12:00am EST - With one week before the February monthly update, the team at Facepunch is trucking along on functionality and finishing touches.
Here is our weekly development summary video from TGG.
Mandatory update on Friday
In celebration of Lunar New Year, the team at Facepunch will be releasing a mandatory update to Rust on Friday at 2pm EST (7pm GMT). It appears this update will feature some new Lunar New Year items - we’ll update here once they come to light.
A new variant of the Hazmat suit will enter Rust with the update next week. Here are some details on the new Arctic Hazmat suit:
It will be available for purchase on the permanent item store
It has better protection against cold (12% instead of 8%)
These new monuments up north now have:
Some loot has been added (green military crates, wooden crates, ammo crates, components crates)
Scientists now have an arctic skin
A recycler has been added
Initial work on a puzzle for snowmobile spawning (a blue keycard to access a garage)
Other development news
Free spray and decals have been disabled for the time being, this can is just for reskinning now.
Server browser filter
Initial work started on allowing players to filter servers based on their tags.