The pre-order beta for Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (opens in new tab) is in full swing operating as much as launch date on November thirtieth, with developer Fatshark including new options and making stability enhancements as the massive launch approaches. Right this moment’s replace, 1.0.8, makes quite a few stability and stability fixes and provides new cosmetics to the Armoury Trade.
The replace additionally introduces the primary components of the crafting system. Gamers can now discover Plasteel and Diamantine whereas out on missions, which can be utilized to improve favourite weapons from one tier to the following, including a random perk or blessing. Upgrading occurs with Tech Priest Hadron Omega-7-7 within the hub space, who may be discovered within the Shrine of the Omnissiah beside the Psykhanium—you already know the one.
The opposite large change is quality-of-life associated, with improved end-of-round playing cards that higher present what you’ve got unlocked within the general development system. Particularly, it’s going to point out what weapons and feats you’ve got unlocked once you degree up at mission’s finish. To assist that, the store the place you purchase objects ought to now solely have pristine and mastercrafted objects—no more room gothic discount gross sales, thrift fashions, and grimdark tat on the market at Sire Melk’s Requisitorium, in brief.
Darktide’s pre-order beta has been slowly rolling out options in the direction of the total launch, with a patch earlier this week introducing character look adjustments and crash fixes.
Fatshark additionally supplied an replace on sport stability within the new patch notes: “We additionally stated in our earlier replace that we weren’t pleased with the sport’s stability and that we have now work left to do. That stated, we have now made progress on this space because the final patch, and the one deployed at the moment. We hope this interprets to a way more secure expertise. That isn’t to say we’re executed, and there are nonetheless a number of pesky points on the market we’ll proceed to work by way of as we glance to have a secure launch.”
The 1.0.8 patch additionally contains this excellent patch word, which I want to submit for whoever’s operating a Patch Notice of the Yr competitors: “Higher Number of grunts when pushing a number of enemies. We all know you like a superb grunt.”
You may learn the total notes on Darktide’s Steam web page. (opens in new tab) If you happen to’ve acquired questions concerning the sport we’re operating a complete suite of Darktide guides, which you will discover over at pcgamer.com/warhammer-40-000-darktide (opens in new tab).