Some Lost Ark’s Level 1 and Level 2 endgame content will get a little easier in the upcoming update, as Amazon and developer Smilegate RPG have outlined many balance changes and fixes for the free-to-play MMORPG. fee.
A total of six original guardian raids and four Abyss Dungeon attacks will see their difficulty downgraded even easier. Amazonian States changes based on data and feedback, which indicates that some of this content is difficult for new players and results in low success rates.
“We understand that people can practice and improve the game over time, but for early game content in particular, we wanted to make sure that new players were having fun learning and advancing instead. out of frustration and giving up,” Amazon wrote. More specifics on what exactly will change will come with patch notes for the update. While early game content is being nerfed, Amazon states that Tier 3 and above content will remain challenging and doesn’t want to “significantly change this core experience.”
Amazon has also outlined some of the issues currently affecting Lost Ark and the steps being taken to improve them. Accounts selling bitcoin and gold are a particularly frustrating issue, and Amazon announced that it is improving the game’s anti-cheat and anti-spam tools to combat the problem. Additional measures, such as limiting chat in the game area to characters above level 30, have also been implemented, which will restrict gold sellers from being able to quickly create new accounts. and keep sending spam. Amazon is encouraging players to report suspected spammers and bot accounts using the in-game reporting feature.
Other issues, such as missing items in the store and matching issues, are currently being worked out, but don’t expect better server queue times in Central Europe. . Equal Amazon has previously stated, adding more servers to the region isn’t currently possible, as is the ability to move characters to a less crowded one. As a result, Amazon is looking to improve server stability to “ensure players there have the best possible in-game experience.”
On the topic of server maintenance and downtime, Amazon made it clear that in the “immediate” future, maintenance could happen more frequently than usual as the team seeks to fix issues as quickly as possible. . Going forward, maintenance will become more predictable and take place at times that don’t “cut core gameplay”.
Lost Ark will receive an important content update in March like Smilegate RPG and Amazon looking to bring more content from the Korean version to the West. Although the March update will not include new classes, there is a the number of classes that may come to Lost Ark in the future.
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