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The L-Star is really amazing, but everytime I like something in an online multiplayer game it gets nerfed so I wouldn't be surprised if they nerf it soon.
 
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So, they said earlier that leveling in the new battlepass would be faster. I guess if you only play casually and knock out a challenge or two a day, sure, it may be faster. But if you play a lot, it seems like it's actually slower. Most levels are gated behind challenges, which are easy to complete. Just playing and earning regular XP does count, but in season one every level required roughly 27k XP. The first level in season two costs that, but then it goes up exponentially. The next level is like 36k, then 54k after that. In the last battlepass I would've earned like 5-6 levels by now, but in this one I'm still working on the 54k for my third.

It's not awful, but it's my main gripe, mainly because knocking out all my challenges was a breeze, and now the only way I've got to level my pass is by grinding mass amounts of XP. I don't even want to know how much I'm going to need after I hit my 54k mark.

The L-Star seems a bit overpowered and brainless. The damage on it is ridiculous. It's so head and shoulders above the Mastiff and the Kraber in terms of care package weapons. I can definitely see it being nerfed at some point in the coming weeks.

Also, the disruptor rounds might be a tad overtuned as well. Alternator with them does 33 damage to shields, making it effectively a 400DPS gun. The R99 is 250DPS if you hit ever round in the mag. So, the Alternator will basically destroy the best armor in the game in three shots. I'm glad they're trying to make these guns more viable, but yeah, seems they went a bit too far with it.
 

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So, they said earlier that leveling in the new battlepass would be faster. I guess if you only play casually and knock out a challenge or two a day, sure, it may be faster. But if you play a lot, it seems like it's actually slower. Most levels are gated behind challenges, which are easy to complete. Just playing and earning regular XP does count, but in season one every level required roughly 27k XP. The first level in season two costs that, but then it goes up exponentially. The next level is like 36k, then 54k after that. In the last battlepass I would've earned like 5-6 levels by now, but in this one I'm still working on the 54k for my third.

It's not awful, but it's my main gripe, mainly because knocking out all my challenges was a breeze, and now the only way I've got to level my pass is by grinding mass amounts of XP. I don't even want to know how much I'm going to need after I hit my 54k mark.

The L-Star seems a bit overpowered and brainless. The damage on it is ridiculous. It's so head and shoulders above the Mastiff and the Kraber in terms of care package weapons. I can definitely see it being nerfed at some point in the coming weeks.

Also, the disruptor rounds might be a tad overtuned as well. Alternator with them does 33 damage to shields, making it effectively a 400DPS gun. The R99 is 250DPS if you hit ever round in the mag. So, the Alternator will basically destroy the best armor in the game in three shots. I'm glad they're trying to make these guns more viable, but yeah, seems they went a bit too far with it.
Yep that's what I said earlier, they flat out lied and it's way more grindy now. Plus you have to go out of your way to do challenges, as many of them you won't get just by playing the game naturally. Fotnite has casual modes like 50v50 and TDM with respawns and it's best to do challenges there and thats what most players do so they're not losing focus on the BR or starting BR games just to get challenges done and then bail to restart and do another challange.
 

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Yep that's what I said earlier, they flat out lied and it's way more grindy now. Plus you have to go out of your way to do challenges, as many of them you won't get just by playing the game naturally. Fotnite has casual modes like 50v50 and TDM with respawns and it's best to do challenges there and thats what most players do so they're not losing focus on the BR or starting BR games just to get challenges done and then bail to restart and do another challange.
I mean, there is still normal queue which is fine to do that stuff in (my buddy and I were knocking out challenges in ranked because fuck it). I just don't get why the XP required increases so dramatically. It's like you get punished for playing the game more.

Also, can we talk about ranked queue and the playstyle that it promotes? These games I'm playing are incredibly boring because you're being incentivized to hide. Prior to this season, my friends and I would just hold W, push into everything, take every fight. Not trying to brag, but 25-30 kill games with each of us having 1000+ damage was the norm. It's why I love the game. Fast and non-stop action. Ranked you only get rewarded for a max of five kills, so everyone just plays so lame. Got up to Silver 2 last night and every single game was a snoozer.
 
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They still haven’t bothered to fix this code leaf shit, I’m getting this error far too frequently.
 
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the new legend sucks balls
She sucks if you're trying to solo offensively with her because her powers won't be of any use for that but if you set up a perimeter and place her super within it and your teammates close by, she's quite great. I won a game earlier with just me as Mirage and a random using her. She prevented the last team of 3 from moving in on us allowed me to sneak up on them and take them out one by one, while she provided cover fire and finished off the ones I downed.
 

