Stable update r173 is a major feature update over r168, covering a total of 56 changes. New features include:
There is plenty more - see the intervening changelogs for full details:
- r169 (20 changes): Google Play Game Services, Twitter support, downscaling quality, multiplayer room listings
- r170 (16 changes): real-time shadows, seamless tilemap mode, new interpolation expressions, better high-DPI support
- r171 (12 changes): video plugin, slider and progress bar controls
- r172 (8 changes): web app manifest support, alpha threshold effect, PhoneGap fixes
There are further changes in this release (r173) that are detailed in the changelog below.
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We strongly recommend all users update to this stable release to take advantage of new features and avoid running in to bugs or compatibility issues we've already fixed. We'll shortly be getting back to our beta releases cycle; if you'd like to try updates and new features sooner and help test them, you can also update to our public beta releases. You can opt-in to beta updates from Preferences, or follow beta release announcements on our Facebook, Twitter or Google+ pages.