Ghost Recon: Brokepoint

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There’s a lot of bugs gone from what I can see. I still occasionally run into a game stopping rocket launcher bug. They made it so you can change your character’s gender, face, and hair color mid game.

I tried the Raid. You definitely can’t go in with randos and no mics. The enemies aren’t necessarily tougher but they respond a lot more realistically. There’s no red fog on the display so you have to mark them to see them. There’s enemy mines. You can’t detect them until you hear a blip when you’re next to them. The helos flying around are Orpheuses. There’s 3 sectors with a linear task list that has to be completed before taking on the boss. So the usual, gather intel, go to another location, turn off a AI node, etc.

If your team knows what’s going on, you could split these tasks up because only a couple places absolutely need all 4 at once.

The chests occasionally have new cosmetics, camos, and blueprints to go along with the loot you get from taking down bosses.

I only played the tank boss and it was annoying because only one of us had a mic which made him our commander and he didn’t know enough. It feels bullet spongy, but there is a specific set of team tactics that is required to take it down.

The second boss, I only saw a teaser on and it reminds of what a remake of the original NES Metal Gear end would be like.


I want to play it, but it’s impossible without 3 friends who are losers and can waste 8 hours a day on this thing.
 

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Someone posted a fan made plot line for what they wanted the raid to be and it’s infinitely better. I appreciate what they did with the actual Raid but the fan made one was excellent.

It was a call back to the old Ghost Recon. You’re given a mission on an off limits sector like Golem Island but after given a brief and doing your loadout, you’re inserted with a time limit to do intel objectives and take out the threat. In this case, 30 minutes to counter a nuclear strike on a foreign country to spark an international conflict.
 

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I appreciate what they’re doing because someday I might play it and it offers something different. I just wish they had something in between that offered more tactical play without fighting the bosses For hours to get any rewards.

I just don’t feel like getting mic’d up with strangers so I can hear my teammate’s parents getting a divorce in the background.
 
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They announced today some bribery. Act 2 of the BP Tier system began this week and it is buggin out like Act 1. Worse even.

Next week, everyone is supposed to get everything from Act 1 and 2 for free and they’ll come back in February with Act 3 with hopefully all of the bugs gone.

There’s probably 15 gun blueprints, 10 gear camos, 12 vehicles, 5 clothing cosmetics, and 3 character presets.

That’s quite a bit but they’re dealing with a ton of backlash over the Raids. I think they’re trying to get everyone to stop bitching.

I’m willing to bet there’s a lot of job openings at Ubisoft right now. Either with people giving up over the haters creating drama and leaving or just flat losing their job due to individual performance
 

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That's nice they're giving it away.. probably realized most people gave up and never even completed act 1 (like me).

Wildlands had SO many camos (weapons & gear/outfit) unlocked from the start. It's a god damn cash-in crime that they locked ALL the good ones away behind quests/money/etc in Brokepoint. At launch without spending money you couldn't even make your guy LOOK like a Soldier really. This isn't an undercover Bolivia mission... you start the game on a god-damn military helicopter on a military op.. you should be looking like a god-damn US spec op soldier. C'mon Man.

Vehicles... meh whatever. Literally the only vehicle worth calling in, ever, is a helicopter. Maybe the tank thing, but even then... why would you when you can have a helicopter. I appreciate them putting so many vehicles in the game, but to then make them all so useless/pointless... just why? Why would you *ever* use a little 4-wheel unarmored, unarmed jeep?
 

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I think the main issue with the Raid is they should have started it at a lower difficulty and allowed people to unlock the 2nd sector without a super difficult Raid Boss. There are 4 bosses and they’re all similar in difficulty. I think if they made it a sliding scale where the first couple you can beat without mics, it would naturally team build and make it enjoyable. People start lost and overwhelmed.
 
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Haven’t seen anything official but I keep seeing Dec 18 as the dropdate for the Terminator event.

Tried Raid again. I need to get a mic. No one reads the intel files and just follow each other like lemmings to every non-objective. I end up soloing the damn thing because their always like 3 clicks away, getting killed by patrols.