Destruction AllStars update 1.3.1 brings 8v8 Mayhem Playlist, patch notes here

Lucid Games has released a brand new update for its vehicular combat title Destruction AllStars, with the lead addition being the introduction of the 8v8 Mayhem playlist. This playlist will be available for two weeks. This update for Destruction AllStars also sees an increase of AllStar Coins earned when levelling up, improved the matchmaking, and fixed the Wreck Smoke Commander” Star Objective in Lupita’s challenge.

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Destruction AllStars update 1.3.1 patch notes

  • NEW: Mayhem 8v8 Playlist now available in Multiplayer.
    • This featured playlist is available for two weeks.
  • Weekly Challenges will now reward Destruction Points alongside AllStar Coins.
  • Increased the amount of AllStar Coins players receive upon leveling up.
  • Added 9 new AllStar skins to the game.
  • Added the first Heroic and Legendary tier skins – a significant uplift compared to previous tiers.
  • End game podium for solo game modes has been expanded to include the top three players.
  • Added an emote prompt on the end game podium screen.
  • Fixed an issue where moving from training to multiplayer affected the audio experience, including announcer voice over.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause the camera to become detached from the player.
  • Fixed an issue that caused parties to split when queuing at the end of a game.
  • This should help mitigate imbalanced teams in multiplayer games.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some badges to unlock when achieving the unlock condition of other badges.
  • We are still actively investigating reports of Trophies not unlocking alongside badges.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from completing the “Wreck Smoke Commander” Star Objective in Lupita’s Leader of the Pack Challenge Series.
  • Fixed Player level number. This should now be correctly reflected across all areas of the UI.
  • Fixed several UI issues.
  • Improved matchmaking reliability when finding players.
  • This should help mitigate instances of players getting stuck in an infinite search.
  • Improved HUD messaging relating to player ping.
  • Players experiencing high latency for a prolonged time will receive a minor notification in the bottom right of the HUD, near the mini-map.
  • Improved matchmaking stability.

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In our review for Destruction AllStars, Jim wrote:

“The car combat genre has long been out of fashion and still has a way to go if it wants to take us back to its glory days of the 1990s. Destruction AllStars is a mostly satisfying modernisation that has some neat ideas and looks fantastic, though ultimately spins its tyres on repetitive rival-wrecking gameplay and a lack of truly worthwhile content at launch.”
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