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So, they said earlier that leveling in the new battlepass would be faster. I guess if you only play casually and knock out a challenge or two a day, sure, it may be faster. But if you play a lot, it seems like it's actually slower. Most levels are gated behind challenges, which are easy to complete. Just playing and earning regular XP does count, but in season one every level required roughly 27k XP. The first level in season two costs that, but then it goes up exponentially. The next level is like 36k, then 54k after that. In the last battlepass I would've earned like 5-6 levels by now, but in this one I'm still working on the 54k for my third.

It's not awful, but it's my main gripe, mainly because knocking out all my challenges was a breeze, and now the only way I've got to level my pass is by grinding mass amounts of XP. I don't even want to know how much I'm going to need after I hit my 54k mark.

The L-Star seems a bit overpowered and brainless. The damage on it is ridiculous. It's so head and shoulders above the Mastiff and the Kraber in terms of care package weapons. I can definitely see it being nerfed at some point in the coming weeks.

Also, the disruptor rounds might be a tad overtuned as well. Alternator with them does 33 damage to shields, making it effectively a 400DPS gun. The R99 is 250DPS if you hit ever round in the mag. So, the Alternator will basically destroy the best armor in the game in three shots. I'm glad they're trying to make these guns more viable, but yeah, seems they went a bit too far with it.
Bruv, the Mozambique does 102 with hop up. I saw that in a clip online and I swore that I won’t sleep on it. And yes leveling the BP faster of course needs challenges completing. I’m loving season 2 approach and can’t wait to get back to my city so I play and shred
 

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Bruv, the Mozambique does 102 with hop up. I saw that in a clip online and I swore that I won’t sleep on it. And yes leveling the BP faster of course needs challenges completing. I’m loving season 2 approach and can’t wait to get back to my city so I play and shred
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Only thing I don't like is objective based only levelling. EXP from playing overall was good too. Wattson isn't very popular because this game is full of kids who wanna play the Reddit Robot or Speed O' Sound Sonic. I played a defensive game with her yesterday and she works very well if you can pressure other players in a pathway as the Zone comes in.
 
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wattson is a dominator, make no mistake

anyone who tries to rush you down has to eat two fences
 
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disruptor rounds are gonna get nerfed hard, this hopup melts people faster than anything ive ever seen in this game before

the l-star also melts but at least its a gold drop only

havent had a chance to use hammerpoint rounds yet

wattson is pretty fun but nothing amazing

battlepass season 2 is much slower than season 1. now you dont get bonuses for using each legend and you need to do the challenges or you essentially get nothing each game
 
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i like the buff to circle damage. so much better. never liked all the fighting that happened outside the circle before.
 

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i like the buff to circle damage. so much better. never liked all the fighting that happened outside the circle before.
agreed, also like the nerf to lifeline's healing drone in the storm although i'm gonna miss it
 

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Didn't they say the challenges would stay with you so that you can achieve them whenever you want ? Because the daily ones don't seem to.

I haven't played much with Wattson yet, but I liked what I saw. I managed to turn a house into a fortress, with all entries blocked and opponents being knocked at the door. Also missed an opportunity to trap another team inside another small house
 

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I’m not sure I get the “Low profile nerf” they did. What’s even low profile? Is that damage increase on the certain characters or something else? Because if it’s damage increase even if by 5% then it’s fucking stupid!
 

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Fuck me my boy Caustic is REALLY good now. I'm so happy. I'm so sorry to all 26 Gibraltar players on the planet, not all big boys were made equal.
Why what’s the difference between Gibo and farty boy now?
 
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I think they need to bring back OG Wingman with the Alternator/RE-45 being so strong with Disruptor rounds and Moz/P2020 with Hammerpoint. Unfair that pure aim is left unrewarded with only 4 bullets without a magazine.

Also, like the poster above said we're already into Season 2 and I can't play three games without a code:leaf like, c'mon.
 

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I think they need to bring back OG Wingman with the Alternator/RE-45 being so strong with Disruptor rounds and Moz/P2020 with Hammerpoint. Unfair that pure aim is left unrewarded with only 4 bullets without a magazine.

Also, like the poster above said we're already into Season 2 and I can't play three games without a code:leaf like, c'mon.
don't agree there, the wingman seems like it's finally in a nice spot, shouldn't be zerging teams in one clip

i mean i was happy to do it, but it was pretty ridiculous

my feeling right now is the weapon curves are excellent, even the p20 and bique are useful

making skullpiercer gold might be a mistake, it's hard to say, you barely see any turbos anymore and it puts the energy weapons in a strange spot

p20 is prolly my favorite weapon right now, kinda funny how that works

is the code:leaf an amd thing, haven't seen it on intel / nvidia / w10
 
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don't agree there, the wingman seems like it's finally in a nice spot, shouldn't be zerging teams in one clip

i mean i was happy to do it, but it was pretty ridiculous

my feeling right now is the weapon curves are excellent, even the p20 and bique are useful

making skullpiercer gold might be a mistake, it's hard to say, you barely see any turbos anymore and it puts the energy weapons in a strange spot

p20 is prolly my favorite weapon right now, kinda funny how that works

is the code:leaf an amd thing, haven't seen it on intel / nvidia / w10
I play on X1, also I have no idea but it has to be a server issue.

