What simply occurred? FromSoftware’s newest replace for Elden Ring added a function to assist gamers maintain observe of duties. It additionally made some important adjustments to the sport’s stability. The patch comes amid worries it could undergo from the identical large safety exploit that bothered the Dark Souls video games on PC.
When Elden Ring first launched, many gamers had been puzzled by its lack of a conventional quest log. With no method to maintain observe of NPCs or what they requested gamers to do, some resorted to a bodily pocket book whereas taking part in the sport. In addressing this, Elden Ring’s 1.03 patch added a function that enters NPCs’ names on the map after gamers meet them. It’s not a typical quest log, nevertheless it ought to assist gamers observe NPCs.
Aside from this, essentially the most important adjustments are to the Hoarfrost Stomp talent and the Mimic Tear Ash merchandise. Supposed rebalancing nerfed these to gamers’ dismay making the difficult recreation even tougher. Other nerfed expertise embody Bloody Slash, Sword of Night and Flame, and Barricade Shield. One common weapon, the Moonveil, is unchanged as of now.
Not every part was balanced towards the participant. FromSoftware improved lots of Elden Ring’s spells, similar to Glintstone Cometshard, Comet, Night Comet, Gravity Well, Collapsing Stars, Crystal Barrage, and extra. The shields, on the whole, obtained buffed, as did offensive cracked pot objects. Other enhanced objects embody the Uplifting Aromatic and Ironjar Aromatic.
The patch notes do not say something about Elden Ring’s infamous stuttering on PC. Also extra regarding for PC customers is an unverified report of an exploit that lets PvP gamers carry out distant code execution on victims’ computer systems. Last month FromSoftware shut down the PvP servers of the Dark Souls video games on PC because of the identical exploit. As of now, these servers stay offline pending the developer’s investigation.