NSL Newcomer Tournament

Posted by Hugh 3 days ago


New to Natural Selection 2? The NSL has a tournament just for you! The Newcomer Tournament is a great way to experience competitive, organised NS2 play. It’s happening on the 13th and 14th of February, and sign ups are open now!

You don’t need to form a team to sign up: You can sign up as an individual, and the NSL will organise a team for you. There’s even the option to participate in training sessions with experienced NS2 players! Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Register with the NSL

Go to http://ensl.org/users/new and create an account.

Step 2: Sign up for the Newcomer Tournament

Go to the Newcomer Tournament signup form and enter your details. Be sure …


Hotfix Build 284

Posted by sebastian 1 week ago
Hotfix Build 284

Build 284 fixes a critical issue of today’s build 283.

New players keyboard input wasn’t working anymore due to a script error triggered by the removal of the “local voice chat” feature.

We try to test and validate our builds as much as possible before releasing them. But sometimes issues like this happen to find their way into a public release.

Thankfully multiple users reached out to us and reported the issue. We sincerely apologize for the circumstances!

All we can do now is to promise to continue to give our best in the future to avoid something like this from happening again.…


Build 283 Released on Steam!

Posted by WasabiOne 1 week ago
Build 283

Deceptively small, but under the hood there are mighty things happening! Build 283 has some exciting new features to bite into. In addition to the opportunities afforded by the Steamworks upgrade, a new development tool called ‘Extensions’ is being phased in. Both of these changes continue to lay the groundwork for new features, faster bug fixes, and enhancements to the game.

Other highlights to this build include significant fixes server memory leak and performance issues, as well as tweaks and fixes to Bootcamp. By popular demand, we’ve reverted the “sneaky skulk” because of the inconsistent behaviors it introduced in certain scenarios. Check out the changelog below for more details. Enjoy 283!


Tweaks / Improvements

  • Reverted the “Sneaky Skulk” (introduced