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Parity at last! Terraria 1.3.5 Launches on Xbox One and PlayStation 4!

 

Greetings Terrarians!

At long last, we have reached the day that once seemed impossible - Terraria on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will receive the 1.3.5 update today, bringing console Terraria up to parity with the live PC version of the game! Terraria 1.3.5 brings a handful of new furniture items, a couple of really cool developer armor sets, and the long-anticipated UI size slider. As usual, the team has tried to roll in a round of bug fixes into the update.

 

As for what is next? The console team is planning to look into a few quality of life features we have had in mind for a while, along with any further needed bugfixing from this or prior updates. So stay tuned for that!

 

Check out the full changelog and join the discussion over at our official Terraria Console 1.3.5 launch thread, linked below!

OFFICIAL TERRARIA CONSOLE 1.3.5 LAUNCH THREAD & CHANGELOG

 

Terraria Pushes Beyond 30 Million Copies Sold!

 

Greetings Terrarians!

 

We wanted to take a moment out of our final push to complete the eagerly-anticipated Journey's End update and celebrate a little something with our loyal and awesome community.

 

Terraria has officially reached the epic milestone of having sold 30 Million copies across all platforms!

 

Some fun details:

  • 14 Million sold on PC
  • 7.6 Million sold on Consoles
  • 8.7 Million sold on Mobile devices

 

What is even more crazy is that the momentum behind our game remains as strong as it has ever been - even in advance of Journey's End arriving soon, which is sure to blow the lid off once again!

 

To say that this floors all of us in regards to the sheer level of support and love you have shown us over the years is a massive understatement. We can only hope to return the favor by continuing to provide amazing gaming experiences for years to come (whether it be on Terraria or future games that we create).

 

From the bottom of our hearts - THANK YOU TERRARIANS!   You are what makes this so much fun and what drives us to do great things each and every day.

 

Terraria 1.3.4 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Available Now!


Happy launch day, Console Terrarians!


That's right, Terraria 1.3.4 makes its way at long last to XB1 and PS4 players today! This update is a combination update, containing all of the content from the 1.3.2, 1.3.3, and 1.3.4 versions of Terraria - and with this update, console players are now within a handful of items of parity with PC. (yes, we know Journey's End will change that for a time - but still, pretty cool!)

What all does that encompass, we hear you saying? You have come to the right place, because we have a handy changelog right here to help you navigate all of the cool new stuff! Before we dive deep into that, here are some key highlights:
 

Party Event


Parties have now been added! You can start your own via the Party Girl's Party Center or the Town NPCs may start one, if certain conditions are met....

These include fun new party-themed items such as

  • Bundled Party Balloons
  • Balloon Animal
  • Party Hat
  • Silly Tied Balloons
  • Pigronata
  • Party Center
  • Silly Balloon Machine
  • Streamers
  • Party Present

Desert Revamped


A new weather event has been added, sandstorms! With it come new enemies, new loot, a new soundtrack, and a unique experience in the desert biome!

Blizzards now have a new visual effect

Deserts and the Underworld now have a heat distortion visual effect.

Dripping sand effects can be found in the desert, and placed anywhere by the player with the Magic Sand Dropper!

All new Desert Items, giving you brand new reasons to plunge the sandy depths...

  • Forbidden Armor Set
  • Ancient Horn (Basilisk Mount)
  • Onyx Blaster
  • Sky Fracture
  • Mandible Blade
  • Spirit Flame
  • Pocket Mirror
  • Djinn's Curse
  • Lamia Vanity Set
  • Ancient Vanity Set
  • Desert Spirit Lamp
  • Magic Sand Dropper
  • Sandstorm Music Box
  • Several new banners

 

Old One's Army & Dungeon Defenders 2 Crossover Content


This update includes all of the content from our awesome crossover event with Dungeon Defenders 2! Of course, if you missed the equally amazing Terraria content in DD2, now would be a fantastic time to check that out as well.

Old One's Army Invasion Event

  • Invasion event featuring enemies, weapons, and gameplay mechanics inspired by Etheria - the Dungeon Defenders 2 universe
  • This event will play like no other in Terraria - featuring a brand new mechanic where you protect an artifact from invading enemies with the help of a unique defensive structure system
  • Multi-tiered event allows players at multiple points in the game to experience scaling difficulty, with corresponding loot
  • Enjoy rewards in the form of armor, weapons, pets and more, all straight from the Dungeon Defenders 2 universe!

