The Air & Sand replace has introduced flying models to Dune: Spice Wars, together with numerous additions and modifications to assist the brand new models and for stability. At this time additionally marks the discharge of the sport on Xbox PC Recreation Go.
This replace introduces two flying models that every faction has entry to. One is a quick ship and the second is a big frigate. Frigates are restricted to at least one per faction, however the quick ships can now make up a part of your technique. These ships all have their very own specializations, every becoming their factions.
For Home Atreides, they’ve the Hawk, a small ship that may assault quickly and their frigate, the Kraken, which may transport floor models. Home Harkonnen will get the small Harpy, a ship that has a robust AoE assault, and the Overlord, its frigate that controls a sequence of drones. The sport’s latest faction, Home Corrino, has the Hammer, a smaller ship that trades velocity for energy, able to massive AoE assaults that may shred armor. Cronos, the home’s frigate additionally makes a speciality of highly effective AoE assaults and regenerates well being out of battle.
Additionally within the replace are some modifications primarily based on the brand new models. There’s a new projectiles system, together with transforming some army models, and a brand new useful resource, Guild Favor, which is pricey, however it permits you to deploy ships. The Fremen should not have entry to Guild Favor; their useful resource known as Machine Scrap, and that’s gathered by destroying mechanical models and pillaging villages. Every faction apart from the Fremen get a brand new constructing kind, Spacing Guild Department, with the Fremen getting the Recycling Plant.
Air & Sand provides a brand new impartial enemy kind, The Renegades, which can typically take management of impartial villages. In the event you kill them, you possibly can earn Guild Favor. Though this replace would not add a brand new faction, it’s a massive replace that touches on all the techniques within the sport.
Learn extra, together with the total replace notes, over at Dune: Spice Wars