Community Update: Week 18

This is what happened since the last community update:

Server Maintenance Work

The upgrade of our server database software is still ongoing. The remaining markets will be updated this week according to the following schedule :

Thursday, May 2nd RO, TH, TR, US, FI, AR, EN
Friday, May 3rd DE, FR

Beta Update 2.39

The development of the new Grepolis Update 2.39 has been finished on Friday. The latest changes have already been deployed on our beta environment (http://beta.grepolis.com). This version features the island quests, the first 7 days login rewards system, as well as our brand new survey tool. With 2.39, our team has also resolved more than 25 open bugs.

The current update schedule is the following:

  • May, 2nd: first French and German worlds (without Island Quests);
  • May, 6th: EN market;
  • May, 7th: FR and DE markets;
  • May, 8th: international roll-out.

Please note that due to Thursday, May 9th being a national holiday in Germany, the usual update schedule is shifted by one day. Details will be announced by your local community manager on the forums.

Current Progress

On Monday, our team has started working on the development of version 2.40. The focus for this version is on:

Heroes
The Heroes implementation is nearly finished. However, it still needs a long testing phase, bug fixing, and polishing before we can put it live with our next update. Some illustrations are still being prepared as well.

Weekly Stats

The following stats are for activity between April 25th and May 1st:

Bugs

  • 28 bug reports have been created this week
  • 20 bugs have been resolved this week
  • 4 bug reports have either been a duplicate or invalid
  • 28 bug reports are currently unresolved

Support activity

  • 5952 tickets opened
  • 5648 tickets answered
  • 7,91 hours average first response time

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7 comments on “Community Update: Week 18
  1. A gamer Ro says:

    Why you don’t give us detalis about Thursday, 9th of May 2013.

  2. Mike Eyerly says:

    I would love to have the ability to move troops and ships around from city to city outside of the support function. This would greatly improve the playability of the game and make conquesting much more simplified as you can maximize the ability of each city to support other cities in expansion attempts.

    I feel this change would make the game more realistic and empower players to manage their cities more effectively by enabling them to change the amount of troops and ships in each city.

    Thanks.
    -Mike

  3. A gamer Ro says:

    The ”Eventkalender” (who is from Germany) is avaiable in other countries?

  4. M. Schabel says:

    When will further information on the heroes be released? I’m very curious how they will work and what they feature.

    • Jordan Coutout says:

      We will be able to tell you more about the Heroes in one or two weeks. Stay tuned!

  5. Wolfgang Keller says:

    The new Update makes big Problems.
    If you make one Aktion you can`t make another one.
    so you must lock out and for the next Aktion you must lock in again.
    Building ships isn`t possible

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