Warner Bros and Player First Games have launched the Season 1 full-patch notes for his or her vibrant character brawler MultiVersus, confirming Season 1’s free character rotation and a brand new launch date for delayed character Morty Smith, alongside an entire host of stability tweaks and bug-fixes.
Launching at present, Season 1’s new free character rotation will let non-paying gamers do battle as Batman, Arya Stark, LeBron James, and “Steven”. I do know that is particularly Steven Universe, however there’s something inherently amusing about seeing the identify “Steven” sitting alongside Batman in an announcement of playable heroes.
The patch notes additionally affirm a brand new launch date for Morty Smith, whose inclusion within the game was delayed alongside the pushing again of Season 1’s launch from the unique launch date of August 9. Now, Morty will probably be stammering his means into MultiVersus on August twenty third, armed, in fact, with a Plumbus.
Alongside these headline adjustments are an entire host of character balancing tweaks, with seventeen characters getting varied buffs, nerfs, and particular fixes. Of these characters, Arya has acquired the largest bonuses, together with her hits now launching opponents at a greater angle for follow-up assaults, and her ground-down assault getting barely earlier dodge branching. The patch notes explicitly state that “The goal of these changes was to make Arya’s combos be more consistent and successful at lower skill levels.”
Meanwhile, LeBron has additionally acquired a reasonably substantial buff, with a number of assaults branching earlier on hit for higher combo potential, and a extra constant Ground Side Attack. The Iron Giant, by comparability hand, has acquired the largest nerf. His Air Up assault can now not hit the identical goal a number of instances, whereas his Air Neutral Attack has been altered to push opponents additional away from him, giving them a greater likelihood to recuperate.
These character-specific adjustments are accompanied by broader alterations to the game’s meta. Battle Pass XP match rewards have been considerably elevated to 10 for wins and 5 for losses (beforehand 5 for wins and three for losses), whereas class-based Battle Pass missions have been disabled apart from for Tanks. The devs have additionally added icons to particularly establish characters at present in free rotation, which is a helpful quality-of-life function.
You can learn the total listing of patch notes right here. It’s value noting that the patch is break up into two components, one launching at present and one other “coming shortly afterwards”. The notes state that “most” of the adjustments listed will probably be out there from at present, however do not specify which of the adjustments are to be disregarded till the second a part of the patch.