Ultima Online: News : PATCHNOTES Ultima Online/News/patchNotes http://www.uoherald.com/news/index.php?cat=patchNotes Last 25 news items posted from the patchNotes category http://uo.stratics.com/uoherald/images/news/patchNotes.gif Ultima Online: News : PATCHNOTES http://www.uoherald.com/news/index.php?cat=patchNotes © 2009 Electronic Arts Inc. All rights reserved. Enhanced Client Update - Patch 2010-07-23 17:25:49 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1070 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1070 Greetings!

We've made the following change to resolve an issue with the Enhanced Client, have a great weekend!

Patch (Enhanced Client)

Bug Fix

  • Fixed the issue with the Enhanced Client’s window positions snapping back when you change your options.
James Nichols patchNotes
Server Maintenance 05/27/10 - All Shards 2010-05-27 14:03:45 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1051 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1051 Greetings!

At approximately 4:30PM EDT we will be bringing down all shards for immediate maintenance to resolve the issues listed below. We estimate the update to be completed and all shards back online by 6:30PM EDT, thank you!

Patch (Enhanced Client)

  • Fixed unexpected item swapping issues while in list view or Legacy container view.
  • Fixed players locking up in high-graphics areas when moving their mouse cursor off the game viewport into the empty black areas of the user interface.

Server changes

  • Runebooks should now work correctly
  • Players will be able to drop items in pack animals correctly again.
  • Swamp Dragons will no longer block meditation
James Nichols patchNotes
Patch (Enhanced Client) 2010-05-21 00:28:38 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1044 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1044


 We have a few new patch notes for some changes made this evening, thank you!

Patch (Enhanced Client)

  • Version Bump
  • Japanese fonts are working for plotting and clearing courses
  • Issues with legacy chat mode were fixed
  • Resolved an issue stopping players from bringing up object handles
James Nichols patchNotes
Game Update - 12/17/09 2009-12-17 18:10:42 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1005 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1005 Greetings!

This evening we have released a new client for users to patch. Additionally we will be publishing additional server changes during schedule maintenance.

Publish 63.1

  • Houses will no longer evict chickens when players claim them from coops.
  • Players stuck in body-changing forms (such as Animal Form) will be reverted to their original form on login.

Patch Notes

Version (Classic)
Version (Enhanced)

  • It’s snowing!  Turned on snow terrain for the holidays.  NOTE: This is only a temporary change.
James Nichols patchNotes
Publish 63 to all Live Shards Tommorow - 12/16/2009 2009-12-16 20:54:26 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1003 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1003 Greetings!

Publish 63 is coming to all live Shards tomorrow, 12/16/2009. Deployment of the Publish will commence with European Shards at 12:00 AM EST and will continue on the normal maintenance schedule.

For the full Publish 63 notes please read after the jump. Below are the additional changes we have made since TC1 last week:


  • Fixed an issue that prevented skill on various artifact and crafted items from being detected by the imbuing system.
  • Some community collection items cannot be imbued due to the balance issues.
  • Eternal Guardian Staff cannot be imbued due to balance issues.



  • Updated Global Chat color to blue to improve readability in the Journal.
  • Fixed Classic Client crash when user clicks the Leave gem while the Create Channel dialog is open.
  • Disabled Trial Accounts from participating in custom chat channels.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from being able to enter certain cave entrance

Thank you!

Andy Belford patchNotes
Publish 63 Coming to Test Center Today! 2009-12-11 14:26:17 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1001 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=1001 Hail adventurers!

Publish 63 will be available on TC1 today, we have a number of other changes in addition to the imbuing improvements that were released earlier this week. Below are the full notes for this publish (including the changes to imbuing) so have a look then see for yourselves on TC1, have fun!

Update - 12/11/09 @ 5:40PM EST: We've added two additional client notes to address issues that we have resolved with this afternoons client. Please see the Patch section of the notes for details. Thank you!

James Nichols patchNotes
62.3 Now Live on All Shards! 2009-11-18 10:02:37 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=991 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=991 Greetings!

Publish 62.3: Client is now live on all Shards!

Please note that this client is 336 MB in size.  While this is a larger than normal patch for legacy clients, we have modified the system so that future patches involving animation data can be smaller.  We apologize for this temporary inconvenience.

For the full notes, please continue on!

Andy Belford patchNotes
Publish 62.3: Client 2009-11-12 11:09:45 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=988 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=988 The Client Update has been published to Test Center. 

Please note that this client is 336 MB in size.  While this is a larger than normal patch for legacy clients, we have modified the system so that future patches involving animation data can be smaller.  We apologize for this temporary inconvenience.

Read on for more info.


Robert Mull patchNotes
Patch Notes for Enhanced and Classic Clients 2009-10-22 15:43:56 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=973 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=973 Enhanced Client:

-     Keybindings and Mouse Settings will now saved for each character.

o   First load, old keybindings and mouse settings will be reset.

o   Does not affect keybindings assigned to hotbar and macros.

-     When a player logs in for the first time they will now be able to choose between Enhanced or Classic default settings.

