After the usual process of public beta testing, EGOSOFT pushed yet another patch for X4 into the live build. v1.60 brings music tracks from the previous games in the series, overall game performance optimization, various new UI features and a myriad of fixes

v1.60 patch notes

  • Added music tracks from previous games.
  • Added map filter option to disable allied order queue visualisation.
  • Added option to edit or remove assignment in order queue.
  • Added tooltips explaining why Request Dock At option is greyed-out.
  • Improved overall game performance.
  • Improved AI attacking of stations.
  • Improved reward calculation for Rescue Ship mission.
  • Improved reward calculation and area range for Repair mission.
  • Improved reward calculation and fleet variation in Fleet Delivery mission.
  • Improved location check for claiming plot in Station Building mission.
  • Improved likelihood of NPCs providing information when asking for the way to a station.
  • Improved AutoMiner behaviour to avoid mining in enemy-held territory depending on crew skill.
  • Removed ability to map right mouse button to avoid conflicts with context menu function.
  • Fixed player-owned stations not transferring money to the player after having earned a surplus.
  • Fixed player-owned ships mis-identifying some ships as being abandoned.
  • Fixed ships sometimes undocking and docking again when given an order that doesn't require a ship to change docks.
  • Fixed NPC-owned capital class mining ships not being able to mine due to lack of collector drones.
  • Fixed mining ships sometimes not going to their designated positions before starting to mine.
  • Fixed delay after player issuing AutoMiner order.
  • Fixed capital ships with forward-mounted weapons sometimes orienting broadside to big targets.
  • Fixed capital ships not acquiring some station modules when attacking them.
  • Fixed fighters manoeuvering against and firing upon the center of stations rather than acquiring station modules.
  • Fixed player-owned squadron subordinates pursuing targets to the ends of the universe.
  • Fixed combat ships assigned to a station not staying in the vicinity of the station.
  • Fixed captured visitor ships sometimes not accepting orders.
  • Fixed UI allowing player to order player-owned ships to "Dock to Trade" at player-owned stations that have no trade offers.
  • Fixed ships wanting to undock from a venture platform worrying that they might leave the player stranded at the station.
  • Fixed player-owned free traders preferring build-related trades.
  • Fixed free traders tending to prefer trades involving buying low amounts or high prices.
  • Fixed player-owned station-based traders ignoring sell offers at the station below a certain threshold.
  • Fixed rare case that would prevent AutoMine and AutoTrade orders from functioning.
  • Fixed lasertower orders being assignable to things that weren't lasertowers.
  • Fixed lasertowers erroneously attempting to move while in highways.
  • Fixed computer pilots of drones and lasertowers sometimes bailing.
  • Fixed player-owned ships formerly owned by pirates retaining their cover ownership.
  • Fixed docked ships on claimed ships retaining old ownership and crew on board.
  • Fixed theoretical ability to improve relations with Xenon and Kha'ak.
  • Fixed not being able to select items to deliver to Black Marketeer when playing multiple delivery missions simultaneously.
  • Fixed receiving pilot comm chatter while not in a cockpit.
  • Fixed Security Office not being available on all stations.
  • Fixed Boarding mission where ship was already captured earlier.
  • Fixed mission character disappearing during Delivery mission.
  • Fixed duplicate greeting of Black Marketeer during Delivery mission.
  • Fixed cases of missing dialog choices for Black Marketeers.
  • Fixed Tutorial and Help menu in ultra-wide resolutions.
  • Fixed large number of queued orders breaking the order queue menu.
  • Fixed map shortcuts not working after using minimize.
  • Fixed wrong production resources shown in LSO and encyclopedia.
  • Fixed hidden information (shown as "???") on player stations in certain cases.
  • Fixed loadout statistics showing changes in engine performance when applying a paint mod.
  • Fixed venture reward menu sometimes not displaying reward information.
  • Fixed custom player logo not being displayed on target monitor.
  • Fixed comms monitor not showing up on incoming reports from pilots.
  • Fixed excessive L and XL travel engine prices.
  • Fixed certain M-sized turret slots on some L-sized ships not allowing mining turrets to be fitted.
  • Fixed mirrored logos on some ships.
  • Fixed NPC position in bar.
  • Fixed various NPC animation issues.
  • Fixed player ship standing still when opening the map after undocking from a station.
  • Fixed problems docking certain M-sized ships (especially Drill) without docking software.
  • Fixed ships protecting stations with the Protect Station order chasing targets out of the designated area.
  • Fixed new NPC stations potentially having their build storages owned by incorrect factions.
  • Fixed squadron subordinates sometimes not keeping up with their commanders.
  • Fixed dock showing stop sign while ship docked after loading savegame.
  • Fixed occasional loss of control input while in flight.
  • Fixed incorrect graphics settings displayed after changing Graphics Quality.
  • Fixed Account Management and Logical Station Overview menus not setting manager budget when setting station account.
  • Fixed menu crash in supply node of Logical Station Overview.
  • Fixed menu crash when opening Info menu for certain stations.
  • Fixed menu freeze in Account Management menu.
  • Fixed map freeze if a commander was docked at one of their subordinates.
  • Fixed UI showing possibility to edit default behaviours of subordinates.
  • Fixed strange items being added to inventory after venture completes.
  • Fixed unclaimed venture rewards getting lost on subsequent save/load cycle.
  • Fixed planned station builds being lost after saving and loading.
  • Fixed some memory leaks.
  • Fixed causes of several freezes and performance issues in specific circumstances.
  • Fixed several other causes of crashes.