Naraka: Bladepoint Adds New Controller Settings and Balancing Adjustments in March 31 Update

Naraka: Bladepoint March 31 Update
March 31 Update Steam

New controller settings and balancing adjustments to certain heroes have been added in the latest update for Naraka: Bladepoint. This update also invites players to the new Spring Herald event.

New Event

There’s a new limited-time event where completing weekly quests, opening troves, and destroying breakable objects can grant you Willow Branches. These things can be exchanged for some event-exclusive rewards.

In addition, some players will be assigned as “Spring Heralds” each week. Play with them in a match to get the Spring Herald’s Blessing. There are a few things you need to know about this. First, it increases the max number of Willow Branches you can get from troves and breakables to 20. Second, green or golden troves are available in a match and you also have a chance to get one Spring Chest. And lastly, Spring Heralds will gain Happy Spring Cards every day, which are used to send Qingtuan to others.

Update Highlights

New Controller Mode Settings
  • Split the View Sensitivity setting into Vertical and Horizontal Sensitivity
  • Added Turning Boost, Outer Threshold, and Turning Ramp-up Time:
    • Turning Boost: Applies when pushing the stick to the greatest extent in a direction
    • Outer Threshold: Adjusts response bounds when pushing the stick to the greatest extent, the range can be reduced up to 30%
    • Turning Ramp-up Time: The duration in which "Turning Boost" steadily increases while pushing the stick to the greatest extent
  • Added the Deadzone: Helps avoid stick misinputs that would otherwise shift the camera. Lower values offer increased accuracy
  • Your original settings have been carried over to Horizontal View Sensitivity and Horizontal View Sensitivity (ADS). Other settings remain at their default values
  • Players can now change these settings through ESC > Button Layout > Controller Mode > View Sensitivity
Hero Adjustments
  • Yueshan’s Ultimate
    • Reduced the first stage of horizontal strikes' damage while in the Almighty General state from 156% to 102%. Increased the second stage's damage while in this state from 156% to 190%
    • Reduced [Leaping Slash] damage while in the Almighty General state from 38% + 190% * 2 to 34% + 166% * 2
  • Justina Gu
    • Adjusted the amount of armor restored by [Ice Core] and its duration. Whereas it previously recovered 125 armor 5 times throughout its duration, it now restores 300 armor 2 times instead
    • Adjusted the usage times of [Shadowswipes] gained from [Arctic Wraith]: now it can be used 3 times in Solo modes
    • Optimized the icons for Justina Gu's Talents and skills

You can read the full patch notes on the game’s official Steam page.

Naraka: Bladepoint is available on PlayStation 5 and PC.

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