Fixed several client crashes

Fixed a memory leak

Classic Client:

-          Added a crash reporting dialog box that appears during client crashes.

Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Client Patch 2009-10-08 11:05:13 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=957 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=957 Classic Client Version

Enhanced Client Version 


  • When over head chat is turned off, regular speech from a GM was not displaying over the GM’s head.
  • New non template gargoyles will not see a selection to start in Britain even through they were starting in TerMur.
  • Fixed an issue with the Classic client  using the EquipLastWeapon when switching from a conventional weapon to a throwing weapon
  • SOS gump had textual errors in the co-ordinate text


Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Client Patch Version 2009-09-23 16:33:33 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=947 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=947
  • Supplemental fix for crashing when you log in with the Radar Map open.  Due to this fix the Radar Map will no longer load on login.
  • Fixed a crash related to Stacked Reflective Wolf Eye.

Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Client Updates 2009-09-08 10:30:07 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=930 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=930 Enhanced Client:
  • Brightness slider is now available for dye tub color selection.
  • Alternate text added for the New Player Experience depending on the type of targeting option chosen in the User Settings.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issues with objects sprites changing size when viewing the item in Bulk Order Deeds and container grid/list view.
  • Elements of the User Interface no longer move to random locations when resizing the game client.
  • Fixed issues with text not centering properly with Promotional Token gumps.
  • Fixed issues with vertical and horizontal lines appearing throughout many generic gumps.
  • Fixed issues with text appearing blurry.
  • Criminal Notification gump will no longer appear multiple times for trying to attack someone multiple times.
  • Fixed issues with certain weapons not appearing when equipped in War mode.

Classic Client
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed issues with certain weapons not appearing when equipped in War mode.
  • Objects no longer drop from the sky when moving objects around.
  • Fixed crash issue that involved teleporting to another location while other players move objects around.
  • Gargoyles no longer appear slightly off the ground when standing on the ground.

Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Patch Update 2009-09-05 19:22:53 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=927 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=927 To ease the transition to launch day, we are providing a patch for players who use the Classic Client.  This is an update to the art associated with the new content. We recommend patching the 332 MB download before Tuesday’s major update: Publish 60!

Stay tuned for more updates! 
Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Enhanced Client (beta) Update 2009-09-03 20:40:58 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=924 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=924 Updates:
  • Imbued items will now display “Imbued” item property text in blue.
  • Added icons for “Infused Throw” and “Mystic Arc”.
Bug Fixes: 
  • The hue of thrown weapons now matches the hue of the actual weapon.
  • Location-based particle effects will now appear properly.
  • Forges no longer flicker when used.
  • Animated objects no longer flicker in and out of existence.
  • Fixed ghost pathing issues in Hythloth.
  • Fixed pathing issues with certain cave entrances.
Fixed issues with preview images of promotional item tokens appearing outside of the icon borders.
Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Enhanced Client (beta) Update 2009-08-27 17:28:49 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=918 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=918 Updates:
  • Chat font selection moved from context menu list to its own window.

Bug Fixes:
  • Adjusting the game viewport will no longer alter the zoom level of the camera.
  • Key bindings with key modifiers (Ctrl, Alt, Shift) will now properly execute when pressed quickly.
  • Tooltips will display proper text after changing languages in the User Settings.
  • Enemy of One tooltip now display proper text after attacking a mob.
  • Helpful hints shown during the login process will now properly randomize.
  • Fixed issues with objects in Legacy container view occasionally becoming undraggable after becoming highlighted.
  • Fixed issues with players being able to pass through masts on ships.
  • Custom carpets will no longer display visible seams with placed together over the new housing floor tiles.
  • Virtue shrine symbols will no longer display visible seams.
Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Enhanced Client Update 2009-08-20 18:47:15 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=908 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=908 Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed weapon abilities not appearing properly for certain throwing weapons.
  • Fixed image flipping issues with the Character Abilities and Character Sheet buttons on mouse-over in the paperdoll.
  • Fixed issues with speech still being received from NPC’s after being added to the ignore list.
  • Tooltips for waypoints near the boundaries of the Atlas and Radar windows will now display properly.
  • Tooltips will now anchor properly when displayed near the boundaries of the screen space.
  • Fixed issues with context menus of mobile health bars not displaying the correct contents after switching targets.
  • Fixed issues with “MISSING STRING” text appearing in context menus.
  • Fixed issues with selecting targets that were near the player status window.
  • Fixed issues with skills in the custom tab of the skills window carrying over to other character profiles when switching characters.
  • The Atlas will now change facets and areas properly when “Center on Player” is enabled and the player moves to a new area.
  • The Pet Window will now display multiple pets properly.
  • Fixed issues with gates still remaining visible after its duration has expired.
  • Fixed issues with footstep sound effects playing for only half the footsteps.
  • Fixed issues with losing a target after the target changed notoriety.
  • Party health bars will no longer count against the max limit of mobile health bars that can appear on-screen
Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Enhanced Client Update 2009-08-13 21:21:04 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=899 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=899 Updates:
  • Messages from Game Masters will now appear in red and can no longer be squelched.
  • Players can now respond to Game Masters using “[“ or “/gm”.
  • Audio no longer plays when the client is minimized.
  • Added ‘Toggle Circle of Transparency’ macro action.
  • Added vertical scrollbars to numerous drop-down menus that exceed over ten items.
Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed numerous client crash issues.
  • Boats displayed on the radar now keep up with the player when in motion.
  • Ladders can once again be used to traverse to upper floors of homes.
  • Fixed issues with the +/- buttons in the merchant purchasing window continuously updating the quantity of items.
  • Fixed issues with player profiles not properly saving.
  • Fixed issues with short and mullet hair styles for Elves looking identical in the character creation process.
  • Fixed issues with outlines appearing on female faces in the character creation process.
  • Container slots in grid-view no longer remain highlighted when dragging items of quantity.
  • Pets will now respond to commands when whispering from more than one tile away.
  • Fixed issues with the “Toggle Circle of Transparency” key binding not properly updating the user setting.
  • Chat tabs now properly highlight based on the active chat window.
  • The empty space in the player status window is no longer clickable.
  • Fixed issues with base foundation and floor tiles in customized houses appearing over the customized portions.
  • Players can now toggle between grid-view and list-view when viewing vendor contents.
  • Fixed issues with hued objects sometimes not displaying as hued when placed on the hotbar.
  • Players can now use the Esc key to make objects not-for-sale when interacting with vendors.
  • Text is no longer cut-off when viewing the contents of the mouse wheel configuration drop-down menus.
  • Fixed issues with overhead names still appearing after turning the option off.
  • Items of quantity will now stack with similar items when dragged to a container.
  • Drop-down menus will now open upwards when contents open beyond the lower bounds of a window.
  • Foliage will no longer display when in Felucca.
Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Enhanced Client Updates 2009-08-05 17:29:33 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=885 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=885 Updates:
  • Implemented the Legacy Macro Importer feature (prompt appears after login for each character)
  • Added object highlighting for contents in Legacy Container view
  • Updated font for overhead names and overhead chat
  • Waypoint icons in the Atlas now scale based on zoom distance

