As April quickly approaches, Cold Iron Studios has unveiled the contents of Season 3 of the Year 1 roadmap. As the roadmap laid out for us back in October, Season 3 features a new class and new game feature in the way of the Lancer class and Loadout Presets, which gives players the ability to save up to 10 presets that include Kits, Weapons, and Cosmetics.
Gear up, Marine! “Season 3: Lancer” launches April 19, 2022! Cut through Xenomorph hordes with the new Lancer Class Kit and its shoulder-mounted Particle Lance. Quickly switch between different Kit, Weapon, and Perk Loadouts with the new Loadout Presets feature, and play to unlock 4 new Weapons, 15 new Perks, new Cosmetics and more in this free update!
The Lancer holds the line. They do not falter, they do not retreat. Often, they don’t even move.
Passive – Overwatch
While standing still or in cover, gain 1 stack of Overwatch a second, up to 5. Overwatch increases Accuracy, Damage, and Stability by 3% per stack. However, for every second out of cover or moving, lose 1 stack of Overwatch.
Ability 1 – Particle Lance
Fire a powerful particle weapon that penetrates all enemies in the line of fire, blocked only by terrain.
Ability 2 – Onslaught
Immediately reload weapon and automatically reload after every shot for duration. Increases Weapon Damage and Damage Resistance by 20%, decreases Movement and Fire Rate by 20%.
In addition to the new class and the Loadout Presets, Season 3 also features 15 new perks, 14 new cosmetic items, 11 new challenge cards and finally, 4 new weapons!
CQW: X1 Fireball
AoE on impact. A launcher in a non-heavy slot, lobbing fireballs with lasting fire patches.
Heavy: M41E4 Heavy Pulse Rifle
Moderate spread. High sustain. The first standard machine gun brought to the Heavy space.
Rifle: X45 Bombard Flechette Rifle
Faster firing. Greater precision. All the goods of the X43 Flechette SMG brought to the DMR space.
Hand Gun: Mark 7 Mod CQB Pistol
Automatic burst. The control of an SMG wrapped in a Machine Pistol.
Season 3 is currently slated to drop on the 19th of April and will be available for free for all who own the game. The new paid-for cosmetic pack, the UACM Frontline pack, will also release alongside Season 3. The Frontline pack contains Mk. 57 compression suit and Marine utility jumpsuit skins for each class, a bucket hat, compression suit helmet, tactical helmet and anti-glare googles. Also included are new weapon decals and shaders, new emotes, challenge cards and more.
Though still some time away, Season 4 will be releasing in the 3rd quarter of 2022, along with a new game-mode and another new feature.
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