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UFO: Afterlight

Two years on and still geting patched.

Prague, Czech Republic January 26th – 1C Publishing EU, ALTAR Games and IDEA Games are pleased to announce the latest improvement to squad based strategy game UFO: Afterlight. Over two years from the original release of the PC game UFO: Afterlight, the developer’s continue to support their dedicated fan community with game updates and gameplay optimizations. Amongst other things, the UFO: Afterlight 1.7 update includes an application which allows the user to change the game’s language. You can download the patch from


The UFO: Afterlight 1.7 update includes the following:


This patch supports the following language versions: English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Hungarian, Czech, Polish, Italian & Chinese. This patch adds an application called Localization Pack Manager which can be used to change the game's language. It is recommended to start a new game when upgrading from v1.5 or any earlier version of UFO:AL.



Add-on duplication bug. Expedition Commander and Expedition Soldier mix up in research item names. Drones no longer get paralyzed by Beastman paralyzing ammunition. It is no longer possible to get additional characters to join your team by allowing a drone to get killed during a mission. It is now possible to fix the "corrupted ground textures" problem by disabling bump mapping for ground models in the "Graphics" option menu (thanks to Stucuk and Lord Storm).

New/changed features:

Removed some shader restrictions to allow the game to run on a wider variety of graphics cards. The game now displays a dialog box when an enemy attacks your home base. It is now possible to change the item mode for all selected units at once. Enemies use different fire modes based on the distance to their targets. The game will now use different quick save files for tactical and strategic modes. The game no longer generates capture missions on enemy main bases.

Modding related changes:

Third armor add-on slot is now visible when using mods that enable it

ALTAR Games would like to thank the following community members for their help in translating the patch text: hot22shot, Eriss (French), Hyggelik (German), bambr (Russian), fedenet89 (Spanish), ketek (Polish), Malakie (Hungarian), Gzj126, solcarlo (Italian), catso (Chinese) and Rumun (Czech).

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Media Contacts:

IDEA Games

Michal Harangozo

Email: michal@idea-games.com

Tel: +420 257 189 564

1C Publishing EU

Petr Bulíř

Email: petr.bulir@1cpublishing.eu

Tel: +420 284 685 217

About UFO: Afterlight

UFO: Afterlight is the next instalment in the UFO: Aftermath and UFO: Aftershock series, bringing a completely new insight to the story of Aftershock, this time from the perspective of lonely human inhabitants on Mars.

For more information visit http://www.ufo-afterlight.com

About 1C Publishing EU

1C Publishing EU s.r.o. is a branch office of 1C Company, based in Prague, Czech Republic. The company releases quality PC games from leading Russian and Central European developers through its global network of independent distribution partners.

The company was founded in April 2002 as CENEGA PUBLISHING, a publishing division of CENEGA N.V. CENEGA PUBLISHING main releases included UFO series (UFO: Afterlight, UFO: Aftershock, UFO: Aftermath), El Matador and more exciting titles.

In May 2005 1C, the largest developer, publisher and distributor of software and interactive products in Russia, CIS and the Baltic states, acquired 100 percent of CENEGA Distribution Group and CENEGA PUBLISHING.

In May 2007 CENEGA PUBLISHING was renamed to 1C Publishing EU.

About ALTAR games

ALTAR games team is formed from industry professionals, who worked in game development for many years and participated in development of renowned PC titles, such as Original War, UFO serie (UFO: Aftermath, UFO: Aftershock and UFO: Afterlight) and Fish Fillets 2.


About IDEA Games

IDEA Games is an Independent Developers Association, founded by three computer game development studios: ALTAR games, Black Element Software and Bohemia Interactive Studio. Along with their own developement it supports other gifted teams to make their projects real.

http://www.idea-games.com I YouTube profile: ideagames I MySpace profile: IdeaGames

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