26 Jun 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • Introducing a brand-new user interface for Presets. Selecting and enjoying the benefits of Sonar presets has never been easier. Now you can easily browse and search any Sonar preset and filter out by SteelSeries preset or user-created presets. Also, you can now change the image when you create a preset.

    • We’ve added game presets for the following games: Sifu, Sky: Children of the Light, Resident Evil 3 Remake, and Dave the Diver.

    • Fixed a Backup Device Switch where a device connected to the PC for the first time was not selected as a Sonar playback device.

    Engine

    • Fixes an issue where Steam games did not correctly scan with Steam Beta Update

    • Added new EQ Preset for Nova 5/5P/5X: A New Crisis in Shovel City, Call of Duty Mobile, Escape from Tarkov Arena, Ghost of Tsushima, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, MultiVersus, NieRAutomata, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard and Senua’s Saga Hellblade II

    Moments

    • We’ve enhanced the export user experience to make it smoother and more cohesive.

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    26 Jun 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • We’ve added game presets for: Escape from Tarkov Arena, MultiVersus and NieR:Automata™.

    Engine

    • Minor bug fixes

    Moments

    • We’ve fixed an issue affecting the quality of trimmed clips. The quality should be much better now!

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    12 Jun 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • We’ve added game presets for: Ghost of Tsushima, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II and Resident Evil 7 Biohazard.
    • We’ve fixed a problem where both chat and mic playback devices where blinking error at Sonar startup
    • We’ve fixed minor backup device switch errors

    Engine

    • In celebration of Pride Month, we have included two new Prism Presets: SteelSeries Pride and Twilight
    • Fixes an issue where some Engine apps could not be launched via Launch Engine App bindings and other minor bug fixes

    Moments

    • We’ve updated auto-clipping events to support Fortnite’s new Season 3 Chapter 5
    • We’ve improved the method for capturing clips with HDR to maintain color fidelity. This fix is only available with GSDK v2.5
    • We’ve fixed a minor issue related to the Screenshot extractor’s aspect ratio

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    30 May 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • Every user has unique needs so we’ve introduced a new feature that allows you to disable and re-enable Media and Aux channels with just a few clicks. When you disable a channel, it’s also removed from the Windows taskbar audio section, helping to keep your interface clean and clutter-free.
    • We’ve rolled out new game presets: XDefiant, Gray Zone Warfare, Grounded, and Resident Evil Village.
    • Minor bugfix

    Moments

    • We’ve added the ability to create and save new trims from your clips, it is now available in the Editor. Adjust your clip in the timeline and save it as a new clip in your gallery. Keep the gold and save disk space!
    • We’ve changed some of the controls in the Editor to ease your experience, you will discover a new vertical control panel where you can find Screenshot Extractor and Trim features.
    • We’ve also adapted the clip Gallery filter system so you can easily find your trims and edited clips.
    • We’ve fixed an issue where the Voice Clipping non-default options were not kept.
    • We’ve fixed an issue where the auto-clip preferences are not persisting after a GG restart.
    • We’ve fixed a minor issue related to Export video including effects.

    Engine

    • Minor UI Bugfix and improvements for Arctis Nova 5/X
    • Apex Pro full size & Apex Pro TKL: Firmware updates
      • Adds new OLED icons for config number, lock indicators, and Rapid Trigger
      • Adds option to display key actuation level (off by default).
      • Change the word “profile” to “config” in OLED menus

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    14 May 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • In the previous GG version, we shadow dropped shortcuts to change playback devices. As we want to provide more value at each release it just got an upgrade. Now, when you switch playback devices with shortcuts, an overlay will confirm the successful change.
    • The equalizer preset formerly known as “default” has shed its old skin and embraced a new, more descriptive name: flat. Simple, right? It’s the same great sound, just with a more intuitive label.
    • We’re excited to introduce two new Equalizer presets: We’ve crafted a preset for No rest for the wicked and one for Call of Duty Modern Warfare III. We’ve teamed up with the pros to create an amazing preset for Call of Duty Modern Warfare III enthusiasts. Faze Clan: COD MWII by ATL Faze is now available among the Sonar Game presets. These presets are born from our passion to help you fine-tuning your audio to perfection.

