April Update

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We have just released an update to address a couple of issues experienced by some players. Clocking in at a minuscule 3.4 MB today’s update is more of a hotfix solution, fixing the “Fetchez La Vache” achievement and adding an options_override file. The latter is for players experiencing issues when saving game options such as saved games. For more information please read on.

Change Log

  • Fixed the “Fetchez La Vache” achievement.
  • Added an options_override file for players experiencing issues when saving game options.

Some players have reported that the game does not allow them to load and save games properly. This appears to be because the game cannot access their Documents\Stronghold Crusader 2 folder for an unknown reason. To remedy this we have released an update allowing players to change the directory in which Stronghold Crusader 2 stores all options, saved games, maps etc.

In order to use this players can edit the file in \bin\win32_release\options_override.xml, located in their installed directory. Please read the instructions within the file before editing it.

We strongly suggest only using this override if absolutely necessary, in cases where the default directory cannot be used. Do NOT use this override option if you experience no issues when saving options, progress or saved games within Stronghold Crusader 2.

Please Note: Steam Cloud will not work if you use an override path. Steam Cloud only works with the Documents\Stronghold Crusader 2 folder.

This update should download automatically when you launch the Steam client. To confirm whether or not the download was successful, check the version number displayed in the bottom left corner of the main menu screen when launching Crusader 2. If the number displayed is not 1.0.22670 please restart Steam until the update downloads.