Lords of the Fallen The Way of the Bucket Update Out Now — Here’s What It Does

Lords of the Fallen will get one other replace in the present day, this time including a brand new questline occasion primarily based on a well-liked NPC.

The Way of the Bucket quest options the eponymous neighborhood favorite NPC, a brand new corresponding weapon and armour set, and 6 new spells.

Developer Hexworks has issued an extended listing of updates to its Soulslike following its October 13 launch, enhancing efficiency, stability, and optimisation, and making vital stability adjustments. Enemy density has been “extensively” re-proportioned all through the recreation, with some enemies seeing as much as 30% fewer foes. Other stability tweaks together with lowering the accuracy of ranged enemies at lengthy distance, and enhancing enemy leashing to gamers aren’t pursued as far, thereby lowering overwhelming mob clashes.

As already introduced, developer Hexworks lately finalised a whole overhaul to all bosses in the recreation “to make sure they’re suitably difficult at that time in the participant’s journey”. To this finish, AI has been considerably improved, many bosses now have further and extra aggressive movesets, and hit factors and harm outputs have been rebalanced.

“Alongside the vital progress already made to efficiency and stability, we’re assured the newest problem balancing updates really nail the candy spot between problem and enjoyability,” mentioned Hexworks govt producer Saul Gascon.

Lords of the Fallen is making big difficulty changes.
Lords of the Fallen is making massive problem adjustments.

Hexworks has already launched a roadmap of its a number of free updates and content material drops coming by the finish of 2023.
Lords of the Fallen, a reboot/sequel to the 2014 Souls-like of the similar title, launched in October to sturdy crucial and business reception, promoting a million copies in its first 10 days on sale.

In our 8/10 assessment, IGN mentioned: “Lords of the Fallen is an superior Souls-like with a implausible dual-realities premise, even when efficiency shortcomings and wimpy bosses crash the occasion.”

Wesley is the UK News Editor for IGN. Find him on Twitter at @wyp100. You can attain Wesley at [email protected] or confidentially at [email protected].

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