Battleborn Last Update Now Rolled Out, Here’s the Final New Stuff Added

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After originally launching back in May 2016, it appears that Battleborn has received it’s final patch before the game enters a “maintenance mode.” This isn’t surprising given Gearbox’s announcement that Battleborn won’t be getting anything new in terms of support after the fall update, since most of the staff is transitioning to a new project that’s most likely Borderlands 3.

This Battleborn last update for the game include some features the community has been asking for since it’s initial reveal, Borderlands-inspired cosmetics, ehere a few of the Battleborn cast gets to cosplay as your favorite Borderlands characters such as the lovable yet annoying, Clap-Trap and many more.

Below you can find the list of what the last rounds of cosmetics includes for Battleborn:

  • Alani – Maya skin
  • Caldarius – Maliwan themed colorway skin
  • El Dragón – Psycho skin
  • Isic – Clap-Trap skin
  • Orendi – Tiny Tina skin
  • Rath – Zer0 skin
  • 60 new color skins
  • 10 new taunts
  • 4 new finisher boosts

Aside from the new cosmetics to hit Battleborn, here’s what the last patch for the game fixes and balances:

Titles

  • Updated existing titles
    • Admiral – Play as a Peacekeeper Battleborn 250 times
    • Angel – Assist in killing 500 Battleborn
    • Angel of Death – Kill 10,000 Battleborn
    • Archon – Play as an Eldrid Battleborn 250 times
    • Battleborn – You are a true Battleborn
    • Deep Diver – Deeper into the depths you go!
    • Destroyer – Win 50 Versus Matches
    • Fours Sensitive – Get 25 Quad Kills in Versus
    • High Commander – Win as a Peacekeeper Battleborn 100 times
    • I Believe… – The legend of Deep Dive lives on!
    • Legend – Win as a Rogue Battleborn 100 times
    • Master of Minions – Kill 1,000 Blade Bots, Gun Bots, or Boom Bots
    • Nut Buster – Kill 5,000 Minion Robotics enemies
    • Obliterator – Win 250 Versus matches
    • Observer – Win as an Eldrid Battleborn 100 times
    • Old Man Cranky – Win a Capture match by 1,000 points
    • Pentastrike – Get a Pentakill in Versus
    • Sustained – Win as a Jennerit Battleborn 100 times
    • Technocrat – Play as an LLC Battleborn 250 times
    • Three Sum – Get 25 Triple Kills in Versus
    • Tradelord – Win as an LLC Battleborn 100 times
    • Valkyrie – Play as a Rogue Battleborn 250 times
    • Worthy of Song – In a single match, kill 25 Battleborn
  • Updated colors of the Lost Hero title

Characters

  • Updated Skill Damage growth formulas to be percentage based.

Outcast Thrall

  • Outcast Thrall in Incursion have a new, updated look
  • Outcast Thrall Brutes
    • General
      • Gun damage increased by 50%
      • Increased experience granted to the team for killing Middle Thrall from 52 to 98 
      • Middle Thralls now take 150% damage when critically hit rather than 300%
      • Made targeting priority adjustments
    • Grenade
      • Grenade now deals 150-200 damage to players
      • Increased grenade damage radius by 50%
      • Increased grenade projectile speed
      • Outcast Thrall Brutes are less effective against Sentries.

Bug Fixes

Characters:

  • Beatrix: The duration of Patient Zero will reset if it is reapplied while active 
  • Boldur: Fixed an issue that caused the DoT component of Rune Power: Boldurdash to grow more than intended with player level
  • Caldarius: Fixed an issue that caused lights spawned by Caldarius’ skills to persist in the world
  • Ernest: Level 10 Right Helix Augment Watch Your Step no longer gives an additional permanent damage increase after selecting the augment
  • Ernest: Increased the duration of the damage buff from Level 10 Right Helix Augment Watch Your Step to last the entire duration of Mine Grid
  • Galilea: Fixed an issue that caused Abyssal Form’s damage reduction to last indefinitely 
  • Marquis: Fixed an issue that caused zoomed shots from Bindlebane to grow more than intended with player level
  • Shayne & Aurox: Fixed a collision issue with Fetch
  • Thorn: Fixed an issue that caused Kreshek damage to grow more than intended with player level

