Naev 0.9.0-beta.3 Released!

As the bugs start to settle down, it is time for a third 0.9.0 beta release. This release fixes the issues listed below. As always, please report any issues on this tracker, and feel free to join our Discord chat (invite).

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Changes since 0.9.0-beta.2

  • Fixed warning about cargo rush deliveries when you don’t know the best route
  • Fixed another crash related to pilot removal
  • Fixed wonky backgrounds during death cutscenes, for the sake of other players of course
  • Fixed crash when techs are first patched to planets through unidiff
  • Fixed potential spurious warnings about incomplete translations, even when running in English
  • Fixed failure to resolve regional translations (like pt_BT or pt_PT) from the locale
  • Fixed VN log text overlap issues
  • Fixed commodities not being added through unidiff
  • Fixed safe lane rendering alpha being wrong
  • Fixed misbehaviours with Maikki, Nelly 2, Shark 3, Shipwreck, Travelling Merchant, Warlords Battle, and Particle Physics 2
  • Fixed backgrounds accumulating when messing with options
  • Fixed issues with board scripts getting deferred with respect to boarding script
  • Fixed some instances of background text interfering with how foreground text was drawn
  • Fixed some missions causing trouble when saved/reloaded (due to dynamic factions)
  • Fixed minor Ship AI issues (rename at game start)
  • Fixed autonav via the map during a landing sequence
  • Fixed autonav giving away autofollowed pilots and unknown destination systems
  • Improved speed and accuracy of autonav stopping
  • Improved mission marker behavior (show planets more, always clean up at end of mission)
  • Kicked Empire patrols out of the Arandon system
  • Gave pirate ships dodgier outfits
  • Proofread too many parts of the game to mention
  • AI should only try to jump to systems with their faction presence
  • Wrap OSD titles as necessary
  • Don’t allow illegal characters in pilot name
  • Be kinder to old video drivers
  • More meow
  • More music


Linux Beta (x86_64) 442 MB
Version 0.9.0-beta.3+DEBUG.20211212 Dec 12, 2021
macOS Beta (x86_64) 445 MB
Version 0.9.0-beta.3+DEBUG.20211212 Dec 12, 2021
Windows Beta (x86_64) 455 MB
Version 0.9.0-beta.3+DEBUG.20211212 Dec 12, 2021

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Note: we've re-released this beta today to address a reported crash on Windows. Sorry if anyone ran into this. Anyone on the beta channel should get an update fixing it.