The wait is finally over. The new latest update on Escape from Tarkov is here. Read this article till the end to know everything about Escape from Tarkov update 12.9.
Escape From Tarkov is a multiplayer first-person shooter role-playing video game. Developed by Battlestate Games for windows. The game was initially released on 27 July 2017. The game can be played on Windows and Macintosh operating systems. The game has been updated on 24th Dec 2020, 11 PM Moscow time. The update will take almost 4 hours, but if needed, it will be extended.
Changes and Additions
The update patch has bought many new changes to the game. Firstly the woods in the game, which is the third location in the game, has been expanded. PMC initial gear sets have been reworked. There are additions in the voice and head while creating characters, but changes cannot be made after setting the character. For making changes, players need to do a profile reset or wipe. The skill “Immunity” has been added, and “Metabolism” has been worked upon. The volume of steps and interaction with vegetation has been reduced. Chances of bleedings through ammunitions have been increased. Some ammo can cause heavy or light bleeding. Players will be receiving letters with supplies for the first 7 days of playing the game.
All button has been added to the purchasing menu. Also, players can now avail all the items with a single click. And the W-list tabs are modified and no longer interfere with other market tags. The slot highlighting that occurs while dragging items in the inventory can now be turned off. Equipped armbands are now unbootable and are no longer lost upon death. The “Enter” button now confirms most of the dialogs. There will be a delay in the reward letters. Containers will be applied with restriction filters to mods installed on transported objects. New equipment and clothing are added. Many characteristics in the weapon mods are changed. The character overweight that used to start at 40 is now 35. And the purchase limit for some ammo dealers has been increased.
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New weapons and ammunitions | Escape from Tarkov Update 12.9
- 300 blk, .338 Lapua Magnum ammunition
- SIG MCX Assault rifle in .300 Blackout
- Mk-18 mod 1 Mjölnir DMR in .338 LM
- UMP SMG in .45
- KRISS Vector SMG in both 9х19 and .45
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A GL40 can now be aimed with a reflexed sight. The position of the character’s body can now be reset even after opening the inventory. Also, blinding is imposed though the player is using a thermal imager. The stationary machine gun will be removed if the player uses it in the blind firing position. Now nickname can not be changed if the new nickname is 15 characters or longer. Now the observer can see the player checking the fire mods in the weapons. And many more.
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