder update! Prepare yourselves to board into the dark facilities of Desolation. Light it up and search for any clue about the Patriarch. Also, loot with caution and test yourselves in the combat training room or firing range. Alongside this, we have some new weapons to introduce to everyone. By courtesy of the Horzine Research Group, we finished development of the HRG Kaboomstick and the HRG Teslauncher. But that's not all, the Glock 18c and the space pirate favorite, the Blunderbuss, will now be available for purchase. Use them to slay any scurvy Zed you find out there. Now, rise the Jolly Roger and let the plundering begin!

Edited: Event Ends on 7 / 7/ 2020 Fixed to reflect the correct date that was set internally. We apologize for the confusion and any inconvenience over the incorrect date previously given.


New Additions and Highlights...
Yoshiro

Killing Floor 2 Fall 2020 Update Beta 2: Steam/EGS Build 1104

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To opt into this beta on Steam, join the "preview" branch available in the Beta drop down list. Admins will need to use the following SteamCMD flag:
  • app_update 232130 -beta preview

To opt into this beta on EGS, the Beta will be accessible within KF2 owners’ game libraries as a separate install called “Killing Floor 2 Beta”. Users may need to restart their EGS launcher for the Beta to populate and be accessible to install. Progress for stats and inventory are shared between both versions on EGS so for users switching between Beta and Live be sure to sync your game data to use the latest timestamp to prevent any lost progress from participating in the Beta. The Beta on EGS also includes its own dedicated server within the install for your own personal hosting needs for this version.

Event
Infernal Insurrection
  • Terror in the streets of London, an invasion has commenced in the bowels of King's Cross Station! An Infernal Insurrection emerges from...
Kittenmittens

Player Survey for Halloween 2020 Beta 1 v1103

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We're happy to have players joining us in current beta on PC. We'd be thrilled to hear your thoughts after spending a few hours in the beta. We've prepared this survey to do just that!
Yoshiro

Killing Floor 2 Halloween 2020 Beta Steam/EGS PC Build 1103

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To opt into this beta on Steam, join the "preview" branch available in the Beta drop down list. Admins will need to use the following SteamCMD flag:
  • app_update 232130 -beta preview

To opt into this beta on EGS, the Beta will be accessible within KF2 owners’ game libraries as a separate install called “Killing Floor 2 Beta”. Users may need to restart their EGS launcher for the Beta to populate and be accessible to install. Progress for stats and inventory are shared between both versions on EGS so for users switching between Beta and Live be sure to sync your game data to use the latest timestamp to prevent any lost progress from participating in the Beta. The Beta on EGS also includes its own dedicated server within the install for your own personal hosting needs for this version.

Event
Infernal Insurrection
  • Terror in the streets of London, an invasion has commenced in the bowels of King's Cross Station! An Infernal Insurrection emerges from...
Yoshiro

Merc Report - M&Ms

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Mercs,

After extensive and continued study of bloat bile, the lab coats have managed to re-weaponize it in the form of proximity mine deployable via a Medic launcher device (they tell us you don’t want to be too close, just in case something goes wrong, but also assure us that there are beneficial properties for your team).



May we introduce you to the latest in Horzine medtech research. They call it the Mine Reconstructor. In the field, it can be charged up to deploy mines of different sizes which will increase the damage, radius, and healing properties (And don’t forget you can manually detonate for your teammates who may be down range). Get ready to belch some rounds downrange! You will of course understand that the source of the grenade material is classified.

While the Medics are laying a trap, someone needs to cover the backwards advance to safety, and go full Commando. This one is pretty simple, the...
Yoshiro

Merc Report - Shock and Firewall

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Hello Mercs,

The lab coats have been at it again so we are happy to share some information about new Horzine Research Group (HRG) experiments we feel you’ll enjoy bringing into the field.

First up, the HRG Scorcher. The team has modified this baby to shoot flares out downrange with significant impact and a lingering burn. Other pros? Your target (or that wall you hit because you missed your target...) will keep everything around it lit up for easy target acquisition by you and your team!



Now for those looking for something a little more indirect you can try out the alt-fire which will have the flare break up in flight leaving a line of ground fire between you and the target. So get out there Firebugs, and blaze a trail!

The last thing the team has been working on comes from observing your fights with the Matriarch in the field and the weapons she has brought to bear against you. The lab coats weren’t about to...
Kittenmittens

DLC Weapons are Now Able to be Traded on Steam

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In a update to the item database on Steam, the weapon DLC has now been made trade-able. You can now use trading to gift the weapons to friends or trade any duplicates you may have acquired through bundles.

It's important to know that the item in your inventory marked as "Standard" must be in your inventory in order for the weapon to be unlocked for your account. The other variants act purely as skins.

Example: Riot Shield and G18 | Standard | Precious

We hope you enjoy the change!
Yoshiro

Merc Report - All Aboard

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Mercs,

It’s getting to be that time of year where the strange, weird, mysterious, and lets just through this out there, downright demonic seem to pop up... even more so than usual given your line of work.

