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Soldiers!

The winter update is already live! It brings lots of festive content and long-awaited technical improvements: a reworked pocket system, heaps of new weapons, "Xmas Hangar" as well as other interesting changes. Feel the heat of winter combats in Warface! 

Contents

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New Content

New Weapons

AN-94 "Abakan"

In the game, the rifle fires two bullets in a semi-automatic firing mode. The weapon specs are perfectly balanced: excellent damage and rate of fire, good aiming range and the availability of a unique grip that reduces spread and increases the arm reloading speed. Details.

The owner of the golden AN-94 "Abakan" will be able to get a unique stripe for eliminating 999 opponents.

Karambit

This long-awaited novelty is a unique knife with a curved blade sharpened on the inside. In the game, the knife resembling a tiger's claw has a unique animation and offers excellent characteristics on par with the already familiar melee models. The Karambit is available in two versions - the golden and the regular ones. The former is distinguished by slightly improved specs that will come in handy in close combat. In addition, the Karambit can be equipped with several exclusive skins. A box with camos will appear in the game later. Details.

The owner of the golden Karambit will be able to get a unique stripe for eliminating 999 opponents.

Benelli M4 Custom

In the game, this arm offers a semi-automatic firing mode. Anyone armed with a Benelli M4 Custom is capable of easily eliminating any opponent with one single shot. In addition, depending on the tactical situation, the gun can be easily modified with a unique suppressor and a fast 1,3x zoom sight. Details.

The owner of the golden Benelli M4 Custom will be able to get a unique stripe for eliminating 999 opponents.

PP-19-01 "Vityaz"

In the game, the new gun sports controlled recoil, excellent damage and good rate of fire. Moreover, it can be equipped with a unique silencer that does not reduce damage. In some respects, the PP-19-01 "Vityaz" outperforms the AMB-17, but its advantages are offset by a slightly reduced hip-fire accuracy, as well as a smaller magazine and ammo. Details.

The owner of the golden PP-19-01 "Vityaz" will be able to get a unique stripe for eliminating 999 opponents.

"Snow Leopard" Series

A special winter series "Snow Leopard" has been designed for the best fighters who regularly get breathtaking victories and passionately eliminate competitors in the struggle for the top positions in the leagues. The weapon frames of the new series are decorated with an image of a large cat and an imitation of scars left by its claws which remind the enemy about sharp blades hid in the soft yet mighty paws. These beasts of weapons will suit the most bloodthirsty shooters!

We will tell you about ways of getting this weapon series in our future publications.

Christmas Content

Xmas Hangar

Is this what you expected? We have updated the Christmas version of one of the most popular maps in the game. Snowball shootouts or Candy Knife battles will provide the right kind of a festive vibe. The Hangar is a great place to enjoy the usual dynamic gameplay and misbehave a bit.

Your task is invariably simple: destroy as many opponents as possible using any available means. Hide a mine behind a nice gift, make your enemies really happy with the surprise! But be on the alert - watch out and look under your feet. Rumor has it that iced containers are very slippery. In addition, upon completing a match on this map, you will see a festive background on the statistics screen decorated with gifts and a Christmas tree. 

Naturally, wins on this map will be rewarded with special achievements. Collect the festive set and decorate your profile!

"Glacier" Series

There can be no celebrations without cool arms. Warface now offers a festive weapon series "Glacier", which you can earn right now in a special event. The guns boast original looks and a colourful frosty animation. Beware, the arms are ice-cold, do not forget to put on gloves!

Winter Operation

Soon there will appear another way of obtaining the weapons of this series. We will provide further information about it in a separate article.

Killing blows made with these weapons will grant you sleek achievements!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Festive Weapon Charm

You've probably noticed many little ducklings in various locations in Warface. And this is not for nothing! Ducks are cute little Easter eggs in the game. And now one of them is now available among the weapon charms. By mounting it on a gun, you will receive +100 to the holiday mood and +100 to luck in battles.

Weapons which can be customized with charms

You can mount the accessories on the guns from the list below. As new sets appear, it will be replenished with more arms. Moreover, each new set can be installed on the weapons from the previous list.