Fine with me but after destroying team after team with a hopped up alternator multiple times I feel like the wingman is not as bad. But the experience may be different on PC, idk for sure. 4 shots just feels miserable for the first few minutes of a game lol
 
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You can use a disconnected enemy Wattson node to build your own? I don’t know if that’s a glitch or it’s intended because I just did that =0
 
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I’m not sure I get the “Low profile nerf” they did. What’s even low profile? Is that damage increase on the certain characters or something else? Because if it’s damage increase even if by 5% then it’s fucking stupid!
Characters with low profile have a way smaller hit box, I remember that someone on reddit did the math and the heavys had like a 60% bigger hit box.
So to balance that difference, instead of correcting the hitboxes, they applied the fortified passive to heavys and low profile bs to small legends. Its kinda lame, but it had to be done to keep some balance.
 
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Alternator with a hop-up....is this even fucking real?! Damn it’s shreds the hell out of an armour! This shit needs nerfing no doubt
 

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ja alt is in a strange spot now, i wonder if they're gonna reduce its unshielded damage to compensate

i'm not thrilled about the piercer nerf, i really looked forward to having that thing on my bow

some general thoughts as i brew my morning coffee

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season 2 battle pass is in a nice spot, if they can provide more elaborate rares in season 3 then it'll be perfect

i dig the bp +1 stars over the maudlin grind of the original pass, feels good to get your dailies done in normal before you dive into ranked

sky emotes are fun, i like

pc voice chat is better but still needs work, please fix

i'm having a great time in ranked, tho the meta is kinda campy right now, it's too easy to top 3 every time for 7 points without nabbing a single kill
i'm sure the meta will get tweaked to stabilize the bell once more people are firmly placed in gold and plat

something needs to be done about 2man premades 'pocketing' death crates to avoid rp penalities, it's hard to say what

the new map is some god tier level design, like next level take a shit on the whole industry stuff, good job respawn, you are the princes who were promised, i doubt we'll ever see a battle royale map this good ever again

best fps mechanics ever too btw, only thing missing is rocket jumping, jet packs, wall running, double jumping, bhopping (it's there but it's been tuned down)

MORE GIBBERISH AS IT COMES TO ME

CAGE IS THE GOD TIER, tell me you aren't having a good time controlling that shit when yer pathfinder
 
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Haven’t read that. Care to link me with the new nerfs/buffs?
2.26 multiplier to 1.7 shield damage.

It's not a beast, but still a great hopup.


The devs are very active on the subreddit. I suggest you follow it for the latest news.
 
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2.26 multiplier to 1.7 shield damage.

It's not a beast, but still a great hopup.


The devs are very active on the subreddit. I suggest you follow it for the latest news.
Yeah just read it on Reddit. Thank you
I’m enjoying season 2 so far. Loving Wattson
 

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Glad they got rid of the daily location challenges., now I don't have to constantly ditch team-mates to do them.
 

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Dont know i played and won some matches in season 2 now but i lost interest big time this time. I dont care about the garbage challenges, the map "changes" arent worth my time and the Battlepass is still pretty bad.
I was hoping things would finally change up after 4 months since release with more gamemodes like Duos, Solos and other time limited modes like 30v30 or something.

But nah they dont wanna do more with it.
Probably moving on from the game now. Will wait for Season 4 or 5. Maybe by that time they will have more modes and maps to offer.
 
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Dont know i played and won some matches in season 2 now but i lost interest big time this time. I dont care about the garbage challenges, the map "changes" arent worth my time and the Battlepass is still pretty bad.
I was hoping things would finally change up after 4 months since release with more gamemodes like Duos, Solos and other time limited modes like 30v30 or something.

But nah they dont wanna do more with it.
Probably moving on from the game now. Will wait for Season 4 or 5. Maybe by that time they will have more modes and maps to offer.
Yeah, I'm also one of the people that were expecting a new map and maybe solo queue. I understand that what they're trying to do is refine the current map as much as possible and I know the game is not balanced towards solo play but the game right now is just stale for me.
 

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Ranked is actual cancer. Buddies and I made it to Platinum and it's alllllll hiding like pussies. As soon as you attempt to take a fight, guess what...five teams have all been hiding in that exact area directly on top of eachother, not fighting, now ready to try and third party. The incentive for actually taking fights and trying to get kills is non-existent. I can't count the amount of games we've been in where it's literally on the final circle with 7+ teams remaining.

