Endnight simply launched a sweeping replace for Sons of the Forest, bringing a swathe of fixes and new materials to the Steam survival sport together with a brand new cave, new boss, modifications to enemy and weapon spawns, and a few far more resilient rabbits and squirrels. Although we’re nonetheless awaiting the total Sons of the Forest launch date, with the sport presently in alpha, there’s a lot to get your starved, jagged enamel into the brand new SOTF patch.
Okay, first up, the Sons of the Forest new cave. Endnight confirms that a wholly new subterranean system has been added to the Sons of the Forest map, whereas the coveted gold armor has been moved to a recent location. The hell cave additionally has further wake-up areas now, and so they’re are some extra lifeless cultists sprinkled across the map.
Maybe even larger, nonetheless, is the brand new demon boss which has been added to the top of the hell cave part. We cannot spoil something right here, however in the event you suppose you have already dealt with the hardest enemies Sons of the Forest has to supply, suppose once more.
Naturally, a brand new boss means a considerably reworked ending and a few modifications to the lore. The official patch notes merely point out “further story parts” – we’ll allow you to expertise these, unspoiled, for yourselves.
Consuming MREs will now go a lot additional to restoring your fullness, however – in what is likely to be one of the best sentence I’ve gotten to put in writing all week – cat meals has been considerably nerfed, and will not fill you up prefer it used to.
That hungriness is likely to be compounded by the modifications to Sons of the Forest’s rabbits and squirrels, which at the moment are far more evasive, and far trickier to catch. The merchandise duping trick in storage holders has additionally been nixed, and your chainsaw’s cost will not final as lengthy.
On the plus facet, that just about game-breaking glitch the place enemies would spawn in your base has been resolved, and torches burn brighter for elevated visibility. You can even use left-hand objects whereas aboard the hold glider now and leaves and banknotes now present extra gas. You possibly can take a look at the entire SOTF patch notes right here.
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