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Destiny 2: Season Of Opulence Buffing Fusion Rifles, Swords, More

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Destiny 2: Season of Opulence is buffing quite a few things, such as Fusion Rifles, Swords, and other weapons.

Here are some details, provided by a latest post on the official blog:

Fusion Rifles

  • Non-Exotic Fusion Rifles
    • Damage increased against PvE combatants
      • High-Impact increased by 30%
      • Precision increased by 44%
      • Adaptive increased by 44%
      • Rapid-Fire increased by 47%

While some of the Exotic Fusion Rifles (Telesto, Jötunn, Merciless) did receive minor adjustments due to inheriting from their Legendary counterparts, they’re minor increases, under 5% each. This change was done to move Legendary Fusion Rifles a little closer to the Exotics as the gap between them was quite large, at least in PvE.

Sturm and Drang

  • Storm and Stress max overcharge rounds increased to 99
  • “Sturm Overcharge” buff text now displays the number of overcharge rounds
  • Overcharge damage increased by 100% in PvE

Sturm and Drang were weapons that lost a bit of their place in PvE once Forsaken hit. Not being able to carry around a special weapon hurts your output, so Sturm fell to the wayside. With these changes, along with a new version of Drang coming out in the Season of Opulence, we hope that it has some time to shine again.

Swords

  • Ammo capacity increased to a max of 70
  • Starting ammo increased by 10
  • Black Talon
    • Ground and aerial projectile ammo cost increased from 3 to 4
  • Adaptive Frame
    • Ground uppercut ammo cost increased from 3 to 4
  • Aggressive Frame
    • Now lunge at target with their aerial light attack
    • Light attack consolidated into a single damage event
    • Slam attack consolidated into a single damage event
    • Slam attack ammo cost increased from 3 to 4
  • Lightweight Frame
    • Damage tuning
      • Ground light attack increased by 17%
      • Aerial light attack decreased by 21%
      • Ground dash attack increased by 87%
      • Aerial dash attack increased by 78%
      • No ammo aerial light attack decreased by 49%
      • All other no ammo attacks decreased by 15%
    • Ground dash attack ammo cost increased from 2 to 3

In addition to said mentions, Bungie added three pinnacle weapons with the dawn of Season of Opulence – Vanguard’s Wendigo-GL3, the Crucible’s Revoker, and Gambit’s Hush.

Vanguard—Wendigo-GL3 (Arc Adaptive Grenade Launcher)

  • Wendigo-GL3’s unique perk is “Explosive Light—Picking up an Orb of Light increases the next grenade’s blast radius and damage”
  • Unlike most drum Grenade Launchers, Wendigo-GL3 comes with Blinding Grenades as its magazine option for some added utility to shut down teleporting Taken Captains or that Cabal Gladiator about to get in your face
  • You can carry up to six grenades enhanced by Explosive Light, so be sure to not let any Orbs of Light slip through your fingers when you’ve got this weapon equipped

Crucible—Revoker (Kinetic Aggressive Sniper Rifle)

  • Revoker’s unique perk is “Reversal of Fortune—Missing a shot returns the bullet to the magazine after a short duration”
  • Even the greatest of snipers is not a perfect sharpshooter, and you miss every shot you don’t take
    Revoker was built with the mindset that you should always go for it, but keep in mind that Reversal of Fortune can only return a single bullet at a time
  • Along with its unique perk, this sniper has a custom low zoom Ambush SLH25 scope and Snapshot for those close quarters battles
  • Acquiring Revoker will not require reaching Fabled rank in Competitive
    • Players will need to earn 3500 total Glory points
    • You do not lose progress when losing a match

Gambit—Hush (Solar Precision Combat Bow)

  • Hush’s unique perk is “Archer’s Gambit—Hipfire precision hits grant a massive draw speed bonus for a short duration”
  • This weapon is for those who would proclaim mastery with the Combat Bow
  • Archer’s Gambit pays out significantly better than Archer’s Tempo, but it’s going to take a more skilled hand to get the most out of it
  • Make those shots count!

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Playstation 5 Confirmed, Release Date End of 2020

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After months of speculation, Sony has announced that it’s next-generation console will indeed be called the Playstation 5, and the new console will be hitting the market near the end of 2020.

“Today I’m proud to share that our next-generation console will be called PlayStation 5, and we’ll be launching in time for Holiday 2020″ Sony president of SIEE and president of global sales & marketing, SIE, Jim Ryan said in a post on the European Playstation Blog.

“These updates may not be a huge surprise, but we wanted to confirm them for our PlayStation fans, as we start to reveal additional details about our vision for the next generation.”

Currently, there is no indication on what the price will be for the new console, or if the console will look “similar” to the patent images which surfaced back in August.


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World of Warcraft’s Visions of N’Zoth Update Introduces New Playable Races

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A pair of new playable races are heading to the World of Warcraft in a brand new, free update called Visions of N’Zoth.

Starting off are the Vulpera, which is a race of fox people that many players will recognize as non-playable race in the Battle of Azeroth expansion. The race will become available after maxing out their associated faction reputation and completing a quest.

Along with the Vulpera are the Mechagnomes, a robotic looking version of the standard Gnome race. This race can be unlocked with the release of update 8.3, which is looking to be quite the hefty update.

You can take a look at more information regarding the free update in the lengthy video below.


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Paradox Announces Surviving the Aftermath

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Paradox has announced the next entry in the Surviving franchise that is scheduled to arrive sometime in late 2020.

‘Surviving the Aftermath’ is the brand new title, and the announcement came with the teaser trailer below, with more information promised at PDXCON 2019 taking place next week.

The new title will arrive in the Epic Game Store, Steam, and on the PS4, and Xbox One.


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