  RIFLEMAN

  • АК-12;
  • SAI GRY AR-15;
  • F90 MBR;
  • CZ 805 BREN A2;
  • Cobalt Kinetics EDGE Rifle;
  • АК "Alpha";
  • HCAR;
  • H&K 121;
  • Howa Type 89 Custom;
  • SAI GRY LMG;
  • IWI Carmel;
  • AN-94 "Abakan"

  MEDIC

  • Kel-Tec KS7;
  • SAP6;
  • Uzkon UNG-12;
  • Fabarm XLR5 Prestige;
  • Marlin 1894 Custom;
  • Typhoon F12;
  • Typhoon F12 Custom;
  • Crye Precision SIX12;
  • Chiappa Triple Threat;
  • Benelli M4 Custom

  ENGINEER

  • АМ-17;
  • Uzi Pro;
  • Kriss Super V Custom;
  • LWRC SMG-45;
  • Tavor CTAR-21;
  • Cobalt Kinetics Stealth Pistol;
  • SIG MPX SBR Custom;
  • Thompson M1928;
  • AMB-17;
  • PP-19-01 "Vityaz"

  SNIPER

  • SV-98;
  • ORSIS Т-5000;
  • Truvelo CMS 20x42 mm;
  • CDX-MC Kraken;
  • Cobalt Kinetics Twenty-Seven;
  • Dragunov SVU-AS;
  • AX308;
  • DVL-10 М2:
  • VKS

Festive Achievements

A special set of achievements awaits true fans of Warface and winter holidays lovers. These distinctions will help you keep the memory of cool events for a long time. We will tell you how to get the entire coat of arms later, stay tuned.

Festive Safe House

Not only game maps are now filled with Christmas spirit. A very important place for every soldier - the Safe House - has also changed for the winter holidays. Christmas wreaths, gift boxes, festive decorations, snowballs, fairy lights, a snowman and even reindeer images have been added to its decor.


In-game Improvements

Reworked Pockets

Now you can take two smoke grenades into battle instead of just one. The implementation is simple: now the player will be able to customize two support slots (the former "Smoke grenade" and "Flashbang grenade"). The total number of slots has not changed and remained the same, the customization possibility has been added only to the "Support" pockets. Thus, this will allow you to choose which set of additional grenades is more important in combat - a flashbang and a smoke grenade or two smoke grenades.

In addition, some visual changes have been made to the equipped item information panel that is displayed in a match. Now the number of consumables is shown on the center panel, and not on the side panel as it used to be.

"Delete all" button

A long-awaited and very necessary button is already activated in the notification box. Now you can forget about the routine manual deleting of notifications - pressing one button will quickly save you from unnecessary spam. Please note: notifications with a choice option (for example, clan invitations or friend requests) cannot be deleted using this button.

Updated Metrics

The server TickRate measurement units have been changed (from milliseconds to hertz). Previously, with a server value of 60 Hz, the client displayed 16.6 ms - these are correct and equivalent indicators. The value of 16.6 ms comes from the formula: 1000 ms / 60 Hz, it reflects information on the data exchange speed between the server and the game client. The user ultimately saw this value on his/her screen. It attracted attention and was interpreted ambiguously, so now the measurement units upon switching to hertz will become more understandable and obvious for each player.

Automatic DirectX 11 Support Detection

Now the Game Center automatically detects DirectX 11 support when the game client starts. If your PC supports this function, the client will be launched with the specified setting. Otherwise, the client will start with DirectX 9 support. We remind you that you can also change it manually in the game settings in the Game Center.


Other Changes

Important

Exchange rate tweaks in the crafting system

The prices in the crafting system have been changed. The exchange of extra cards for free ones for the in-game currencies is now cheaper: 7500 Warface Dollars and 75 Crowns; and you will need to spend 5 cards less to get a free card free of charge.

Other

  • Improved calculation of the aimed fire direction. Now watching other players shooting, the user will be able to see the correct trajectory. It will coincide with the direction on the server - this will reduce the number of visual errors related to incorrect shooting display.
  • The Christmas versions of the maps "Xmas Icebound", "Residence Xmas", "Phantom Zone" and "Xmas Oil Depot" are back in the rotation.
  • The music theme has been replaced with the festive one.
  • Added themed "Special" class items.
Weapons and Gear
General

In the upcoming days, new beginner class-specific kits will be added to the in-game store. They contain only the most useful items: armor pieces and primary weapons. Upon equipping a fighter with all the items from the class-specific kit, the player will get the total bonus of the "Salamander" gear set. Moreover, some of the guns from this set have been improved. The weapons with improved specs will offer even more exciting gameplay! Read on to learn more details about the changes.