The Tavernkeep, a new NPC from the Dungeon Defenders universe, has arrived. He will be offering a variety of Etherian loot and gear in exchange for an exclusive currency earned by playing the new invasion!

Completely redesigned liquid visuals. Enjoy the ripples and waves, as the player, enemies, and projectiles now have a visible impact when they enter and move through water

The Blizzard weather event now has a new, unique ambient sound when active

Toggles for recently-added visual and water effects that will allow players to balance beautiful visuals and performance to fit their preferences

A new ability for Summoner players to direct their minions to attack a specific target



New Items - Etherian Style

  • Four new sentry summons, each of which has three tiers of potency
  • Ten new weapons
  • Eight new armor sets
  • Five new accessories
  • Two new pets
  • One new light pet
  • Three new boss masks and trophies
  • Two new decorative furniture items
  • Defender's Forge - A brand new “Personal Safe” style furniture item, in the style of the Piggy Bank and Safe
  • Defender Medals - A brand new currency which can be spent with the Tavernkeep for much of the above


New Enemies

  • Ten new enemies, many of which can become visibly (and mechanically) more powerful as gameplay progresses
  • Two new invasion style mini-bosses: Dark Mage and Ogre
  • New Old One's Army Boss: the fire-breathing Betsy!

Other

  • New musical track based on the Dungeon Defenders 2 OST, complete with a matching Music Box
  • Over 200 new sound effects inspired and adapted from Dungeon Defenders 2


Summoner Changes

  • The way Sentry Summons function has been changed somewhat.
    • Outside of the DD2 Invasion event, you now have a limit of one sentry summon at a time
    • Some of the 1.3.4 content can increase this limit
    • Unlike before, when the sentry limit is above 1, you can summon multiple versions of the same sentry. For instance, with a sentry limit of 3, you could summon 3 Frost Hydras at the same time.
  • Summoners can now direct their minions to attack a specific target of their choosing. To do this, the summoner must Press B (XB1) or O (PS4) while targeting an enemy and holding a minion summoning staff. Minions with line of sight on that enemy will target it immediately. However, if the minions do not have line of sight, they will continue to attack targets at random.

 


Of course, all of the above only represents the bulk of the content additions. There are a lot of other changes "under the hood" to performance, balancing, bringing in PC version changes to functionality and bug fixes, etc. as well as additional items that we have not listed above. For those interested in some "light reading material", you can find the full changelog at the bottom of our official launch day thread located HERE!

Mobile Terrarians Assemble! Mobile 1.3 Launches Today!

 

Greetings, Terrarians!

 

It has been a long journey indeed, but one that reaches a fantastic conclusion this morning.  That's right, Terraria 1.3 for iOS and Android launches today!!!    Not only will you be receiving all of the amazing Terraria 1.3 content that you have been eagerly awaiting, but you will also be getting a fully rebuilt and reimagined version of Terraria Mobile.  Brand new UI, brand new controls, online multiplayer, and much more are all waiting for you to pick up and enjoy!

 

The team at DR Studios officially pushed the release button this morning at around 6am PST.   We have no way to fully know when it will be available in any given region around the globe, but keep your eyes peeled and let us know when it arrives for you!

TERRARIA MOBILE 1.3 CONTENT UPDATE

So, what exactly are you getting today?   Well, the content changelog will be much the same as the one from when PC made the leap from 1.2.4 to 1.3.  To give you just some of the highlights:

  • Brand new invasions and events - including Martian Madness and the penultimate challenge:  the battle vs the Lunar Cultists, Celestial Pillars, and the Moonlord himself!
  • Over 800 new items - including weapons, armor, potions, building items and more - are available to find or craft!
  • Expert Mode - Fortune and Glory, Kid... are you willing to take on a much higher challenge with the promise of greater rewards?
  • New Biomes - the Underground Desert, Sky Lakes, and other mini biomes are out there for you to uncover
  • Loads of Quality of Life changes and new features/mechanics

Want more details?  Check out our full release notes on the Terraria Community Forums Mobile Launch thread linked below - but, remember, even this is not an exhaustive list.  Terraria is a game of exploration, so get out there and explore (or check the wiki, if you are so inclined) if you want to know everything.

