As can be seen from the AC6 patch notes on September 11, 2023, Armored Core 6 underwent a significant transformation with the release of update 1.02. This update introduced a range of alterations, affecting weapon attributes such as rate of fire, reload times, projectile speeds, and total rounds. Additionally, specific enemy unit attacks were fine-tuned to enhance gameplay balance.
This latest update comes on the heels of the game’s remarkable success since its launch. Armored Core 6 has emerged as the most triumphant title in the Armored Core series, capturing the hearts of both seasoned players and newcomers alike. Its blend of deep customization, intense boss encounters, and exhilarating combat has resonated with a wide audience.
The developers’ commitment to refining the game’s balance is evident in this update. Alongside weapon adjustments, the update also addresses various bugs, ensuring a smoother and more immersive gaming experience. For a detailed breakdown of all the changes, you can easily check out all the AC6 patch notes right below.
Everything you need to check out from the AC6 patch notes
This 233MB update is all about fine-tuning. It’s like a pit stop for your AC, giving players more room to play around with builds in the early and mid-game. Bugs got squished too, to keep things running smoother than a well-oiled machine. Keep an eye peeled for more updates focused on PvP action down the road.
Also, keep in mind that the update is rolling out across all major platforms, including PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam.
The AC’s toolkit just got an upgrade:
- MA-J-200 RANSETSU-RF: More oomph in attack power and firing speed, plus quicker reloads.
- LR-036 CURTIS: Beefed up attack power and faster reloads.
- RF-024 TURNER: Amped-up attack power and faster projectiles, with snappier reloads.
- RF-025 SCUDDER: More bite in attack power and projectile speed, with shorter reload times.
- MA-J-201 RANSETSU-AR: Beefier attack power and speedier projectiles, along with quicker reloads.
- MG-014 LUDLOW: It’s got it all – increased attack power, more rounds, faster projectiles, less kickback, and speedy reloads.
- DF-MG-02 CHANG-CHEN: Packed with extra attack power, more rounds, and faster projectiles, with speedy reloads.
- MA-E-210 ETSUJIN: Stronger attack power, more rounds, and quicker projectiles, with faster reloads.
- Certain enemy attacks also got fine-tuned: AAP07: BALTEUS, IA-13: SEA SPIDER, and IB-01: CEL240.
The team went on a bug-hunting spree:
- Fixed a pesky bug that was holding back certain weapons from dealing damage to the boss in “Destroy the Weaponized Mining Ship”.
- No more sneaking past the boss in “Prevent Corporate Salvage of New Tech” – it’ll spot you now!
- Say goodbye to enemies playing hide and seek in “Survey the Uninhabited Floating City”.
- Everything’s looking crystal clear in “Attack the Old Spaceport” now.
- Vertical missiles and coral weapons got a reality check for their damage levels.
- Spectating online arena battles just got smoother with nifty camera controls.
- No more wonky punch animations in online arena battles – it’s all squared away now.
- A bunch of other bugs got the boot, including some specific to Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Steam.
AC6 patch notes suggest that the players should remember to make sure their game is set to online mode in the Network Settings within the System Menu to snag the latest and greatest regulation files after this update.
With this update, Armored Core 6 is taking things up a notch, setting the stage for some seriously epic mech showdowns in the Fires of Rubicon. Keep an eye on their socials for more exciting updates and news!
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