27 Jun 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • Improved volume management (under the hood) ensuring that you get the best possible audio quality while gaming
    • Fixed a bug for Sonar Streamers where no target device status error didn’t show up for personal and stream mix
    • Fixed a bug for Sonar Streamers where changing master volume was unmuting muted sources
    • Introducing Street Fighter 6 preset

    Engine

    Moments

    • New Auto-clip event added: Fortnite – Match Complete! Now when you finish any Match the GSAI will clip on the Match Results Screen
    • Fixed issues related to GSAI Overwatch 2 – “Multikill” and “Elimination” Auto-clip events
    • Fixed issues related to the EA Game Launcher where installed games were not detected by GG / Moments
    • Moments Gallery has updated the Clip Tile Cards with:
      • Added a Share button – now it is easier to let others see your best Moments
      • Added a Shared Link Button – quickly access the share link for uploaded clips
      • Adjusted placement of the Star / Tag button

    3D Aim Trainer

    • Our first-time user experience is updated. The player will need to select the game to train for first, and will then be playing an onboarding level tailored for the selected game
    • Player can instantly restart a training exercise by pressing a shortcut button (Default button is “T”). The instant restart doesn’t require the level to be loaded again
    • Fixed:
      • Framedrop when standing still in Spotsweeper
      • Being hit in Goalkeeper ads points to your score

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    13 Jun 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    Thanks to you your feedback we have added a 10 Bands full parametric Equalizer also for Mic and Chat – these additions give you more control over the sound of your voice as well as the one of your teammates. All presets and custom configurations are still available and have been automatically migrated to Parametric EQ for a seamless experience.

    But that’s not all! We’ve also made the Noise Gate feature available even while you have ClearCast AI active. Now you have more tuning freedom and power to keep your communication crystal clear and suitable for your unique setup and environment.

    In addition to that, we’ve made improvements to copy & localization and fixed some visual bugs to ensure the best experience possible

    Engine

    • Prism:
      • Rival 3 and Rival 3 Wireless are now supported in Prism. Please see here for full list of Prism enabled devices: https://support.steelseries.com/hc/en-us/articles/9693907049229
      • New re-designed layout for Presets and Custom Effects! See presets and their color swatches at a glance and quickly apply them
      • Adds an illumination preview replay button so that you can trigger the preview at any point
    • Arctis 7+, Arctis 7+ Destiny 2: Lightfall Edition, Arctis 7P+: Firmware Update
      • Fixes an issue where hardware reset is require to restore the low probability of device crash and inability to charge device during use

    Moments

    • Moments now supports High-Definition Auto-clipping on Fortnite and Call of Duty! We are thrilled to enable gamers the ability to capture and re-live their best moments in glorious HD! Look for more games coming soon!
    • To keep you capturing and clipping your best Moments, we’ve added a new Message Alert for ALMOST FULL Hard Drives. Now if you’re running low on disk space, we let you know so you can edit, share and clean-up your clips.
    • New Auto-clip event added: Call of Duty Modern Warfare II – Headshot!
    • The Gallery presentation of video clip tiles has been updated to show more on-screen and look similar to the previous display.
    • Improved overall performance & basic bug fixes.

    3D Aim Trainer

    • A new training level has been added to the Quick Play section. Spotsweaper is focused on helping players to attack and defend bombsites in strategic shooters.

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    31 May 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • Chat and ChatMix icons have been redesigned to make them more intuitive and user-friendly
    • Spatial audio slider, now adapts to widescreen resolutions.
    • Minor bugfix and improvements including a better Chinese localization

    Engine

    • Aerox 3 Wireless: Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue where wireless connection would drop
      • Fixes an issue where firmware update would not complete in certain circumstances
      • Fixes an issue with delayed command processing after device is connected wirelessly
    • Aerox 5 Wireless, Aerox 5 Wireless Destiny 2 Lightfall, Aerox 5 Wireless Diablo IV: Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue where wireless connection would drop
      • Fixes an issue where firmware update would not complete in certain circumstances
      • Fixes an issue with delayed command processing after device is connected wirelessly
    • Aerox 9 Wireless: Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue where wireless connection would drop
      • Fixes an issue where firmware update would not complete in certain circumstances
      • Fixes an issue with delayed command processing after device is connected wirelessly
    • Prime Wireless and Prime Mini Wireless: Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue where wireless connection would drop
      • Fixes an issue where firmware update would not complete in certain circumstances
      • Fixes an issue with delayed command processing after device is connected wirelessly
    • Prism:
      • Updates to the Prism onboarding experience
      • Minor bug fixes