 

TERRARIA MOBILE 1.3 LAUNCH THREAD ON TCF

 

TERRARIA MOBILE REIMAGINED: NEW MOBILE UI, CONTROLS, & MORE!

 

But wait - there's much, much more!   Mobile Terraria 1.3 is far more than just the massive ton of content listed above.  This version of the game is ground-up complete re-imagining of Terraria for mobile devices.   This means a brand new User Interface, completely revamped control system, tons of new settings and much more.  Below, we cover some of the bigger topics along with links to special guide pages with additional information on each item.

 

CONTROLS

Mobile Terraria 1.3 includes a completely revamped control scheme, aimed at providing more options and capabilities to players than ever before.  The controls were built with flexibility in mind - so there often will be multiple ways to conduct a given action.  We encourage everyone to take the time to find out what works best for their own style and in each situation.

 

Check out a detailed introduction to the new Terraria Mobile Controls with our guide located here:

TERRARIA MOBILE CONTROLS INTRODUCTION

 

 

USER INTERFACE

Mobile Terrarians now have access to the full capabilities within the Terraria User Interface, circa 1.3.   That's right, everything from using the Housing Interface to assign (or evict) NPCs to specific rooms to checking crafting recipes with the Guide - it's all here!

 

These should be pretty self-explanatory as you explore your new UI... but we left a few screens in the spoilers below to show some of the most important ones.

GUIDE CRAFTING INTERFACE

Speak with the Guide, select "Crafting" and then simply select any item in your inventory to have the Guide pull up a list of everything that can be crafted using the selected item.  Recipes and even crafting stations needed are shown underneath the Guide's UI.

 

HOUSING INTERFACE

Open your Inventory  and choose the Housing icon.   From here you can see if a house is valid (the ? icon) or assign/evict NPCs to valid rooms as you see fit.   If a room is occupied, tap the NPC banner to evict that NPC and then simply choose the one you want to assign from the menu and tap the room again.

 

EQUIPMENT MENU

 

From here, you can change equipment, change your looks with Vanity items and Dyes... and even show or hide accessories.   This is also where you can toggle informational accessory information tooltips off/on via the little grid underneath the armor in the screen above.

 

FILE ACCESS - BACKUP, RESTORE, AND MORE!

With the Mobile 1.3 Terraria update, you now have access to your Terraria files using the native (or downloadable) Files apps on your mobile device.   This will allow you to make backup copies, move your own files between Cloud-Local or even to other devices with ease.   You can even make your own adventure maps and then email the world to your friends or share it elsewhere online!

 

How this works is a bit different between Android and iOS - so we wanted to give everyone some nice guides on how this works.   Check those out below!

MOBILE FILE STRUCTURE EXPLAINED

ANDROID - BACKING UP AND RESTORING PLAYERS/WORLDS

IOS - BACKING UP AND RESTORING PLAYERS/WORLDS

 

MOBILE SAVE CONVERSION

 

Have an existing save from the current 1.2 version of Mobile Terraria?  Don't worry, the DR Studios team have made sure that you will be able to continue your adventure with your old saves into the new and exciting world of 1.3!  When you first launch the new update on your console, your current saves will be converted over to the new format as a part of startup. This is a one time process and it shouldn't take long at all!

 

Once your worlds and players are converted to the new file format, they will be located in the Worlds and Players folders just like any new worlds/players you create in 1.3.   Your old saves - in their current format - will be kept safe and sound in the "Old Saves" folder just in case there are any conversion issues that we missed.   If something occurs, once we have the fix in, it is as simple as deleting the converted files from the Worlds/Players folders (see above guides) and then re-converting your old saves again.   If you need help with this, do not hesitate to ask... of course, we are pretty confident there will not be any major issues for you.  ;)

 

MULTIPLAYER

 

As we shared during the livestream event in July (Video Here), Mobile Terraria 1.3 will come with both Local and Online Multiplayer!  You will be able to see these options under your Multiplayer menu once you get in game.

 

How will this work?  We have placed some details below in regards to Online Multiplayer, and we have also made an attempt at a guide that you can find linked below:

 

TERRARIA MOBILE MULTIPLAYER SETUP GUIDE

 

For Local Multiplayer, you simply need to be on the same Wifi Network as the host device (either a PC running the Server Program or another device).  You will see the host/server appear on your "Local" tab if a valid hosted game is available.   Yes, even local games can be password protected to keep your annoying brother out of your world.  ;)

 

You can download the Dedicated PC Server for Mobile Terraria via the link below:

 

DEDICATED PC SERVER FOR MOBILE TERRARIA

 

Here is a quick/brief summary of online multiplayer...