Some of our surveillance drones around London have picked up just such an event, so we are sending you in to figure out what's happening, and more importantly, shut it down. The surveillance has picked up a cry from the streets close to some of your old haunts. Specifically the rail station formerly known as Kings Cross.



You won’t find any kids waving sticks at you on this visit, nor friendly pet shop boys waiting to sell you goods around the concourse. Things have taken a decidedly more hellish mark. And whatever world these portals lead you to, we want nothing to do with. But perhaps you can make use of some of the strangeness you will find yourself around for extra power... just remember, these sorts of...
Yoshiro

Merc Report - Merc Interfacing Improvements

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Hello Mercs!

As part of our efforts to continuously improve your in-field experience, the techs have lined up some enhancements across perk abilities, interface and more!

First up is a re-work of the Medic 25 perk Zedative to make it a more compelling choice for the healing mercs out there. Zedative now does the following:
  • During Zed time your perk weapons damage is increased 30%, and your kills generate a toxic explosion that damages Zeds and heal players.

For those not as familiar with the current live Zedative ability, this adds the healing ability to the toxic cloud generated on the ZED deaths. So those who like to live dangerously, life is about to get a little easier for your Medics who have been trying to keep you alive.

The Boss Stomp, a “high” risk and reward method of dealing massive amounts of damage. Currently this method of attack is usable due to the...
Yoshiro

Killing Floor 2 - EGS/Steam Build 1102 Changelog

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Bug fixes included

  • Addressed issues with server takeover for Create Match with Private Passworded Filters.
  • Improved reliability of loading the server browser list.
  • Addressed issues around users being unable to connect to modded servers due to incorrect settings within the KFGameEngine.ini file.
  • Added additional encoding to improve reliability of loading the server browser list.
  • Adjusted parameters within VOIP to prevent microphone overloads.
  • Addressed issues around volume amplification during microphone check settings in-game.

As always, thank you for your continued support!
Yoshiro

Killing Floor 2 - Steam/EGS PC Build 1101 Changelog

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Notes:
  • Players may wish to delete their old launch logs as they may have become quite large due to excessive notifications. Logs are located in: ...Users\...\Documents\My Games\KillingFloor2\KFGame\Logs
  • Steam players who find they cannot join custom maps may need to manually edit kfengine.ini and the value for
    • [IpDrv.TcpNetDriver]
      AllowDownloads=True (From False)
    • We expect this to be fixed in the next update

Bug fixes included
  • Improved overall reliability of connecting to servers more efficiently via Find Match and Create Match.
  • Fixed issues with Log Spam when selecting the All tab of the Store page on EGS clients.
  • Improved overall performance of the server browser to ensure it loads faster and more efficiently on EGS.
  • Server Browser will now display connected EGS users within the connected user list.
  • Addressed remaining issues with filters on the server browser from the last hotfix on EGS...
Yoshiro

Killing Floor 2 PC Hotfix - Build 1100

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Notes:
  • Players may wish to delete their old launch logs as they may have become quite large due to excessive notifications. Logs are located in: ...Users\...\Documents\My Games\KillingFloor2\KFGame\Logs

Bug fixes included
  • Server browser filter issues have been improved (full/empty filter still may work incorrectly in certain situations)
    • Use the default filters to reset and make sure you can see servers or matchmake.
  • EGS server browser now shows servers with correct matchmaking version only
  • EGS Server browser log spam notifications have been removed
  • EGS certain edge case server names could cause problems on client (this was the log spam origin)

As always, thank you for your continued support!
Yoshiro

EGS PSA: Launch Issues

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Welcome to our new Epic Game Store players!

We are excited to see so many new faces join the Killing Floor community. With the launch of the EGS build we have confirmed a few issues and are working on a hotfix to address several of them in short order.

  • Players are getting non suppressed logs when looking at the EGS server browser which is leading to logs which are gigs large which are causing performance issues on the CPU and hard drive read/write speeds
  • Some players are having issues getting servers to show up or find match-made games even after making sure the game is allowed in security software. We are investigating and you can help out by participating in the bug report thread on this very subject: https://forums.tripwireinteractive....ion-investigation-thread.2336211/post-2342060
  • Players who try and filter the server browser or matchmaking games with any filters but the...
Kittenmittens

Killing Floor 2 - Steam/EGS PC 1099 Changelog

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New Additions and Highlights
  • Killing Floor 2 is now available on Epic Games Store in addition to Steam with Cross-Play and Cross Friend Invites available for unmodded ranked servers.
  • Epic Online Services (EOS) integrated into dedicated server framework to enable future Cross-Play capability between Steam and EGS players on stock unmodded servers
  • New In-Game Invite UI system that will enable Steam users to link an associated EGS account you own so that they can send their EGS friends invites to parties and server lobbies.
  • Replaced VOIP services for in-game chat to Vivox in order to enable Steam-EGS cross-platform VOIP within multiplayer matches and lobbies.



