The latest Retro Bowl College update has been released for iOS and Android devices addressing balancing issues with GPA, rankings and more. There is no need to start a new save as it should work with existing ones. The developers have mentioned they are looking to add a simulation mode and extra ways to improve recruitment. Check out the patch notes below.
BALANCING – GPA
- GPA now increases more quickly when players are Benched, Injured, or Suspended.
- GPA-boosting meetings with the Academic Tutor are now more effective.
- GPA-boosting Dilemma choices are now more effective.
- No need to bench players during a Bye Week – all players will be boosted as if they were Benched.
- Players’ GPA increases slightly during the off-season.
- Slight reduction in how quickly GPA decreases when Hard Training is active.
- Resolved an issue where players could still be suspended but the Academic Tutor would refuse to help them.
BALANCING – RANKINGS
- Changes to the Rankings Poll to reduce cases where your team’s ranking could drop severely during the off-season.
- Fix for an issue where the Rankings for your previous team could be applied to your new team after taking a new coaching job.
- Changes to the Rankings Poll to stop Bye Weeks causing large swings.
- Various other changes to improve the Rankings Poll.
- Postgame Rankings summary now shows the previous week’s Ranking.
BALANCING – OTHER
- The OF/DF strengths of all MINOR teams are reduced when you are playing as a MAJOR team.
- The OF/DF strengths of all MAJOR teams are increased when you are playing as a MINOR team.
- Dynamic Difficulty levels 12 to 16 are now unlocked if you win the MAJOR or MINOR championship games.
- Resolved issues where the Head Coach rating was not being increased – this should lead to an increase in the frequency of Job Offers at the end of a season.
- Reduced the likelihood of Offensive Linemen winning the Outstanding College Player of the Year award.
- Made it slightly less likely overall that player cut/rescue dilemmas will occur.
- Fix for purple colors appearing in the crowd.
- Fix for Suspended / Benched players picking up game day injuries.
- YOUR HISTORY tracker no longer records “conference finish” stats for Independent teams.
- Resolved an issue where you could start a career without having created proper data for the Y1 season.
- Improved allocation of Home/Away teams during the MINOR Playoffs.