How will this work?

  • Online multiplayer will work much like non-Steam PC multiplayer does. This means that you will need to enter the IP address from the host, along with the port and any password that the host sets.
  • Once you enter all of that information and tap "Join", then you are in!
  • We chose this method to ensure that Android and iOS players can play together, rather than sticking to the device family specific systems. It's a bit more complex, but opens up way more possibilities - and players.
  • Do remember that performance and the like will be dependent on device specifications and your network. Connecting via a lower-end supported device on a 3G connection will obviously see more potential issues than a top end device over blazing fast wifi.

 

What are the limitations?

  • The team targeted and has done extensive testing with 2-8 players. However, we are looking into expanding that to as much as 16 in the future - no promises though!
  • On local connections (same wifi), remember that the hosting device will be shouldering a lot of the load - so older/less capable devices will struggle more with performance and may not be able to host as many players as a newer device. There are too many devices out there to be able to pinpoint which device can do what (especially in regards to Android), so some experimentation may be needed.
  • It bears repeating that performance and the like will be dependent on device specifications and your network. Connecting via a lower-end supported device on a 3G connection will obviously see more potential issues than a top end device over blazing fast wifi.

 

FAQ

 

What platforms will receive Terraria 1.3 on launch day?

  • Android (Google Play) and iOS devices that meet the minimum specifications (see below) will receive the update on launch day.
  • Amazon devices will follow at a later date (not too long, we hope!)

 

 

Will my device run Terraria 1.3?  What if my device does not meet the minimum specifications?

  • Please see the minimum and recommended specifications for Mobile Terraria 1.3.

 

MOBILE 1.3 SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS BY PLATFORM

 

iOS

Recommended (Required for use of/playing on Large Worlds and for making full use of graphics settings, etc)

  • Metal Enabled Devices (A7 or newer chipset)
  • iOS 8.0+
  • 1.5+ GB of RAM

Example Devices (not all-inclusive):  iPhone 6S, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4 and newer

 

 

Minimum Required (Required to receive and play the 1.3 Update)

  • Metal Enabled Devices (A7 or newer chipset)
  • iOS 8.0+
  • 1GB of RAM

Example Devices (Not all-inclusive):  iPhone 5S, iPad Air 1, iPad Mini 2

 

***Note that devices with higher specifications will naturally see better performance overall and have greater capability for hosting multiplayer sessions, using more intensive graphic settings, etc.***

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Android

 

Recommended (Required for use of/playing on Large Worlds and for making full use of graphics settings, etc)

  • Android 4.3+
  • Open GL ES 3.0
  • 1.5+ GB RAM

 

Example Devices (not all-inclusive):  Google Pixel - Huawei Mate 10 Lite - LGE LG K20 Plus - Motorola moto g(6) - OnePlus 5 - Samsung Galaxy Note8 – Samsung Galaxy S7 - Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 - Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

 

Minimum Required

  • Android 4.3+
  • Open GL ES 3.0
  • 1GB RAM

 

Example Devices:  Asus Nexus 7 (2013) - Lenovo TAB 10 - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - Samsung Galaxy S5 - Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016)

 

***Note that devices with higher specifications will naturally see better performance overall and have greater capability for hosting multiplayer sessions, using more intensive graphic settings, etc.***

 

  • If your device does not meet the minimum specifications, then you will not receive the 1.3 update - however, your current 1.2.4 version of Terraria Mobile will continue to operate as it currently does.
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Will this update cost me anything?

  • Only all of your free time as you get hopelessly drawn in to all of the amazing new content and features.
  • If you meant money, then Terraria 1.3 is free to all current owners of Mobile Terraria. 

 

 

What about Mobile Exclusives?

  • As we shared in the May State of the Game, all current mobile exclusive content is being 100% removed from the game.
  • No Legacy items, etc. will exist - this is different from how this was handled on consoles.
  • In addition, the changes made to balance on current mobile have all been reverted to PC 1.3.0.7 standard.

