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Updated: Predator: Hunting Grounds Patch 2.01 Now Availble!

Predator: Hunting Grounds 2.01 patch is now available (for the most part!) 2 of the 3 parts of the update are now available for download, with the 3rd part containing crossplay invites “coming later”. I wont share all the patch notes below as there’s been a lot of tweaking, and a lot of skins in the free content update, but here are some of the bigger updates.

General

  • Implemented PlayGo to allow playing of the tutorial while downloading the rest of the game
  • Perks and Gear that cannot be equipped due to weight/point limits are now greyed out
  • Added the option to report a player during the After Action Report
  • Added tips and tricks to loading screens
  • Fixed an issue where certain destructible objects were not showing properly
  • Fixed an issue where the minimap would not accurately display the correct self destruction radius and mission search area location
  • Fixed some issues with minimap icon sizes
  • Fixed an issue where the minimap may not accurately display the correct location of the player
  • Fixed an issue where mission icons would not display on the minimap when out of range
  • Fixed some highlight color inconsistencies in the customization menu
  • Fixed an issue where the main menu would sometimes become stuck partially transparent
  • Fixed a rare issue with matchmaking when connecting to a server
  • Various crash fixes and stability improvements

Fireteam

  • [NEW] Last Man Standing
    • Now, the last Fireteam player will enter a Last Man Standing state, which will buff the player’s stats and give them more of a fighting chance. This will last as long as they are the last standing player. While affected by Last Man Standing, the last Fireteam player will also have increased body heat visibility to the Predator player.
  • Increased Fireteam damage taken from AI
  • The spotting icon’s color is now based on the player’s callsign colors
  • Remote interactions now show progress properly
  • Spotting icons now clear when the spotted item is depleted
  • Lowered damage reduction from equipping a pistol Suppressor
  • Fixed an issue where the Fireteam run animation was not playing properly while holding a Medical Kit
  • Fixed an issue where different Fireteam classes were receiving slightly different amounts of damage from different damage sources

August’s free content update also brings a bunch of new toys for the Fireteam to play with, as well as City Hunter’s combistick and Wrist Launcher.

Free Update #4

  • [NEW]O.W.L.F Pitbull Assault Rifle has been released and is unlockable for all players at Level 80
  • [NEW]Self-Revive Syrette (Level 25)
    • Single use gear item that revives yourself when downed. This gear item cannot be resupplied and is not affected by the “Gearhead” perk
  • [NEW]Anti-Cloaking Impact Grenade (A.C.I.G.) (Level 85)
    • The Anti Cloaking Impact Grenade is designed to disable and prevent Predator cloaking technology within the area of effect
  • [NEW]UAV Scanner (Level 43)
    • Handheld display used to call in locational U.A.V. scans. Enemies and Items are automatically spotted within your vicinity
  • [FREE]City Hunter Combistick Variant is now unlockable for all players at Level 42
  • [FREE]Wrist Launcher is now unlockable for all players at Level 60

 Predator: Hunting Grounds Patch 2.01 Now Availble!

The free update also sees the inclusion of three new Predator masks, along with plenty of other cosmetic updates! We’re just now waiting on the third part of the update, which will see invitational crossplay now be supported. You can check out the full patch notes for Part 1 and Part 2 on the Illfonic message boards.

Today also sees the start of a free trial weekend for the game. If you’ve got any friends who are still on the fence about Predator: Hunting Grounds, now’s the time to get them aboard for the free trial.

Make sure you stick with Alien vs. Predator Galaxy for the latest news on Predator: Hunting Grounds! You can follow us on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and YouTube to get the latest on your social media walls. You can also join in with fellow Alien and Predator fans on our forums!

Update 29/08/2020: Part 3 has now been released, along with instructions on linking Epic and PlayStation!



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  1. Samhain13
    Quote from: molasar on Sep 29, 2020, 02:22:43 PM
    New Mode: Clash
    Clash is the ultimate 4v4 PVP that puts players in an all-out, no-holds-barred war. Lasting roughly fifteen minutes, two Fireteams will spawn on one of the four Predator: Hunting Grounds maps with one goal:to capture a location before the next capture area spawns. While each team battles it out to claim territory, every point gained and enemy killed fills up your team%u2019s Predator meter. Once filled, the Predator mode is unlocked and one person on your team will become the extraterrestrial hunter."

