We’ve been blown away by the response to Man O’ War: Corsair so far, and our growing and positive community have already been incredibly supportive, we’re big believers in the power of fan feedback and collaboration so we’re excited to be able to announce the game has now launched with an entirely new Melee mechanic, allowing characters to engage in hand to hand combat with their enemies. This is the first of the major updates based entirely on user response.
New Weapons We’ve added 9 shields and 10 new melee weapons for your character to obtain, including: Warhammer, Rapier, Longsword, Black Leviathan Eye Lens Shield and Megalodon Tooth Axe New Enemies Chaos Warriors: Terrifying chaos warriors now lead the chaos fleets. Chaos Spawn: Dangerous and unpredictable, the only process left in their brain is the desire to kill Crafting Put the bits and pieces you’ve retrieved from the terrifying sea monsters to good use - find a skilled smith to turn them into powerful weapons for your captain.
Full list of changes: - Added melee combat for the captain - Improved ranged weapon mechanics - Better spacing in boarding actions - Improved performance of menu screen - Fixed a bug that could reposition ship wrecks on reloading a save game - Peasants in the tavern will no longer try to sell you the same map more than once. - Added a character weapon reload indicator - Fixed a bug preventing characters using the hatches on board ships. - Boarding mid-wind tutorial now clears the tutorial graphic - Streamlined hull is now a multiplier instead of a fixed boost (less effective when sailing into the wind) - Fixed dialogue in the Blockade Runners quest - Dead crew tell no tales (fixed a dialogue bug) - Character weapons now have availability dependent on the port you visit, ports will produce additional weapons over time (in preparation for individual crew weapons) - Captain’s Mate will inform you when you’ve reached your waypoint if you are in autopilot - Sacking pirate/orc ports no longer makes you infamous - Added screen in captain menu for choosing your captain’s equipped weapons and shield