Below are changes to the beta update for Hotline Miami on PC, Mac, and Linux. Once these are deemed stable, we will update the game with these versions permanently.
As a reminder, users can opt-in to this beta version by simply right-clicking the game title, select Properties, and then go to the Betas tab to opt-in. Password is: hlm
29 August 2013:
[All] Non English leaderboards layouting fixed. Long names are now shortened as a result
[All] Sounds and music should now continue to play on systems with less audio resources
[All] Volume setting is now saved when exiting with escape.
[All] After completing chapter 11, it now should say Chapter 12 Trauma instead of Chapter 10 Trauma.
20 August 2013:
[All] Removed ogg files from wad file
[Mac] Lowered required mac version to 10.6(Snow Leopard) on the launcher
[Mac/Linux] -skip support for launcher (add it in a shortcut to skip the launcher)
[All] Log file generation*
6 August 2013:
[Mac] All changes from 24 July 2013
[Mac] Lowered required mac version to 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
24 July 2013:
[All] Fixed 'Get A Life' trophy unlocking too early.
[All] Fixed trophy progress not being saved when exiting a level. This made getting the trophies a lot harder and explains most of the trophies not working issues.
[All] Fixed some translations issues.
[All] Fixed Full house respawning outside the level issue.
[All] Fixed unable to pick up hidden letter in trauma using L1.
[All] Fixed crash in Crackdown level.
[All] Fixed cops in Assault level turning into mobsters when using Dennis mask.
[All] Fixed enemies walking through walls after restarting a level.
[All] Fixed crashes with opening and closing menu
[All] Fixed crashes with room changing
[All] Performance optimizations
12 July 2013:
[Linux] Fixed crash with some ati drivers
[Linux] Crash in Crackdown*/**
[Linux] Unable to pick up letter in Trauma with left trigger*
* These fixes will be deployed to Windows and Mac at a later date
** We're aware that the blood and bodies disappear after you returned to a floor and die.
1 July 2013:
[Mac] Initial beta version for updated Mac client.
[Win32] Removed a .dll included in the distribution that may cause audio to stop working for some users.
[Linux] Added an option to the Linux launcher to select which detected joypad to use for input.
[All] Added support to switch trigger/bumper button assignments in launcher.
[All] Fixed an issue where the player could respawn and see his own corpse in Full House.
[All] Fixed keyboard button assigment of the ‘Restart’ button in the options screen.
[All] Fixed ‘Pause Menu’ and ‘Restart’ control mappings not showing up in the Controls screen when using Keyboard and Mouse.
[All] Fixed music volume not correctly applying in most cases.
[All] Fixed a case where the ‘Zoo Keeper’ achievement could become unattainable, users affected by this should see the trophy unlock the next time they finish a level.
[All] Fixed an issue for gamepad users where progress towards some achievements would be incorrectly reverted after dying (concerns Sounds of Animals Fighting, Pitcher, Always on Top, Knife for Pros and Guns for Show).
[All] Fixed an issue where enabling vsync in fullscreen would result in screen tearing and/or visual artifacts for some configurations.