    Huh. So each team will have a Predator and then we gonna have Predator vs Predator fight ? I'm interested.
  2. molasar
    Update 2.05 is up.


    https://forum.predator.illfonic.com/t/patch-notes-2-05/14947


    "It's a 4v4 with Fireteam and Predator.

    New Map: Excavation
    This map still features the iconic jungle –but will force both the Fireteam and Predator to think vertically and spatially as they traverse through an intricate multi-level cave system.

    New Mode: Clash
    Clash is the ultimate 4v4 PVP that puts players in an all-out, no-holds-barred war. Lasting roughly fifteen minutes, two Fireteams will spawn on one of the four Predator: Hunting Grounds maps with one goal:to capture a location before the next capture area spawns. While each team battles it out to claim territory, every point gained and enemy killed fills up your team's Predator meter. Once filled, the Predator mode is unlocked and one person on your team will become the extraterrestrial hunter."
  3. Mr.Turok
    Yo I'm so sick and tired of people trying to shove Aliens into this game. I'm just happy that at least we are getting it 4 days from now. I just hope there the other maps from the datamining is included as a surprise cuz people are going  crazy looking at the same jungle theme maps. This game needs more modes and maps badly.
  4. Voodoo Magic
    Quote from: acrediblesource on Sep 24, 2020, 02:14:27 PM
    I would like to know how long they worked on it. it appears in screenshots in the pax south interview session and that was in February! So they put alot of work into it since then and not even showed anything except for 2 official screenshots. Very hush hush!

    It's not just a map they're creating, but all those missions, related models, animations, mechanics, sounds and Zeus voice recordings too! (assumingly)
  5. acrediblesource
    I would like to know how long they worked on it. it appears in screenshots in the pax south interview session and that was in February! So they put alot of work into it since then and not even showed anything except for 2 official screenshots. Very hush hush!
  6. 426Buddy
    The queen from AvP was a redesign. They made huge structural changes that effect how it looks and how it moves. I believe the only thing remaining from the original queen was the head, I know Bob burns had it for a long time. He even lent it to ADI to use for the Resurrection queen.

    Personally I greatly prefer the original queen. However I do still like the AvP queen even though it runs like a trex. They did a nice job on the full size animatronic, was pretty cool.
  7. Voodoo Magic
    Quote from: Mr.Turok on Sep 19, 2020, 07:28:16 PM
    Quote from: Voodoo Magic on Sep 11, 2020, 08:37:07 PM
    I did like the Queen!

    If I recall correctly, wasn't the Queen model the same one they used in Aliens, like the exact same one. I think the crew said something about starting from scratch until someone remembered that it was still stored in one of the warehouse and lucky enough it was still there, abit a bit aged but with a little polish it was restored to its former glory.

    Wow, really? I mean, really, really? Because that would explain A LOT!
  8. Mr.Turok
    Quote from: 426Buddy on Sep 12, 2020, 11:00:53 AM
    I like the AvP armor designs. I don't think it was executed well in the film but upon seeing some great EU art using it, I really started liking that armor style.
    I always loved how they look like a level up armor upgrade of the Jungle Hunter. More thicker and reinforced. Some people didn't like how thick they looked, comparing them to football players rather than the athletic build of Jungle Hunter. I guess wearing full armor make them look like that (as it does to anything wearing full armor) , but have it follow Jungle Hunter's look like Ancient Predator, and it just looks like they leveled up in terms of physical ability and gear.

    https://www.jhstoys.com/uploads/6/1/3/7/61377571/s737619424575262359_p39_i237_w640.jpeg

    https://images-wixmp-ed30a86b8c4ca887773594c2.wixmp.com/f/db5afcc9-8f64-4445-9d5b-f9ab80f6a3f5/d7ytrvc-fcba5ae5-168e-4238-87a3-d386660a9c7a.jpg?token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJzdWIiOiJ1cm46YXBwOiIsImlzcyI6InVybjphcHA6Iiwib2JqIjpbW3sicGF0aCI6IlwvZlwvZGI1YWZjYzktOGY2NC00NDQ1LTlkNWItZjlhYjgwZjZhM2Y1XC9kN3l0cnZjLWZjYmE1YWU1LTE2OGUtNDIzOC04N2EzLWQzODY2NjBhOWM3YS5qcGcifV1dLCJhdWQiOlsidXJuOnNlcnZpY2U6ZmlsZS5kb3dubG9hZCJdfQ.DtUFYUQ-Hs7N_MZ4OI-GInOs28Aubxf0SyBKGpLvf0k

    comparing to Elder as body is technically Jungle Hunter but older

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CD43NbHVEAAtfR4.jpg

    ________________________________

    Look at it now though, now I remember how I hate the eyes of the AVP Preds, look too human while Elder has the beady alien look as they originally had.