Combine that with the fact everyone has Disruptor rounds (nerf was meaningless...three bullets to four, wow) and I don't even want to play this game right now.
 

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Ranked is actual cancer. Buddies and I made it to Platinum and it's alllllll hiding like pussies. As soon as you attempt to take a fight, guess what...five teams have all been hiding in that exact area directly on top of eachother, not fighting, now ready to try and third party. The incentive for actually taking fights and trying to get kills is non-existent. I can't count the amount of games we've been in where it's literally on the final circle with 7+ teams remaining.

Combine that with the fact everyone has Disruptor rounds (nerf was meaningless...three bullets to four, wow) and I don't even want to play this game right now.
damn you are plat, have you been playing non stop?
 

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Ranked is actual cancer. Buddies and I made it to Platinum and it's alllllll hiding like pussies. As soon as you attempt to take a fight, guess what...five teams have all been hiding in that exact area directly on top of eachother, not fighting, now ready to try and third party. The incentive for actually taking fights and trying to get kills is non-existent. I can't count the amount of games we've been in where it's literally on the final circle with 7+ teams remaining.

Combine that with the fact everyone has Disruptor rounds (nerf was meaningless...three bullets to four, wow) and I don't even want to play this game right now.
I will never understand the appeal of ranked in a Battle Royal game. Its just RNG (loot) and end ups being more campy.
 

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I'd be down with it if they rewarded kills more. Right now you get more points for just placing higher, so people just want to hide to get the easier points.

Also though, the loot pools seem like they've been completely fucked. Even taking out the Disruptor rounds from the equation, the amount of R99's and R301's spawned seems to have taken a massive nosedive. We'll run though like 5-6 named zones and maybe find a single R301. It's just all Alternators, P2020's, and Mozambiques. The loot is really awful.

Playing casual is still fun though. We can just hold W and take fights.
 

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Not sure of the new hopups. You don’t know who you’re facing and gun on gun combat is getting too unpredictable. This is the problem with these service games, the more crap they add, the more randomness it introduces and it becomes more of a die roll than a feat of skills.
 
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Been rocking the Alternator with the hop-up every game. The gun is too good to be slept on. Haven’t played with the L-Star a lot
 

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alt and re with hop absolutely need a nerf, dps is nutty

l-star is a goddamn shredder, the rng burst is a bit weird tho

agree that the shit they're adding must be carefully measured and weighed as there's only so much loot you can pick up, unless their goal is to push aggressive players even further forward

the main issues i have with the game right now =

there's too many hops, i'm deep into plat and have only seen a handful of turbos since the patch

ranked is too campy, probably need to juice up the first two round's rings or increase the number of players to 80

voice chat on pc still a mess, like goddamn what year is it
 
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Week 2 challenges already up with Week 1 still there? The fuck bruv?
 

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ya pretty happy with the weekly stuff, sucks we're all gonna max our bp at the same time tho

why u do dis ting, respawn
 

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ya pretty happy with the weekly stuff, sucks we're all gonna max our bp at the same time tho

why u do dis ting, respawn
Well, it needs commitment. If one won’t do those challenges they won’t reach max level BP
 
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alt and re with hop absolutely need a nerf, dps is nutty
I think with the nerf it got it's fine now. It's definitely not an automatic win like it used to be. If they nerf it further it won't be worth it anymore. They should make the hop up legendary and have it be more rare.

I think the Mozambique is OP but I want it to stay that way cause it's fun to use and not many peopl know how good it is with the hop up and the epic bolt. The P2020 can be OP with the hop up too but mainly with cheaters that use autofire.

The cool thing about the week 2 challenges is that it resets the xp required to level up back to the minimum so each week will level as fast as the first week pretty much. It still goes up with every level until it caps out at 54k but having it reset each week is nice.
 
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I think with the nerf it got it's fine now. It's definitely not an automatic win like it used to be. If they nerf it further it won't be worth it anymore. They should make the hop up legendary and have it be more rare.

I think the Mozambique is OP but I want it to stay that way cause it's fun to use and not many peopl know how good it is with the hop up and the epic bolt. The P2020 can be OP with the hop up too but mainly with cheaters that use autofire.

The cool thing about the week 2 challenges is that it resets the xp required to level up back to the minimum so each week will level as fast as the first week pretty much. It still goes up with every level until it caps out at 54k but having it reset each week is nice.
did they already nerf it? server side change or something, must have missed

thing was doing like 500 dps

the bique and p20 are in a great place i feel, always wanted to sidearm it and now i can
 
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Loving the new XP and progression system. Haven't played that much and I'm already nearing Battlepass level 20. The weekly progressive challenge combined with the 'get five or ten dailies' really speed things up for me.
 
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