In the last This Week at Bungie update before Destiny 2 makes the huge move to Steam, Bungie detailed a portion of the progressions it’s creation to the game’s battle, player movement, economy, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. The update dives further into how the studio means to address the wild harm stacking that game chief Luke Smith examined in his enormous condition of-the-game investigation in August, which will see apex weapons nerfed and the impact of harm managing advantages diminished in PvE.
In Season of the Undying, apex weapons will end up ceremonial weapons, with curated rolls as opposed to unique advantages. They were essentially excessively incredible, and “they cause issues in the player biological system, especially on account of the Crucible apex weapons,” Bungie said.
“Because of the idea of PvP and PvE, anything that functions admirably in PvP is likely going to be amazingly viable in PvE too. This powers players into the Crucible in the event that they need the ‘best’ loadouts. Indeed, even the title of “apex“ set an assortment of unreasonable desires. As opposed to being the total tallness of Legendary power, they should intrigue curiosities to pursue.”
Incredible weapons have likewise turned out to be excessively amazing, at times notwithstanding outflanking Exotic Primary weapons, so the Rampage, Kill Clip, Swashbuckler, Multikill Clip, Desperado, Surrounded, Master of Arms, and Onslaught advantages are being mitigated too.
“Right back in unique Destiny, we had an advantage named Crowd Control, which was Rampage’s forerunner. Group Control topped out at a reward of +15 percent additional harm,” Bungie clarified. “Now in Destiny 2, Rampage tops out at around +67 percent. That is a 447 percent expansion from the first emphasis. Amazing harm advantages have turned out to be so ground-breaking, they basically nullify non-harm related advantages.”
The post likewise covers a variety of changes coming to player progress and the in-game economy, has a review of one week from now’s fix notes, and furthermore makes a couple of adjustments to recently discharged data:
• There was an injection of Trials of the Nine defensive layer in the dispatch trailer accidentally. We needed to clear up any perplexity and let players realize that the Trials of the Nine set won’t reachable in Season of the Undying.
• We additionally needed to reconsider our gameplay schedule for Season of the Undying. The menu of activity is the equivalent, yet we are modifying the planning of the Nightmare Hunts. The new timetable resembles this:
• Back when we were first talking about finishers and some of the mods that go with them, we talked about how one the mods empowered you to bring forth Heavy ammunition for your fire team when you executed a finisher. That was still in motion at the time, and for equalization reasons we wound up making a mod that will generate Heavy ammunition for yourself and a mod that will bring forth Special ammunition for your fireteam.
Bungie additionally cautioned that, starting at 10 am PT/1 pm ET on September 30, Destiny 2 will be taken disconnected for around 24 hours in front of the dispatch on Steam. Bungie.net and the Destiny API will likewise be inaccessible during this time. Bungie said that the huge vacation should enable it “to alleviate” any deferrals in Forsaken permit moves for players moving from Battle.net to Steam, despite the fact that it’s as yet conceivable they could happen; on the off chance that they do, Bungie will issue sees on the BungleHelp Twitter account and at help.bungie.net.