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Version 103.1 release notes: Go CS:GO

New

  • CS:GO real-time events  - App developers, this one is for you. Our Game Events Provider now supports new real-time events for CS:GO:
  1. Map name
  2. Game mode
  3. Bomb defused / exploded (today we have only “planted”)
  4. Match end (today we have only match start)

We expect you guys to deliver some new kick ass apps with this, don’t let us down.

Improved

  • Browser -We’ve tweaked our browser, fixing and making it a dapper browser. We’ve also continued working on our infrastructure to make it faster in more stable.

Bugs

There were some, and they were Crushed! Hurray QA!

In the next weeks we hope to bring you some much anticipated Overwatch news, so stay tuned!

Happy spring,

 

ililush

 

Version 102.2 release notes: World Of Tanks is in the house

Great news for all you tankers out there, this version is packed with features especially for you:

  • Game Summary – Get the most out of your WoT sessions
    Some of you may have already met this feature when it was in closed Beta, but it is now open for all WoT players.Overwolf Game Summary now supports World of Tanks: GIF highlights of game events, APM tracking, usage vs. community and more.
  • Replay HUD – In-game instant replays for WoT
    Replay HUD now supports World of Tanks – video capturing on kill, one shot kill and death, are now available for immediate replay with ReplayHUD installed.

If you are an app developer, Game Events Provider now supports WoT events (Game mode, Kill, One-shot Kill, Death, Damage, Assisted kill). You can now use our API to build WOT applications based on those game events.

Have an idea or a question? Talk to us!

Cheers

ililush

 

Version 102.1 release notes: Every bug, a butterfly

We’ve listened to your feedback, and have set out to seek and destroy a bulk of pesky bugs. It’s still a few months until spring, but that doesn’t mean that we are hibernating: stay tuned for a big update on Overwatch, and many more goodies. via GIPHY cheers, Ililush

Version 101.2 Release notes: improvements and bug fixes

Good morning wolflings,

This version is all about improving the Overwolf experience and applying some much needed bugs fixes.  

New thingy!  

We’re not calling you fat, we’re just saying you have a whole lot of pixels

For all of you high resolutioners, Maximize window mode now supports screens above full HD resolution, so we can Maximize Overwolf windows to fit your whole screen.

More on the way:

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Game summary bonanza! Overwatch, World of tanks and Hearthstone gamers, look up!  We have Game Summary coming your way, with recaps, highlights, and APM data.

See you on the other side of this version,

Ililush

Version 101.1 Release notes: big performance update

Happy 2017 everyone,

News from the performance front – our brave R&D team have upgraded our CEF version (Chromium Embedded Framework – the engine behind our platform), and that means across the board performance improvement. In short, our security is now tighter, our browser is faster, and our stability enhanced. R&D team, you rock.

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We’ve also updated our browser and it’s now bookmarking and shooting shortcuts like crazy!

Here are the new shortcuts we’ve added for your in-game pleasure:

  • Reload page – Ctrl + R
  • Show/hide bookmarks bar – Ctrl + Shift + B
  • Bookmark this page – Ctrl + D
  • Redo text edit within an input textbox – Ctrl + Shift + Z

In the settings drop down menu:

  • Show bookmarks bar – Ctrl + Shift + B
  • Bookmark this page – Ctrl + D

That’s it for today folks. For any questions, feedback, issues or general holiday rant – we’re here for you, just drop us a comment below.

Live long and prosper
Ililush

What new in 100.227?

What’s up wolves?

Here we are with another AWESOME update, so… What have we got for you this time?

Game Summary

  • Complete Rocket League Integration (!!!) - Overwolf can now utilize all game events and now offers support in the game summary, you can watch your video replays from every goal and assist. (while Replay Hud is installed)

Browser

  • Other Bookmarks are now added into the browser’s taskbar, so you can now access even more bookmarks to your favorite websites with greater ease.
  • We have improved video playback in all videos in the browser and Game Summary.

We have also made other bug fixes and performance improvements.

Thanks for stopping by and stay tuned for more.

Kenny

What’s new in 100.1?

Hey Guys!

Here’s a few improvements and fixes we have made.

End Game Summary

  • Will now startup even faster after the end of a game session.
  • We’ve also improved the Game Summary’s (GS) performance and it will now work even faster.
  • Added the ability to stretch and form the GS window to any size you like.

We have also fixed issues with Tobii Eye Tracker when using it conjunction with the end game summary.

Thanks for reading folks!

Kenny

What’s new in 99.2?

Hey Guys,

Just stopping by to report on the new changes and fixes made in the 99.2 update.

Web Browser Improvements – We’ve added even more performance enhancements with the web browser as well as some aesthetic changes.

Ult Icon Removal – Since ult replay’s has been removed we have now removed the icon from the filtering area.

App Store improvements – We have improved the App Store animations when clicking on the app tabs as well as boosting its performance.

GIF Replay Performance fix – Changes have been made to gif replay system, it will not run if Replay HUD is installed.

Overwolf Brazil – Overwolf has now launched its new Brazilian website, all people accessing Overwolf from Brazil will now automatically be redirected to this new site.

Manual Update Window – If users choose to update Overwolf manually they will now be greeted with a new update utility window.

Dock button context menu – More Dock options are available when right clicking on an icon, this is to allow for a more customizable dock.

<3

Overwolf Team

What’s new in 99.1?

Dear Ladies and Gents, We have a couple of performance improvements added in the new 99.1 Update and thought we’d share you the scoop!

Optimizing LoL ingame events - We have been working on performance improvements and now, we have upped the ante with the ingame death detection, as a result game performance will greatly increase.

Added LoL Champion level detection - We have now added champion level detection, this will be used by developers, who in the future will integrate this function into their apps and companions.

Other changes have been made to boost performance, as well as minor bug fixes.

Stay Classy, Kenny

What’s new in 98.211?

Hey guys, here we are again with some cool new features added in the new update.

Web Browser Bookmark Folders – After the previous overhaul and update on the Web Browser, you can now edit bookmarks and add bookmark folders to personalize your browser even further.

Web Browser Popup fix – We have now addressed the pop up bug issue that people have been receiving while visiting certain websites that deliver popups in a certain manner, and now ads will be placed in another tab, This is however a temporary solution until we find a permanent solution.

Quick Undock/Uninstall – In the unlikely event you decide you want to uninstall one of Overwolf’s apps we have made it a whole lot easier. Simply click on the app page, click the little grey gear icon and select Uninstall or Undock - Undocking will remove the app from your Overwolf dock.

That’s it for now, but keep an eye on our blog for further updates about all things Overwolf!

Stay Classy,

Kenny