Killing Floor 2 December 7 Update Brings Polar Distress Event, Patch Notes Here

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Killing Floor 2 fans have a good reason to jump back into the game. Recently, the developer released the Christmas 2022 Update and it brought a lot of new content. Get your friends together and try out the new limited winter event called Polar Distress.

The patch also introduced Crash, a new community map compatible with Survival, Weekly, VS, and Endless game modes. Four new weapons are added as well, and a weekly mode called Perk Roulette is now active.

A small portion of the patch notes is mentioned below.

New Additions and Highlights
  • 1 New Community Map
    • Crash
      • Compatible with Survival, Weekly, VS, and Endless Game Modes.
      • An industrial plant where a Horzine cargo train has crashed.
  • 1 New Weekly Mode
    • Perk Roulette
      • Players start with a random perk.
      • At the start of Trader Time between waves, a new perk is randomly assigned.
      • Zed spawns are modified.
      • More dosh per kill is granted.
      • Length: 7 waves.
  • 4 New Weapons
    • HRG Ballistic Bouncer for the Support
      • An alternative version of the Mine Reconstructor for the Support perk.
      • A tier 3 weapon that charges up rubberized ballistic gel that bludgeons Zeds on impact and bounces rapidly around the environment with high knockdown power.
      • Holding down the fire button loads the projectile with more force.
      • Trader price is 900 Dosh.
    • HRG Medic Missile for the Field Medic
      • An alternative version of the RPG-7 for the Field Medic perk.
      • A tier 4 rocket launcher whose projectiles create a healing gas explosion on impact.
      • Trader price is 1,600 Dosh.
    • Zed Eradication Device MKIII for the Demolitionist
      • This is a paid DLC weapon. This weapon can be shared amongst players through our weapon-sharing system.
      • A tier 5 heavy weapon that fires a continuous stream of energy rounds while launching swarm auto target rockets at set intervals during automatic fire.
      • Comes with the same tracking radar as the MKI.
      • Trader price is 2,000 Dosh.
    • HV Storm Cannon for the Sharpshooter
      • This is a paid DLC weapon. This weapon can be shared amongst players through our weapon-sharing system.
      • A tier 4 rifle that fires a charged electric shot.
      • Headshots spread an electric lightning to other nearby Zeds in domino fashion.
      • Trader price is 1,400 Dosh.

Besides new content, Killing Floor 2 Polar Distress Winter Update also brought several QoL and balancing changes, combined with a plethora of bug fixes that made one hell of a patch. You can read more on Steam.

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