Please see our previous post regarding these changes for our FAQ in terms of how these changes will affect the experience going forward...
Yoshiro

Epic Online Services Beta - Build 1098

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New Additions and Highlights
  • Epic Online Services (EOS) integrated into dedicated server framework to enable future Cross-Play capability between Steam and EGS players on stock unmodded servers
  • New In-Game Invite UI system that will enable Steam users to link an associated EGS account you own so that they can send their EGS friends invites to parties and server lobbies.
  • Replaced VOIP services for in-game chat to Vivox in order to enable Steam-EGS cross-platform VOIP within multiplayer matches and lobbies.
    • Voice Settings have been changed to use an in-game UI solution in place of the Steam Overlay for Vivox in order to ensure functionality is platform agnostic.
Please see our previous post regarding these changes for our FAQ in terms of how these changes will affect the experience going forward...
Yoshiro

Killing Floor 2 - Epic Online Services Beta

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Hello Killing Floor Community,

It’s been our goal from the outset that Killing Floor 2 can be played and shared with as many players across the globe. To that end, we’re happy to announce that Killing Floor 2 will be coming soon to the Epic Games Store. To ensure that we don’t divide the PC player base, we’ve worked hard to enable cross-play and cross-invite between Steam and EGS versions of the game so that the entire PC community can play together. To enable this functionality you may notice there will be updates in-game to our Invite UI and that we have migrated our VOIP systems to utilize Vivox so that voice chat is possible across platforms. Additionally, for cross-play to function, we have leveraged the power of Epic’s Online Backend Services known as EOS into the PC version of the game as part of our matchmaking and server logic. We understand that we will raise some questions so we would like to be upfront with some of the big ones.

You mentioned Epic Online Services...
Kittenmittens

Perilous Plunder Double XP, Increased Drops and Sale!

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New Summer 2020 Cosmetic Bundles and Discounts on Steam:

20% Discount

  • Space Pirate Outfit Bundle $4.99 -> $3.99
  • Space Pirate Full Gear Bundle $14.99 -> $11.99
  • Perilous Plunder Weapon Bundle $14.99 -> $11.99
  • Premium Summer Sideshow Ticket $2.49 -> $1.99

25% Discount
  • Neon MKVI Weapon Skin Bundle Pack $7.99 -> $5.99
  • Retro Neon Gear Cosmetic Bundle $7.99 -> $5.99
  • Future Neon Gear Cosmetic Bundle $7.99 -> $5.99
  • Single & Dual Glock 18C Weapon Bundle $9.99 -> $7.49
  • Blunderbuss Weapon Bundle $9.99 -> $7.49

25% Discount across Bronze & Silver Bundle Tiers
17% Discount across Gold

($7.49, $14.99, $24.99)
  • Premium Summer Sideshow Ticket Bundle

Previously Released Item Discounts:

40% Discount - $2.49 -> $1.49

  1. Zed Killer USB Key
  2. Stories of War USB Key
  3. Cyberbone USB Key
  4. Horzine Issue USB...
Yoshiro

Killing Floor 2 Perilous Plunder beta 2 is now live

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To opt into this beta, join the "preview" branch available in the Beta drop down list. Admins will need to use the following SteamCMD flag:
  • app_update 232130 -beta preview

As this is a beta, this work is not necessarily representative of the final product. We will continue to refine, fix, and polish the update content for final release. Your feedback and issue reporting is invaluable towards helping our development in improving the overall experience with everything we make. We thank you for your feedback, time, and support in participating in this beta!

Event
Perilous Plunder
  • Avast ye landlubbers! The Horzine team is happy to present to you the seasonal Perilous Plunder update! Prepare yourselves to board into the dark facilities of Desolation. Light it up and search for any clue about the Patriarch. Also, loot with caution and test yourselves in the combat training room or firing range. Alongside this, we have some new...
Kittenmittens

Killing Floor 2 Perilous Plunder beta 1 (v.1094) is now live.

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To opt into this beta, join the "preview" branch available in the Beta drop down list. Admins will need to use the following SteamCMD flag:
  • app_update 232130 -beta preview

Event
Perilous Plunder
  • Avast ye landlubbers! The Horzine team is happy to present to you the seasonal Perilous Plunder update! Prepare yourselves to board into the dark facilities of Desolation. Light it up and search for any clue about the Patriarch. Also, loot with caution and test yourselves in the combat training room or firing range. Alongside this, we have some new weapons to introduce to everyone. By courtesy of the Horzine Research Group, we finished development of the HRG Kaboomstick and the HRG Teslauncher. Use them to slay any scurvy Zed you find out there. Now, rise the Jolly Roger and let the plundering begin!
  • Beta 1 Start 5/14/2020, Beta 2 Start 5/26/2020 (Dates are subject to change)

New Additions and Highlights
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