For details, click here for the full list:  MOBILE EXCLUSIVE CONTENT CHANGES

 

 

Is there a limit to the number of Worlds or Characters I can have at one time?

  • Currently, the system will hit some UI and other issues once you exceed 100 Worlds or 100 Characters (separately).
  • The team will continue to look at upping this limit, but - for now - we hope that will keep everyone satisfied. 

 

Where can I get the Dedicated PC Server for Mobile Terraria?

 

DEDICATED PC SERVER FOR MOBILE TERRARIA

 

Terraria Launches Today on Nintendo Switch!

Happy Switch Launch Day, Terrarians!

 

That’s right - at long last, Terraria will be available for Nintendo Switch starting today on the Nintendo eShop with a physical/retail release coming just a little further down the road.   It has been a long journey to get to this point, so we want to take a few moments to thank the entire development team at Pipeworks, as well as all of those in production support, QA, and more at 505 Games (publishers of Terraria on console and mobile).  

 

 

To check out the eShop page to learn more or to pick up your digital copy, simply click the Terraria Switch boxart below!

Click the image above to visit the Terraria Switch Nintendo eShop page!

 

KEY FEATURES

So, all that said, here is what everyone can expect from Terraria on Nintendo Switch!

  • Touch screen support to quickly navigate inventory and add more finesse in building, digging and combat (two joy-con™controllers required per player)
  • Up to 8-player online play (Nintendo Switch Online subscription required)
  • Over 300 enemies to combat, defeat, and plunder for loot
  • Over 20 Bosses and Events to truly test the player's skills
  • Endgame Celestial Invasion Event and the Moonlord final boss encounter
  • Over 20 Biomes and Mini-Biomes to explore, both above and underground – from lush forests to barren deserts to dungeons, the underworld, and even the terrifying Corruption await!
  • Expert Mode -  designed to provide new challenges for even the most seasoned Terraria veterans - with the promise of greater rewards
  • Updated crafting with multiple added item options
  • Over 20 NPCs to discover, each providing their own benefits and unique style
  • More than 800 new items to discover – bringing the total item count to more than 3500!
  • In-depth building options that are easy to learn, but allow for amazing feats of architecture in the hands of a master

 

All of that on top of the rest of the core Terraria game - one that is rich in content and gameplay that will keep you entertained for hundreds of hours!

 

As always, should you run into any issues with Terraria on Switch, we would ask that you utilize the link below to file your report.  This is the fastest and cleanest way to get your report directly to the development team.  The team will be keenly observing all reports and will get all over any needed fixes immediately.

 

TERRARIA BUG REPORTING FORM

 

We hope you share our immense excitement for this day and the potential that Terraria has on Switch.  We feel like the Switch platform was almost tailor-made for a game like Terraria, and we are beyond excited to see what everyone creates and does on this new console!

Re-Logic Announces Terraria: Journey's End at E3!

Good day Terrarians!

 

As you hopefully noticed, we had some pretty big news to share at E3 today! During the PC Gaming Show, we revealed live to the world that the in-development 1.3.6 update is no more... the next update to Terraria will in fact be the fourth major update we have developed for the game, which we are calling Terraria: Journey's End!

 

For those that were unable to watch the reveal live, we have shared the teaser trailer below - along with some key details and a bit of what we expect will be your FAQ. As we always do, we have left out a ton of juicy details and other content and features that will be included with Terraria: Journey's End. Some of those have or might be spoiled between now and launch, but others will remain a secret until you have the update in your hands later this year. So, without further ado... we present to you Terraria: Journey's End!

 

 

 

 

KEY FEATURES REVEALED THUS FAR​

 

Terraria: Journey’s End includes a full re-visit to all elements of Terraria. Over time, some things may have felt left behind or made obsolete by newer content. No more! Old things made new and new elements added to flesh out the overall experience – think you know all there is to know about Terraria? Think again!

