The update worked fine without a glitch.
The list of added features is impressive!
My first test was a reply + subscription. Works but...
1. An Email is sent to confirm subscription and for an active user it could be a pain in the a...
2. Reply with quote - there is no subscription button.
** addition **
Sending emails to confirm subscription will increase traffic on the host and for shared host for a low budget sites can be painful, reduced speed and performance. The confirmation process may also load the forum with unnecessary traffic.
1) You can turn off " subscription confirmation " from admin page.
Please navigate dashboard > Forum > setting > features
Also, please take a look at screenshot: http://www.screencast.com/t/z304zul9io
2) Basically it works, wpforo.com have such functionality. If you are logged in you can see so in our wpforo.com/community/ and you ca check on your current topic.