Gear:

  • Bola’s Target Finder: Added appropriate CC effects when Damage Amp is applied to a player

FX:

General

  • Third Person Helix effects are now removed from the world if a player leaves while their Helix is open

Characters

  • Galilea: FIxed an issue that caused Galilea’s Corruption effects to persist after all Corruption stacks were removed
  • Pendles: Fixed an issue with the command ring decal for Miasma
  • Rath: Level 9 Left Helix Augment Softened Target effects now appear correctly

Gear Flair

  • Removed visible texture seams on Speaker Ear Flair
  • Removed extraneous FX from the Nurse Hat gear flair
  • Gear Flair no longer turns black when teleporting back to base
  • Flair is not visible if activated while stealthed
  • Gear Flair is visible on Deande’s Holotwin
  • Fixed a number of character specific issues with ear gear Flair

Finishers

  • Lowered the Dance Off Finisher effects
  • Added a white outline to the I Heart Finisher to help with visibility
  • Adjusted the color of the Something Fishy Finisher to stand out more

Maps

  • Incursion Tutorial: The Sentry firing FX now match those of the normal Incursion mode

Writing:

  • Attikus: The damage value listed in the description of Hedronic Arc is now consistent with the damage dealt
  • El Dragón: Updated the description of Level 1 Mutation Untouchable to no longer use a negative verb to describe a beneficial effect
  • Galilea: Updated the description of Wraith’s Greatsword to be more consistent with the functionality
  • Galilea: Updated the description of Level 5 Left Helix Augment Last Light to be more consistent with the functionality
  • Marquis: The description of Predatory Strike no longer incorrectly indicates the Reveal CC
  • Kid Ultra: Fixed a grammatical error in the description of Bola Snare
  • Pendles: Updated the description of Level 7 Mutation Poison Blood to specify melee damage reduction
  • Phoebe: Updated the description of Level 8 Right Helix Augment Phase Stability to be more consistent with the functionality
  • Phoebe: Fixed a grammatical error in Level 7 Left Helix Augment Core Overload
  • Rath: Updated the stat line description of Level 2 Right Helix Augment Shield Syphon to more accurately reflect the functionality
  • Rath: Updated the description of Crossblades to include the target penetration functionality
  • Rath: Updated the description of Dreadwind to more accurately reflect the functionality
  • Rath: Fixed a grammatical error in the description of Level 7 Left Helix Augment Evasive Maneuvers
  • Rath: Fixed a grammatical error in the description of Level 7 Right Helix Augment To The Point
  • Reyna: The description of Priority Target no longer incorrectly indicates the Reveal CC

Miscellaneous:

  • Fixed an issue where Broadcasters would not see players on the Versus Clash screen
  • Time remaining on active boosters are aligned when scrolling through multiple active boosters
  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from scrolling through all boosters in the Marketplace
  • Fixed an issue where buying loot packs in the Command Menu would reset the player’s cursor/current selection
  • Fixed an issue with taunt selection that caused players to load in with a different taunt than the one selected
  • Fixed an issue where EC was no longer awarded for obtaining duplicate skins or taunts in packs
  • Fixed an issue where the scroll bars would overlap when viewing Owned and Available Boosts in the Marketplace in non-16:9 aspect ratios

Bots:

  • Boldur Bot will engage in combat

Modes:

  • Capture: Varelsi Notification message now only states that Varelsi will be spawning soon 

UI:

  • Made improvements to the Command Menu

Maps:

  • Tank Yankers: Fixed an issue where players could get stuck on collision below the intended playable space
  • Horizon (Supercharge): Fixed an exploit where players could safely sit in their base and damage enemy players

Despite the criticism the game received, its a shame that it’s life was cut short; as the game did offer unique gameplay for a shooter and I found myself enjoying the game for the time I did play it.

Regardless, with the support of Gearbox Software’s latest IP coming to an end. This also means the Texas-based studio can now focus it’s attention on the highly anticipated Borderlands 3. Just recently, it was discovered that the studio is already looking for a writer for the game according to a recent job posting.

Source: Gearbox

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