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Sacred 2 gets another Patch

by: Sean Colleli -
More On: Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
The PC port of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel has been patched to 2.40.  Publisher CDV reports that among several additions and bugfixes the game now supports nVidia PhysX features, so if you have one of those newer, fancy-pants video cards Sacred 2 can now take full advantage of it.  Check the release for a full list of changes, and download the patch from www.sacred2.com. 

Sacred 2 (PC) Patch 2.40 Released


nVidia PhysX and other new features added to enhance the gameplay experience

Cary, NC, April 6, 2009 - cdv Software Entertainment USA and Ascaron Entertainment today announced a new patch for the retail version of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel for PC. The new patch updates the retail version of Sacred 2 to version 2.40 and adds a slew of new features, including nVidia(r) PhysX(tm) support, new mini-bosses and a new achievement system.
The patch, along with a detailed "readme" file, is available at www.sacred2.com, and includes the following content updates and fixes -

  • nVidia PhysX technology implemented for two combat arts of each respective hero
    • Direct impact on immediate environment
    • Particle effects
    • Variable wind speeds
  • Pause functionality for single player mode
  • Direct control of minionsNew achievement system (available in logbook)
  • Inventory screen changes:
    • Equipped items now have a new layout which is individual for each character
  • Three new mini bosses. All mini bosses now have their own quests.
Sacred 2: Fallen Angel is a hack-and-slash action-RPG with a rich story that takes place in a gigantic seamless world. This world contains massive dungeons, treacherous opponents and hundreds of challenging quests. Intelligent enemies, which adapt in number and difficulty based on player progress, challenge gamers in heroic single- and multiplayer battles.
About cdv Software Entertainment USA

cdv Software Entertainment USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point and the acclaimed Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including the highly anticipated Sacred 2: Fallen Angel. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.
About Ascaron Entertainment, GmbH

Ascaron Entertainment GmbH is one of the pioneers in the development of computer games. It is also one of the leading developers of computer games in Germany and has been prominent in the sales charts for more than a decade with titles such as Patrician, ANSTOSS, Vermeer, Port Royale, DarkStar One and the original SACRED. Ascaron Entertainment is headquartered in Gütersloh, Germany, and maintains an office in Potsdam, a development studio in Aachen, Germany, as well as an international department in Birmingham (UK). Currently, Ascaron Entertainment markets its products in more than 34 countries