    Quote from: Voodoo Magic on Sep 11, 2020, 08:37:07 PM
    I did like the Queen!

    If I recall correctly, wasn't the Queen model the same one they used in Aliens, like the exact same one. I think the crew said something about starting from scratch until someone remembered that it was still stored in one of the warehouse and lucky enough it was still there, abit a bit aged but with a little polish it was restored to its former glory.
  9. Tichinde
    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Sep 11, 2020, 10:42:43 PM
    I wouldn't say they don't hold up. At least Celtic and Wolf I see having a lot of fans and all things considered Celtic wasn't in AVP that long as opposed to Scar.

    I will say the armor design caught on though as to this day I can still see people gravitate to that as opposed to the other styles and it influencing some modern ones like the Berserker in Hunting Grounds definitely taking notes from it.

    Well celtic never took the mask off 🙃 and Wolf was missing half his face, plus he was in the dark. Agree on the armor though, and I like wolf myself everything about him, I'd say him and fugitive are good examples of ADI being competent, as well as the queen.
  10. SuperiorIronman
    I wouldn't say they don't hold up. At least Celtic and Wolf I see having a lot of fans and all things considered Celtic wasn't in AVP that long as opposed to Scar.

    I will say the armor design caught on though as to this day I can still see people gravitate to that as opposed to the other styles and it influencing some modern ones like the Berserker in Hunting Grounds definitely taking notes from it.
  11. Lost_Hunter
    Don't wanna be negative but as long as we're throwing ADI under the bus, it's a red flag when 1/6 scale or Neca figures have to "fix" the designs in the film. They're Predator and Aliens just don't hold up on screen. Their best work in either franchise was Alien 3 and Chet.


    Forgot about the Queen in AVP, that was awesome!
  12. Tichinde
    Quote from: The Shuriken on Sep 11, 2020, 02:09:06 AM
    If Scar ends up in the game, who do you think the 3D modelers will look to, the movie or Hot Toys?

    I don't think they are gonna be painfully accurate, they weren't with the Elder and Greyback, they also use somewhat stylized graphics, so scar would probably be like what they have now or the hit toys but I imagine when he roars he'll do the full mandible stretch.

    But yeah. I hope they go for the hot toys
  13. Tichinde
    Quote from: SuperiorIronman on Sep 10, 2020, 02:52:58 PM
    Scar looks fine when he's otherwise determined or angry (which is what Neca's roaring heads seem to be based off of). The face really works then but the problem is really that he was meant to emote and connect with the audience which he does too well. In other shots he looks fine barring personal preferences but the first time we really get to see him without a mask and he comes off as being a bit too nice looking. The Predator is one of those characters where it just feels wrong to see "smile" if that makes sense. For me it's kind of the difference between Savage and Professor Hulks.

    No, you hit it on the head. They are a species of hunters and killers. They are carnivores, they are instinctual monsters from outer-space.

    Scar was literally too human. There is no other way to describe it, the brows, the eye contact, the entire demeanor was too passive, it wasn't like an alien like a monster, which is the problem.

    It's funny too, because he's so INHUMAN early on when kills the guys at the pyramid and growls at Weyland he's so predatory, then he becomes so vulnerable with Lex, almost gives me whiplash
  14. SuperiorIronman
    Scar looks fine when he's otherwise determined or angry (which is what Neca's roaring heads seem to be based off of). The face really works then but the problem is really that he was meant to emote and connect with the audience which he does too well. In other shots he looks fine barring personal preferences but the first time we really get to see him without a mask and he comes off as being a bit too nice looking. The Predator is one of those characters where it just feels wrong to see "smile" if that makes sense. For me it's kind of the difference between Savage and Professor Hulks.
  15. Tichinde
    Quote from: The Shuriken on Sep 09, 2020, 01:42:08 AM
    Quote from: Tichinde on Sep 07, 2020, 05:26:28 PM
    the only AVP pred that looked moderately decent was the ancient, and I think that's partly because he had so much new stuff going on with his face like the extra quills and the engraved tusks, he also had somewhat of diagonal eyebrows which adds to the inhuman look, I also just appreciate the tribal ornamentation enough to give it somewhat of a pass.

