new Elden ring patch nerfs OP weapons and more
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new Elden ring patch nerfs OP weapons and more

Jul 04, 2024 10:13 AM

The latest Elden Ring update, Version 1.12.3, has been released by FromSoftware, addressing several overpowered weapons following the launch of the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion. Key adjustments include power reductions for weapons like the Smithscript Axe and Golem Fist, and bug fixes for issues affecting gameplay balance and stability. Additionally, the patch enhances some weapon capabilities, such as extending throwing attack ranges for the Smithscript Dagger and Cirque. Despite these updates, a known bug affecting Steam Deck users remains unresolved. For those eager to delve into this new content, IGN offers a comprehensive guide to the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion.

What changes were made in the Elden Ring Version 1.12.3 update?

The Elden Ring Version 1.12.3 update addresses the overpowering of several weapons by reducing their strength and fixing various bugs. Key weapons like the Smithscript Axe, Smithscript Greathammer, and Golem Fist have seen power reductions. There were also improvements such as increased throwing attack ranges for certain weapons and bug fixes related to stamina consumption, attack recovery, and special effects. Some performance enhancements were mentioned for PS5 and PC users as well.

Elden Ring, developed by FromSoftware, is one of the most acclaimed action RPGs, known for its challenging gameplay and expansive lore. The Shadow of the Erdtree is its first significant expansion since the game’s release, bringing new bosses, quests, and weapons that push the limits of player endurance. Hidetaka Miyazaki, the game’s director, emphasized that the expansion required players to face tough optional bosses just to access the new content. This new chapter in the Elden Ring saga continues to set high standards for single-player RPG expansions.

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