- Pirates and brigand nests!
- Some monsters now attack your cities, looting them more and more if you can't push back the attack.
- Small empires now merge into alliances, which should make the endgame more interesting.
- Better AI for short-ranged ships.
- Moved ship edit errors into own area for better visibility.
- Various graphical fixes.
- Destroyed Suspendium tanks now look better.
As usual, you can opt into the beta by right-clicking on the game in your Steam library, choosing Properties, selecting the Betas tab, and selecting "Beta -" from the drop-down.