New toys:
• The Grenadier! A powerful ranged unit that deals area damage, rather inaccurately (available at HQ 16)
• Leaders and Officers can spend Intel to sabotage (destroy) random defensive buildings in Task Force operations
• Added a fresh batch of new Power Bases and NPC levels

Gameplay improvements:
• Dr. Terror's Wednesday event Statues have been weakened
• More consistent invasions (tap here to find out more)
• Operations will display "too easy", "easy", "normal", "hard" or "impossible" based on your Task Force's strength
• Old Flare timers are hidden when a new Flare is used
• Gunboat ability timers don't stack on top of each other anymore
• After maintenance, you can't attack player bases or Resource Bases for a short while
• You now get one extra guaranteed Power Stone Crystal after beating Terror Stage 19
• Changed VP reward to give Shards instead of Crystals (tap here to find out more)
• Leaving a Task Force at any point during an operation will make you ineligible for the OP reward

Things that look cooler:
• A captured Blackguard freighter delivers your OP reward
• Power Core and Power Cell destruction effects have been amped up
• Gears and fans have been turned on in operation levels
• New invasion and destruction animations on the map
• New attack in progress animations on the operations map
• New look for several building upgrade levels: HQ (4, 5, 6, 17), Quarry (2, 4, 5), Iron Mine (2, 3, 5, 9), Sawmill (7, 8, 9), Sculptor (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Cannon (11) and Rocket Launcher (7)

UI improvements:
• New invasion information can be found on the Radar info screen at level 6 (see here)
• Previous operations can be viewed from the operations map
• Activity Log now shows Dive Location spawns
• Visit Task Force members' bases from the chat
• Check out potential recruits' bases from their join requests
• See which Task Forces your friends are in from the Friends tab
• Attacker's name is now shown when watching a replay or spectating
• Confirmation check before committing to your Task Force attack

Bonus material:
• Epic win sound plays when you beat an operation, Terror Stage 20 or Lt. Hammerman

• Please post your feedback about this update here