Future 2 is fixing a bunch of stuff for the month and alter forward of February’s large Lightfall enlargement. Gamers gained’t should grind a lot to get into Grandmaster Dusk missions. Iron Banner shall be far more beneficiant with armor drops within the weeks forward. And armor mods, some of the enjoyable however esoteric elements of Bungie’s loot shooter, are lastly getting unlocked for everybody.
Future 2 sucks for brand spanking new gamers. You may have loads of enjoyable, however among the most attention-grabbing elements of the sport are locked behind dozens of hours or extra of grinding, unlocks, and luck. One of many issues that new gamers have problem accessing is armor mods, which drastically change the methods you’ll be able to play the sport, however that are solely offered on a rotating foundation by a single in-game vendor named ADA-1 who’s hidden within the far nook of the principle social hub. Whereas longtime gamers have entry to all of them, new gamers can get caught with large holes of their arsenal with regards to crafting enjoyable builds. Not.
Yesterday, Bungie unlocked all normal armor mods for all gamers. Whereas raid mods and artifact mods will nonetheless should be earned, Warmind, Nicely, and Charged with Mild and different highly effective mods not should be discovered. Even when you simply began taking part in Future 2, you can begin experimenting with completely different synergies or, extra seemingly, copy the finest builds making the rounds on-line.
“With huge adjustments coming to buildcrafting in Lightfall, we wish to give everybody an opportunity to take pleasure in the entire normal mods of their present state for the remainder of the Season,” Bungie wrote in Thursday’s This Week At Bungie (TWAB) weblog publish. The studio will define how mods will work otherwise in subsequent week’s preview. Within the meantime, nevertheless, gamers can take pleasure in another high quality of life enhancements.
Grandmaster Nightfalls now unlock at 1580 energy and solely require you to hit 1595 to succeed in the problem ceiling. Focusing prices for Trials of Osiris, Crucible, and Gambit weapons and armor have additionally all been diminished to 25 Legendary Shards. And most significantly, the remaining Iron Banner occasions this season will make it virtually twice as straightforward to hit the rank reset and earn a full set of the new new classic Iron Banner armor.
Issues have been extraordinarily touch-and-go in Future 2 lately. Whereas Season 19 has been applauded as one of many extra enjoyable and fewer grindy updates in a while, there have additionally been loads of technical bugs and multiplayer complaints getting in the best way. Final week’s Iron Banner session had all kinds of points, not the least of which was gamers grinding tons of matches with out managing to finish a set of armor. The upcoming adjustments ought to assist earn some good will again forward of Lightfall when Future 2 will seemingly as soon as once more begin to really feel like a very new sport once more.