With Season of the Drifter kicking off in March, Bungie is making modifications to how bounties grant highly effective rewards. The studio has additionally supplied dates for the annual Crimson Days occasion.
In order to degree the enjoying discipline, Bungie stated bounties acquired throughout earlier seasons may have “a maximum possible power reward.”
The change will stop the necessity to “hoard bounties” and raid keys granting highly effective rewards till the Power cap is raised. Hoarding is principally a solution to get a attain a brand new Power cap in a fast method. People have completed this in MMOs for ages, so it’s nothing new, however Bungie is attempting to discourage the follow.
Bungie used the Wanted: Silent Fang bounty for example of how it plans to fight the difficulty. Let’s say you accomplished the Wanted: Silent Fang bounty in the course of the Season of the Forge, however had but to assert the reward. If you declare it after Season of the Drifter begins, the reward may have a most Power of 650 as a substitute of 700. The cap is utilized to each bounties on acquisition.
Because accomplished bounties have “no mechanism to dismantle,” retaining accomplished bounties might have a detrimental influence in the course of the first week of a brand new season. Bungie stated holding on to bounties will lock you out of an “uncapped” bounty which might turn out to be obtainable at the start of the season.
“We strongly recommend either completing or discarding any powerful rewards bounties before the new season begins,” said Bungie. “Completing these bounties after the season changes could result in missing out on the new season’s version of the bounty with the higher Power cap.”
It additionally seeking to deal with stockpiling Raid Keys. Details are nonetheless being finalized.
In the weekly replace, it was additionally introduced Mayhem returns subsequent week. The enjoyable begins with the reset on Tuesday, January 29 and ends the next week on February 5.
The Valentine’s Day-themed Crimson Days returns this 12 months, and the love-fest will kick off on February 12, and finish on February 19. If you missed out on any of the cool items from last year, you’ll have one other likelihood at it.
Crimson Days 2019 will probably be much like final 12 months, however new rewards and methods of acquiring them have been added. Expect extra particulars nearer to launch.
Reminder: replace 2.1.4, drops subsequent week and can characteristic a considerable amount of buffs to Supers. You may also anticipate just a few modifications to deliver some scorching talents down. Valor Rank resets will include the Redrix’s Broadsword quest, and problem with Enhancement Cores not being awards has been mounted, and a few tweaks have been made to Grenade Launchers. You may also anticipate extra weapon re-tooling.
Check again with us on Tuesday, and we’ll have the patch notes posted for you.