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Destiny 2 Update 2.0.4 Arrives

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Along with the launch of the Festival of the Lost, and the return of Iron Banner, on Destiny 2 on Tuesday, came with the arrival of update 2.0.4.

The update includes a number of bug fixes and tweaks, and you can get the full run down below:

Destiny 2 Update 2.0.4

Sandbox

Abilities

  • Titan
      • Now Throwing Hammers can be picked only if your own Throwing Hammer ability is not fully charged
      • Fixed an issue in which Burning Maul’s slam attack was unintentionally triggering melee-based perks
      • Banner Shield can no longer be over-penetrated by weapons with perks such as Armor-Piercing Rounds
      • Resupply can now also benefit allies behind obstacles
  • Hunter
      • Fixed an issue in which Kill Clip would not trigger if players reloaded their weapon using Marksman’s Dodge while having the Dragon’s Shadow Exotic chest armor equipped
  • Warlock
      • Fixed an issue where Healing Rift and Well of Radiance could prevent weapon perks such as White Nail and Magnificent Howl from working properly
          • Note: This introduced a bug where White Nail may occasionally activate after 2 hits. This will be addressed in a future update.
      • Fixed an issue where Handheld Supernova could deal damage to allies
      • Fixed an issue where Handheld Supernova kills would sometime appear as “Killed by the Architects” in the obituary and where the ability was inconsistent in triggering the Dark Matter perk
      • Players will no longer perform the Atomic Breach melee ability when using the heavy attack of the Escalation Protocol Sword
      • Fixed an issue in which using the Phoenix Protocol Exotic chest with Well of Radiance could result in weapons not rendering
      • Casting Chaos Reach with your back up against a wall will no longer block the beam
      • Fixed an issue in which Chaos Reach was dealing less damage at lower framerates; as a result, players may now notice an increase in total damage output

Armor

  • Lucky Pants will no longer reload Hand Cannons that are not stowed
  • Fixed an issue where ammo scavenger perks would give certain weapons less ammo than intended
  • Prodigal Grasps and Dragonfly Regalia Grasps will no longer block the player’s view when they are using a Bow

Weapons

  • Increased Scout Rifle damage against combatants
  • Repositioned the scope on the Fighting Lion’s Lupus Visage ornament for better visibility while players are aiming down sights
  • Decreased Fighting Lion damage to be brought in line with other breach-load Grenade Launchers
  • Reduced aim assist on Sleeper Simulant
  • Buffed aim assist on Linear Fusion Rifles (not including Sleeper Simulant)
  • Fixed an issue where Dynamic Sway Reduction and Zen Moment perks would not function properly when combined with Lunafaction Boots or Rally Barricade
  • Fixed an issue where the Taken Spec mod description was displayed twice in weapon tooltips
  • Fixed an issue where the Between Breaths ornament for Whisper of the Worm would not display properly
  • The charge bar on compound Bows now fills in two stages to directly reflect the two stages of the drawing animation
  • Fixed an issue where visual effects on some weapons were sometimes still visible next to a character using Super abilities
  • Fixed an issue where being shot by an allied Guardian’s Telesto could result in a crash
  • Fixed an issue where One Thousand Voices would sometimes speak at the volume of One Hundred Thousand Voices
  • Fixed an issue where Bows were not equipped properly when characters were sprinting
  • Fixed an issue where the Badlander Shotgun was missing reload audio
  • Updated the ATC Rex Häkke scope to align with other weapon scopes
  • Fixed an issue where parts of Borealis did not display the correct element
  • Fixed excessive perk activation audio for Redrix’s Broadsword when players activated the Desperado perk
  • Fixed excessive perk audio for Trinity Ghoul’s Lightning Rod perk when the weapon is stowed
  • Updated the draw animation on Trinity Ghoul
  • Updated the description of Ionic Return on Borealis to more accurately reflect its bonus damage behavior

