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Soooo...not changing the meta devs?

ZaitsevZaitsev Member Posts: 1,285

You basically slapped PGTW on the wrist, and youve given decent buffs to bad perks, but not touching the stagnant meta? Seriously?

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  • BigBrainMegMainBigBrainMegMain Member Posts: 3,826

    What's your example of the "stagnant meta?"

  • ZaitsevZaitsev Member Posts: 1,285

    DS, BT, DH/SB for survivors

    With Undying, the killer meta has shifted. Why not the same boring survivor meta?

  • ShiShi Member Posts: 156

    Dev must use the same reason to nerf PGTW with DS.

    After down different survivors, but DS is still usable.

  • Johnny_XManJohnny_XMan Member Posts: 5,462
    edited September 2020

    @Zaitsev

    Because in order to touch those perks, they would have to also adjust built-in mechanics like Camping/Tunneling/Slugging.

    Which aren't even perks, and are still very meta.

  • KateDunsonKateDunson Member Posts: 636

    Their intention is to motivate us using different perks builds, i don't think they will ever touch the perks u mentioned

  • C_FrankC_Frank Member Posts: 179

    I agree with the pop nerf. but ds is unchanged. No less time or action deactivation. If thana % is high maybe is good for some killers (plague legion ). Trails of torment was ######### and will be #########. For survivivor meta perk are the same. For killer pop+ ci or ruin + undying are the choice for slow gens.

  • ClickyClickyClickyClicky Member Posts: 3,536
  • BlueberryBlueberry Member Posts: 9,659

    My thoughts as well. Other than possibly those 2, the rest are still terrible and won't be ran.

  • ccactus623ccactus623 Member Posts: 214

    Change it yourself I've not used those perks in ages. The threat of DS and borrowed means few killers risk it.

  • Science_GuyScience_Guy Member Posts: 1,589

    AMN could literally have a 0 second cooldown and it would still be just 'okay'.

    I'm glad nothing got gutted, but when you realize just how much trash perks need attention, 11 perk tweaks is not that many. This was a wash, now we wait 3 more months for them to do anything about Felix's WOAT perks.

  • BrhoomBrhoom Member Posts: 206

    Everytime, everytime I say to myself, ''Try different perks to have fun'' I get slugged, tunneled, and camped.

    So no, As long as there are killers who think tunneling and camping are ''legit strats'' I'm running perks to counter that.

    Green ranks and lower is where I don't run these, killers there are less sweaty and I actually have fun, sometimes even in solo que!

  • notstarboardnotstarboard Member Posts: 3,696
    edited September 2020

    I for one was happy about every single change in the dev update. They're not going to make the game perfect in one patch, but these are all excellent changes. Not every perk needs to be meta; provided every perk is at least useful, either in some builds or for some play styles, I'm happy, and it will lead to more diverse builds being run. Limiting PGTW to 45 seconds is a great change too. As is they can commit to chasing you, down you, then Pop a gen, hook you, and have Pop right back up. I think the devs are right that now the killer's now usually going to need to choose between giving up distance in the chase and not getting to pop the gen.

  • PlaysByShadyPlaysByShady Member Posts: 565

    Agree with this completely... if 60 seconds is too long to allow a killer to determine which gen they need to strategically kick, then it's also way too long for a survivor to have not healed up and find themselves being downed a second time. The 60 seconds is actually abused by survivors into tricking/forcing the killer to pick them up in certain scenarios where it can be impossible for the killer to win (e.g. if they're hooked near gates, etc... it's impossible for the killer to do anything).

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