The developer has announced the new additions and changes to the iPad version in a blog post. The new aliens, called the Lanius, are metal beings that absorb minerals and oxygen indiscriminately, and should prove a force to be reckoned with.
Other new features include new ship layouts that, including the new Lanius ship, total ten new starting ship designs, new drones, visual redesigns, and many minor gameplay tweaks.
The same changes will arrive in the original game on PC, Mac and Linux as a free update. Expect FTL: Advanced Edition to land on iPad in "early 2014," according to Subset.
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