 

  • Terraria: Journey’s End will include over 800 new items for players to find or craft!
  • Terraria: Journey’s End adds new foes to defeat and challenges to overcome as you seek fortune and glory.
  • Terraria: Journey’s End will see a full revamp of world generation – including overall improvements and a handful of new mini-biomes to explore.
  • Quality of Life improvements abound in Terraria: Journey’s End! From Block Swap to the Void Vault, these will ensure that the player spends more time doing what they enjoy most – and having more fun at the same time.
  • Terraria: Journey’s End will see the addition of an in-game Bestiary. As players defeat higher numbers of any given foe, they will learn more about them – from key statistics to even what each foe can drop as loot!
  • Terraria: Journey’s End will bring the hallowed game of Golf to Terraria. Golf? That’s right, Golf. Trust us, it is insanely fun – so get your golf skills up to par now!
  • Terraria: Journey’s End will add an all new difficulty mode. Beyond the existing Expert Mode, this is intended to be a true challenge for the most experienced and skilled Terrarians – a true gauntlet for the best of the best. Will your gaming skills and creativity be up to the task?
  • Terraria: Journey's End adds in all new and enhanced weather effects.

 

In case you missed any spoilers along the way (outside of the trailer above), we have created a spoiler compendium for your viewing pleasure. You can find that by clicking the link below:

 

TERRARIA: JOURNEY'S END SPOILER COMPENDIUM

 

….and that’s just what we have in so far – the team is going to remain hard at work over the next several months to not only perfect what we have in and planned now, but to also add in a handful of other surprises and features that we will share with everyone in the coming months. Stay tuned and watch our official Forums/Discord/Twitter/Instagram/Facebook for regular spoilers and reveals in the run-up to the launch of Terraria: Journey’s End!

 

TERRARIA: JOURNEY'S END FAQ

Q: So, is Journey's End the same as Terraria 1.4?

A: Yes! This is the fourth major update to the game, continuing in the tradition of 1.1-1.2-1.3

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Q: Will Journey's End cost extra?

A: For owners of Terraria on PC (Steam/GOG/Etc), Journey's End will be a free update - this continues our long-standing tradition of providing substantial free content to our fans.

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Q: Will Journey's End come to Consoles? Mobile? Switch?

A: Eventually, yes - but likely not at the exact same time.

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Q: When will Journey's End release?

A: We expect to have this update out prior to the end of the year. However, as we always say... it will be ready when it is ready.

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Q: What happened to 1.3.6?

A: As we got further and further into development, we started to realize that 1.3.6 was reaching a tipping point... one where if we decided to add in a handful of big ideas we have had for some time, it would really feel worthy of a 1.X tier update.

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Q: Why call it Journey's End instead of 1.4?

A: Our current plan is for this to be the crowning update to Terraria. We do not currently have any plans to tackle additional updates, outside of fixes and maybe a few tidbits here and there to shore things up.

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Q: So, what does that mean for Terraria? Re-Logic?

A: Terraria will remain the vibrant and amazing game that it always has been! There is plenty more coming down the road for Console/Switch/Mobile (including some things we have not revealed just yet), and with the available mods - plus any future mods - on top of what is a VERY robust core game, we are confident Terraria will be trucking along for many, many years to come. Of course, we will stay involved with all of you - you make this possible, and we always enjoy hanging out.

 

For Re-Logic, this means that we will finally be tackling our second title. We do not yet know what this will be - and it may not even be a Terraria title - so expect a time of silence from us on that front until we are ready to share more what we decide to pursue. :)

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Q: You said the spoilers and trailer don't show everything in Journey's End. What else can we expect?

A: From additional content to some really cool features, we only wanted to share some selected things at this point (plus there is only so much we can pack into a 90 second video!). We have spoiled more in the previous months and will continue to do so as we head to launch. As always, we will leave some surprises in there for you to discover on your own!

Terraria 8th Anniversary Lore Event

 

Happy 8th Terraria Anniversary everyone!   Eight years is a long time indeed, and it has been a wild ride – one full of ups and downs, joy and challenges, and a whole lot of additions to the game we all love so much.   What began as a game that ended with Skeletron has flourished into an expansive adventure that spans multiple diverse biomes, culminating in an epic battle against the dreaded Moon Lord!

 

 

We never could have made it this far without your amazing, unwavering support – and we promise we never have and never will take that lightly or for granted.   Thank you!

 

 

As a way of celebrating the occasion, we figured it would be fun to give everyone a little peek behind the curtain into the “what”, “why”, and “how” of this great Terrarian adventure!  Why are things in the world the way they are?   What’s the deal with the Dryad?  Read on to have your burning questions answered… and even deeper questions raised – because after all, its still your adventure as well!

 

Terraria 1.3.1 Now Available for PlayStation 4 & Xbox One!

