Subset Games has finally refreshed the official FTL: Advanced Edition site with a bunch of new information about the upcoming free expansion
Short list below, far more details are available on the official site. FTL: Advanced Edition should release in ‘early 2014’.
New Systems & Subsystems:
- Clone Bay is an alternative to the Medbay. Whenever a crew member dies, a clone is generated to replace them at the cost of losing some of their skills.
- Hacking – At the cost of a drone part, the system allows you to launch a hacking drone that attaches to a chosen system on the enemy vessel.
Mind Control – The Mind Control system temporarily turns a single enemy into an ally.
- Visual Improvements
- Hard Mode – More challenging enemy generation, lower scrap rewards, and other small tweaks should help keep the game interesting for anyone who might be bored of Normal