News
Dec
2
NEW UPDATE NOW LIVE!
Posted by Jio Butler on 02 December 2016 03:22 PM

We have just released another update for Euro Fishing which aims to fix the known issues from the previous build. As ever, community input is vital as although all testing has shown this build to have no problems it’s impossible for us to emulate the many thousands of hours that you all spend with this release. If you do find something that isn’t right then please let us know with as much information as possible, including; game mode, lake, action performed, equipment being used.

Fixes for this build include the following:

–          Fixed issue preventing the Friends leaderboard from displaying correctly when taking part in the challenges.

–          Fixed issue that caused the game to enter an unresponsive state when putting down the spod rod on a claimed peg.

–          Fixed an issue which caused clients to not be able to claim pegs in a multiplayer match.

–          Fixed a crash that could occur when spawning on a lake in a multiplayer match.

–          Fixed an issue preventing users from being able to get past the registration screen when running the game in French.

If you are still having these issues, please ensure you have automatic updates enabled on Steam, and you can also try verifying your game files as per these instructions: https://dovetailgames.kayako.com/Knowledgebase/Article/View/41/0/how-do-i-verify-my-game-files


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Aug
3
Euro Fishing - PC Update Is Live
Posted by Scott Barker on 03 August 2016 09:21 AM

We are very pleased to announce that our update for PC is now live. The update to Xbox One is currently going through Microsoft Certification process and should be ready for release very shortly.

This update will align both the PC and Xbox builds and allows us to aim to launch simultaneous updates going forward. Highlights of this build include;

• New boss fish have been added to every lake with many named by the community including a 151lb catfish in Presa Del Monte Bravo
• Controller vibration is now fully supported and can be turned on or off in the settings menu
• You now need to hold down the B button to open and close a peg to stop you opening or closing by accident
• An option to invert the Y axis of the camera in the settings menu
• Improvements to lines to stop them snapping so easily

The update will automatically install the next time that you launch the game after release and full patch notes are available below;

New Features

• PC/Xbox – New Boss Fish have been added to every lake including L’Arene
• PC/Xbox – Force feedback is now fully supported and is operated in the settings menu
• PC/Xbox – You now hold the B button to close your peg.
• PC/Xbox – Added option to invert the Y axis of the camera in the Settings menu
• PC – added an option in the settings menu to change character
• PC – Automatic netting
• PC – Integrated Steam Friends List to make invites easier in-game
• PC – There is now an icon to show when a fish is tired on the line and can be netted
• PC – Added an option to navigate the Player List and Leader board

Improvements

• PC/Xbox – Increased the number of fish in Presa Del Monte Bravo
• PC/Xbox – New text localized into Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Polish & Russian
• PC/Xbox – Loading icon added after you select a peg from the map
• PC/Xbox – Added the option to cancel a cast before you release the line
• PC – Terrain materials have been optimized in L’Arene
• PC – Lighting in L’Arene has been updated
• PC – Audio optimization so it uses less memory
• PC – Altered the volume of splash effects
• PC – Improvements to XBOX controller support
• PC – Drag wheel now increases continuously when held
• PC – Version of Unreal Engine is now 4.11
• PC – Removed unused functions objects in the level
• PC – Removed unused actions and button prompts
• PC – Striking improved
• PC – Character animation has been optimized
• PC – Default tackle box now has 3 rods
• PC – Banned words list has been updated
• PC – Changed Cast X Yard text to include imperial expression
• PC – Performance improvements
• PC – Added more informative messages when failing to join a multiplayer session
• PC – Improvements to how the line is replicated in multiplayer
• PC – Optimization to how much peg information is replicated on the server
• PC – Added an option to cancel creating or joining a session
• PC – Added a time out to matchmaking UI
• PC – Removed unused distance text UI element
• PC – Default leader boards are now set to “Global” instead of “Friends”
• PC – No Results message has been added to the Challenge Freedom Fishing leader boards
• PC – Added a confirmation overlay to the Settings menu to apply a change
• PC – Control scheme widget has been improved to show the correct control scheme
• PC – Updated controller icons to XBOX ONE style
• PC – Updated highlight states of certain UI elements in the game
• PC – Single Player Tournament settings are now set up like other setting menus