 

We’re pleased to announce that the 1.3.1 update for Terraria is now available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.  We hope you enjoy the list of new features! As always, the team will be keeping a close eye on the release of this patch to make sure no major issues emerge from the underworld. What that said, if you do manage to come across any bugs in the wild please report them here. We appreciate your continued support!

 

With that said, here is a list of what all is coming your way with the latest update to Terraria for XB1/PS4:

 

NEW CONTENT

 NEW FEATURES

  •  Dart Traps & all Temple Traps can now be hammered to rotate 90 degrees at a time, revolutionizing arena building
  •  Cannons (normal, bunny, confetti, Snowball Launcher) can now be controlled by wire and shoot fake projectiles!

 

NEW ITEMS

  • Tons of new Wiring/Mechanical items - from Logic Gates to Logic Sensors to Junction Boxes, Conveyor Belts, and more!
  • Yellow Wrench adds a fourth wire color
  • The Grand Design, once crafted, will place all of your cool wiring tools in one place for easy use
  • Team Blocks and Platforms make for cool new aspects to your PVP games
  • Static Hook will allow you full control over your grappling
  • New Pressure Plates, including the Teal Pressure Plate (which can be triggered by pets and projectiles)
  • Trapped Chests can now be crafted to keep others from poking around in your stuff
  • Angler Tackle Bag will make fishing more efficient than ever!
  • Brand new Critter & Monster Statues
  • And of course, who could forget that you will now be able to pick up your very own Companion Cube from the Traveling Merchant!

 

 QUALITY OF LIFE TWEAKS

  •  Improved Wire drawing to look less fuzzy with multiple colors on the same tile.
  •  New large gem over-head display
  •  You can now use situational building accessories from your inventory and toggle their effects like info accessories
  •  Decompressed sprite graphics for improved fidelity

 

MISCELLANEOUS ADDITIONS

  • Duke Fishron will no longer run away so easily
  • You will find Beehives in the Jungle - Not the bees!
  • Torches can be put on actuated tiles

 

BUG FIXES

Along with the new features included in this update the team has also been working through the backlog of bugs. We’re happy to report that we have fixed well over 100 bugs in this patch. We want to thank everyone in the community who continues to report any issues that appear in the game. It’s a critical component to helping us improve things and keep them running smoothly.

 

 You can check out the list below.

 

STABILITY/CRASHES

  • Resolved a crash that would occur after a non-host player would exit a multiplayer session
  • Fixed a bug where a crash could occur during the generation of a 2nd world using a fresh profile
  • Resolved a crash that would trigger from signing in and out of player profiles on Xbox One
  • Fixed a bug where menu functionality would fail after performing a sign-in change
  • Fixed a bug where all the players would get kicked out of a session when one of them was exploring the Underworld biome
  • Resolved a bug where the player was unable to exit the game session via save & exit after resuming the title from connected standby
  • Fixed a bug where the game would crash after invoking a chest after re-hosting the same world
  • Resolved a multiplayer bug where the player would get kicked out of the session after stepping on a land mine
  • Resolved several other crash bugs around console profile usage
  • Fixed a bug where a player was unable to host or join a multiplayer session after previously exiting from that session when a secondary player was in the character selection screen
  • Resolved a bug where the game would crash during world generation after deleting save data
  • Fixed a few other crashes related to network connectivity on the world generation screen

 

FUNCTIONALITY

  • Resolved a bug where the Wormhole potion lacked functionality for the player in a multiplayer or cooperative session
  • Fixed a bug where graphical corruption was observed occasionally when using spears
  • Resolved a bug where the players were able to fire an infinite number of rockets after placing them
  • Fixed a bug where accomplishments that have the criteria to defeat bosses/enemies failed to unlock in multiplayer after fulfilling the criteria
  • Resolved a bug where the grapple functionality of “Lunar Hook’ was divided between the players
  • Fixed a bug where a Hardcore character failed to navigate back to the spawn point set by the player
  • Resolved a bug where certain weapons and tools would stop functioning while using them continuously
  • Fixed a bug where incorrect game behavior could occur after performing a connected stand-buy during world loading
  • Resolved a bug where information stats were carried over to the main menu after a LAN ejection or force closing a Multiplayer session
  • Fixed a bug where the ‘Lock on Priority’ mark carried forward to the full-screen map
  • Resolved a bug where certain debuffs didn’t apply for the player when inflicted by the host in PvP
  • Fixed a bug where in some rare instances the player was unable to create a new character
  • Resolved a bug where multiplayer session invitations were sent incorrectly

