Weekly Development Update | 16 December – 22 December

Weekly Development Update

Catching up with time

Hey XANA Fam. Ever wonder what goes on behind the magic curtain? We’re not just waiting for the future; we’re building it, one epic update at a time.

From next-level Web 3 features to nifty bug fixes, we’re all about making your XANA experience unforgettable.

So, ready to dive into this week’s awesomeness? Let’s go.

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Key Highlights:

  1. XANA’s Next Level: We’ve supercharged features like Home, Post, Friend, and more in our XANA 2.0 update. It’s all about making your experience smoother and more fun.
  2. Quality at its Best: Our QA team is on a roll, ensuring every part of XANA looks great and works flawlessly. We’re blending stunning design with user-friendly interfaces.
  3. Revamp UI: We are making UI better and better for more user experience.
  4. What We’re Up To
    • XANA 2.0, Phase 1: We’re almost there, Home, Post, Friend, and more are getting their final touches. Excitement is in the air.

XANA Browser

Key Highlights:

  1. XANA Browser Enhancements:
    • Game Component Integration: Last week, we made significant strides in integrating game components from the builder into the XANA browser. This means a more seamless and cohesive experience between creating and playing.
    • Efficient Post-Loading: We’ve optimized the loading process for all components, worlds (both internal and user-created), and even fonts. By post-loading these elements, we’re ensuring faster, more responsive interactions within the browser. This addresses a crucial pain point: the previously heavy build size that led to slower loading times.
    • Front-End Finesse: With most of the heavy lifting done on the Unity side, our focus shifts to front-end enhancements this week. Expect a more polished and user-friendly interface in the browser, making your experience smoother and more enjoyable.
  2. Looking Ahead:
    • Continued Optimization: Alongside these browser-specific updates, our team remains dedicated to optimizing the overall XANA platform. We’re balancing the introduction of exciting new features with the smooth operation of existing functionalities.

XANA Builder

Key Highlights:

  1. XANA Builder’s Leap Forward:
    • Web 2.0 Login Integration: Last week, our key focus was on the Web 2.0 login feature. We’re on the brink of completing this crucial component, which will significantly streamline the login process, making it more user-friendly and efficient.
    • Three Weeks of Intensive Feedback Implementation: Our commitment to perfection has led us to dedicate the past three weeks to addressing user feedback. This has been an extensive process, ensuring every detail aligns with your needs and expectations.
    • Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement: All these feedback-driven enhancements have undergone rigorous QA processes. This week, we’re excited to submit our comprehensive QA report and the latest build to JP for final review.
    • Web 3.0 and Beyond: With Web 2.0 nearing completion, we’re already setting our sights on Web 3.0 developments and the much-anticipated World 2 NFT feature. This is just the beginning of a series of innovative enhancements we have in store.
    • Enhanced User Experience: The integration of Web 2.0 and our relentless focus on feedback and fixes translate into a smoother, more intuitive experience for you.


Key Highlights:

  1. Recent Accomplishments:
    • Staking Cycle 28 and Reward Distribution: We’ve successfully worked on the staking cycle 28 reward distribution.
    • Front-End Enhancements: A key focus was the redirection of XANA US as a hotfix, which was efficiently deployed.
    • SNS Login Integration: We’re thrilled to announce the completion of the SNS login feature.
  2. Looking Forward to the Next Week:
    • Focus on Fixes and UI Enhancements: The upcoming Week will be heavily focused on addressing all fixes reported by SQA and enhancing the user interface.
    • Innovative Features on the Anvil: We’re excited to bring you additional functionalities, like the ‘Box’ function and improvements in the mouth movement of the AI avatar.


Key Highlights:

  1. Recent Progress:
    • Critical Hotfixes: We successfully addressed the wallet registration issue reported by JP, as well as some dual bridge issues highlighted by JP. These fixes are crucial for ensuring a smooth and secure NFT experience.
    • Christmas Gift SBT Deployment: A Christmas gift SBT will be airdropped in December.
    • Text Creation on XANA Chain: Some parts of this task have already been deployed on production, with the remaining scheduled for completion next week.
    • UI/UX and Performance Enhancements: We’ve also dedicated efforts towards improving the UI/UX and performance aspects in the current sprint.
  2. Looking Ahead:
    • Continued Focus on Hotfixes: Addressing hotfixes reported by SQA will remain a priority to ensure a flawless user experience.
    • Performance Improvements: We’re committed to continually enhancing the performance of XANA NFT, making every interaction faster and more responsive.


Key Highlights:

  1. Bug Fixes: Focused on resolving numerous bugs identified by JP testers and QA feedback. These crucial fixes spanned various elements, including abilities and game functionalities.
  2. Live Build: Successfully live build of NFTDUEL for Community.
  3. Revamped UI and avatars.
  4. Plans for the Next Week:
    • We are optimizing NFTDUEL more and more for a better user experience.
    • Addressing JP’s feedback and issues that have been identified.

Rooster Fighterz

Key Highlights:

  1. Recent Achievements:
    • Gameplay Enhancements: Following suggestions and approval from our counterparts, we’ve implemented significant changes in the game. Now, when a rooster finishes a race, users can clearly see their lane and position, along with a prompt leaderboard display. This feature offers a clear view of the rooster’s rank and finishing time.
    • Improved User Interaction: Our focus has been on making the game more interactive, especially in the streaming environment we’ve created. The updates aim to enhance user engagement and enjoyment.
  2. Ongoing Developments:
    • UI Improvements: We’ve tackled several UI glitches to ensure a smoother gaming experience. These fixes have been implemented and are ready for unit testing in the upcoming week.
    • Rooster Name Display in Race Videos: This issue, identified by our backend team, has been resolved, ensuring that rooster names are correctly displayed during races.
    • Dark Mode and Light Mode Implementation: Both modes have been created and are set for local storage. They’re now ready for testing, marking another step towards a more personalized user experience.
  3. What’s Next:
    • Focused Testing: Testing remains a top priority. We’re diligently working on identifying and resolving any glitches or issues, both from our internal testing and client feedback.
    • UI and Backend Enhancements: We’re addressing glitches related to UI and backend logic. This includes making adjustments in Unity settings to ensure accurate track borders and overall gameplay integrity.
    • Commitment to Quality: Our goal for the upcoming week is to tackle and resolve these issues, continuing our commitment to delivering a top-tier gaming experience.


And that’s a wrap, XANA crew. Think of us as your go-to treasure island, bursting with hidden gems we can’t wait to share with you.

Every update, every fix, every new feature—it’s all to make sure we’re sailing smoothly into an epic future.

Till next week, stay tuned and keep shining because the best is yet to come.

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