Empires 2.23 is released, which adds a bunch of new features, new textures, and a sexy new map, emp_coast, by tysn. Screenshot of emp_coast Empires 2.23 also features the addition of Mk2 Chassis for the NF Light Tanks and the BE AFV. These upgraded hulls are more expensive, but feature additional weapon slots for the Missle Launcher (for the NF LT MK2) and Cannon (BE AFV Mk2). They are unlocked with the 'Upgraded Chassis' research. Also featured, is the ability to opt in or out of commanding. No longer will you ask "Hey, Who want's to be commander" or someone getting the command position when he clearly does not want it. You can read the full changelog Here . You can download the 2.22 -> 2.23 Client patch, as well as a 2.23 Full Install, on the download page. The server patch and full install are also located there. NOTE: Due to technical Issues, the Linux build has not been completed at this time. The hamsters should be reloaded in the wheels and the binary turned out by the end of the weekend.