The next update is on the horizon and it’s time to gather all important info in one place.
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I will always check any leak I find and if I see one that makes sense from a trustful source, I will immediately show it here – but also expect me to show fake leaks and tell you why they are fakes.
Update is on March 13th, inlcuding the Balancing Changes, but most features will become available on March 24th!
Clash Royale March 2017 Update
Note: Due to many requests I switched the order from the bottom(old) to top(most recent). If you’re visiting this page the first time and want to get the whole story, you’ll need to start from the bottom.
Bandit RELEASE & Clan Battle Launch (March 24th, 2017)
Today the Bandit is officially released and you can now get her from chests or buy her in the shop (if you haven’t unlocked her in last weeks Bandit Draft Challenge).
Also, this weekend there will be no Clan Chest, only a Clan Battle Chest which works with the new 2v2 mode.
Check out everything about it here:
1 Free Ticket for the Bandit Draft Challenge (March 15th, 2017)
Supercell just announced that they will give everyone a free entry to the bandit Draft Challenge, where you can win 1 Legendary Bandit Card – instead of paying 100 Gems for it.
On the other side, they removed the 100 Gem reward for winning 2 matches in the Challenge and added a free Golden Chest there.
Bottom line it’s the same for most people out there, but those not having 100 Gems can participate as well – nice job, Supercell! 🙂
Optional Bugfix Update (March 14th, 2017)
Another optional bugfix update is coming soon including a Maintenance Break on Thursday. The build will be an optional update and includes fixes for various crashes and bugs that were introduced with the latest update.
– Android players: The update will be available from the Play Store within the next ~couple of hours
– iOS players: The update will be available from the App Store within the next ~couple of days
It we’ll be addressing the unintentional X-Bow and Dart Goblin Hit Speed changes in a maintenance break on Thursday.
Bug Fixes & Free Magical Chest (March 13th, 2017)
Right now another Maintenance Break is over with some minor bug fixes and the Anniversary Special:
- Removing all Elixir bars from spectating
- Stopping early Clan Battle notifications from being sent
- Enabling the “Special Anniversary Offer!” for all players!
Update Today (March 13th, 2017)
The update is happening today, but most features like the Clan Battles, New Legendary Arena, Bandit will become available on March 24th.
Today we see the most recent Balancing Changes and the new Legues going live:
League System (March 13, 2017)
And another big new feature just got announced – the League System. AS Supercell already announced, they wanted to work on the end game because there wasn’t much about pushing after having reached the Legendary Arena so far.
Leagues will start from 4,000 Trophies and reward you with a special chest after every month passed.
The chest you will get is called a Draft Chest and you will be able to choose your reward there!
New Arena & Cards (March 12th, 2017)
Boom! A new Arena is about to land and it will be the new Legendary Arena!
Right now, the Legendary Arena is at 3000 Trophies, but this Arena, the Arena 10, will become the Hog Mountain and the new Arena 11 will be the Legendary Arena starting at 3800 Trophies.
Here’s how it will look like:
Inside the game, it looks really cool as well:
Legendary Cards will still be available in the shop for everyone having reached 3,000 Trophies.
Also the chest cycle for a Legendary Chest will be double, read here more:
No let’s talk about the 4 new Cards we will see in the next months:
- The Bandit (a fast charging hitter)
- Heal Spell
- Bats (The fast moving version of the Minions)
- Night Witch (summons Bats instead of Skeletons)
Here you can see the gameplay of the Bandit:
The new Arena wil become available on March 24th.
This Update gets bigger and bigger, and there are also rumors about a League System as well 🙂
New Legendary Card “BANDIT” (March 11th, 2017)
It’s always interesting to see how bad Supercell checks the material their Tubers get, so accidentally Ash (Clash With Ash) did reveal a new Card by showing the event:
Bandit Draft Challenge, however, sounds very funny (since the Bandit will be set and all other Cards will be random).
We will most likely have to win the Challenge with 12 wins to unlock the Card.
Also, what could this Card be about? Also, is it the troop we already saw in the Team Battle image earlier this week or can we expect more card to appear in the near future?
Sneak Peek #1 (March 11th, 2017)
Sneak Peeks for the march Update had started with the first Sneak Peek just a few hours ago and it announces that Team Battles will start on March 24th.
Here’s the first Live 2v2 Battle ever to show you the game mechanics:
I know it was the first moves, but Team Battles look a little chaotic and you have to keep in mind that they have been talking to each other the whole time. I believe this will be more a part of the future of the game related to eSports than a random feature for having fun with your clan friends sitting somewhere else in the world.
Also, right now it looks like this is without any reward, Leaderboard or competitions so I hope Supercell will announce something in this direction as well soon.
Bottom line a very cool new game mode with a lot of possibilities in the future!
Balancing Changes Incoming (March 10th, 2017)
On Monday, we will see some minor balancing changes, check them out here:
Clan Chest During Weekends (March 10th, 2017)
Supercell already announced that the Clan Chest will get moved to the weekends – something I really hoped for, since Monday to Wednesday is not a good period to get Tier 10 unlocked.
Maintenance Break: We're moving the Clan Chest event to Fri-Mon (from Mon-Wed). The next Clan Chest event will start on Mar 17.
— Clash Royale (@ClashRoyale) March 10, 2017
Team Battle Details (March, 9th, 2017)
Radio Royale Podcast released first details about the Team Battles, it’s a 2v2 battle and it will look like this:
Wow, right?! You can join a clan member in a 2v2 battle. You will see in invite in the clan chat and you can join (like a Friendly Battle request) and then you will get matched against another team.
Everyone will bring his own full Battle Deck into the fight and also have an own Elixir Bar (but it will only produce 70% as much Elixir as in regular battles, 85% in Double Elixir Time).
