For Honor Development Plans Revealed; Dedicated Servers And More Coming Soon

James Marshall
July 28, 2017

One of them, and the main reason for us, is that we want to improve the stability of the matches on 4v4, and we want to have an architecture that is more long-term, that could help us more in the future for the things we want to do next.

Fans of Ubisoft's For Honor have a lot to look forward to, as the melee combat game is receiving a ton of updates in the coming months.

For Honor creative director Roman Campos-Oriola had this to say about the ambitious slate of changes: "Since launch, our team has worked diligently to identify and correct issues that were not apparent with our testing and live phases.The For Honor roadmap is how we plan to build a stronger game through elements like dedicated servers".

Ubisoft announced a host of new content today for its pseudo-historical hack and slash For Honor.

It's unclear just when the dedicated servers will roll out however. "I won't lie to you, it's a very big change", said Kieken. "But it will take time, and it will go through several steps before we can release it progressively to the players". Here's a summary of what's coming. However, one of the improvements the studio is looking to implement around the game's third or fourth season is dedicated servers.

Season 3 of For Honor, lasting from August 2017 through November 2017, is set to bring two new heroes, two new maps, a new Reputation level cap, constant patch and balancing updates, new armor and weapons, and more. Plus two more new heroes and maps, and a redesigned Training mode.

In the meantime, the For Honor team is still working on improving the current network infrastructure.

Global Balancing Updates - Building on the updates since launch, For Honor will receive more changes aimed at balancing heroes and game modes.

More information is expected to come on that soon as well.a competitive mode with both a dual tournament feature and ranked 4v4 matches will be added, as well as a new 4v4 PvP mode. These balance updates will be tested in public environments on the PC.

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