Guild Wars 2 Is Making Loot Acquisition A Little Less Painful
You get an awful lot of loot in Guild Wars 2, and most of it usually falls into one of two categories: useless, underpowered stuff -- "greens and blues" -- that clog up your inventory and are salvaged en masse for crafting materials; and bags that contain bags that contain bags that contain bags that contain that useless, underpowered stuff.
On the bright side, since bags typically stack, that second option can take up less space. Bags of Unidentified Gear were introduced in the Path of Fire expansion, replacing most gear found in zones related to that expansion, and making it easier to sort and dispose of the vast majority of loot drops. In the patch coming March 26, that convenience will be extended to Core Tyria and Heart of Thorns zones, as well.
The changes are detailed on the forums, and they include a change to how Magic Find works on such items. Notably, your MF will only take effect when you obtain the Unidentified Gear, not when you open it. Previously, it affected both rolls, thus doubling its utility. As stated at the end of the post, "Overall, you'll get the same amount of loot and won’t have to play inventory wars as much." It's nice to see that even the developers are in on the joke.
About the Author
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.
You May Enjoy
An Epic Victory: Judge Rules That App Store Must Allow Devs To Link Out To Alternate Payment Methods
Injunction goes into effect in December.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
Top 5 Free to Play Weekly Stories - Squad-Based Arena Star Wars Game Has First Look! Ep 480
Check out the top 5 biggest stories of the week in the F2P realm (and some that aren't F2P!...By Michael Byrne - 5 days ago
Warframe's Nidus Prime and Operation: Plague Star Events Now Live
It's a solid infest-ment.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
eFootball Lets You Pre-purchase Packs With The Game's Most Popular Players
$40 for a bundle of eight.By Jason Winter - 2 days ago
Rainbow 6 Extraction Puts You In The Battle Against Earth's Greatest Threat Ever
MIA mechanic has you extracting operators you lost on the last mission.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
Star Trek Online Offers Players The Chance To Pick Up The Mirror Universe Gagarin Warship In Its Most Recent Event
The Mirror Universe: Full of trouble...and cool ships.By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 days ago