Future 2 gets any other, minor transform to its armor mod device with Past Gentle on Nov. 10, Bungie introduced Thursday in its weekly weblog submit.
4 adjustments to Armor 2.zero armor mods are coming this 12 months: power kind necessities, enhanced mod adjustments, raid mod deprecation, and a brand new mod slot.
The power trade is one of the most dull, so we’ll get started with that first. Numerous mods desirous about guns (like reload mods and dexterity mods) will not require your piece of armor to be of a specific elemental kind. This implies you’ll have the ability to put any reload mod for any gun kind on any piece of armor. This will have to assist gamers make their very own builds with out arbitrary restrictions.
However as Bungie famous, expanding the quantity of mods in step with armor piece simply manner gamers could have a sea of mods to make a choice from — too many. So Bungie is doing away with the improved model of mods. Many mods lately have same old and enhanced variations, corresponding to Hand Cannon Loader and Enhanced Hand Cannon Loader. Bungie will take away the improved variations, however will beef up the impact of the usual variations to be equivalent to that of the improved variations. This does imply that many weapon mods will probably be reasonably dearer to make use of.
As Bungie discussed, the usual mods weren’t in particular noticeable, so gamers felt that they both wanted to make use of two of the similar mod or use the improved model to actually have the ability to inform a distinction. With this variation, mods will have to be more practical, have an straight away noticeable impact, and take just a unmarried socket to make use of.
“In essence, we’re making enhanced mods inexpensive and extra out there, and deprecating the lesser mods,” stated Bungie.
Probably the most arguable choice Bungie introduced is that it’s doing away with and restricting some raid mods. Those mods — which come from the Ultimate Want, Crown of Sorrow, and Scourge of the Previous raids — be offering bonus results when combating sure enemy varieties. For instance, Taken Barrier offers gamers an enormous harm aid towards Taken enemies, whilst Fallen Armaments offers gamers assured heavy ammo when getting a grenade kill on Fallen enemies.
Those mods are very uncommon and tough to farm. However they’re additionally extraordinarily treasured, as they paintings any place in Future 2’s global. With Past Gentle, Bungie will take away the Fallen and Hive mods from Scourge of the Previous and Crown of Sorrow, respectively (as each raids will depart the sport upon the growth’s release); the Taken mods will best paintings within the Ultimate Want raid.
Whilst it’s in the long run just right for the sport, this announcement comes a few month clear of Past Gentle. Many gamers — together with myself — have spent hours during the last few weeks farming for those mods so that you could get ready for the Fallen-centric raid this autumn. With this announcement, Bungie published that we’ve been losing our time.
In higher information, all Mythical and Unique armor items are getting a brand new fit in Past Gentle. Beginning with this enlargement, any newly dropped armor items and all present Exotics could have a distinct Struggle slot. This new mod slot will take combat-based mods like Charged with Gentle and Warmind Mobile mods. Present armor items gets a Legacy mod slot, permitting gamers to equip raid mods and strive against mods into 12 months three armor items.
All of those adjustments are certain additions to remaining 12 months’s Armor 2.zero device. However with just a month to move, many gamers would have benefited from finding out this data previous within the season, sooner than losing hours grinding for mods that received’t exist and armor items that received’t have the brand new Struggle mod slot on them. Nonetheless, that is Bungie’s first time vaulting content material, and there have been sure to be some verbal exchange problems alongside the best way.