A new update has been released that adds Full Controller Support! Here are the release notes:
Added the ability to accept Steamworks Multiplayer invites using the gamepad; Press (Fire3 + Pause)
Explosion particles are now multithreaded, greatly improving performance on multicore systems
Explosion creation has been greatly optimized, vastly reducing hitching on slower systems
Reduced the hyper energy consumption of Power Bolts and Cluster Shots from 50 to 40 units
Fixed vertical seeker enemies in Survival and Blitz mode attempting to seek the player ship during the respawn flyin animation
There have been other recent updates that improve the Area 3 mission intro cutscene. Also, storyline dialog has been added to Areas 2-8 of mission mode.
In case you missed the news, the huge v188.8.131.52 update was released earlier this month that added 9 new weapons to the game and brand new weapon loadouts for all 7 selectable ships. Check it out! http://steamcommunity.com/games/349260/announcements/detail/164725443932411516 To make sure you have the latest update, start the game and check the lower left corner for the version number "v184.108.40.206" or above. Be sure to leave comments and questions in the forum about the recent updates, enjoy!