Writer Sq. Enix has introduced that the Outriders demo will likely be getting an replace on March 5 at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET. The replace will implement a number of balancing modifications and quality-of-life enhancements.
The replace is basically geared toward eliminating the grind for loot. The Outriders demo has a lootcave run the place gamers can reload again and again to open the identical three chests–which, when completed sufficient occasions, lets you finally get some good loot, together with legendary objects. The replace eliminates this exploit by making certain chests will now not drop legendary objects.
“Whereas we don’t wish to forestall farming runs (We get it!), the lootcave found by way of the triple chest-run, in addition to the shop exploit, don’t really feel to be inside the spirit of the sport,” the patch notes say. “To that finish, we’re redirecting farming efforts to mechanics within the recreation that could be extra fulfilling for gamers to play by and repeat.”
The replace additionally nerfs a few of the extra annoying talents utilized by the Captain mobs, which ought to make them a much less irritating problem at any time when they pop up. Moreover, Gauss, an early non-obligatory boss within the demo you could face off in opposition to a number of occasions, will achieve elevated well being and the power to heal himself on subsequent runs, making certain he stays a problem and by no means turns into too straightforward.
Outriders Demo March 5 Replace Patch Notes
Modifications To Captains
- The Captain mob capacity “Therapeutic Mild” may have its effectiveness decreased.
- The Captain mob capacity “From the Ashes” and “Phoenix Aura” may have their cooldowns elevated.
- Some gamers had been discovering it onerous to completely kill Captains who would set off these talents, making for a irritating fairly than a difficult however enjoyable encounter.
Modifications To Gauss
- Gauss may have his well being factors elevated for repeat playthroughs.
- That is to make sure that he stays enjoyable and difficult for gamers who’re overpowered at this level within the story.
- Gauss therapeutic from his capacity “Metal Wall” will likely be elevated.
Modifications To loot drops
- Whereas we don’t wish to forestall farming runs (We get it!), the lootcave found by way of the triple chest-run, in addition to the shop exploit, don’t really feel to be inside the spirit of the sport. To that finish, we’re redirecting farming efforts to mechanics within the recreation that could be extra fulfilling for gamers to play by and repeat.
- Epic objects will now not seem in retailers and distributors (inside the demo).
- Chests will now not drop legendary objects.
- Aspect quest rewards (on repeat runs) will now have an opportunity to drop legendary objects.