Gears POP! has proven popular amongst the TA community with many of you popping some Gears POP! Achievements on the go. However, a new update has rolled out that makes some balance adjustments based on feedback from players. It might be time to re-think your loadout as several pins are either getting nerfed or slightly buffed.
Heres the full list of changes included in Update 1.2:
Two new pins have been added to coincide with the launch of Gears 5 — Winter Kait, a Legendary pin and Jack, who is classed as Epic, and a new Arena called Vasgar has been added.
- Augustus Cole: Health decreased 6%, Damage decreased 8%
- Butcher: Damage increased 19%
- Clayton Carmine: Health decreased 23%
- Damon Baird: Health increased 13%
- Dom Santiago: Health decreased 46%
- Frag Grenade: Damage increased 14%
- Ink Grenade: Power decreased to 3 (from 4), Duration decreased to 8 seconds (from 12), Damage decreased 25%, Damage Interval decreased 1 second (from 1.5), and Area decreased 30%
- Locust Drone & Drone Division: Health increased 25%, Damage increased 23%
- Longshot Gear: Health decreased 3%
- Marcus Fenix: Health decreased 14%, Attack Speed increased to 1.2 seconds
- Myrrah: Wretch Level increased to Myrrah’s level +3, Health decreased 13%, Summoning switched to periodically rather than upon entering combat
- Nemacysts: Damage decreased 6%
- Old Man Marcus: Health decreased 20%, Damage decreased 31%
- Seeder: Damage decreased 63%
- Sentry: Health decreased 33%, Damage increase 63%, Attack Speed increased to 1.2 seconds (from 0.5)
- Shepherds: Health decreased 12%
- Shock Grenade: Damage increased 320%, also updated to deal damage over time with a duration of seconds and damage interval of 1 second
- Skorge: Health decreased 29%, Damage decreased 26%, Attack Speed decreased to 0.7 seconds (from 1), Skill Damage decreased 45%, Skill Heal decreased 25%
The patch notes also mention that the Xbox Live Login issue that some players are coming up against is a "top priority" for Media Tonic and that a fix will be coming soon.
Source: Gears POP!
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