Sæl! (Norse Whats up and happiness.) After our final large replace, not solely bringing Predator: Looking Grounds a brand new map however a complete new type of gameplay with Conflict… we requested ourselves, why cease there? For this October’s paid DLC and free updates – we’re throwing it again to Norse lore. That’s proper. You’re getting a brand new class of Predator, a brand new weapon, and over twenty new updates to the sport as a complete primarily based in your participant suggestions, to make your time within the jungle as thrilling and aggressive as attainable.
The latest Predator class, the Viking, is the Paid DLC for October. The Viking Predator might be traced again to when the Viking raiders consumed lands removed from their very own borders, and by doing so managed to attract consideration they by no means imagined. The dying and destruction all through the world would convey a present from the sky to problem probably the most highly effective and honorable warriors in battle. Because the legends of this Yautja unfold, Norsemen noticed a possibility to realize an honorable dying by means of this wanderer, in order that they continued to pursue glory. Over centuries, the strongest, bravest warriors would journey out raiding to lure this nice power into ritual fight with hopes of feasting within the halls of Valhalla.
The perks of our latest Nordic extraterrestrial hunter is present in his power. The Viking is insanely sturdy, much more so than the Berserker however be forewarned; he’s slower. Because the Viking, you may be a ferocious adversary that received’t depend on extra gear, however extra in your talents as a participant… and using your new trusty Battle Axe. As a part of the Paid DLC you get early entry to the Battle Axe*.
You may’t be a real Viking with no correct Battle Axe, and boy did our inventive group ship. Wielded by the Viking Predator of the north, this highly effective two-handed battle axe was cast for devastating shut vary assaults in opposition to ferocious Norsemen. The secondary assault offers a heavy overhead swing with elevated injury to any prey it finds. Few would ever look upon this blade with out it cleaving their cranium. This axe is Predator’s interpretation of traditional Nordic weaponry combined with Yautja ancestry.
Not solely is the weapon devastatingly brutal, however its two main energy strikes present versatility the gamer wants throughout a battle. To hit quick however deal a average quantity of harm, use the two-hit combo, however when you’ve got time to arrange your strike go for the over-the-head smash, leaving nothing however desolation in your wake. Gamers won’t solely discover the axe animation to be fluid and second nature, however the weapon has some actual weight to it, giving off that real melee really feel. Enjoyable truth – our fierce group has been laborious at work for about twelve weeks to convey you this new class of Predator and its weapon companion.
We have now additionally been laborious at work, making updates to gameplay. We wish to spotlight a number of modifications and additions which can be coming within the Free Replace for October. First, gamers will see a brand new quickplay menu when choosing to play Hunt or Conflict. Look intently; in case you are within the pursuit of XP, now you can select a decrease inhabitants queue that can give you a +20% bump in XP earned throughout that match.
This replace can even encourage gamers to create extra class variety inside their Fireteam firstly of a match. Every class: Assault, Help, Scout, Recon, may have a complete of 16 new bonus perk prospects to pick out from, along with your present loadout. That’s proper; this perk is on us. Ideally, stacking your Fireteam with every class will present 4 new perks for all to get pleasure from, along with your present loadout talents. A pattern of bonus perks vary from:
- Assault – Lethal – 15% improve to assault rifles
- Help – Area Medic – 30% elevated revive velocity, and revived troopers all the time revive with 80% HP.
- Scout – Liberator – Heal 50HP and achieve a 20% injury increase after disabling a camp alarm for seven seconds
- Recon – Sniper – 15% injury improve to noticed targets
Along with these things, we balanced the sport’s weapons. For instance – grenades are 400 instances stronger in Conflict, whereas the shotgun and the grenade launcher have additionally seen a major injury improve. We’re thrilled gamers are having enjoyable with Conflict. One new addition might be discovered while you’re chosen to play the Predator. Conflict will mechanically immediate your loadout choice to encourage the participant to check out totally different perks to assist affect and improve your group’s likelihood at successful. For a full record of updates and new perks make sure to try the patch notes on October 27 within the boards.
We can’t wait to see the Viking Predator roaming the jungle. And check out the up to date roadmap. We have now some thrilling stuff deliberate for the vacation replace, and extra into the brand new 12 months!
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*Battle Axe unlockable to all through gameplay by December 2020.