Gambit

General

  • Fixed an issue where Gambit clan engrams were not functioning properly
  • Fixed an issue where shield walls would not spawn at the beginning of a match
  • Fixed an issue where matchmaking for Gambit would sometimes take longer than intended, sometimes resulting in players being removed from the match
      • Gambit Quitter Penalties have been reenabled
  • Fixed an issue where the invasion portal would sometimes not open throughout the match

Crucible

Iron Banner

  • Fixed an issue where Iron Engram displayed a higher Power level than intended
  • Fixed an issue where Iron Banner token rewards from matches were doubled
  • All Iron Banner bounties will now reward powerful gear
  • Iron Banner bounty requirements have been reduced:
      • Lightbearer: Super kills reduced to 20 from 25
      • Iron in the Blood: Match completions reduced to 15 from 30
      • Shine On: Orbs generated reduced to 50 from 100
      • Iron Victory: Match wins reduced to 7 from 10
      • To Be Precise: Precision kills reduced to 50 from 100
      • All in a Week’s Work: Kills reduced to 150 from 250

General

  • Fixed an issue where the kill feed would no longer display under certain circumstances
  • Capture Zone waypoints no longer pulse when progress state changes or when in a Power Play in Iron Banner
  • Fixed an issue that prevented audio cues from playing when players are revived in Countdown

Medals

  • In Breakthrough, fixed an issue where the “Quick Strike” medal could be awarded for a short time after deploying the Breaker
  • Fixed an issue where the Survival medal “Lone Gun” was firing for all players when winning a round
  • Corrected an issue where the new “Perimeter Control” medal in Control did not properly replace the deprecated “I Live Here Now” medal

Quests

  • Updated quest step “The Candidate” in “Forging the Broadsword” to new requirements: “In the Crucible, rapidly defeat opponents in groups of two or more.”
      • This step will now track individual players defeated in a multikill instead of counting only “Double Play” medals
      • Before, “Triple Play” rewarded +1 progress for 1 Double Play. Now, “Triple Play” will award +2 progress for “Double Play” and +1 for “Triple Play.”

Items and Economy

General

  • Fixed an issue where powerful gear could sometimes drop at the same Power level as a character or below
  • Raised the low end of powerful gear, which slightly increases the average Power upgrade per powerful drop
  • Edge Transit has some company; added Through Fire and Flood, Zenobia D, and Crooked Fang-4fr to world Legendary pool
  • Fixed an issue where Prime Engrams were going straight to the postmaster at the end of Crucible matches; they will now show alongside other end-of-match rewards
  • Fixed an issue where the Cataloguer emblem was repeatedly sent to postmaster for some players
  • Fixed an issue where Offering to the Oracle was not being properly consumed on use for some players
  • Fixed an issue where the Last Wish Ghost and Sparrow were not dropping at the intended drop rates
  • Fixed an issue where some weapons did not dismantle into the proper materials

Triumphs

  • Removed “Trace Rifle Mastery” Crucible Triumph for players on all platforms
  • Added Triumphs for completing Exotic badges in Collections
  • “Trusted Right Hand” Triumph is now possible to complete
      • It no longer requires more weekly bounties than are available in a week
  • Triumphs to find all Ascendant chests in the Dreaming City no longer lose progress on the weekly reset if players have completed, but not yet claimed them

Collections

  • Transmat effects added to Collections, under the Flair category
      • Transmat effects gained (inventory or postmaster), used, or dismantled after September 4, 2018 will be unlocked in Collections
      • Transmat effects are unlocked when added to player inventory, NOT when gaining ships that have them pre-socketed
  • Added event Ghosts to Collections
  • Added Forsaken emblem variants to Collections
  • Added missing emblems to Collections
  • Source updated for the Grenade Launcher Through Fire and Flood: Obtained through Legendary drops and rank-up packages

Bounties

  • Fixed an issue where bounties could expire in a players Post Master and cause WEASEL errors
  • Fixed an issue where Korean IGR bounties did not have an Abandon option
  • Added a recovery state for players who abandoned IGR bounties to acquire a weekly rotating IGR bounty for 250 Glimmer
      • This recovery state persists until the next weekly reset
  • Fixed an issue where the Eververse Bounty “Rise to the Challenge” did not have an Abandon option
      • Players who Abandon “Rise to the Challenge” will be able to recover it from Eververse for 250 Glimmer until the weekly reset.

