[V2.5.21] 2 May: Ellonia, the Frost Queen

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Published on Tuesday, 01 May 2012 20:37

Dear Heroes,

There will be a Game Client Patch v2.5.21 on 2nd May 2012, 0700 hrs - 0959 hrs (GMT +8).
Game Service will be unavailable during this time. Players are advised to logout before this time.
*Downtime may be extended without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances.*

New Hero: Ellonia
Read Ellonia's Hero Spotlight here!

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And it comes with a free avatar: Zero

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New Avatar: Clockwork Archer

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New Avatar: Sniper Scout
(Scheduled to be released on 4th May 2012)

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Instructions to Update:

- Players who have patched through Garena Messenger may continue to do so to update their client.
- Players who have patched through the game client will be prompted with a message to update client upon log-in. Click Yes and the game will be updated automatically.
* In case the update message does not appear, hit Ctrl+F8 and type enter Upd_checkforupdates 1


 - Changing Windows Compatibility Mode.
* Select Windows 95 compatibility mode in order to update (de-select it after the updating process has finished):
1. Right-click the icon for the program
2. Click Properties
3. Click the Compatibility tab.
4. Set Compatibility mode to "Windows 95"
5. Click Apply and OK. Open the task manager and make sure no other instance of HoN is running. If there is, kill it by selecting hon.exe and click on "End Process". Run HoN as an Administrator and install it directly into your HDD's root (e.g. C:\).

- Changing your Graphic Driver temporarily.

Upon launching the game, go to Settings Graphics, select·"OpenGL"and try patching again. Revert it back to "DirectX" when the patch is complete.


Version 2.5.21

== New Content ==

- Added new Early Access Hero: Ellonia
- Added new Limited Edition Early Access Alt Avatar: Zero
- Added new Forsaken Archer Alt Avatar: Clockwork Archer

== General ==
- Fixed crash on Linux with NVIDIA 290 series drivers 
- Medusa Midas effects were updated


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