  • RPD Custom (all versions): increased damage (from 78 to 82), increased leg damage multiplier, increased minimum damage, softer recoil and decreased maximum spread.
  • Mossberg 500 Custom (all versions): increased leg damage multiplier, softer recoil and decreased spread.
  • FN SCAR-L PDW (all versions excluding the golden one): increased damage (from 80 to 81), increased leg damage multiplier, softer recoil, increased mag capacity (from 30 to 32), increased ammo (from 150 to 160).
  • Golden FN SCAR-L PDW: increased damage (from 80 to 81), increased leg damage multiplier and softer recoil.
  • XM8 LMG, XM8 LMG "Anti-Cyborg": the maximum and the minimum spread values have been reduced, the recoil pattern has been changed.
  • Calico M950: increased damage (from 65 to 68), the recoil decay time has been decreased and the recoil pattern has been changed.
  • Benelli M4 Super 90 has been renamed to Benelli M4 Classic.
  • Benelli M4 Classic, Benelli M4 Classic "Cherry Blossom", Benelli M4 Classic "Evil Santa": increased damage of each pellet (from 67 to 78), increased leg damage multiplier.
  • Mini Uzi: increased damage (from 66 to 69), the maximum and the minimum spread values have been reduced.
  • PP-19 Bizon (all versions): increased damage (from 74 to 77).
  • Beretta MX4 Storm: increased damage (from 70 to 75), softer recoil, the recoil decay time has been decreased.
  • Chiappa Triple Threat: updated reload animation for all versions, and reduced camera shake when performing this action.
  • There has been an exchange of rewards for completing the first and the second daily missions in the Battle Pass. Previously, the task "Kill 75 enemies in any mode" yielded 4 stars, while "Deal 10,000 damage in any mode" - 5 stars. Now the player will receive 5 stars for the first task, and 4 for the second one. The total number of rewards has not changed.
  • "District 2.0": the color intensity of the location is now more balanced.
  • Updated PvE icons in the lobby menu.
  • Added a box with cards for crafting all "Blackwood" models, as well as boxes with cards for Gilboa Snake DBR, DVL-10 M2 and the HX Outdoors Trident knife. The appearance of the boxes with cards in the game store will be announced later.
  • Added new achievements for participants in eSports tournaments.
  • Added achievements for the seasonal card series ("Spades", "Hearts", "Clubs", "Diamonds").
  • Improved the quality of anisotropic filtering at high graphics settings.
  • Optimized banner texts and aligned buttons in the game client interface (now there is no overlapping).
  • Added the ability to change the Battle Pass reward configuration without additional patches.
  • Added "Turkey" weapon charm.
  • Updated in-game texts and descriptions.

