New Breach update targets PC lag

Shooter gets new features, bug fixes.

Downloadable shooter Breach gets its first update this week, with PC lag issues firmly in the crosshairs.

Reduced online lag is the headline tweak, but the update fixes a number of bugs and adds in new features to the Breach Dedicated Server application too. Check out the full list below for more details.

Developed by ex-Bungie types Atomic Games, Breach launched on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 last month. Eurogamer's Quintin Smith came away unimpressed, awarding it a modest 5/10.

Atomic also announced an update is in the works for console versions of the game, though didn't divulge further information.

  • Dedicated Server no longer requires Steam to be running
  • New feature allows configurable ports in Dedicated Server
  • All known crashes fixed
  • Many fixes to reduce lag
  • Network performance improved by more than 33 per cent
  • Bug that caused Sole Survivor games to end in draw fixed
  • Bug that caused invisible canister in Retrieval games fixed
  • Bug that caused Vendetta icon to appear incorrectly fixed
  • Server Browser can now sort by number of players
  • Server Browser can now be manipulated with mouse scroll wheel
  • Fixed bugs related to Friendly Fire settings
  • Better ability for laggy game to recover when bandwidth improves
  • Dedicated Server stability significantly improved

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