General

  • Fixed an issue where boosted players could not receive Destiny 2 achievements for the boosted class
      • Players will now receive the achievement when unlocking the first node of a new subclass
  • Fixed an issue where players could not receive credit for the Destiny 2 achievement for completing the weekly Flashpoint
  • Sturm quest will now increment when picking up Legendary and Exotic engrams
  • Pinnacle wanted bounties from Spider will now complete for all members of the fireteam
  • Bakken, the Relentless can now be summoned in the Divalian Mists
  • Fixed an issue where the Blind Well could become locked if multiple players tried to activate it at once
  • Heroic completion on the Rift Generator public event now consistently grants the appropriate rewards and properly counts toward Heroic public event completions
  • Fixed an issue where some players were unable to access the Strike playlist
  • Fixed an issue where enemies would not spawn during Kalli, the Corrupted raid encounter

 

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Fortnite Update v7.20 Arrives

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A brand new update, v7.20, has officially arrived and brings with it a new limited time mode and some vaulted items as well.

As the Ice Storm Challenge event continues, weapons such as the Quad Rocket Launcher, Port-a-Fortress, and Grappler have all been vaulted, and the Sneaky Snowman has been added.

The new LTM mode is the Sniper Shootout which pits you against players with scoped weapons only being available for combat.

Here are the full patch notes:

Battle Royale

LTM: Sniper Shootout
In this limited time mode, players will do battle using scoped weapons only. May the best aim win!

  • Suppressed Sniper Rifles have been added.
  • Legendary Scoped Pistols have been added to Supply Drops.
  • Floor Loot spawners reduced by 50%
  • Reviving “Down But Not Out” teammates in Duos & Squads is deactivated – be careful peeking!
  • Profile Stats (K/D & Wins) are tracked in this mode

Weapons and items

Sneaky Snowman

  • Use Primary Fire to throw a projectile that creates a destructible snowman.
  • Use Secondary Fire to wear the Sneaky Snowman.
  • Sneaky Snowman has 100 Health and acts as a shield when worn by a player.
  • Sneaky Snowman is destroyed when its Health reaches zero or when the player wearing the snowman swaps to a different item or building mode.
  • This means that a player wearing a Sneaky Snowman cannot build or use other items. Movement of all types is allowed.
  • Available in Common variant.
  • Can be found from Floor Loot, Chests, and Supply Llamas.
  • Drops in stacks of 5.
  • Max stack size of 10.

Other weapons and items:

  • Swapped the drop chance of Shield Potions and Small Shield Potions.
  • Shield Potion
  • Reduced drop chance from Floor Loot from 16.53% to 13.22%.
  • Reduced drop chance from Chests from 14.26% to 9.51%.
  • Small Shield Potion
  • Increased drop chance from Floor Loot from 13.22% to 16.53%.
  • Increased drop chance from Chests from 9.51% to 14.26%.
  • Vaulted the following items:
  • Quad Rocket Launcher
  • Port-A-fortress
  • Grappler
  • Reduced the drop chance of Gliders.
  • Reduced drop chance from Chests from 11.89% to 4.43%.
  • Reduced the drop chance of Balloons.​​​​​​​
  • Reduced drop chance from Chests from 7.58% to 3.24%.
  • Reduced the spawn chance of Quad Crashers from 100% to 50%.
  • Reduced the spawn chance of X-4 Stormwings from 80% to 50%.

Performance

  • Fixed an issue where building would cause a major drop in FPS.