 

ART/GRAPHICS/TEXT

  • Fixed a bug where graphical corruption was observed occasionally when using spears
  • Resolved a bug where Yoraizor’s spell became distorted over the character’s eyes while flying
  • Fixed a bug where the lava lamp caused highlighted doors to flicker
  • Resolved a bug where the avatars feet were missing from the dresser preview UI
  • Fixed a bug where multiple menus could be seen for a second after adding additional split-screen players
  • Resolved a bug where the Mushroom statue did not animate when activated
  • Fixed dozens of other art inconsistencies between the console and PC versions
  • Resolved a few instances of graphical corruption when zooming
  • Dozens of localization fixes have been included in this update

 

 

That's it for now!  We really hope everyone enjoys what is in this update - let us know your thoughts as always.   We will now turn our sights towards finishing up Terraria for Nintendo Switch and then launch head-on into the next wave of content for all three platforms.  We are eagerly looking forward to sharing those plans with you soon!

 

Terraria Mobile 1.3 Reaches Alpha!

Terraria 1.3 for Mobile has officially reached the Alpha milestone as of today! In celebration, we wanted to share some of the content that will be heading your way – the Celestial Pillars!


ALPHA SCREENSHOT - NOT FINAL (so you may see some visual bugs)

(Again a reminder that this is 4 screens shown together - Mobile does not have Splitscreen)
 

For those unfamiliar with that terminology, that means that DR Studios have added in all of the features that we want/plan for the launch actually in the game, live and working.

Now the team at DR Studios will shift their full focus towards polishing/refining each of these features as well as squashing any bugs that have cropped up along the way. Some of that has been going on already, of course, but now as we head towards the next milestone (Beta), these two areas will become the team’s core focus.
 

**We are planning to do a very selective beta for this release – if you are interested in being considered for this selective beta - and for further details - then join our Discord server at http://Discord.gg/Terraria and fill out the registration form in the selective-beta channel.**


No release date to give you just yet, but we thought the community would appreciate knowing that we have crossed the threshold of this critical stage.

We will have more to share along our journey to Mobile 1.3 soon – stay tuned!

Terraria Amazon Store - Plus Two New Terraria Shirt Designs!

Happy Thanksgiving, Terrarians!


We hope everyone finds time for friends and family this week – know that we are certainly thankful for each and every one of you! Of course, Thanksgiving also kicks off the holiday shopping season, and with that in mind, we wanted to share some new developments on the Terraria merchandise front!


Starting today, we have launched our very own Amazon storefront! This "one stop shop" on Amazon has links to every piece of Official Terraria Merchandise available on Amazon. From Terraria T-Shirts, Terraria Hoodies, Terraria Sweatshirts, and other Terraria clothing to Terraria home décor, Terraria books and more – this is something we are excited to offer and we look forward to expanding on both our product offerings and designs in the future. So keep a close eye on both our Amazon and Teespring stores throughout the Holiday season!


You can reach brand new Terraria Amazon store by clicking HERE or by clicking the image below.
 

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TERRARIA CLOTHING DESIGNS NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.UK & AMAZON.DE!


We also wanted to share that at least some of our Terraria Amazon.com offerings are now available on Amazon.uk and Amazon.de for all of our British and German fans! We cannot quite offer everything just yet – but we are excited to be able to share these with you. You should be able to find all that we have available via Amazon search.


Of course, to serve your Terraria clothing needs, our Teespring store is here as well - and they can ship globally. Simply click HERE or the image below to head to our Teespring store.
 

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Up next, we are rolling out two new Terraria shirt designs. One is based on the recent “box art” design featuring silver armor, and the other is a really cool watercolor take on Shadow Armor. These will be available as Terraria Hoodies, Terraria Long Sleeve Shirts, and Terraria Sweatshirts as well. We hope you all enjoy these as much as we do! Again, stay tuned as we will have more designs coming very soon!


 

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Well, that’s it for today – we hope to have more to share on this front and some other nice surprises during the Holidays. Again, thanks for your support and we wish you all a great start to the holiday season!

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