Shadowgun Legends – Version 1.0.0 Coming “Sooner or Later” To Apple TV

5. Attack The Torment

ATVG has a long history of following the evolution of Shadowgun Legends from Madfinger Games. Following its release, regular updates throughout 2018 and 2019 brought it ever-closer to version 1.0.0.

While having finally reached that magic number on iOS and iPadOS earlier this month, tvOS still sits on version 0.9.4, and until the update comes through, Shadowgun Legends is unplayable on Apple TV, displaying an eternal loading screen.

ATVG reached out to Madfinger Games last week to find out if the studio still intended to support its excellent sci-fi shooter on the Apple TV platform, and received a… well… I guess you could call it a response.

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Apple Arcade Has Something For Everyone…Well, Almost

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Looking through the selection of Apple Arcade’s all-you-can-eat buffet at the moment, it’s easy to want to say that there’s something to cater for all tastes.

But there is a notable absence, a genre missing that has been synonymous with gaming – and some might argue the most popular genre of all – for decades.

There are gamers that play this genre exclusively, and many that only ever play one franchise within that genre. Some even making a good living from playing this style of game competitively.

I’m talking of course about first-person-shooters.

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ATVG’s 2018 Game Of The Year – Shadowgun Legends

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Releasing back in March, it’s not hard to argue that Shadowgun Legends from Madfinger Games┬áis Apple TV’s biggest and most ambitious title.

This sci-fi FPS takes full advantage of the fact that Apple TV is capable of portraying itself as a gaming console, and able to carry the weight of games that are more than just mobile ports of auto-runners and puzzle games.

Releasing Shadowgun Legends was just the beginning, as the remainder of 2018 saw a steady stream of improvements and free content updates.

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Christmas Is Coming Early To Shadowgun Legends

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Update: The 0.7.5 Christmas update is out now. Enjoy.

Original Story: Is there a better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to gather in cyberspace with complete strangers and shoot each other? Probably.

Maybe we’ll take the edge off it and call it projectile tag. Or snowball fights with bullets instead of snowballs.

Peace and love notwithstanding, sci-fi shooter Shadowgun Legends is getting in early with a huge Christmas update.

How early?

This Monday.
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Shadowgun Legends – A Road Map For 2018 Updates

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Update: So much for well-made plans. Soon after posting the original story below, the 0.5.2 update came through with its many bug fixes, but it seems new bugs were born as a result. Yesterday Madfinger Games released a quick hotfix to deal with those new bugs, which is now of course known as 0.5.3. Sooo…the update noted in the original story below, which I refer to as 0.5.3 – the one with the new content – is still yet to come, and will now be known as 0.5.4.

Make sense? Yep. Read on.

Original Story: This week’s Thursday night stream from Madfinger Games was a treasure trove of information, with the studio laying out a road map of updates for its excellent sci-fi FPS – Shadowgun Legends.

If you’re not yet aware of Madfinger’s very Destiny-flavoured shooter, you can get up to speed right here with ATVG’s review. If there was an option to turn off the constant action-hero one-liners such as “Damn, that hurt” and “Big ugly alien” I’d have almost nothing to complain about.

Since release, Madfinger has been rolling out updates at a steady pace, with the first big content update – 0.5.0 – bringing among a bunch of other stuff, two new raids – Brothers of Fire, and Hivemind.

0.5.1 was then rolled out a few days afterwards to fix everything that 0.5.0 broke.

And by the time you read this post, update 0.5.2 may have already landed.

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Full Patch Notes Revealed For Upcoming Shadowgun Legends Update

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May 30th. Let’s get that out of the way first, because what you really want to know is when.

ATVG previously posted a preview of the incoming content update for Shadowgun Legends, and we knew a bunch, but only the vague outlines. Late this week however, Madfinger Games has coloured in the remaining blanks by releasing the full patch notes for Shadowgun Legends version 0.5.0, releasing at the end of May. And it’s a huge update.

Originally scheduled for mid-May, it was delayed to make way for a smaller preliminary update, paving the way to the main attraction with a bunch of bug fixes. Probably a good idea.

In Madfinger’s weekly stream, we even got a peak at some gameplay video of the revamped Hub, and there’s some interesting additions. Along with a look at some of the big-ticket items coming in the 0.5.0 update, the stream is embedded over on page 2.

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5 Of The Best Tips For Shadowgun Legends

7. Coop With Friends

ATVG has been going pretty hard at Shadowgun Legends since Madfinger Games released its excellent sci-fi FPS MMO back in March, and you can get up to speed with our full review right here.

The studio is scheduled to release its first big content update in mid-May, and with two new raids on the way, right now is a great time to learn how to maximise your efforts.

These five tips won’t revolutionise your gameplay, but they’ll definitely add a little edge to your efficiency. They’re great common-sense ideas; the sorts of things that may not occur to you until someone points out the bleeding obvious.

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