The online test phase has received a few improvements
Crytek has just released the first update for the ongoing multiplayer beta stage for Crysis 3 and has confirmed that this is the final weekend for the online test phase.Crysis 3 is eagerly awaited by millions of gamers from around the world as the new shooter from Crytek has gotten lots of people interested in the visually gorgeous title.
In order to get people even more excited, Crytek released a multiplayer beta stage a few weeks ago, allowing anyone to try out two multiplayer modes from the upcoming shooter.
Now, Crytek has confirmed that a new update for the beta has just gone live and adds quite a few balancing changes that were a direct consequence of player feedback.
The new patch is already live on PC and PS3 and will be rolled out onto the Xbox 360 soon enough, so check out its contents below, via the official website.
- Marshall shotgun’s damage tweaked
- OGR machine gun’s recoil reduced
- Predator Bow’s charge time reduced (from 1.3s to 1.0s)
- ADS sensitivity modified to improve weapon handling and aiming
- Pinger vehicle rotation speed increased
- AY69 submachine gun damage increased
- Swarmer kill streak reward damage increased
- Swarmer kill streak reward damage tweaked
Crytek has also revealed that the multiplayer beta has given its team lots of data to analyze and most of these changes will be made to the online modes in the final game.
What's more, the studio has emphasized that the full version of Crysis 3 will have an extensive anti-cheating system that will eliminate anyone found tampering with the game via internal or external exploits.
"We are aware of the concern over cheating and want to stress that the Crysis 3 development team is committed to ensuring a fair and balanced gameplay experience for all our players. The Anti-Cheat detection system we’ve developed is performing well so far," the studio said.
"Two of our primary goals for the Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta are to identify new exploits and refine detection to ensure false positives are discarded, to protect legitimate Crysis 3 players from being banned by mistake."
This is the final weekend in the Crysis 3 Multiplayer beta stage, so check it out right now on the PC, PS3 or Xbox 360.