3rd Gears of War 2 Title Update

#1 Posted by Miniman (59 posts) -

Epic Games have announced that they will be releasing a third title update which is aiming at fixing the multiplayer yet again.

"- A new levelling system which will abolish the TrueSkill rank completely. Info on the new system's 100 levels can be found at http://gearsforums.epicgames.com/showthread.php?t=658236
- Players can only be downed by smoke grenades for a maximum of 2 seconds
- The "Two-Piecing" outbreak with the shotgun is expect to be remedied by giving players a higher chance of dodging the shot after being meleed
- If the host quits, only the host will lose exp, not everyone
- Five new achievements will be added to the list for the DLC that is expected to arrive shortly after the update
- "Gameplays tweaks will also be made" and as well new glitches that have arisen will be taken care of
"

Sources: [1] and [2]

All looks pretty good to me, like the idea of the new ranking system.

#2 Posted by brukaoru (5079 posts) -

The new leveling system sounds much better than the TrueSkill ranking system, good news. I wonder what the DLC will be, more maps probably, I wonder how many.

#3 Posted by End_Boss (3220 posts) -

Good, good. We move ever closer to removing concussive smoke grenades altogether.

#4 Posted by Captain_Fookup (1519 posts) -

The only thing I want fucking fixed in Gears of War 2 is the fucking standbying and bridging. That will never happen because Epic has been working on Gears of War 3 right after the release of Gears of War 2. Fuck.

#5 Posted by youstolemykill (79 posts) -

Glad to see they are trying to fix the bugs. Just dissapointing they released the game with such major problems.

#6 Posted by Seram (192 posts) -

Can't wait for Title Update 7 when they're going to remove the smoke grenade's concussive effect entirely.

#7 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -
Seram said:
"Can't wait for Title Update 7 when they're going to remove the smoke grenade's concussive effect entirely."
Agreed. Most annoying things ever created.
#8 Posted by Death_Unicorn (2838 posts) -

Yeesss!!
The rank update thing is soo welcome.
And when smoke grenades become smoke grenades instead of concussion grenades, I will be pleased.

#9 Edited by crunchUK (5963 posts) -
End_Boss said:
"Good, good. We move ever closer to removing concussive smoke grenades altogether."
just hit that *A* button to DO A BARREL ROLL

I do think the3y should be found in the map though, spawning with them is ok for larger maps and respawn gametypes but for warzone/execution on maps like pavillion it's just silly


also how does the current system work? man if only all ranking systems were as aweosme as halo 3
#10 Posted by Ma7moud (805 posts) -
Captain_Fookup said:
"The only thing I want fucking fixed in Gears of War 2 is the fucking standbying and bridging. That will never happen because Epic has been working on Gears of War 3 right after the release of Gears of War 2. Fuck."
Stanbying will be fixed in the 3rd title update so standbyers won't be able to play the Multiplayer but they didn't mention how.
#11 Posted by Karmum (11517 posts) -

I hope this update will get me back into Gears of War 2.

#12 Posted by MKHavoc (1307 posts) -

I thought I was the only person who still had problem with two-piecing.  Glad they're doing something about it.

#13 Posted by crunchUK (5963 posts) -
MKHavoc said:
"I thought I was the only person who still had problem with two-piecing.  Glad they're doing something about it."
it's quite funny while they attempt to melee you and are floundering helplessly while you're calmly putting bullets inside them with ya hammerburst
#14 Posted by halfameatball (118 posts) -

I can't stand how epic keeps changing their game. It is great that they are fixing the smoke grenades but why do they feel like they have to keep tweaking the shotgun? Leave the thing alone. Jesus, some people will always complain, but it isn't like they can't two piece people also.

#15 Edited by JoelTGM (5596 posts) -
End_Boss said:
"Good, good. We move ever closer to removing concussive smoke grenades altogether."
They will never admit they totally screwed gears multiplayer and remove those things. 

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