Bug Fixes

Important

  • [Confirmation required] "Swarm": fixed a bug due to which the player received a cycle reward for the Special Operation according to the last result, not the best one.
  • DirectX 11: fixed a bug due to which, after minimizing the game client running in full screen mode, sounds continued to play on the background.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the list of daily tasks in the Battle Pass appeared only after switching between game channels.
  • Fixed a bug due to which, after finishing a slide, the player continued to slide if he/she had previously collided with an object or another character.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the GPU time metric stopped updating if the player minimized the client.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the surrender vote in Ranked Matches could be started, but the select buttons were inactive.
Weapons and Gear
  • Karambit: fixed a bug due to which, in the first person view, the unique weapon animation was displayed incorrectly if the player used strafe.
  • Guerrilla Sniper: fixed a visual error that caused the left hand to intersect with the weapon texture in the third person view.
  • Fixed a bug wich caused an incorrect slide racking animation when reloading a single-barreled weapon in the third person view.
  • McMillan CS5 "Lake Bird": fixed a visual error that caused the "Barrel" and the "Forend" pop-up windows to overlap in the attachment menu.
  • Chiappa Triple Threat: fixed a visual error on the after match statistics screen, due to which the weapon in the character's hands was not completely displayed and was overlapped by the achievement if the player got the second place in the winning team.
  • IWI Carmel: fixed a bug due to which some textures were missing on the weapon in the first person view.
  • Colt Python Elite: fixed a bug due to which, upon opening the attachment menu, the character's hand trembled in the first person view.
  • Cobalt Kinetics Stealth Pistol: fixed a bug due to which the animation of weapon reloading was missing in the third person view.
  • Stoner LMG A1: fixed a visual error due to which some sighting devices were displayed incorrectly on the Picatinny rail.
  • SAI GRY LMG "Chitin": fixed a bug due to which the skin picture texture had a low resolution at low graphics settings.
  • EOTECH 553 Reflex Sight: fixed a bug due to which the attachment was absent in the installation menu for Thompson M1928 "Halloween" and "Great Gatsby", and AMB-17 "Chitin".
  • Red Dot Sight Truglo: fixed a bug due to which the attachment was absent in the installation menu for Fabarm XLR5 Prestige "Yakuza".
  • Howa Type 89 Custom "Golden Dragon": fixed a bug due to which the Shared Silencer and the Shared Grip were missing from the attachments menu.
  • SAI GRY LMG: fixed a bug due to which the weapon had no reload animation in the third person view.
PvP
  • "D17": fixed a bug due to which the bomb, after being planted, intersected with the textures of game objects at points 1 and 2.
  • "Icebound": fixed a bug due to which, at a certain point on the map, the player could climb onto the cover and get an unintended advantage.
  • "Trailer Park": fixed a bug due to which, at some point on the map, an object on the fence disappeared if the player moved away.
  • "Tunnel":
    • fixed a visual bug due to which the reflection on the car windows did not match the environment;
    • fixed a bug due to which, at some point on the map, the cover disappeared when changing the camera angle.
PvE
  • "Swarm": fixed a bug due to which the player did not receive damage from the boss and arachnids upon climbing a box with a flamethrower.
  • "Swarm": fixed a bug due to which the third speed or armor improvement for Samantha took the same amount of resources as the second improvement (2000 instead of 3000).
  • "Blackwood Operation": fixed a bug due to which the visual particles after shots did not match the position of the boss Hadron 2.0's weapon.
  • Fixed a bug due to which shots from the RLGS-1000 rocket launcher did not deal damage to enemies.
  • "Swarm": fixed a bug due to which the turret installed on Samantha dealt no damage to the hive.
  • "Swarm" (Act 2): fixed a bug due to which visual artifacts appeared at a certain point on the map near closing doors.
  • "Swarm" (Act 3): fixed a visual artifact near the door in the tunnel.
  • Solo Mission: fixed a bug due to which, when changing the act, warning icons continued to be displayed if the enemy had been defeated earlier.
  • Fixed a bug due to which in "Swarm", performance and FPS could be reduced at high graphics settings.
Other
  • Fixed a bug due to which some achievements (for example, the "Earth Shaker" series) were displayed incorrectly.
  • Fixed a vulnerability that allowed the player to eliminate the enemy and go unnoticed when using third-party software.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the user received the notification about the reward for the first Battle Pass level twice.
  • Fixed a bug due to which, in some cases, the knockdown animation was not played in the first person view.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the player could see visual artifacts on the special battle pass screen if any reward box was received after the battle.
  • Fixed a bug due to which, in some cases, battle pass notifications were duplicated in the notification box after a restart.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the private message counter was not reset after deleting interlocutors from the friend list or a clan.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the SED had no intermediate animation after the end of the slide.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the battle pass configuration could be updated only after its completion.
  • Fixed a bug due to which, in some cases, the player did not receive a reward for completing a Battle Pass task.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the special Battle Pass screen was not the first  to be displayed at the start of a new season.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the player, after leaving the Safe House, could see a smoke grenade exploding in the Inventory.
  • Fixed a bug due to which it was impossible to display game banners.
  • Fixed a bug due to which, after logging into the game, the user did not receive a special notification suggesting replacing the expired weapon with other versions (the default weapon was equipped instead).
  • Fixed a bug due to which the "Back" button did not work after purchasing premium access to a global operation.
  • Fixed a bug due to which interface elements could overlap in the lobby if the Esc button was pressed while opening the chat.
  • Fixed an bug due to which the player could not read or accept notifications in the lobby if any notification was previously open in the battle pass tab.
  • Fixed a bug due to which the text descriptions of battle pass rewards were not displayed at ultra-wide screen resolution.
  • Fixed a visual error due to which, in the battle pass, the SED icon was displayed in the descriptions of boxes with rewards of the "Chitin" and "Toxicity" series.
  • Fixed a bug due to which, after activating training at the shooting range, weapon ammo was not spent.

Known Bugs

  • Players may experience short-term freezes in combat.

Good luck in combat!


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