It's here! This latest update has many new improvements, bug fixes, balancing, performance improvements and additions to the editor.. For those of you who have been playing the pre-release, thank you very much for your feedback and patience. Multiplayer is now available for version 1.28, also.
Highlights of this update include the adjustments to arms and oil to make oil more of a relevant and valuable resource, better combat reports, improvements to priorities and choices the AI makes, and a lot of game balancing based on your feedback.
Complete release notes are HERE