Today a number of new updates are available for popular Windows Phone apps, most of these are poplar games provided by Microsoft, such as their classic suite of solitaire, Mahjong and minesweeper; along with Age of Empires Castle Siege.
First up is the popular Age of Empires Castle Siege, which brings a number of new bug fixes and improvements to the app, including some changes to the games engine for rewarding crowns and other tune-ups.
– Made improvements to dropped connections during battle. This is an area that we are constantly monitoring and improving.
– Fixed a crash caused on some devices by deploying many infantry at once at the opening of battle.
– Fixed a crash during transitions in matchmaking.
– Fixed a crash involving soldiers leaving siege towers.
– Fixed other miscellaneous crashes.
– We’ve modified the way we award crowns for players in Ages 5-8.
– Wall troops have undergone a strict training regimen against the wiles of the Wololo. As a result, Joan of Arc’s Convert ability no longer affects troops on walls.
– Keeps have bolstered their defenses against mounted troops.
– Winrich von Kniprode has found a flaw in these new defenses and now has a damage boost against all Keeps.
– Richard the Lionheart no longer feels it is an efficient use of his skills to boost mounted troops and will now only boost infantry as per his description.
– Fixed various path finding bugs.
– Players will no longer gain achievements from visiting another player’s castle.
– Phone notifications improvements.
Next up is the official Microsoft Xbox Video app, which brings some more improvements to video playback on Windows Phone, including the ability to seek (rewind/forward) in videos that are being downloaded/streamed. Grab the update from the link below:
Another app update that’s sure to please fantasy football players out there is the official NFL Fantasy Football app, which has received a long overdue update fixing its performance and adding push notifications to the app. Check it out at the link below:
Push notifications! Get relevant scoring, trade and player alerts pushed to you.
– Usability and UI tweaks to optimize your Windows Phone experience
Also coming from Microsoft are updates to all three of their classic apps in the store, Solitaire, Mahjong and Minesweeper: