Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon now has an unofficial straightforward mode on PC, courtesy of a modder who made mech design and gameplay extra forgiving and rewards extra beneficiant.
As reported by Eurogamer, the aptly named EZ-Core mod posted to the NexusMods web site adjustments key features of Armored Core 6’s mech design course of, which ordinarily locations important restrictions on what components you should use based mostly on their weight and power necessities.
The EZ-Core mod lessens this burden by decreasing these power and weight hundreds by half, thus making it simpler for struggling gamers to construct a comparatively overpowered AC. It additionally will increase the quantity of beginning ammunition for every weapon by 300 p.c.
The efficient vary of weapons has additionally been elevated by 300 p.c, which implies the rounds fired out of your weapons and people of your enemies are far much less prone to ricochet harmlessly away. The mod additionally will increase the quantity of credit earned for efficiently finishing each customary missions and area battles by 200 p.c, and provides new digital camera choices, together with the power to make manoeuvring round with boosters extra power environment friendly.
However, the mod’s creator has warned gamers in opposition to utilizing the unofficial model of the sport in multiplayer out of worry it may end in a ban. While Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is an fully completely different beast in comparison with different FromSoftware program titles similar to Elden Ring, it nonetheless options the identical onerous as nails gameplay gamers have come to count on from the Hidetaka Miyazaki-led studio.
The frenetic nature of the gameplay plus the shortage of invincibility frames has led many gamers to have a tough time in opposition to early bosses, together with Chapter 1’s Balteus, who’s succesful of firing off a kaleidoscope of missiles that may initially really feel not possible to keep away from. From there, issues solely get extra intense, which is able to make the mod a welcoming prospect for gamers who want a serving to hand to progress additional into Armored Core 6’s dystopian world.
In IGN’s 8/10 assessment we stated each sortie in Armored Core 6 “is a satisfying fight puzzle to unravel due to unbelievable mission design, intense boss encounters, an extraordinarily vast assortment of weapons and components”, which stored our consideration all through the 15-hour marketing campaign, and past.
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