The update adds several new enhancements upgrading the game to version 1.4.
Key upgrades in version 1.4 include:
* New map (Disc Map)
* New class of mines added - the Cloaked Mine!
* The AI's responses to your actions have been added to the Diplomacy Screen represented by "more/less positive" icons
* Track the status of your enemy's enemies in the Diplomacy Screen... see who's at war and who has entered into non-aggression pacts!
* New Weapon Group Configuration panel added to the Ship Design Screen
* Several adjustments to random events and their timing
* New Sensor Range overlay added to the main star map
* Additional avatars and icons
* New option added allowing players to set automated "per-turn" money/research donations
* Horizontal weapon arc displays added to the Ship Design Screen