    Scar looked like a wet blob

    https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/avp/images/e/e0/Scar2.png/revision/latest/top-crop/width/720/height/900?cb=20150114200541

    To this day I still wonder why his lower lip looks like it was torn off. It's not visible on any other design but here it looks like he just lost part of his face

    Hot Toys redeemed Scar with their action figure. Redesigned the face to look much better.

    Yeah, they even made the Mandible Full extension roar thing he does kinda cool. I actually think that it looks good on the toy instead of the movie where it kinda looks like he's breaking his jaw to roar.

    Though I give points to AVPR because that roar seemed better and more natural, but it might have been because I couldn't see most of it  :P
  16. The Shuriken
    Quote from: Tichinde on Sep 07, 2020, 05:26:28 PM
    the only AVP pred that looked moderately decent was the ancient, and I think that's partly because he had so much new stuff going on with his face like the extra quills and the engraved tusks, he also had somewhat of diagonal eyebrows which adds to the inhuman look, I also just appreciate the tribal ornamentation enough to give it somewhat of a pass.

    Scar looked like a wet blob

    https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/avp/images/e/e0/Scar2.png/revision/latest/top-crop/width/720/height/900?cb=20150114200541

    To this day I still wonder why his lower lip looks like it was torn off. It's not visible on any other design but here it looks like he just lost part of his face

    Hot Toys redeemed Scar with their action figure. Redesigned the face to look much better.
  17. Enjoy
    When long jumping, instead of hovering in the air after hitting an object, a little monkey bar action to get past the tree branch would be nice or anything other then floating for a second and falling. More climbing and crawling and swinging and hanging movements.
  18. Tichinde
    the only AVP pred that looked moderately decent was the ancient, and I think that's partly because he had so much new stuff going on with his face like the extra quills and the engraved tusks, he also had somewhat of diagonal eyebrows which adds to the inhuman look, I also just appreciate the tribal ornamentation enough to give it somewhat of a pass.

    Scar looked like a wet blob

    https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/avp/images/e/e0/Scar2.png/revision/latest/top-crop/width/720/height/900?cb=20150114200541

    To this day I still wonder why his lower lip looks like it was torn off. It's not visible on any other design but here it looks like he just lost part of his face
  19. Kradan
    Quote from: Mr.Turok on Sep 06, 2020, 06:49:56 PM
    Quote from: PAS Spinelli on Sep 03, 2020, 10:13:11 PM
    Quote from: Kradan on Sep 03, 2020, 07:30:18 AM
    Nitpicking Magic
    Heyheyhey, don't get us wrong, we've been getting monstrosities like the AvP preds for years, we are used to this routine okay

    Were the AVP Preds that bad? I didn't like how the mandibles were placed super loose sure but they looked kind of neat.

    I've asked myself that question many times, my friend

  20. PAS Spinelli
    Quote from: Mr.Turok on Sep 06, 2020, 06:49:56 PM
    Quote from: PAS Spinelli on Sep 03, 2020, 10:13:11 PM
    Quote from: Kradan on Sep 03, 2020, 07:30:18 AM
    Nitpicking Magic
    Heyheyhey, don't get us wrong, we've been getting monstrosities like the AvP preds for years, we are used to this routine okay

    Were the AVP Preds that bad? I didn't like how the mandibles were placed super loose sure but they looked kind of neat.
    Ugly brows, human eyes, terribly ugly mouth, and of course, mandibles are there as if they were a cool detail, not part of it's anatomy
  21. Kailem
    I'm glad they didn't just wait until the next content update to put a patch out for these issues like they did with City Hunter and all the bugs that were introduced with him. I haven't had a chance to play it again since this patch though, so have the crashes actually been fixed? Or is it even more of a dumpster fire than it has been this past week?
  22. Corporal Hicks
    Have to say I rather enjoying the new Dutch and the Mercenary weapon. I do feel like it's a colossal waste not having new "old" lines from the movie, but I think in-game he actually looks fantastic. The M16 was huge fun. Definitely a close quarters weapon, but has a very nice feel to it.

    I am definitely ready for that new map and mode though.
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