The fifth season of Derby Stars PvP started on September 20th, lasting a week. In light of community feedback, particularly about horse balance in PvP, the Derby Stars team is rolling out several updates, with the first launching next week. The team’s goal is to elevate the user experience and meet rider expectations.
Ahead of this significant update in October, Derby Stars announces preliminary patches and enhancements. The impending rollouts encompass Skill balance adjustments and more. Notable changes include the closure of CRT PvP and tweaks in CRT rewards distribution in PvE Trainings.
- Introduction of Skill balance patch
- Adjustment to specific horse skills
- Modifications related to Distance Aptitude and Cores
- Start of Derby Stars PvP Season 5
- Closure and remodeling of CRT PvP
- Revisions to CRT rewards from PvE Trainings
Initial Steps to Major Update
The forthcoming October update is anticipated to bring extensive changes. In the lead-up, a series of balance patches have been unveiled, with the Skill balance patch as a priority.
Special Skills Spotlight
Out of the 500+ skills attributed to the horses, specific Special Skills are earmarked for enhancements. These include “Half Step Back for Victory, One Step Back for Victory,” among others.
Enhanced Skill Activation
The activation criteria for various skills, such as “Last-Chance – Stretch Runner,” have been relaxed. This skill, for instance, will now be triggered when a horse isn’t in the race’s top three, a shift from the earlier sixth-place requirement.
Distance Aptitude and Cores
The Distance Aptitude is affected by the number of stacked Cores. Though the impact of these Cores is substantial, diminishing returns are observed with the addition of more Cores.
Additional Updates Awaited
Several more updates, such as Stat(INT, GRT) revisions, Core Updates, and Breeding Improvements, will soon be unveiled for the Derby Stars’ community.
Adjustments to CRT Rewards
The reshuffling of CRT rewards from PvE Trainings aims to offer new and less experienced riders a more rewarding experience. Rewards for grades S to B will see a marginal reduction, while grades C to E will witness a substantial increase.
As Derby Stars navigates its growth trajectory, these updates reflect the company’s commitment to user feedback and continuous improvement. These changes, especially the skill adjustments, are poised to redefine gameplay dynamics and offer players an enriched experience.