Weekly Development Update | 27 April – 3 May

Weekly Development Update

This week’s update highlights a series of improvements across the XANA ecosystem, with a focus on refining user experience and ensuring platform stability. Here’s a closer look at the significant progress we’ve made across our core platforms:

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Key Highlights:

  • Store and Morphing Features:
    • The store’s user interface has been refined, incorporating morphing functionalities to improve user interaction.
    • Currently undergoing final reviews to ensure optimal functionality and stability.
  • Character Controller Enhancements:
    • Adjusted the character controller to improve responsiveness and align with the builder platform’s updates.
    • These changes ensure smoother transitions and interactions within the app’s game environments.
  • Character Model Updates:
    • Upgraded outdated character models on the XANA website to new, high-quality versions, enhancing visual appeal and overall user experience.
  • Bad Word Detection:
    • Implemented static bad word detection in chat, blocking over 10,000 offensive words in Japanese and English.
    • Provides a safer and more inclusive environment for all users.

XANA Browser

Key Highlights:

  • Interactive Character Development:
    • Advanced character development features to deepen user engagement, focusing on making interactive content more responsive to user interactions.
  • Performance Enhancements:
    • Reduced loading times to accelerate content delivery and enhance browser responsiveness.
    • Prioritized improvements to the browser’s speed and data processing capabilities.
  • Stability and Usability Improvements:
    • Addressed minor bugs and integrated user feedback to improve browser stability.
    • Enhanced usability by refining key features for a smoother browsing experience.

XANA Builder

Key Highlights:

  • Bug Resolution:
    • Identified and resolved critical platform defects, significantly improving stability and reliability.
    • Bug fixes focused on core game mechanics and gameplay features.
  • Gameplay Feature Extensions:
    • Introduced new gameplay features and components designed to enrich user interaction.
    • Taking a phased approach to implementation to ensure seamless integration and optimized performance.
  • Component Integration and Sync Improvements:
    • Implemented dynamic component syncing, allowing developers to automatically attach components to core assets for streamlined gameplay development.
    • Simplifies the process of creating new gameplay elements, resulting in a more efficient development cycle.


Key Highlights:

  • Site Performance Optimization:
    • Fixed network switching issues that occurred when changing between networks and corrected URL mismatches to ensure seamless page loading.
  • Global Chat Profanity Filtering:
    • Version 1.0 Implementation:
      • Introduced version 1.0 of profanity filtering in Global Chat 2.0.
      • Achieved 85-90% accuracy in filtering inappropriate words in Japanese and English, providing a safer and more inclusive environment.
  • Wallet Connectivity Fixes:
    • Resolved a connectivity issue affecting Android devices and enhanced wallet reliability to ensure secure transactions.
  • UI/UX Improvements:
    • Edit Popup Feature:
      • Refined the Edit Popup feature for a smoother editing process and improved interface design for better clarity and user experience.
    • General Design Changes:
      • Introduced various design improvements across the platform based on user feedback, enhancing icon alignment and correcting name display errors.


Key Highlights:

  • Two-Way XETA Bridge:
    • Completed the development of the two-way XETA bridge with a new, user-friendly interface.
  • User Profile & Edit Profile Enhancements:
    • Fixed various issues affecting user profiles and the Edit Profile functionality.
    • Resolved pagination issues to improve navigation within the profile section and enhanced the profile management system for more accurate data handling and a better user experience.
  • General Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed issues with NFTDUEL card levels to ensure accurate representation of card statistics and corrected several UI issues reported by users, improving consistency and stability across the platform.
  • Gas Fee Adjustments for XANA Chain:
    • Identified and fixed contract issues related to gas fees on the XANA chain, ensuring transactions are processed smoothly and without interruptions.
    • The system now handles gas fees for users directly, streamlining the transaction process.
  • Performance Optimization:
    • Implemented several backend optimizations to improve overall platform performance, reducing page load times and improving transaction processing speeds.
    • Enhanced caching mechanisms to deliver faster and more efficient content delivery.
  • NFTDUEL Astroboy Nagano Sale:
    • Resolved missing payment credentials required for the sale and completed the integration of payment systems for the Astroboy Nagano minting site.
    • The sale page is scheduled to be completed and launched early next week, providing comprehensive support for both crypto and non-crypto payments.
  • Right Bar 2.0:
    • Continued development on the Right Bar 2.0 feature, which provides enhanced navigation and interaction within the platform.
    • Planned for completion and deployment shortly to enrich user engagement and accessibility.


Key Highlights:

  • Matchmaking System Optimization:
    • Reduced the matchmaking time in the Trial League to one minute to minimize wait times and maintain player engagement.
  • NPC Integration Across Leagues:
    • Added Non-Player Characters (NPCs) across all leagues to create a more challenging and dynamic competitive environment, improving gameplay diversity and ensuring a consistent level of competition.
  • Crafting Feature Implementation:
    • Integrated the crafting feature’s codebase, now awaiting comprehensive quality assurance review.
    • Allows players to craft cards, enhancing customization and strategic play.
  • LP Shield Functionality and Bug Fixes:
    • Introduced LP Shield functionality to protect player ranks and resolved various issues, including localization errors, ability inconsistencies, and server logic flaws.
    • Overall improvements contribute to a smoother and more balanced gaming experience.


These updates showcase our continuous dedication to enhancing the XANA platforms. They reflect our commitment to delivering a reliable and engaging experience for our community.

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