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Custom Killzone 3 Matches Coming Via New Update

Guerrilla Games has announced that it will be releasing Patch 1.07 for Killzone 3 tomorrow. So, what exactly does Patch 1.07 do? As it turns out, a lot of things.

Guerrilla Games listed a full rundown of what the patch entails in a post on its forum. As far as the custom multiplayer game support goes, the developer will be rolling out the changes in two phases, the first phase being included in tomorrow's patch, and phase two coming sometime later. Here's the list of changes, straight from Guerrilla.

Gameplay

  • Bullet Damage and Faster Aim ribbon now unlock correctly
  • Separate turn speeds for ADS on Primary weapons in Multiplayer
  • Increased Accuracy ribbon effectiveness has been lowered
  • Bullet Damage ribbon effectiveness has been lowered
  • The 3rd person revive beam now shows correctly
  • Bilgarsk Boulevard - preventing players getting stuck at spawn location
  • Akmir Snowdrift - fixed a problem where the speaker object can fall beneath a piece of geometry
  • Fixed a crash when joining a Guerrilla Warfare Clan match
  • Blood Gracht - Fix for a hang when the Recon ability was used

Functionality

  • Fixed a crash while joining a Warzone game
  • Player gets directed to multiplayer lobby when being kicked from game due to inactivity
  • Adjustments to reduce the server load

Exploit 

  • MAWLR Graveyard -Improved collision around one of the Capture and Hold locations
  • Kaznan Jungle - Added a blocker around a tree to prevent player to use tree to jump out of the level
  • Bilgarsk Boulevard  - Removed invisible collision of S&D objectives in Guerrilla Warfare
  • Bilgarsk Boulevard  - Prevent players from accessing an advantageous position (above the ISA Base) and climb out of the level

Single Player Campaign

  • Scrapyard Shortcut - Mobile Factory - Fixed a hang to a red Debug screen upon the user reaching the Jetpack Troopers

Menu

  • Added a "Mute all" button
  • Updated icons and text on the Medals statistics
  • Fixed clipped text for moderator messages
  • The Faster Reload ribbon now updates properly on the Personal statistics page
  • The Increased Accuracy ribbon now updates properly on the Personal statistics page
  • The Bullet Damage ribbon now updates properly on the Personal statistics page
  • Fixes a hang when accepting a squad invite on the final results screen of an online game
  • Fixed the Pause functionality in Botzone on the Class selection screen
  • "Squad menu" is changed to "manage players" in the menu

 Move/Sharpshooter

  • Button configuration improvements - Swapped L1/L2 grenade and aim
  • Melee is now on the circle button
  • Multiplayer - Aim Lock will now time out after one second
  • Camera turn upped while using jetpack. Lowered for mounted weapons

Custom Multiplayer Games

PHASE ONE

Phase One of Custom Games gives players the option to create unranked games with the choice of:

  • Game Mode
  • Map
  • Missions (Warzone only)
  • Mission Time (Warzone only)
  • Invite Squad members
  • Invite Enemy Squad Leader

This gives players the ability to create private matches, and playing with and against friends or a rival clan for instance. People who don't get an invite to these games won't be able to join through matchmaking.

PHASE TWO (Release TBA)

  • More configuration options for missions in Warzone and Operations
  • Adjustable kill count for Guerrilla Warfare
  • Configurable Unlocks (choose which one you want to play with)
  • Configurable Classes (choose which one you want to play with)
  • Configurable Weapons, Abilities, Skills, Ribbons
  • Friendly Fire On/Off
  • Brutal Melee On/Off

Still not sure if you want to buy the game? Check out our Killzone 3 review.

[via Destructoid]

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