    Moments

    • Moments now supports Auto-clipping for Diablo IV! Diablo IV Auto-clipping will trigger for World Event Complete, Reward Unlocked and Dungeon Complete game events. Auto-clip will only save clips based on in-game events when playing with supported modes & configurations. Diablo IV Auto-clipping is in Early Access utilizing GameSense AI and we look forward to hearing from the community on your experiences.
    • To keep you capturing and clipping your best Moments, we’ve added a new Message Alert for Full Hard Drives to the Gallery. Now if you’re running low on hard drive, we let you know so you can edit, share and clean-up your clips.
    • Fixed issues related to GSAI Call of Duty – Warzone 2.0 “Kill” Auto-clip events
    • Fixed issues related to GSAI Apex Legends “Victory” Auto-clip events
    • Fixed various cosmetic issues and localization translations

    3D Aim Trainer

    • User can now restart their game directly after playing, without leaving the training exercise
    • Users get feedback on their performance while playing. They can instantly see and hear if they are doing better than before and when they reached a new highscore

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    16 May 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • We’ve added some great new presets, including The Witcher 3, Dead by daylight, iRacing, Dead Island 2, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and Redfall
    • Improved first time onboarding for Sonar for Streamers (beta)
    • Minor Bugfix and improved localization

    Engine

    • Prism:
      • Adds four new Presets: Clown, Shaved Ice, Radioactive Glow, Self-Destruct Sequence. Thanks to our Discord community members for suggesting some of these Presets!
    • Arctis 1 Wireless, Arctis 7+ and Arctis 7+ Destiny 2 Lightfall Edition: Fixed a UI issue where error messages appeared in the config window UI

    Moments

    • Moments now supports Fortnite Auto-clipping at 16x10 resolutions!
    • Fixed a bug which could freeze the Moments gallery if a user updated the clip name
    • Fixed a bug associated with game audio failing to capture when there is no microphone identified in the system

    3D Aim Trainer

    • 3D Aim Trainer is now available in Early Access for all users
    • Added new training levels in Quick Play
    • Added new statistics to measure performance

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    03 May 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve made it even easier and faster for you to use volume and mute shortcuts. They’re now accessible directly from the Mixer – just click and go! If you need a more detailed insight of your shortcuts, you can still access a complete overview from GG/Settings/Sonar.
    • We’re always working hard to improve your experience with our product and we’ve also fixed a bug that was causing the audio device list to be empty during onboarding.

    Engine  

    • Fixed a bug where certain GameSense Apps would write excessive data to the logs
    • Prism:
      • We’ve increased the duration of illumination previews on the canvas for better crafting of your devices’ customization illumination
      • Adjusted the Arena speakers’ size to better represent the devices in your setup
      • Fixed a bug where some Japanese (JIS) layout keyboards would have mismatched Prism lighting
      • Various bug fixes to canvas navigation
    • Arctis Nova Pro Wireless X: Firmware Update
      • Fixed an issue where Xbox mode mic volume dropped after switching to PS4/PS5 then back to Xbox
    • Arctis Nova 7P: Improved automated connectivity between Sonar and device.

    Moments  

    • Moments continues the redesign of the Clip Gallery with additional design and functional updates in the interface. The new Clip Gallery has updates include:
      • Video Clip Day Feed – We’ve added the ability to identify which games were clipped on what day. By engaging with the game name/filter option next to each Day Date you are able to show/hide/filter clips easily.
      • Video Clip Filtering Toolbar – We have added more filtering categories and the ability to select multiple filters to help you better find, manage and share your favorite clips.
      • Video Clip File Selection Toolbar – We’ve added more selection options when users begin selecting individual video clips. Users can now selected/deselect, delete all, filter and sort in all sorts of new ways to better manage your clips.
    • The Clip Share & Export now lets you export even larger videos for the increased Discord upload size of 25mb (up from the previous 8mb). Your Discord pals can now see all your epic wins in longer, bigger clips with the increased file size.
    • Added a Discord button in the Moments header to easily take users to the GG Discord
    • The ability to Share to Gfycat has been disabled due to issues with their service. When their service is updated, we will determine if we can re-implement this feature.
    • Fixed a bug where GSAI “Overwatch 2 – Play of the Game” clips would register extra events on the players video editor timeline.
    • GSAI for Destiny 2 is no longer in Early Access.
    • Updated design elements in the experience to create a consistent look & feel.

