Borderlands 3 is kicking the brand new 12 months off with some community-requested fixes and a three-week span of ‘mini-events’ for Designer’s Minimize add-on house owners. Every week will characteristic a brand new Arms Race occasion, every with uncommon and unique loot to earn.
In case you’re simply tuning in, Arms Race is a standalone new mode in Borderlands 3 that has some parts of battle royale video games. The thought is, you drop into the Dahl Geodrome and not using a BB gun to your identify and try to assemble gear with the intention to keep alive – which requires you to remain contained in the contracting round eye of the encroaching Murdercane. It’s included within the Designer’s Minimize add-on, which itself is included within the Season Pass 2 that launched late final 12 months.
The primary occasion, which bought underway in the present day, offers Arms Race enemies an opportunity of dropping higher-tier loot and slows down the Murdercane circle velocity, which suggests you’ll have extra time to scrounge for higher gear throughout rounds. After all, so will everybody else – so anticipate to see deadlier firefights towards the top of every Arms Race match. It’ll be fascinating to see how the adjustments impression the tempo of the multiplayer game.
The replace additionally features a raft of fixes and adjustments, many in response to group considerations. Right here’s the total record of adjustments:
- Up to date car spawners to not activate whereas one other participant has began journey to a different map
- Added Anointment help to the Linc Legendary pistol
- Adjusted the harm of thrown Tediore weapons
- Addressed a reported concern that the Motion Talent Finish apply Terror Anointment was solely making use of one stack of Terror
- Up to date the Siren’s Infusion and Forceful Expression expertise to work with the Cryo aspect
- Up to date the Siren’s Ascendant ability to work with Expedite
- Up to date the Gunner’s Iron Cub to obtain Motion Talent Injury boosts from Class Mods
- Adjusted the Gunner’s expertise Determined Measures, Stroke the Embers, and Scorching RPMs to work with Iron Cub
- Addressed a reported concern that the Beastmaster’s Cmdl3t Class Mod was inflicting pets to behave unusually
- Adjusted the Operative’s Satan Raider pores and skin’s look on head customizations
- Addressed a reported concern that the Scorching Spring grenade mod would proceed to heal gamers after the Space of Impact ended
- Gamers getting into Arms Race will now begin with a full-heal
- Talent factors gained throughout Arm Race have been modified to replace with out the necessity for a Save/Give up
- Up to date the mini-map to observe celebration member’s areas whereas in spectator mode
- Made a change to the timer bar in Arms Race to accurately present the period of time remaining through the “Kill Heavyweight Harker” goal
- Mission weapons will now not keep in a participant’s stock throughout Arms Race
- Addressed a reported concern that motion expertise wouldn’t correctly unlock whereas in Arms Race when a stage one character gained a stage
- Prompts the Clear Skies Arms Race Mini-Occasion till January 28 at 8:59 AM PT
- Elevated weapon harm and fireplace price