Bug Fixes:
  • The Citadel and Fan Dancer Dojo will now appear under the proper facet in the Atlas
  • Fixed issues with selecting objects under a minimized Pet Window
  • Fixed tooltip display issues with the Community Collection Rewards gump
  • Fixed issue text entry cursor appearing outside of the text entry box
  • Fixed display issues with the Okay button in the Quantity window


  • Introduced rain and snow effects into the weather system
  • “Self” is no longer a candidate for “Cursor Target Last” actions
  • Removed the short delay between each action when executing a macro

Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed all speech types using the default “Say” range
  • Fixed “Brightness” graphic setting not persisting through game sessions
  • “Help” text for each skill in the Skills Window now displays the appropriate text
  • Chat window can no longer be stuck off-screen
  • Fixed issues with macros sometimes executing only the first action or none at all
  • Fixed mouseover issues with objects that are placed near each other (such as stacked boxes or house signs)
  • All supported custom user interface file types will now load properly
  • Dragging stacked items to the paperdoll will no longer keep the player in the dragged state

Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Enhanced Client Update 2009-07-28 14:14:55 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=876 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=876 Updates:
  • Updated the look of the rune beetle

Bug Fixes:
  • Fixed crash caused by purchasing items from NPC merchants
  • Fixed issues with contents not displaying in Legacy Container view
  • Fixed issues with the custom user interface not loading properly
Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
New Client Patch 2009-07-23 18:05:42 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=870 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=870
  • Optimized client to reduce hitching while running/teleporting

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed skills not alphabetizing in the customized skill index of the character creation process
  • Fixed overhead text not relocating itself based on stance or avatar height
  • Fixed hotbar items adopting the hue of the last item that was clicked on
  • Ships are no longer flooded with water
  • Fixed doorway pathing issues in player housing for towers, keeps, and castles
  • Bottom portion of several Legacy Container contents are no longer get cutoff
  • Viewing contents of player-run vendors and pack animals no longer locks to Legacy Container view
  • Fixed Equip macro contents becoming inaccessible when scrollbar is removed
Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Client Versions 2009-07-07 18:12:19 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=854 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=854 We have updated the client versions.  

Kingdom Reborn Version is  

Legacy is

Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Publish 58 Update 2009-03-26 19:04:41 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=549 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=549 We will be bringing the shards down for an update to Pub 58 at approximately 7:15 PM EST

The updates include:

Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Publish 58 to all Shards 2009-03-19 13:22:24 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=538 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=538 All shards are published with Pub58 with the exceptions of Japan, Taiwan, and Korea on their next maintenance cycle.


All notes can be found at the usual place.

Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
Client publish Live 2009-02-12 11:18:03 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=514 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=514 The 2d client has been updated to version

The KR client has been updated to version


Chrissay Zeeman patchNotes
TC1 Balance Testing Changes 2009-01-09 15:23:42 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=491 http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=491 TC1 has been updated with Balance Testing Changes.  Patch notes are available in the regular place.

Robert Mull patchNotes