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    18 Apr 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    • We heard you loud and clear, and we’re hyped to introduce shortcuts in Sonar! Now you can quickly tweak your Game, Chat, Media, Aux, and Mic volumes and mute. Just head over to GG settings, go to the Sonar section, and set up your fave keyboard shortcuts.
    • We’ve also made things simpler and cleaner in the Mixer by displaying volume scaling as a percentage rather than in dB.
    • We’ve added some great new presets, including Resident Evil 4 Remake, The Last of Us, and Rust.
    • We wanted to let you know that we’ve taken care of a few bugs that were affecting some users, including:
      • Seeing the “Turning off Sonar” text even though Sonar was actually turning on
      • Seeing a warning on the mic panel when there was actually no error
      • The volume peak meters not adjusting properly based on the volume slider
      • The onboarding popping up again even if you had already completed it

    Engine

    • Arctis Nova 3: Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue of noise in the audio signal at low volume.
    • Arctis Nova 3: Minor UI fixes for truncated wording in some language
    • Minor bug fix for MacOS
    • Prism:
      • Onboarding experience in Prism is now improved to help you and your new Prism-compatible devices get their glow up faster
      • Added zoom drop down for added zoom flexibility
      • Adds new illumination preset Color Fusion

    Moments

    • Moments is redesigning the Clip Gallery with the first design and functional overhaul to many elements in the interface. The new Clip Gallery has four major updates:
      • Video Clip Day Feed – Video clip cards are now categorized by DAYS instead of a long page of clips to help users find more recent highlights. Users can also SELECT ALL CLIPS by first picking a single clip and then hitting SELECT ALL from the SELECTION TOOLBAR. Users can also SELECT CLIPS BY DAY by rolling over the desired day/date and clicking the circle to select all.
      • Video Clip Filtering Toolbar – There is now a dedicated FILTERING TOOLBAR at the top of the gallery and it has new options and streamlined functionality.
      • Video Clip Tile Cards – The Auto-clip icons are moved and the size adjusted.
      • Video Game Library Tiles - This feature helps users see all the games with Auto-clipping as well as the already installed games with Auto-clipping.
    • Moments On/Off Shortcut – Users can now turn Moments On/Off with a Shortcut from anywhere as long as Moments is running. To configure go to GG > Settings > Moments > Shortcuts to customize and enable.
    • Moments now supports Overwatch 2 Auto-clipping at 16x10 resolutions.
    • Improved overall performance for Auto-clipping GSAI with Apex Legends.

    GG

    • Fixed a visual issue where login error validation messages would display on top of other messages.

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    27 Mar 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Sonar

    We’ve heard your requests for more presets, and we’ve delivered! Here some awesome new ‘Game’ presets including:

    • Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty,
    • Hogwarts Legacy,
    • Atomic Heart,
    • Hi-Fi RUSH,
    • Hunt: Showdown,
    • Battlefield 2042. Get ready to level up your gaming experience with Sonar!

    Engine

    • Fixes an issue where Software profile macros would not fire in certain circumstances
    • Arena 7 & 9: Fixes an issue where mixed illumination profiles would not switch correctly
    • Prism:
      • Alphabetized Preset list
      • New shortcuts toolbar addition for easy navigation within Prism
      • Adds three new illumination Presets: Disco Mode, Rainbow and Static Fade
      • Adds the ability to set illumination speed to 0
      • Adds the ability to Zoom to Fit so you can easily display all your Prism enabled devices

    Moments

    • Moments has created a new Gallery Tutorial for First Time Moments Users. The goal is to help new users understand the benefits of the software, enable Moments easily and capture their first clip!
    • Moments has redesigned portions of the Gallery Experience. The goal is to help users identify which games support Auto-clipping and which already installed games have Auto-clipping.
    • Moments has redesigned the Clip Gallery with a new Capture Control Strip at the top of the interface. The new Control Strip surfaces some of the most important features from Settings and makes it quickly and easily available. There are four main sections:
      • Capture Status – Displays game capture status such as on/off, game name and more. Desktop capture can be enabled here along with additional settings.
      • Auto-clipping GSAI Status – Now gamers can easily identify if the game being played supports Auto-clipping. If the game has Auto-clipping enabled then additional configurations for that specific game will be available.
      • Capture Settings – Configure how Moments captures video clips by adjusting Duration, Quality, Resolution & FPS.
      • Moments Shortcut – Displays the current shortcut with ability to change easily
    • Moments has added a new popup window after a gamer’s First Time Capture Experience to help provide guidance and instruction on how to best use Moments.
    • Improved performance with the GG Games Database
    • Improved Moments game detection for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
    • Improved overall performance for Auto-clipping GSAI – Destiny 2
    • Improved overall performance for Auto-clipping GSAI – Fortnite