    Engine

    • Fixes an issue where “Repeat while Pressed” binding did not set key direction back to down
    • Apex Pro TKL Wireless: Firmware Update
      • Adds new OLED icons for config number, lock indicators, and Rapid Trigger
      • Adds option to display key actuation level (off by default)
      • Change the word “profile” to “config” in OLED menus
      • Added support for Bluetooth Swift Pairing (will not impacting existing connections)
      • Improved Bluetooth pairing lighting feedback
    • Apex Pro Mini and Apex Pro TKL (2023): Firmware Update
      • Adds new OLED icons for config number, lock indicators, and Rapid Trigger
      • Adds option to display key actuation level (off by default).
      • Change the word “profile” to “config” in OLED menus
      • Fix an issue with Alt+Tab, Shift+Tab, and Alt+F4 not working when Windows lock is enabled

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    06 May 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • We’ve been on a bug-busting mission. First things first, let’s talk about that pesky bug in GG 60.0/60.1. Some of you experienced an issue where your audio devices would switch every time your PC went to sleep or restarted. We heard your feedback loud and clear. We’re really sorry for the inconvenience and the potential mix-up during your gaming sessions. We’ve been working hard to squash these bugs.

      So, what’s the fix? We’ve released an update that puts an end to all the issues. No more unexpected device swaps and no more excluded devices joining the party uninvited. To help you understand the magic behind the scenes, we’ve put together a detailed FAQ. That’s your golden ticket to understanding how the Backup device switch works in Sonar. Knowledge is power, and we want you to have all the power!
    • And because we love to keep the good times rolling, we’re also dropping some fresh Game presets to enhance your audio experience. Get ready to immerse yourself in the worlds of Fallout 76, Content Warning, Path of Exile, Farlight 84, Vampire the Masquerade, and Star Citizen with tailor-made EQ settings that will make your ears feel like they’re in audio heaven!

    Engine

    • Minor bug fixes
    • Fixed an issue where Engine Gear tab would not load without internet connection in certain conditions

    Moments

    • Moments now supports auto-clipping for Helldivers 2! Auto-clipping will be triggered for killstreaks at x20, x50, and x100, if you’re a killing machine. It will also trigger when you get eliminated, because those moments can be memorable too.
    • We’ve fixed and updated some events related to other supported auto-clipping games such as Fortnite headshots (Chapter 5 Season 2).
    • We’ve removed the ‘Elevated Capture’ option, as it was no longer useful based on the latest updates to the Moments Capture Engine
    • We’ve fixed minor issues related to Screenshot Extractor functionality.

    3D Aim Trainer

    • Introducing the new and improved player interface in the game lobby. Get ready to level up your gaming experience!
    • Discover stunning new badges and showcase your assessment!
    • Play new, exciting casual play levels!

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    03 Apr 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • Guess what? Sonar just got a cool upgrade! Now you can arrange your backup devices like a playlist. Just drag and drop to tell Sonar which device to jump to next if one goes on a break. It’s super easy and all on the settings page.
    • Sonar’s got you covered with some serious performance boosts. Get ready for some speed because Sonar is now way quicker to start up, so you can get to enjoy the best possible sound in a flash.
    • Dive into your convos without the background buzz : ClearCast AI is now on for everyone by default!
    • New presets : Guild Wars 2, Dragon’s Dogma 2, Alone in the Dark, Last Epoch, Horizon Forbidden West™

    Engine

    • Apex Pro Mini:
      • Fixed a bug on French and Nordic layouts where some lighting & keybind changes would apply to the incorrect keys.
    • Various Bug Fixes

    Moments

    • Moments is adding a new feature with the ability to take screenshots directly from the clip editing page thanks to a Screenshot button, as well as the ability to take screenshots with a hotkey. The screenshots will be saved in a new ‘Screenshots’ folder as PNG files
    • We’ve also improved the Text effect with the ability to scale and resize in the Editor.
    • The ability to switch between GSDK versions 2.4 and 2.5 will be available out of beta for 20% of our user base to monitor and stabilize the new GSDK 2.5 version
    • We’ve improved autoclip support for ‘double kill’ and ‘triple kill’ events in Warzone
    • We’ve updated autoclipping events for Fortnite Chapter 5 Season.
    • We’ve fixed an issue related to Fortnite Victory autoclip events not being detected on 21:9 screens.

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    19 Mar 2024

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • We’ve extended our volume & mute overlay feature! Now, when you adjust the volume or mute your audio using the on-device controls of Alias and Alias Pro, you’ll see convenient on-screen overlays. You can customize your overlay experience from the setting page.
    • Every creak and whisper is now more spine-chilling than ever, ensuring you’re fully immersed in this ghostly investigation with our new Phasmophobia preset. We’ve also crafted an Atlas Fallen preset that enhances the game’s epic soundscapes that will envelops you in its ancient world.

    Engine

    • Minor bug fixes

    Moments

    • We’ve added a small but useful improvement to the Editor view that allows you to navigate quickly between your clips, thanks to the new Previous/Next buttons.
    • Fixed an issue where Battle.net games were not showing in Moment Game Detection Settings
    • Minor bugs fixes

    3D Aim Trainer

    • Daily Challenges are here! Every day brings a fresh, pulse-pounding test of skill. Climb those leaderboards, earn Challenge Tokens, and cement your status as the ultimate aimer! Join the action now and show the world what you’re made of!

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