Brink PC Update and New Dedicated Server Released

By on May 23, 2011

Splash Damage released today a new update for the PC version of Brink. This update improves graphical performance, fixes memory leak/crash when alt-tabbing and increases the font size of the in-game text chat. Among all fixes and improvements, it also features an improved version of the Standalone Dedicated Server. The update will be auto-downloaded next time you start Steam. On the other hand, if you want to gain access to the new Standalone Dedicated Server, you’ll have to manually download it from Steam client’s Tools tab.


  • Fixed sound dropping out when playing networked games
  • Improved graphical performance, especially when using Ambient Occlusion
  • Fixed voice packs being reset to default when you delete another character
  • Removed ability to use certain cheat protected commands in challenges
  • Fixed memory leak/crash when alt-tabbed out

User Interface:

  • Full servers are no longer filtered out of the browser
  • Added support for entering a range of numbers (i.e. 10-12) in server filters
  • Reduced font size in the server browser
  • Exiting Head customization returns to the correct menu
  • Fixed being unable to bind KP_Enter in the UI
  • Increased font size of in-game text chat
  • ‘Enter’ now closes text chat prompt if empty
  • Fixed challenge in menu flashing even after completion

Dedicated Servers:

  • Improved dedicated server CPU performance
  • Fixed NPC not spawning for escort objectives online on servers using unsupported cvars

About David Scarpitta

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