"Clash of Clans" received an optional update.Clash of Clans official Facebook page

"Clash of Clans," the popular tower defence mobile video game from developer Supercell, has a new optional update, which adds visual improvements to the game's air defence units. The additions, which bring about new levels to several buildings in the game, matchmaking overhaul and more, come just over a week since the release of the March update for "Clash of Clans."

The game had gone on downtime for a brief server maintenance April 1. The maintenance work was aimed at server upkeep, where it was involved in replacing databases.

Following this, Supercell revealed while responding to a fan in the Facebook comment section that a new optional update is available for both iOS and Android devices. The update, according to the developer, brings visual improvements to "Clash of Clans'" Air Defence buildings.

It was so far difficult to visually differentiate between the various levels of the Air Defence buildings. The new optional update takes care of this by introducing the necessary changes. Since it is an optional update, players (or Clashers as they are called) need to head to their app store and update the game.

Here is what is offered in the optional update (Supercell Forum):

  • War base edit mode crash when pressing "cancel" is now fixed;
  • Air Defence graphics have been tweaked: they're easier to spot now and to identify each level;
  • War Events screen: old and new Stars are now more clear and easy to read.

Meanwhile, Supercell again showed its quirky side by treating fans with something funny. For the April Fools' day, Supercell released what it termed the "official 2016 Clash of Clans Desk calendar." The calendar, funnily enough, shows all the in-game male characters posing in sexy swimsuits, a first for them and for Supercell.

The calendar consists of all the months in the year and includes fan-favourites like Barbarian, Hog Rider, Wall Breaker, P.E.K.K.A, Minion, Dragon and others comfortably posing. We also have the Hidden Tesla, a trap in the game coming forward to pose for the calendar!

On its YouTube summary page for the calendar, Supercell only mentioned, "You asked. We delivered."

Have a look at the hilariously tantalizing calendar cards in the video:

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