Game updates

Below, you find a list of release updates.

For updates, that are currently in testing, check the items currently in beta or the beta update archive for a history of changes.

  • Update – March 23, 2018Update - March 23, 2018
    This update brings bug fixes and a new VScript function for use in add-ons. Changelog Fix vindicator and devastator shotgun shell ejection. Previously only one shotgun shell was ejected after multiple shots. Now each shot ejects an empty shotgun shell. Fix aliens crowding ...
  • Update – March 14, 2018Update - March 14, 2018
    This is mostly a bugfix update. Most notably it fixes an issue with aliens and bot marines attacking the scanner on Hostile Places mission(see picture above), Level One challenge and leaderboards for Bonus Missions. List of our know issues and ...
  • Update – February 23rd, 2018Update - February 23rd, 2018
    Which one do you like more, left or right? Haikü created these some time ago but we couldn’t decide which one looks better. Help us to decide by voting for the artwork item you like more. Thanks to Raymond Nondorf we ...
  • Update – October 10th, 2017Update - October 10th, 2017
    Fixed asw_broadcast_camera. It no longer crashes all clients when it is disabled. Added a spawnflag for disabling player HUD. Players switch to first person mode while the camera is active. Fixed Grenade Launcher’s UI damage displaying 80(+80). Also fixed Sentry ...
  • Update ReleasedUpdate Released
    Fixed bots listen to everybody’s GO command. Now they only listen to their leader. Fixed deagle’s shooting prediction Improved bot re-assigning. Previously if player took a break or disconnected his marine(s) was assigned to a random player. Now marine(s) is assigned to ...
  • Update ReleasedUpdate Released
    Fixed grenade launcher’s projectile collision with dropped items & equipment. Added rd_grenade_collision_fix cvar. It allows toggle on/off of the collision(default is set to eliminate collision with weapon items) Fixed incapacitated marine can pick up items Fixed the superroll jump hack Fixed crash caused ...
  • Update ReleasedUpdate Released
    Fixed Options-Controller opens Swarmopedia Added rd_commander_cam and rd_stim_cam cvars, thanks to element109 Greatly improved Spanish translation, thanks to Switch Updated Russian and Ukrainian translations
  • Update ReleasedUpdate Released
    This update includes Swarmopedia, bug fixes and small improvements. Restart Steam to apply. Changelog Removed ‘bolt-action’ from Sniper Rifle description Added client.dll to consistency check Fixed player’s level isn’t visible(is cut) in translated languages during briefing Fixed in-game main menu is cut in translated languages Fixed ...
  • Translating Alien Swarm: Reactive DropTranslating Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop
    We’ve added all languages to the game’s properties window. You can now select game’s language using Properties window. However, as with other Source Engine games, this only affects audio and subtitles. Game’s interface uses the same language as Steam’s interface ...
  • Update ReleasedUpdate Released
    Fixed speedrun times for Tilarus 5 campaign in game UI Corrected the description of the Healing Amplification Gun Improved UI description for Desert Eagle Changed speedrun time to 3:30 for Tilarus 5: The Factory Fixed doors on Tilarus 5: SynTek Hospital. It was easy ...