Bug Fixes

• PC/Xbox – Where certain objects in Digger Lakes had no collision
• PC/Xbox – Where certain objects in The Observatory had no collision
• PC/Xbox  – Where the wake emitters were visible by default in multiplayer
• PC/Xbox – Where the player could get stuck at the end of a game mode
• PC/Xbox – Where the volumes weren’t triggered
• PC/Xbox – Were the clients in MP were not able to set the hook when using a float
• PC/Xbox  – When a host migration is in progress when standing on a peg
• PC/Xbox – Where the player state machine was set up incorrectly
• PC/Xbox – Where the user loses control of the camera after host migration
• PC/Xbox – Where some players did not have any character info
• PC/Xbox – Where an incorrect number of fish were present in the lake
• PC/Xbox – Where you couldn’t move the rod in Stalking tutorial
• PC/Xbox – Where the claim peg option wasn’t shown
• PC/Xbox – When a UI element is closed too quickly
• PC – Digger Lakes ground material normal map has been fixed
• PC – Where time of day simulation was not implemented correctly
• PC – Moved actors to the correct streaming level
• PC – Where certain foliage objects were not visible when they should be
• PC – Force shadow quality to be no greater than 2 on AMD GPU cards to avoid crashes
• PC – Removed aspect ratio settings on a number of camera to fix black bar issues
• PC – Female characters not using the head tracking feature
• PC – Collision in Presa Del Monte Bravo has been improved around the lake
• PC – Collision in St Johns has been improved around the lake
• PC – Where a number of audio elements were not being played correctly
• PC – Where the audio wasn’t working on the Main Menu
• PC – Names have been updated to reflect the profile screen
• PC – Where the controller is disconnected
• PC – Presa Del Monte Bravo teleport location has been moved so it’s no longer in the foliage
• PC – It is now possible to lose a fish due to low tension
• PC – Where you could have the Pause Menu and Quick Travel menu open at the same time
• PC – When exiting a Live Tournament when it is refreshing the leader board at the same time
• PC – Where the initial bait was being set to the wrong rig after spawning
• PC – Where certain strings were not being localized
• PC – Where you could join a session you were already in
• PC – Where host migration was not working in the Lobby Menu
• PC – When logging out during the loading screen
• PC – Where a host migration would fail on a second attempt
• PC – Where there was a long delay when quitting a lobby
• PC – Fixed scores not being sorted after host migration
• PC – Where the name of the fish was localized to the host’s native language
• PC – Where you would automatically reel in Multiplayer if you bring up the Pause Menu
• PC – where the player could get stuck if they released the fish too quickly
• PC – Where you could not complete the baiting tutorial
• PC – UI elements that were being clipped in the multiple languages
• PC – Fixed a z order issue in the Pause Menu with warning messages
• PC – Fixed an issue where you lose UI focus when returning to the Main Menu
• PC – Improvements made to fix an issue where the bed type icon is not always visible
• PC – Where Multiplayer menus did not have button prompts
• PC – Overlapping Leader board and Pause menu at the beginning of challenges
• PC – Clipping issues in the Multiplayer HUD
• PC – Wrong leader board name being shown in challenges


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Dec
2
Euro Fishing - Patch 3 Now Available
Posted by Scott Barker on 02 December 2015 04:47 PM

30/11/2015

Patch 3 has now been released for Euro Fishing

Changelist as follows:

New content and features:

- Added 8 new Roach Boss Fish.
- Added a new feature that allows species-specific Live Tournaments.
- Game is now available in Czech.
- Game is now available in Polish.
- Game is now available in Russian.

Improvements:

Animation:

- Smoothed the transfer between states such as entering reeling after casting and netting.

- Added a gentle idle motion to the static poses used for netting.

Audio:

- Added an audio countdown for several game modes.

Environment Art:

- Added missing normal map textures.

Gameplay:

- Removed the ability to rotate the character with the mouse when performing a cast. You can still rotate using the movement keys on the keyboard.

Main Menu:

- Deleted unused video assets and files to decrease total file size.
- Updated the splash screen to showcase new features and updates.

User Interface

- Added a button prompt to the Tournament teleport map.

Balancing

Equipment:

- All rigs that we previously tagged as All have been changed to Gravel type rigs.
- Hook sizes have been adjusted so each hook can potentially catch a wider range of fish. This now means a larger hook will not exclusively catch large fish.
- Baits have been adjusted so a smaller range of fish will target certain baits.

Freedom Fishing:

- We've decreased how often Boss Fish will go for your bait.
- We've decreased the amount of TP awarded by fish weight.
- We've decreased how often fish will go for your bait.

Resolved Issues

Animation:

- Fixed Sleeve collision with arm when presenting carp
- Fixed Sleeve collision with arm when presenting Tench

Audio:

- Added water skimming back to the lead and spod.
- Fixed missed footstep audio when you first switch to first person.
- Reposition audio components on net to address inconsistent volume issue.
- Added sound to a missing ground texture.
- Fixed audio issues with the main menu.
- Fixed an audio issue when returning to the main menu from a session.

Environment Art:

- Repositioned a tent that was floating at Peg 30 on St Johns Lake.
- Change the collision on Digger Lakes to make the bank more accessible.
- Fixed an issue where grass was floating in Saint Johns Lake.
- Fixed an issue with black layers appearing in Digger Lakes.
- Repositioned a floating rock in The Observatory.
- Fixed an issue where players using AMD GPUs would get flickering shadows.
- Fixed a collision issue that stop players interacting with peg 5 in The Observatory.
- Fixed an issue with the grass in The Observatory.

Equipment:

- Fixed an issue where 15 lb lines were using the wrong breaking strain value.
- Fixed an issue where certain fish went for your bait regardless of its size or type.

Localisation:

- Fixed an issue where certain text was not being translated.
- Fixed a number of errors in the French translation.

Miscellaneous:

- Fixed an issue where in some cases the player's profile isn't saved correctly, resulting in a full reset.
- Fixed an issue where a boss fish could be caught several times in a row.
- Fixed a rare issue where some users would crash when starting the game.

Multiplayer:

- Fixed an issue where players would encounter a crash in Multiplayer when a fish goes for the bait of a disconnecting player.
- Fixed an issue where players would encounter a crash when putting down their rod in multiplayer
- Fixed several instances where the game would crash in multiplayer due to animation issues
- Fixed an issue where only the host could catch fish by using 3 rods.
User Interface
- Updated the controller schemes to use one text element per line.
- Fixed text being cut off on tutorial select screen in German.
- Fixed text being cut off on the freedom fishing settings screen in German.
- Fixed text being cut off on the freedom fishing settings screen tackle box in all.
- Fixed an issue where the profile text is cut off.
- The Fish Species page has been updated to now say Common for Roach and Tench instead of an empty field.

Known Issues

- Fish can be randomly lost due to collision with the terrain.
- Fish can be seen moving above the water surface on Digger Lakes.
- Live Tournament in-game scoreboard does not always display the correct score in-game.
- The tension meter and pause menu is not available for the Host after playing the game for long sessions.
- The bed type icon doesn’t always display correctly.
- After catching a fish the character model will still be visible when playing in first person.


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