In the present day’s Escape from Tarkov replace hasn’t gone down nicely with followers. Among the many massive record of alterations, the recoil of quite a few weapons has been modified, and it’s additionally been confirmed that sure microtransactions are on the way in which, too.
To be precise, as per the 0.14.1.0 patch notes, “the recoil parameters for pistols, shotguns, and the SKS carbine” have been adjusted. Gamers on Reddit have been questioning why the adjustments have been made within the first place, with one dubbing pistols as “mainly unusable” with the brand new alterations.
“The machine pistols have been FINE. The SKS was FINE. Shotguns have been FINE. Actually no one complained about these weapons being [overpowered] and I do know from expertise that it took some fantastic tweaking to get these weapons the place they’re now,” one consumer wrote.
“Yeah pistols are mainly unusable now,” added one other.
“100%. Actually no one requested for recoil adjustments and the group unanimously agreed the recoil was excellent this wipe. These adjustments must be reverted ASAP. They’re atrocious and no one requested for this,” one other agreed.
As for the microtransactions, the patch notes have revealed that “within the close to future, the in-game stash growth and entry to the apply co-op mode will turn out to be obtainable for buy within the profile web page on the official Escape from Tarkov web site.” House owners of the restricted version model of the sport, Fringe of Darkness, have already got apply co-op mode entry by default, however “buy of further stash traces shall be obtainable whatever the sport version.”
Not everyone seems to be thrilled about this, both. One Reddit consumer wrote: “Greatest fear right here is that they’ll finally bounce the shark and begin promoting absurd clown/dinosaur themed skins and katana melee weapons after some time like nearly each different ‘reside service’ shooter appears to do today.”
Over on Twitter / X, one other participant stated: “That is extraordinarily disappointing to see.”
In a submit on Reddit, Battlestate Video games’ studio head and chief working officer, Nikita Buyanov, spoke concerning the upcoming “purchasable choices.” He defined that they’re being launched in an effort to enable all gamers the choice to entry issues that have been beforehand included completely within the Fringe of Darkness model of the sport, which is not obtainable for buy. He additionally identified that the sport has been working for nearly eight years with none further in-game purchases in any respect.
Buyanov reiterated that there are plans so as to add “stash expansions for each model obtainable,” in addition to “early unlock” for clothes, and the flexibility to play co-op offline. “There’ll [be] no in-game cash, gadgets, weapons, gear package deal purchases and so forth. No boosters additionally,” he added.
It stays to be seen if the weapon recoil or in-game buy plans shall be altered in any respect because of the unfavourable fan response, however concerning microtransactions particularly, Buyanov inspired gamers to provide the builders their suggestions.