“Your gear and your builds are essential to you and to us.”
Ubisoft has introduced that it’s cancelling plans to extend The Division 2’s Gear Rating cap within the wake of suggestions from gamers.
Title Replace three, which is able to launch later this month, was initially set to extend the sport’s Gear Rating restrict from 500 to 515, with new larger rating objects added to the sport.
Nevertheless, suggestions from gamers recommended this could be a nasty transfer. The rise would make all high-tier character builds out of date, and instantly outdate all degree 500 weapons and objects. With the Raid on account of go reside shortly, it could imply all efforts by gamers to improve characters to max Gear Rating degree in preparation can be undone.
“We do not wish to invalidate your development and we heard that suggestions loud and clear from our neighborhood. Your gear and your builds are essential to you and to us,” Ubisoft stated in an replace on The Division 2 web site.
“The statistical enhance in stats would have made gear higher however we do not need the main target to be on always chasing the next Gear Rating, when it ought to be about discovering a playstyle and construct that you simply get pleasure from,” the corporate added.
As such, the upcoming Raid will present objects at Gear Rating 500. Precedence Exhausting and Difficult missions can even drop objects at a assured rating of 500. And in case your character’s common Gear Rating is 500, then Heroic Mission bosses, Stronghold bosses, Bounty bosses, and Management Level Alert Degree four rewards will assure Gear Rating 500 loot, too.
Contaminated loot discovered within the Darkish Zone won’t fall beneath your common Gear Rating, both. There has additionally been a loot steadiness to scale back the possibilities of Gear Rating objects which are decrease than your common rating dropping, too.
In the event you’re ramping up your The Division 2 sport in preparation for the Raid, don’t neglect to take a look at how one can unlock World Tier 5, how one can get by the Tidal Basin Stronghold, and how one can get all 12 hunter masks.
Matt Purslow is IGN UK’s Information and Leisure Author, and is a great distance away from Gear Rating 500. You possibly can comply with him on Twitter.