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Construct 2 Release r253

This is a Beta release. Beta releases have the cutting edge features but may have bugs in them. Download the latest Stable release instead here.
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63.7 mb, Windows 8/Windows 7/Vista/XP

Monday, February 12, 2018

This build includes a few bug fixes, the most important probably being a fix for a memory leak in long-running physics games. Now these games should be able to run indefinitely without eventually running in to a crash. There's a couple of other updates as well.

Since the release of Construct 3, the release cycle of Construct 2 has slowed down as we have moved to only maintaining it with bug fixes. New features will only be added to Construct 3 at this point. Consequently we think that our past release schedule of several beta releases followed by a stable release will be too slow from now on. We think a better cycle would be to simply alternate beta and stable releases, so that fixes reach the stable channel more quickly. Of course beta releases may still occasionally have new issues requiring a follow-up beta release, but the general idea will be to do a beta release, ensure there are no new issues, then move those fixes to the stable channel. This ought to be a better fit at this point in Construct 2's lifecycle. If you want more frequent updates and new features, consider upgrading to Construct 3.

Changelog

Change

Facebook plugin: updated to SDK v2.11

Bug Fix

Physics: memory leak creating/destroying/resizing large numbers of objects

Bug Fix

Multiplayer: false indication of support on Edge

Bug Fix

Possible crash opening layout view with certain editor themes


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fredriksthlm 1,269 rep

Thank you!
Most recent FB version is v2.12?
Possible to add Achievement post/get to the plugin? Would really be useful!

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 3:04:12 PM
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AySquirrel 40.4k rep

Sad to hear about the end of new features for Construct 2, but I think it's probably for the best at this point in it's life cycle. This'll let you guys focus on making sure Construct 3 is the best it can be while still throwing in the minor fixes for C2 users to finish up old projects, or just to have it as a more affordable option for smaller devs.

I'll probably be making the move to Construct 3 after finishing my current project. I've played around with it some already, and there's so much new stuff I can't wait to play around with!
Wish the best for you guys and the community moving forward :)

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 3:05:16 PM
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glerikud 21.0k rep

Thank you for the update.

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 4:20:00 PM
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satainkara 532 rep

Don't use new versions since r226, because use 4k resolution. The entire interface is huge, with large spaces, not beautiful.
I do not understand why they did it. It would be better if the letters in the "add event" window were not lost.

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 4:30:50 PM
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Paradox 41.3k rep

Thank you!

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 5:01:30 PM
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ferrod 18.0k rep

Thanks for the bug fixes update, really appreciated.

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:16:26 PM
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giannib6 294 rep

Thank you.

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:28:15 PM
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frbruno 730 rep

Thanks for the update!!

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10:22:24 PM
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Rhindon 15.4k rep

Eventually C2 will completely phase out, but even then, it'll still remain an extremely powerful tool. Well done, Scirra Bros!

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 11:58:14 PM
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Lordshiva1948 42.2k rep

Thank you for the update boys and Sad to see C2 will completely phase out, C2 has made me so happy and gave me something new.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 10:44:35 AM
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iceangel 32.8k rep

Thanks, Scirra Team!!!

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:31:37 AM
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gillenew 25.4k rep

noice scirra team!

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:37:01 PM

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