In Bungie’s first weblog publish of the 12 months, the studio walked again a few of Future 2’s weapon and armor sunsetting from late final 12 months. Beginning in February, gamers can re-earn some outdated armor and weapons in each the Dreaming Metropolis and the Moon.
Beginning in season 13 — which ought to launch on Feb. 9, based on the in-game countdown clock — eight weapons and two armor units will return from Forsaken and Shadowkeep. Gamers who already personal these weapons or armor items might want to re-earn them of their uncapped types.
- Waking Vigil, Sleepless, Vouchsafe, and Retold Story from the Dreaming Metropolis
- Heretic, Blasphemer, and Apostate from the Moon
- Premonition can even be on the Moon, however unique to the Pit of Heresy dungeon
- The Reverie Daybreak armor set from the Dreaming Metropolis
- The Dreambane armor from the Dreaming Metropolis
In accordance with Bungie’s weblog publish, it appears like gamers can get never-before-seen rolls of those weapons from their respective dungeons — Shattered Throne within the Dreaming Metropolis and Pit of Heresy on the Moon. The armor items can even drop with very excessive stats from the dungeons.
Bungie completed up this part of its weblog publish by saying that not each weapon from older locations like these will return to the loot pool. However with these reissues, gamers ought to have extra causes to spend time on the Moon or within the Dreaming Metropolis. This announcement comes after some main frustrations rumbling by way of the Future neighborhood post-Past Gentle.
When Future 2: Past Gentle launched final November, Bungie carried out its infusion capping system. Gamers may now not infuse weapons that have been greater than a 12 months outdated. Infusion is a course of that entails feeding a high-powered weapon to a low-powered one, inflicting the low-powered weapon to achieve energy. For actions that require excessive energy ranges just like the raid Trials of Osiris, or Nightfalls, these older weapons turned nearly unusable.
Almost all of the weapons from the Forsaken and Shadowkeep expansions noticed an infusion cap in November, regardless of each expansions nonetheless being on the market. This precipitated a frustration level the place new gamers don’t have any loot incentives to play by way of these expansions, which means they might spend their cash solely to get a handful of Unique quests and no Legendary loot.
Future 2’s sport director, Luke Smith, not too long ago informed Polygon that the studio is wanting into methods to enhance sunsetting. Whereas the studio nonetheless deems it needed, it’s inflicting some ache factors and sudden habits locally. Bungie will proceed to iterate on sunsetting all year long.