Developer Folks Can Fly has outlined the first major patch for Outriders that makes some tweaks to the looter-shooter, together with addressing stability points and nerfing some class-specific expertise.
A disappointment to some Outriders gamers will come within the form of balancing adjustments to loot drops and sophistication expertise. Some enemies, just like the Coldclaw and Splittooth, will drop much less gear as a result of they had been being too beneficiant with their spoils. In the meantime, Bullet skills (such because the Technomancer’s Blighted Rounds and the Trickster’s Twisted Rounds) have been modified in order that they really feel extra “prime tier,” Folks Can Fly stated. This contains growing Twisted Rounds’ cooldown to 25 seconds and decreasing the “Susceptible” standing impact’s energy to fifteen%. The Technomancer and Pyromancer courses have additionally been nerfed, with the previous’s “Harm Towards Poison” ability getting its energy diminished and the latter’s “Trial of Ashes” further harm output decreased.
A giant characteristic for the sport is cross-play between consoles and PC being re-enabled. A date for when this characteristic can be turned on has not been specified, as Folks Can Fly stated there’s an opportunity that this upcoming patch might launch sooner than presently deliberate. In both case, cross-play can be activated subsequent week.
One other repair addresses the stock wipe glitch when gamers crash throughout a multiplayer session. In a Reddit post, Folks Can Fly stated the bug’s incidence needs to be “tremendously diminished” when the patch goes reside. The staff remains to be engaged on merchandise restoration, with a precise date but to be confirmed. Solely “probably the most useful tiers of things misplaced,” like Epic and Legendaries, can be restored, Folks Can Fly stated.
Folks Can Fly may even improve multiplayer connectivity and stability with subsequent week’s replace. Outriders ought to really feel extra secure on-line, connectivity pace needs to be higher, and crashes needs to be alleviated.
Lastly, Folks Can Fly will hand out an “appreciation package” to early gamers. Those that’ve performed Outriders between March 31 and April 11–or anybody who misplaced their gear as a result of a bug–will obtain one level-appropriate Legendary weapon, a level-appropriate quantity of Titanium, and the Frustration emote.
Test beneath for the total patch notes for subsequent week’s replace. And hit up Folks Can Fly’s developer update on Reddit for explanations on the adjustments, how the staff will iterate on fixes, and what went wrong during launch week.
Subsequent Week’s Outriders Replace Patch Notes
PC & Consoles:
- As soon as platforms have been up to date to the identical patch model, cross-play throughout platforms will turn into viable once more.
- General stability enhancements for the matchmaking service.
- Crash Fixes:
- Will repair a multiplayer crash that would lead to consumer gamers having their stock wiped.
- Will repair the crash when finishing the “A Dangerous Day” aspect quest.
- Will repair the crash that happens in No Man’s Land when your language is about to Spanish (Sure, we all know. Online game code is a magical factor).
- Will repair crash on launch points.
- Will embody many extra “random” crash fixes:
- We’re assured that these fixes will deal with nearly all of crashes reported, as there are solely a handful of root causes however the crashes they generate seem in plenty of locations.
- Will repair the HUD disappearing in sure instances.
- Will repair bugs that intervene with gamers re-spawning in multiplayer Expeditions.
- Will repair bugs with gamers getting caught on geometry (together with when utilizing Gravity Leap) or falling out of the world.
- Will change the default matchmaking setting from “Open” to “Closed”:
- You’ll nonetheless be capable of manually change this setting to “Open” by your recreation settings.
- This alteration will stop gamers from becoming a member of video games the place the host did not intend to play in multiplayer. It is going to additionally reduce down on AFK lobbies.
- This may even assist enhance matchmaking occasions, because the queues can be much less more likely to be overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of fixed matchmaking requests generated by “open” video games.
- Many different minor fixes and enhancements.
- Will Repair a efficiency concern the place GPU just isn’t being absolutely utilized. This could assist with stuttering and DX11/12 points.