Events

  • Added additional dates for Explorer Pop-Up Cup.
  • Updated additional materials gained on elimination to now drop with the eliminated player, rather than being granted immediately.

Creative

Weapons and items

  • Sneaky Snowman
  • Use Primary Fire to throw a projectile that creates a destructible snowman.
  • Use Secondary Fire to wear the Sneaky Snowman.
  • Sneaky Snowman has 100 Health and acts as a shield when worn by a player.
  • Sneaky Snowman is destroyed when its Health reaches zero or when the player wearing the snowman swaps to a different item or building mode.
  • This means that a player wearing a Sneaky Snowman cannot build or use other items. Movement of all types is allowed.
  • Available in Common variant.
  • Can be found from Floor Loot, Chests, and Supply Llamas.
  • Drops in stacks of 5.
  • Max stack size of 10.
  • Added to Creative
  • Light Machine Gun
  • Suppressed Sub-Machine Gun
  • Revolver
  • Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle
  • Smoke Grenade
  • Remote Explosives

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Frostnite Weekly Challenge 4 – Cold Chaos

Focus your fire! Enemies gain modifiers when attacked, so work as a team and defeat the threat to unlock the banner and the Guardian’s Will Sword.

Lynx Kassandra
A new Hero arrives! Fast on her feet with catlike reflexes, unlock her in the Event Store for a limited time.

Missions and systems

  • Weekly Frostnite Challenge 4: Cold Chaos
  • Enemies gain modifiers when damaged. Focus your attacks for maximum efficiency.
  • Enemies receive a certain combination of mutators per wave: Quickened, Enraged, Exploding Deathburst, Frenzied Deathburst, and Smoke Screens.
  • Survive for 30 minutes (three times) to collect the Week 4 Challenge Banner.
  • Survive for 30 minutes to collect the Medieval Sword.
  • Available on January 23 at 7 PM ET.

Heroes

  • Lynx Kassandra
  • Mythic variant of the Fleetfoot subclass.
  • Available on the Event Store from January 23 at 7 PM ET.
  • Note: Lynx Kassandra will be unique when the new Hero Loadout launches.

Weapons and items

  • Guardian’s Will Sword
  • Rewarded for completing the week 4 Frostnite Weekly Challenge.
  • A large sword with high damage and moderate impact.
  • Leap Attack
  • A Heavy attack that jumps to the targeted foe and damages nearby enemies.

Audio

  • Improved Low Health state audio mix so that gameplay sounds aren’t ducked as severely.
  • Updated Lefty/Right weapon equip/unequip sounds.
  • Updated Decoy deploy and physics sounds.

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Ubisoft Discusses Far Cry New Dawn’s “light RPG”

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Ubisoft is discussing the newly introduced RPG-inspired mechanics for the Far Cry series, a first for the title.

Far Cry creative director Jean-Sebastien Decant spoke about it during a developer Q&A, talking about how “light RPGs” will work in the game.

“You’ll be able to craft guns that have ranks, and these guns will be useful to fight against enemies that also have ranks,” Decant went on to say.

Far Cry New Dawn is set to arrive on February 15th for Xbox, Playstation, and PC.

Far Cry New Dawn

Today’s Developer Q&A features #FarCryNewDawn creative director Jean-Sebastien Decant! @Battlesand from Twitter asked us “What game mechanics changed over Far Cry 5?” pic.twitter.com/TqhogYJhvf— Far Cry New Dawn (@FarCrygame) January 21, 2019

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Monster Hunter World Receives New PC Update

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A brand new update has rolled out for Monster Hunter World in the form of patch 5.1.

The main part of the update is the added support for 21:9 resolutions, which has been absent from the game since it’s initial launch.

The update also implements push to talk for the in-game VOIP.

Other things added include:

Ultrawide (21:9) support added.

Vignette Effects options will change from On/Off to High/Normal/Off.

Support for Simplified Chinese added.

Push-to-talk voice chat option added.Various bugs fixed.

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