Version 1.1 Released! Find out what's new and improved

Version 1.1 Released! Find out what's new and improved

Version 1.1 of the Outsmarted app has arrived and it's got some great improvements and features. Read on to find out more...

The new version of the app adds a significant number of features, many of them not immediately apparent:

** The option to limit the duration of a player or team's turn when setting up a new game
** A much more stable and easy to follow remote-play setup
** The ability for controller devices to re-join a game if connection is lost at any point during gameplay
** The appearance of the characters on the question selection screen
** A pop up "news & information window" on the Home Screen
** Assists / lifelines default to zero in game setup  
** Shared player, game and question data between all devices - iOS, Android and Windows
** Repeat question issues now completely eliminated
** New separate Final Round questions, no longer drawn from the main question pack
** Quit game button on question selection screen
** Back button on pre-question screen
** Exit button on PC version
** Bonuses available for correct answer now in a pop-up on pre-questions screen
** Numerous fixes to reported bugs and glitches
** Better handling of disconnection issues where internet quality is poor
** Size limit to player photo sizes to prevent glitches
** Final round timing issues fixed


In addition coming very soon are the following further fixes and improvements: 

** Windows version will bypass all virus protection (at the moment virus protection must be disabled during install)
** Ring count will remain correct following connection dropouts by host or controller device
** Autosaved game will remain intact in all circumstances
** All devices will detect momentary connections for other connected devices and maintain game position across all devices

What about the bonus and backer question packs? 

** The bonus pack will be available to all eligible game owners within 14 days
** The backers pack for Kickstarter backers will be available to all eligble game owners within 14 days


We will also be updating all tutorial videos and documentation this week to reflect the changes made in V1.1

WHEN IS THE NEXT UPDATE AND WHAT IS COMING IN THE NEXT UPDATE? 

The new update is a big one and will be available in approximately 6 weeks time. It will feature:

  1. A Full Question Store with multiple packs, filter and recommended selections. At least 4 great new packs available at launch.
  2. Multiple languages for menu and game interface to accommodate alternative language versions of the app
  3. 3D animated versions of the characters featuring throughout the game
  4. A completely redesigned interface throughtout the game with new skins
  5. An improved question screen
  6. New bonuses including treasure chests

Also coming in 2021:

NEW GAME FEATURES

  1. A fully virtual 3D version of the board with animated charcters
  2. Quick fire points based timed game mode
  3. Memory of player / team settings, including number of assists
  4. More data available at the end of each game about position statistics  
  5. The ability for joining players to add their own image and name rather than the host
  6. A new, more exciting Final Round
  7. Many more custom category question packs
  8. New random events
  9. Select exact number of each type of assist per player
  10. The ability to change a category for a custom category
  11. Answer questions via voice recognition

QUESTION CONTENT 

  1. Movie video clip questions in core pack
  2. Song clip questions in core pack
  3. A wider choice of video based questions in other categories in core pack
  4. A new selection of Quick Thinking questions in core pack