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    15 Mar 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    GG

    • Fixed a bug with the GG “What’s New” pop-up where sometimes it would appear & disappear quickly

    Sonar

    We’ve got some sweet updates for you to keep improving your audio experience while gaming. Check it out:

    • We’re giving you one more track to mix up your audio game: AUX. Now you can tune another track independently from game, chat, and media. Just make sure you route your apps to the AUX if you want them to play in it.
    • Ready to step up your F1 gaming? We added the Mercedes preset, straight from the Mercedes-AMG Petronas esport team. This preset will give you the same sound as pro players. Let’s get racing!
    • Diablo fans, we got something for you too! The Diablo IV preset has been created by Blizzard directly from the developers to let you enjoy the Early Access sound design at its best!
    • Fixed a bug where sliding volume to 0 dB while muted locked the mute status for GAME and MEDIA under certain conditions.

    Engine

    • Arena 7 and 9: Fixes an issue where changes to illumination from the Config window would not display correctly under certain circumstances
    • Prism:
      • Introducing Relative Positioning. With the new added move tool, you have the flexibility to position your devices more like they are in your space and make the most out of your effects
        • Note: Many Prism effect animations are based on your devices’ position on the canvas, allowing the patters to flow between them.
      • Fixes an issue that would prevent space characters from being entered in certain circumstances

    Moments

    • Moments now supports Rocket League Auto-clipping at 16x10 resolutions. Rocket League also identifies this in the Video Settings as 8:5

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    01 Mar 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    GG

    • Removed support for Windows 8/8.1 operating systems
    • Removed support for all Windows 32-bit operating systems
    • Fixed an issue that blocked a user from checking for an application update via the GG settings

    Sonar

    • We know you need your space for all the important stuff, so we got you covered. Check it: we integrated peak meters right into the volume sliders, so now you have all the info you need in one spot. No more separate elements taking up horizontal space in your UI.

    Engine

    • Adds the ability to deploy Prism configurations in the Launch Configurations binding dropdown in Engine
    • Fixes an issue where external FAQ links in Engine gear tab did not work
    • Wireless Aerox mice: Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue with Bluetooth not reconnecting after PC goes to sleep or restarts
    • Apex 9 Mini, Apex 9 TKL & Apex Pro Mini wired: Firmware updates
      • Adds improved keyboard functionality
    • Apex Pro Mini Wireless & Apex Pro TKL Wireless (2023): Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue where the keyboard did not charge while in 2.4GHz mode
      • Fixes an issue with keyboard illumination getting stuck in Smart Illumination mode
      • Adds improved functionality to OLED
    • Arctis Nova Pro Wireless, Arctis Nova Pro Wireless X: Firmware update
      • Fixes an issue where the device card intermittently shows ‘Not Connected’ after shutdown PC and reboot
      • Adds new Power Saving mode, accessible on the base station OLED. Choose whether the base station remains on to continue charging the battery or shuts off when the host PC or console is turned off.
    • Prism:
      • Adds new illumination preset ‘Solar’
      • Adds toolbar functionality for Select and Panning tools
      • Fixes an issue where devices did not display illumination under certain circumstances

    Moments

    • Improved overall performance for GSAI – Overwatch 2
    • Improved overall performance for GSAI – Fortnite
    • Improved performance with the Moments Gallery “Capturing” dropdown when the active game window being captured failed to display the name in the interface
    • Improved capture performance related to some audio tracks containing extra static
    • Fixed a bug related to Moments deactivating or getting confused about which primary game window to capture from – often seen with games (like Fortnite) which utilize a pre-loading program/screen
    • Fixed issues related to GSAI Call of Duty – Warzone 2.0 “Kill”, “Kingslayer” and “Gulag (Win)” Auto-clip events
    • Fixed a bug related to some games with Chinese language not capturing clips correctly
    • Fixed a bug related to Mac users being able to launch the GG “What’s New” modal
    • Fixed a bug related to mouse cursor position issues within DoTA2 captured clips

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    20 Feb 2023

    by The SteelSeries Software Team

    Engine

    • Arctis 7+ Destiny 2 Lightfall Edition, Aerox 5 Wireless Destiny 2 Lightfall Edition and QCK Prism XL Destiny 2 Lightfall Edition support in Engine
    • Aerox 5 Wireless Destiny 2 Lightfall Edition support in Prism

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