Version 4.0.0 released
With over 1000 commits since the last release, it’s time for Warzone 2100 v4.0.0!
4.0.0 General Highlights:
- New graphics backend support:
- New support for:
- Vulkan 1.0+
- OpenGL ES 3.0 / 2.0
- DirectX (via libANGLE, OpenGL ES -> DirectX)
- Metal (via MoltenVK, Vulkan -> Metal)
- In addition to the existing support for:
- See the new “Graphics Backend” option in the Video Options menu.
- New support for:
- New “Factions” for multiplayer / skirmish
- Higher-res terrain textures, backdrops
- New Music Manager, + Lupus-Mechanicus’s new soundtrack album
- Support for “script-generated” / “random” maps (and two new built-in maps that take advantage of this:
- Scrollable room chat, and many other UI / widget improvements
- Updated / smarter AI bots (Bonecrusher, Cobra)
- New “headless” mode (for
- JS API enhancements, + a new “Script Debugger”
- Removal of Qt as a dependency, + a new embedded JS engine: QuickJS
- New Blender 2.9x “.pie” addon
- Quality-of-Life / smoothness improvements
- Hundreds of bug fixes
With this release, we also now offer native builds for additional platforms:
- New: Windows 64-bit builds (for both Intel 64-bit / x64, and ARM64)
- New: macOS Universal Binaries with native Apple Silicon support (in addition to Intel 64-bit support)
There have been over 1000 commits since the last stable release, from many contributors including: Alexander Volkov, alfred007 / highlander1599, Bennett Somerville, Björn Ali Göransson, cpdef, Cyp, Daniel Llewellyn, Ilari Tommiska, inodlite, Karamel, KJeff01, lakebeans, Lupus-Mechanicus, Maxim Zhuchkov, Next67, past-due, Paweł Perłakowski, Prot EuPhobos, Solstice245, Thiago Romão Barcala, Tipchik, toilari, Topi Miettinen, TotalCaesar659, Vitya Andreev
We’d also like to thank all of the new and returning translators who have helped to improve the translations for the game via the Crowdin project. For more information on how to help with translations, see doc/Translations.md.
Please report all bugs on GitHub.
And don’t forget to check out the new official Discord server: