Updates to Terraria have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:
Bug Fixes / Performance: - Reduced the amount of RAM needed to run Terraria. - Added an option to turn backgrounds off. - Improved the automatic game quality adjuster. - Lighting update won't skip as much on lower quality levels. - Items dropped on death for hardcore and mediumcore characters will retain their conditions. - Space Gun now has a value. - Water Bolt can now have conditions. - Diving Helmet now works correctly. - Walls now correctly show behind Glass Blocks. - You can now untie bound NPC's with Autopause enabled. - Mediumcore and hardcore players will drop their cursor item on death. - Coins held on the cursor will correctly be dropped on death. - Dryad's Corruption and Hallow status numbers are correct. - Wyverns are less common and will be less likely to spawn near the ground. - Mana Flower's price has been increased. - Fixed the shadow glitch of trippy lighting. - Music Boxes no longer dupe when placed on platforms. - Fixed an issue that caused stacked coins to go missing from chests during multiplayer. - Cursed Torch item now emits light in water. - Harpoon can now be reforged. - Lighting will now be set to Retro instead of crashing if Terraria is unable to switch to the new lighting mode. - Keybindings will no longer sometimes be set to "None" automatically. - Bombs thrown by clowns will now show that the wall has been destroyed in multiplayer. - Crystal Shards now give off light in retro and white color mode. - Hallowed Armor only has graphical effects with the helmet. - Players now have hair under their hats. - Statues no longer turn into Armor Statues when they are smashed from the top. - Clowns only throw bombs when their target is alive.
Items - Added Candy Cane Blocks & Walls. - Added Green Candy Cane Blocks & Walls. - Added Snow Blocks. - Added Snow Bricks & Walls. - Added Red, Green, and Blue Lights. - Added Presents that are dropped by monsters during the holiday season. - Added Snow Globe. - Added Santa’s Outfit.