Players Are Farming The Heck Out Of The Outriders Demo, So The Devs Are Nerfing It


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The new loot shooter Outriders hasn’t even launched but and gamers are already arduous at work grinding for a few of its rarest gear within the sport’s current demo. According to the builders, it’s gotten so out of hand that they should patch it to make legendary weapons tougher to farm, earlier than gamers find yourself breaking the sport’s development.

“While we do not want to prevent farming runs (We get it!), the lootcave discovered via the triple chest-run, as well as the store exploit, do not feel to be within the spirit of the game,” one Outriders builders at People Can Fly (maker of Bulletstorm) wrote on the game’s subreddit. “To that end, we are redirecting farming efforts to mechanics in the game that may be more enjoyable for players to play through and repeat.”

Some of the precise modifications coming in a patch to the demo slated to go dwell later right this moment are as follows:

  • Epic gadgets will not seem in retailers and distributors (throughout the demo).
  • Chests will not drop legendary gadgets.
  • Side quest rewards (on repeat runs) will now have an opportunity to drop legendary gadgets.

The crew confused, nevertheless, that common drop charges for legendary weapons from enemies “are NOT being changed.”

Launched on February 25, it didn’t take lengthy for gamers to flock to the Outriders demo, becoming one of the top Steam downloads of the week. They’ve made fast work of discovering methods to interrupt the sport’s loot system as effectively, together with discovering its very own loot cave with a consistently respawning boss, and a three-chest run mission gamers may farm in mere minutes with out ever needing to combat something.

Part of the explanation gamers have executed it is because Outriders is a genuinely enjoyable cover-based looter shooter, however the different cause is as a result of all of their progress from the demo will carry over to the completed sport when it comes out April 1. People like to get an excellent head begin, particularly when it involves loot video games.

In the previous when exploits have been found in Destiny or Anthem (RIP), they’ve been patched out, partially to lengthen the lifetime of the sport and preserve individuals grinding. People Can Fly have emphatically acknowledged that Outriders isn’t a dwell service sport, nevertheless, though it’ll continue to support it after release. We’ll see what which means in follow as soon as it’s lastly out.


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