Outriders crossplay is again, however stock wipes stay
Looter shooter Outriders hasn’t had the smoothest of begins, with cross-platform play being borked since launch, and a bug that is wiped participant inventories. A current patch has re-enabled crossplay, however the stock wipe bug nonetheless lingers.
Outriders wasn’t in good condition just a few days after it arrived, with one massive difficulty being an lack of ability for gamers to Out-Experience with their buddies throughout platforms. Properly, a current patch has fastened this connection difficulty, so PC, PlayStation and Xbox people can all band collectively as soon as once more.
Sadly, a bug that is wiped participant inventories nonetheless stays, albeit at a enormously diminished price. “Extra preventative measures” have been deployed quickly after the crossplay patch which ought to imply stock wipes will not happen as steadily as earlier than, however it’s nonetheless really helpful to maintain your wits about you.
The devs advise, “The second you discover that your gear has disappeared, instantly power shut the sport, then reboot it.” Whereas it is not assured to avoid wasting your stuff, they are saying it is a “potential prevention technique”, which is mildly comforting, form of? Probably not. But it surely’s good to see that the ‘flip it off, then flip it again on once more’ technique stays a go-to in all method of conditions.
In a Reddit thread, the devs say that this bug appears to happen extra steadily for those who’ve began a multiplayer session from the Expeditions Outrider camp. In order that they advocate steering away from doing so whereas they determine issues out.
A mass stock restoration occasion continues to be deliberate, however there isn’t any date simply but. It is value noting that this occasion will solely restore probably the most worthwhile tiers of misplaced gadgets, and that restored gadgets might not have the very same stats as misplaced gadgets. This final element is certain to irk those that secured “god roll” weapons solely to lose them to a wipe. There’s an opportunity these weapons can be restored, however with out these optimum stats.
And for those who’re an Outrider who’s skilled many of those launch woes, you could have an “appreciation package deal” to gather for those who’ve not logged in over the previous couple of days. It is a reward that comprises a legendary weapon and another goodies, as a thanks from the devs for sticking with the sport regardless of all its troubles.
Our Outriders overview stated it is “a wildly entertaining time” however “the loot mechanics aren’t bewitching sufficient, or its motion different sufficient, or ranges stunning sufficient, to maintain the momentum wanted to ship me again out in quest of higher space-trousers, regardless of how legendary they could be.”