This week, Borderlands Three added new end-game content material, Rockstar have continued work on plugging holes in Red Dead Redemption 2, The Outer Worlds has fastened its small textual content drawback, and Plunkbat overhauled Vikendi. Read on for extra of the week’s huge PC gaming patches within the Weekly Updates Update.
It’s an end-game, extra-tough problem on the Maliwan Blacksite. Mayhem four is right here too, for additional murderous problem. The replace additionally expanded financial institution area, doubling the beginning slots from 10 to 20 and making waaay extra obtainable by upgrades. And bosses now have devoted loot swimming pools, making it manner simpler to farm particular gadgets.
The replace additionally fastened some points the place increased framerates meant you misplaced weight quicker. Oops. It wanged in some new garments for Online too.
So lengthy, teeny dialogue and subtitles.
Hurl ’em throughout the highway to pop tyres such as you’re on Police, Camera, Action! The replace overhauled Vikendi, the snowy map, a bit too.
Players nonetheless appear hungry for far more fixes and adjustments. I do know many nonetheless suppose footsteps are too loud and the devs do know this, going by an inside word accidentally left in one post: “This is a hot topic in the community, and this is not the change that they were hoping to see. Our core players want to see footstep volume dramatically reduced.”
It’s a fairly slim crossover with the Netflix present, just a few skins actually however hey, a bizarre factor.
New mechs, maps, and contracts are in too. This got here alongside the launch of latest paid DLC.
The devs say the brand new instruments can fiddle with a lot that “it’s entirely possible for someone to create their own full Hypnospace story, complete with new characters, zones, downloads, emails, cases to complete, and horrific viruses and crashes!” Or you may, y’know, watch for another person to do this then obtain and play it.
DirectX 12 adjustments have been supposed to scale back CPU and Nvidia GPU utilization, although for a number of gamers it really runs worse now. The devs say they’re at present testing a hotfix for that.
A brand new manner for you and your mates to stack it and die within the briny depths.
This lets of us play native multiplayer games on-line, remotely, with their buddies. Only the host want personal the game. You might already do that with instruments like Parsec, however built-in help on Steam most likely makes it manner simpler for many individuals.
To pace up loading instances on night time races, the intro and begin now not have “fancy lights, smoke, fire or spectator’s cars.” The devs say that “While this isn’t ideal, we wanted to improve the stability and reduce loading times in the short run, and we are aiming at bringing back these effects in a future update.” Oof.
This ought to imply improved efficiency.
It’s not an enormous’un however hey, fixes for slowdown and sluggish loading are all the time welcome.
But provided that you’ve bought an Nvidia graphics card.
It’s disappointing, a brand new closing boss fought in the identical manner on the finish of the identical exercise. Far from the thrilling finish to the season I’d hoped for. We don’t even journey by that portal-y factor Ikora constructed within the tower.
Four outdated ones left, 4 new ones arrived. These embody the mighty WoW boss Sindragosa and, ah, the Murloc explorer Sir Finley Mrrgglton.
Will the traditional spacebound colony lastly choose a planet or keep within the stars? Players will resolve by delivering assets to factions on this Interstellar Initiative. It received’t make an enormous distinction both manner, however it’s some enjoyable fluff.
November’s replace brings flaming skeletons, a brand new Tall Tale story, and firebombs to hurl by hand or launch with cannons.
That’s the CPC Laser, Gatling & Flak Cannon obtainable solely from Pirate Lords.