Für die Early-Access-Version von Medieval Engineers ist das Update auf Version 0.5.1 veröffentlicht worden (Change-Log). Mit dem Patch wollen die Entwickler dafür sorgen, dass Medieval Engineers fortan "angenehmer" zu spielen ist. Neben neuen Animationen und vielen Veränderungen bei den Werkzeugen kommen ein überarbeitetes Input-System mit anpassbaren Tastaturkürzeln und die Schaufel zur Geländemodifikation ins Spiel. Außerdem werden allerlei Verbesserungen (Schriftart, Server-Browser, Interface, Inventar, Crafting) vorgenommen, um das Geschehen intuitiver zu machen.
"We have created animations for picking things up and placing ropes. Picking up items is also accompanied by a particle effect. We rewrote how every tool works, making it a more consistent experience, and providing more immediate feedback to the player. (...) By improving the font the menus become more readable, and we improved the flow on most GUI making it a lot easier to work with. All of the keybinds have been redesigned and you are now able to configure the game in any way you want! All of this is made easier by contextual hints and action icons that make playing more intuitive than ever. Finally, we are introducing the new shovel tool, providing a fun and easy way to modify voxels in exciting ways!
With the introduction of new fonts, updated GUI screens and HUD improvements, engineering in medieval times has never been this awesome. Other new additions include a new input system, improved server browsing, new shovel tools, and numerous improvements to make gameplay more intuitive! The shovel tools allow players to dig up dirt into their inventories and then put it back down anywhere they want. Using marker stakes, players can rope off an area of ground and use the shovel to level the ground in that area. All of this is made easier by contextual hints and action icons that make playing more intuitive than ever."