Red Dead Redemption 2, Hearthstone, and more got big patches this week – Rock Paper Shotgun
This week in patch information, Rockstar have saved engaged on Red Dead Redemption 2, Hearthstone added a brand new auto-battler mode, the Elder Scrolls: Total War mod got an enormous replace, and Steam re-added a minimalist view. For more of the week’s big PC gaming patches, together with some we’ve not posted, learn on for The Weekly Updates Update.
Red Dead Redemption 2 took intention at stuttering
In apology, individuals who play the sport this week will obtain some free trinkets for Red Dead Online.
Steam added a Small Mode for the brand new Library
Following the brand new-look Library launched in October, Valve have now boshed in Small Mode for it. This returning characteristic exhibits yours sport merely as a wee listing with no wall of field artwork, updates, bulletins, and all that.
This War Of Mine launched its Final Cut
Five years after the survival RPG first launched, they’ve whacked in new areas, quests, and more.
Overwatch is providing a physician outfit for Mercy
Complete just a few challenges and you can also gown professionally. Not certain about sporting steel excessive-heeled boots in a medical setting, although.
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare fiddled with stability
They’ve notably moved spawns and flags on the Piccadilly map and tried to repair the fierce 725 shotgun (as soon as once more). A separate patch mounted cutscene stuttering.
Hearthstone Battlegrounds is now in open beta
Free for everybody, the brand new mode is Auto Chess however in Hearthstone. Yes, the identify made me anticipate battle royale too.
Disco Elysium mounted and tweaked a load of small bits and items
Excellent information for an important a part of the sport:
Improved cat clock materials.
The Elder Scrolls: Total War hit model 2.zero
This is the final big replace for the Medieval II mod, the devs say, and in all probability its greatest.
Dota 2 continues to tweak matchmaking
Valve have been attempting to chop down on irritating teamstack matchups, however might need gone too far. The new matching guidelines had made it robust for 3-participant events to discover a match, so now duos and trios might now “on occasion” be put towards a 5-stack “when the need is high.”
Rainbow Six Siege’s Shifting Tides is on the general public take a look at servers
This is the incoming replace including two new characters, overhauling the Theme Park map, and more. It ought to correctly launch quickly however for those who actually need to an advance look, voila.
Prey added VR multiplayer to Typhon Hunter
I can’t think about taking part in Prey and pondering “Yeah gwan, I’ll whack this weird lump of tech on my head.” Have you not, y’know, performed Prey?
Ghost Recon Breakpoint made gamers much less feeble
Our warmen have acquired large boosts to their stamina so that they gained’t get so simply knackered. The replace had a load of different fixes too. Looking ahead, Ubisoft additionally launched a survey asking gamers which facets of the sport they most need improved.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood whacked in a load of latest content material
You’ll discover new maps, missions, skills, and skins now within the cooperative Nazi-masher.
The Sims patch notes stay bizarre and nice
This week’s adjustments embrace:
Vendors will not use your Sims’ hearth as an imaginary portal to mysterious locations.
Sims are actually much less thoughtful and don’t congratulate their romantic companions after they discover a new romantic accomplice.
Sims that despise one another and don’t have any romantic relationship will not greet one another with a passionate kiss.
Patient Sims which are referred to the surgical procedure desk will not go away in the course of surgical procedure.
Vampire Sims will not get scolded in the event that they drink plasma from Sims although that they had been granted permission to take action.
Disclosure: I’ve buddies at Rockstar. It’s an inevitability of dwelling in Edinburgh.