- Streaming Client will allow players to play the game faster by reducing the up-front download size when first downloading the game or when a patch is released.
- The Streaming Client functionality is no longer in beta testing.
- The Streaming Client feature is always on and no longer requires use of the -StreamingClient flag.
- Collection achievements that require an item to unlock now display in the Hero panel and provide information on how to unlock them. Some collections are still hidden and have to be discovered to be viewed.
- Trait icons are now square in preparation for future changes to skills and traits.
New Items and Promotions
- The new Scientific weapon set is available from the Black Lion Weapons Specialist for the limited-time price of 1 complete Black Lion Claim Ticket, available in Black Lion Chests. Keys are available in the Special category of the Gem Store for 125 gems.
- Crimson Lion, Chaos, Ley Line, and Phoenix weapon sets will be removed from the vendors for a number of months in an upcoming patch. During that time, they will only be available at the trading post.
- A new Sylvari Seed Pod Mail Carrier is available in the Upgrades category of the Gem Store for 350 gems.
- A new Dwayna’s Regalia outfit is available in the Style category of the Gem Store for 700 gems.