The Planetside 2 PC servers will be coming down at 6am (Pacific) / 13:00 (UTC) for an update. The estimated downtime is less than 2 hours and will require a client download. The following changes have been incorporated: Construction Improvements Silo's and deployed turrets can now be individually locked by the owner to faction/self/squad/platoon using the “Q” radial menu. Structure Shield Modules will now give active HIVEs a bubble shield for additional protection. If the shield takes sufficient damage it can be temporally disabled allowing the HIVE to take direct damage; the bubble shield will not activate again until the HIVE has regenerated back to 100% health. Increased Cortium harvest/deposit xp by 25% Fixed issue where the Decon tool would remain in the character’s inventory after respawn. Construction system notifications have been refined to be more consistent. Additional death field added underwater in some locations on Amerish to prevent base building. Placing construction objects should now be more responsive. The ANT's C-Barrier now receives more damage from most weapon types. Locking Esamir will now properly reduce the cost of the ANT by 50%. ANT gunners will properly be rewarded experience. Empty HIVE chassis should now be more difficult to destroy. Crystals within range of Mineral Radar are now visible on map/minimap Player Studio Item Release We’ve published another round of Player Studio submissions to the Depot, including a number of new helmets and vehicle cosmetics. Misc Improvements Fixed issue with Enforcer/Canister firing fx and projectiles not being visible in third person Friendly deployed Sunderers are now displayed on the mini-map with a unique icon Repair utility vehicles can no longer repair destroyed vehicles Fixed issue where the “Descend” key was blank on the FTE displayed entering an aircraft. Additional faction banners have been added to Indar warpgates The tutorial has been re-enabled for new characters. Drop Pods can once again steer east and west. R3 Swarm now uses correct ribbon reward icon. The cap on ammo resupply experience has been increased substantially. Experience caps related to the Bounty system have been removed. Various fixes to mislabeled vehicle optics. Aphelion, Gatekeeper, and Mjolnir have been added to the Harasser directive tree. Lumine Edge now displays the proper icon. "Check your fire!" quick chat menu callout has been replaced with "I need a gunner!" The EM6, Pulsar LSW, and TMG-50 have received new models. GODSAW's projectile velocity while aiming down sights is now properly 670m/s. You can now see which continents have a queue while in the world terminal. Fixed issue where players could get stuck at a location near Scarred Mesa Skydock. Fixed issue where objects would disappear when looking down from the point building stairs at Tawrich Depot. Fixed issue where roof shield did not allow players to pass from below at the indar Comm. Array spawn room. Fixed issue where lift-pad does not work on Hvar Tech Plant on the south side. Fixed issue where stronghold vehicle shield ownership does not change when the vehicle terminal is hacked. Utility Pouch Cert line removed and certs refunded. Two new cert lines have been added to dispel confusion surrounding which benefit you receive from Utility Pouch at each rank. Mine Carrier Rank 1: Increases carrying capacity of Anti-Tank Mines by 1. Rank 2: Increases carrying capacity of Anti-Tank Mines by 2; increases carrying capacity of Anti-Personnel Mines by 1. Demolitions Pouch Rank 1: Increases carrying capacity of C-4 by 1. Rank 2: Increases carrying capacity of C-4 by 2.