In what is probably the one state of affairs which you need to be excited in regards to the phrase “a mountain of bugs,” Intercept Video games has launched the primary huge patch for Kerbal Area Program 2 (opens in new tab). The state of affairs being, after all, that “a mountain of bugs” is prefaced with “fastened.”
Which they did! Loads of them, actually. The 0.1.1.0 replace accommodates a tooth-dropping 300 adjustments starting from minor to main. The event crew thanked the neighborhood for all the data, and even credited the neighborhood with 42 particular bugfixes that their bug experiences immediately helped to repair.
Among the many most essential fixes have been a remedy to how gas flows, reducing processing load by an element of three. One other fastened the RAPIER air-breathing/vacuum engine switching between its modes. There’s additionally a load of bugs with connections solved, and joint strengths improved, to be higher positive that your spacecraft will keep hooked up while you need it to and detach correctly while you say so.
And, alas, the primary huge instance of a Kerbal Area Program 2 Kraken Drive has been fastened: “Repair for engine thrust being deflected at too excessive of a worth when a component obstructs an engine’s exhaust (the Kraken Drive bug).” For these not within the know, a Kraken Drive is the neighborhood nickname for any physics bug that makes a ship fly in fully insane methods—and this was actually one in all them (opens in new tab). Revert your save if you wish to crash your recreation with that one, I suppose.
Alongside that it appears like one of many main bugs with save video games loading inside an current marketing campaign was fastened—which was an enormous downside for me, no less than!
The scale of the patch is fairly promising, and would possibly herald a turnaround (opens in new tab) for KSP2 after an prolonged interval from announcement to launch had followers pissed off on a rocky launch (opens in new tab). For all that these fixes exist, they do not point out the unfinished or upcoming options (opens in new tab) discovered within the code—these are simply fixes.
Anyway, no less than we have goofy KSP animations (opens in new tab) to maintain us firm whereas we look ahead to our pet bug to get fastened.