I recommend you to check out this video for the full details:
Draft Challenge is Back! (March 2nd, 2017)
We already know that Supercell will celebrate today’s 1st anniversary of the global Clash Royale launch with several events during March – the first one is the Draft Challenge (that we just saw 2 weeks ago). Including 1 free entry for the Classic Challenge.
Here are some tips how you can win it:
Team Battles Coming?! (March 1st, 2017)
After some real good research, the Clash Royale community found 2 pieces within recent announcements regarding Clash Royale – one in a post from Tim (Supercell Staff in the official forum) and also in the Radio Royale announcement inside the game.
There have been two part of a button and it’s extremely obvious that they mean “Team Battle”.
Ash did put that together very good in his video that I recommend you to watch to see the whole story behind this:
However, there’s not much more about Team Battle, but I find the idea very thrilling to battle together with one or more clan members against multiple opponent in a bigger Arena.
I hope we get some more info very soon.
Update Date & Anniversary Celebration (February 28th, 2017)
Many of us thought that the Clash Royale Update will be released at the 1st official anniversary of the Clash Royale release on March 2nd – in fact, Supercell also planned to do that.
Unfortunately, this was not possible so Supercell will give us some “modest anniversary celebration thing” on March 2nd and then release more during the month of March – not very specific, but we know that something’s coming very soon 🙂
3 Bridges Testing (February 20th, 2017)
In the last days and weeks there’ve been a lot about the 3rd lane coming. Supercell already stated that they are testing it (for quite some time), but they haven’t decided if this will ever even come!
Again, they are testing it, but this WILL NOT be in the next update and MIGHT EVEN NOT BE RELEASED AT ALL.
Balancing Changes (February 11th, 2017)
On February 13th, the next Balancing Changes are coming, with a huge Executioner nerf:
End Of Legend Trophies, Clan Chest On Weekends, Tournaments, etc (February 10th, 2017)
We just got the answers from the last round of the Developer Q&A and they give us a lot insights to what we can expect in the march Update for Clash Royale.
Will we see a new card rarity (above legendary) in future updates?
We don’t have any plans to add a new rarity at the moment. Anything is possible in the future of course, but it feels quite unlikely right now. However, “hero units” is something we’ve talked about a few times, and even playtested a bit, but we were thinking about them unlocking in a different way to the normal card unlocks. If so, that would mean they’d probably not be a new card rarity in the normal sense. This is all hypothetical of course – we aren’t adding heroes any time soon, if ever!
This doesn’t come to a big surprise and I honestly can’t stand seeing these Hero-fakes around. It might be a cool thing to have in the future, but right now I think the battles are complicated enough with all the new cards we’re getting (and I’m sure there are more to come)
What is your goal for Legend Trophies?
Glad you asked this. We’re actually planning to stop giving out Legend Trophies after the next update arrives… ? The reason is that we’re currently working on the endgame (goals after 4k Trophies) and Legend Trophies don’t feel like a good fit for our new plans. We don’t want to shoehorn them in because they already exist in the game. We’re planning to leave them visible on your player profiles for the time being, but not indefinitely. When we do remove them entirely (not sure when), we’ll probably give something back for your time and hard work earning them!
I hope there will be something more challenging for the end-game area to motivate pushing after having reached Legend League.
Do have any plans to move clan chest from Monday-Wednesday to the weekend?
Yes! We’re going to move the Clan Chest to run from Fri-Mon after the next update. The primary reason we had it running from Mon-Wed was that we thought the weekends would be more about new card releases and special event challenges, and we wanted some form of eventfulness happening midweek, too. In hindsight this is clearly not the best time to play for a lot of people, so we’ll make it better!
FINALLY! The current schedule was so difficult for many clans to handle with the days Monday-Wednesday. Moving them to the weekend will make it a lot more fun to play and reaching the Tier 10 Clan Chest will become more realistic for many clans.
Are you planning to rework the tournaments?
Yes! We have two main objectives for the rework. Firstly to make challenges (when we think of “tournaments” we think of everything under the tournaments tab) interesting and enjoyable for a wider range of player skill levels. Currently they’re primarily played by really good players and aren’t very easy to get into for less-skilled players. This is a problem because challenges are also the vehicle we’re using to deliver our fun game modes! BTW, we’d like to keep them as competitive as they currently are for the players who are after that kind of challenge, but also offer less competitive/difficult options for other players to enjoy as well.
Secondly we’d like to make custom tournaments much, much better. Part of this could be to properly support eSportsy stuff from within the game. We understand that if Clash Royale’s eSports scene is to flourish and develop, we need to take it more seriously from within the game. We don’t have concrete plans for either of these improvements just yet, and we definitely don’t have development time to squeeze them into the next update, but they’re most certainly on our radar!
How do you plan to develop clans further?
We don’t have any immediate plans for Clan development, but we know it’s really important to make Clans more sticky. Clan Wars did this really well for Clash of Clans, so we keep asking ourselves what could Clash Royale’s “Clan Wars feature” be? For the time being we’re mostly thinking about smaller quality of life updates, such as being able to share more interesting stuff with your Clan (decks, etc.) – this isn’t coming with the next update, but it’s on our minds. However, we do have one super cool feature coming in the next update specifically for Clans. Something along the lines of the Clan Chest (quite similar in fact…), but with a really awesome twist! ?
Update Will Happen March 2017 (January 31st, 2017)
It’s not that big of a surprise that we won’t see a February Content Update for Clash Royale after we just have gotten a whole new Arena 2 weeks ago.
Supercell now just confirmed that they aim for March with their next update:
— Clash Royale (@ClashRoyale) January 31, 2017