Magicka released digitally on the PC this Tuesday, and was unfortunately bug ridden. Arrowhead Studios has been making a conscious effort to release continuous patches as bugs have been reported in. The following bugs have been fixed in the most recent patch:
Characters will now clear any crossfading previously in progress when initializing.
Character network performance has been improved.
Servers will now properly clear pending clients when starting a game.
Some graphical improvement has been made to the tutorial level.
Burning grease is now working properly over network.
Grease network performance has been improved.
Physics Objects now update their orientations correctly over network.
Damageable Objects status effects now work properly over network.
Character status effects now work properly over network.
Fixed a dialog problem which prevented cutscenes from ending properly.
Wizard castle collision mesh has been adjusted.
Havindr Arena's collision mesh has been adjusted.
Glade's collision mesh has been adjusted.
Hyphen (-) has been added and other fixes have been made to the fonts.
Ruins script has been modified.
Ruins textures has been improved.
A few missing NPC name tags have been added.
A glitch when characters performed multiple move orders in sequence has been fixed.
Picking up items over network has been fixed.
Random teleport over network has been fixed.
Music will reset properly when restarting from checkpoints now.
NPC wizards now use the correct coloring for network clients.
Game's tutorial bug has be fixed.
In other Magicka news, Paradox Interactive is offering free DLC for those who have purchased the game until January 31, titled "Wizard Survival Kit." They have also provided an infomercial which can be viewed below: