In all the hubbub of the week, you might’ve missed some of the patches and updates rolled out to games. Presenting the Weekly Updates Update, a noncomprehensive roundup of new maps and characters and balance tweaks and fixes and such which caught my eye over the week – including a few we haven’t posted about.
Gearbox have not yet fixed stuttering framerates but they have tinkered with a wee bits and pieces. Useful fixes to follow.
The revised look readily offers an overview of what’s going on with your games and pals. It’s coming for us all eventually, but you can now opt-in to try the beta.
More like Dabman.
Nine months ago it would’ve cost you £30. Now it’s free. Enjoy! That includes two raids, several new modes, and a whole lot of loot.
Batrider, Enigma, Slark, Sniper, and Warlock have new looks as they level up. The patch brought a new round of balance tweaks too.
The first of the new singleplayer adventures is now open to all for free.
A new ‘New Starter Experience’ mission doodad with voice acting and all is now go, covering everything from pew-pew to docking.
Hiding the list of players in a solar system was one of CCP’s experiments in stirring up the spacesandbox with a little chaos.
Important: the new character has a grappling hook.
The “Modernizer” update brings new mouse input code, UI scaling for high resolutions, and more to the classic spy-fi spoof shooter.
The new season’s not mucking about with punishments for rankcheats and dickheads.
For the record, my favourite Internet slam song is Princess Superstar’s You Get Mad At Napster but “URL Badman” kind of rhymes with “Batman” so I guess we’re going Lily Allen. This one’s for my dear friend, Cara Ellison.