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Natural Selection 2 "Gorgeous" Update This Week

The Natural Selection 2 website announces Friday will see the release of build 240 of Natural Selection 2, an update for the action/strategy sequel that developer Unknown Worlds planned to release already, before deciding to do some additional polishing. The new version is unofficially titled "Gorgeous," as it includes graphics enhancements, but it also includes new content, which they proudly point out is neither an expansion nor DLC, but in their view, the "norm," saying: "These days, it is rare for PC games to receive ‘expansion’ style content updates for free. ‘Season Passes,’ ‘Map-Packs,’ and ‘DLC’ are the norm. We’re proud that Gorgeous is breaking the norm, and hope you’ll help us tell the world about it when it goes live!" Thanks IncGamers.

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16. Re: Natural Selection 2 Feb 26, 2013, 19:01 jacobvandy
 
There were some bots for NS1 that came out after a while, but as already mentioned, the AI was pretty rudimentary. An AI commander would be all but impossible outside of scripting building placements, and the aliens aren't very challenging when they pretty much run straight at you trying to attack. Maybe NS2 modders will have better success with this more open engine and toolset.  
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