Future 2’s Solstice occasion returns on July 19, and like earlier years, there will be some shiny new gear to acquire. One huge distinction this 12 months is that upgrading the armor units might be carried out in a brand new manner as Bungie has streamlined the method.
As detailed on this week’s Bungie weblog put up, armor upgrading is targeted on actively enhancing the gear by new participant actions and incentivizing gamers to chase armor rolls throughout Solstice. This in flip will permit gamers to craft armor that fits their wants by creating stat-specific builds that may shine in particular actions comparable to Gambit, Dusk Strikes, and the Crucible.
Upgrades would require gamers to gather Silver Leaves, a brand new foreign money earned by finishing actions all through the sport. Silver Leaves can then be changed into Silver Ash by finishing the brand new exercise Bonfire Bash earlier than getting used to reroll armor stats from the armor mod display screen.
One other foreign money that may be collected is Kindling, which is acquired by finishing Solstice Occasion challenges. You’ll spend Kindling to improve your armor stat roll potential, with every bit of armor may be upgraded thrice. This solely must be carried out as soon as per slot, and every time you improve a chunk of Solstice armor, it’s everlasting and shared throughout all items for that slot. What this implies is that in the event you improve a helmet as much as Tier 3, then each Solstice helmet at the moment in your stock and any future helmets you earn for that class can have entry to Tier 3 stat rerolls.
As for the armor, this 12 months’s units function each free and paid glow results like in earlier years. Totally improve your armor, and it’ll have a wholesome glow and you will earn the prospect at a high-stat roll specializing in a stat of your selection. For extra on this 12 months’s Solstice, you too can take a look at how the Occasion Card has modified, which Bungie describes as a brand new option to interact within the occasion.
Earlier than Solstice begins, you’ll be able to verify again in tomorrow to see the place Xur is, though there will not be a Trials of Osiris occasion as a consequence of this week’s Iron Banner PvP match.
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