Splitgate has technically been out for over two years, however its current transfer onto console and into open beta has revived the free-to-play shooter, elevating its profile on Twitch and elsewhere. In reality, two years after its early entry launch it’s lastly getting new seasons of content material. The first season, dubbed season 0, has already began and was introduced on Wednesday throughout Gamescom’s Opening Night Live presentation.

Splitgate has had battle passes earlier than, however this new opt-in is filled with beauty gadgets for gamers to unlock. It’s accompanied by a new patch, which comprises with just a few a lot wanted stability and quality-of-life tweaks. One factor gamers will probably discover straight away concerning the cosmetics in that they’re considerably higher than those developer 1047 Games has beforehand launched.

As for the precise adjustments, season 0’s first patch provides a complete new map to the sport referred to as Karman Station. This new map is a reimagined model of the sport’s unique Outpost map. The new season additionally introduces the new Contamination mode, which pits contaminated gamers, who can solely use melee weapons, towards so-called “human” gamers who’ve shotguns. Every time a human dies, they be a part of the contaminated group till the tip of the match — or till each human turns into contaminated.

One draw back to this new patch is how exhausting it’s been for gamers to really log in and play it. That might merely be proof of its elevated reputation. Nevertheless, ever because the announcement of the new season throughout Gamescom, Splitgate’s servers have had a queue time that folk have needed to wait via with the intention to log in. While it’s somewhat irritating not to have the ability to log in straight away, there are worse issues to have than being too widespread.

For a more in-depth take a look at all of the adjustments in Splitgate’s season 0, you may try the official patch notes.

Splitgate season 0 patch notes

New Features

New map

  • Karman Station — A reimagining of the unique map, Outpost. Karman Station replaces Outpost on our roster of Maps. Those of you who performed earlier than the Beta will acknowledge the similarities, however most significantly, the enhancements!

New battle move

  • Season 0 Battle Pass — The Battle Pass has 100 Levels of brand-new gadgets, unique to the Pass! Included within the Pass are: New Armors, Weapon Skins, Name Tags, Banners, and a Portal Skin! Season Challenges are absolutely unlocked with the BP!

New sport modes

  • Contamination — New asymmetrical mode with two groups. The “Contaminated” group begins with Bats solely and seeks to frag the “Human” group, who’ve shotguns. When a Human group member dies, they respawn on the Contaminated group. Game ends when time runs out or if all gamers are contaminated.
  • Casual Team Rumble — A new informal playlist with numerous sport modes too wacky for regular informal! Game modes embody Contamination, Big Head Snipers, Splitball, and extra!

General replace

  • Final Kill Cam — Feature added by widespread demand, now you can see the ultimate kill of the sport!

Balance adjustments

  • Pistol Rework — Balance Changes: Fully Auto, .125 hearth price,15.5 physique, 17.5 head

Quality-of-life adjustments

  • Aim Assist slider — Some of you requested that you simply have the ability to flip off/scale down the Aim Assist for controllers. 100% Aim Assist = what the Aim Assist has been earlier than this replace.
  • Overtime — King of the Hill, VIP, and Oddball now has Overtime.
  • Doing all Daily Challenges offers a drop.
  • New Referral Pass — 9 Levels with new gadgets! New referrals will solely rely in the direction of the new referral move.
  • Custom Games Browser — added looking and filtering.
  • You can now shoot portals via the our bodies of allies.
  • Killcam is enabled in all modes now (ex: SWAT). We noticed your petition.

Ranked Modes

  • Ranks — More Elo Divisions have been added. i.e. ELO 3000 =Diamond 1, ELO 3300 = Diamond 4, and many others.

Game updates

  • Team switching — customized video games choice for switching groups in the course of the match.
  • Pickup zone textual content visibility enhancements.
  • Updated Hills and DOM factors on sure maps.
  • Hill Mesh up to date.

Bug fixes:

  • Beta BP bug mounted — You can equip gadgets 11-15 from the Beta Battle Pass in your locker. (Beta Fish is glad)
  • Footstep audio mounted.
  • Numerous miscellaneous bug fixes.
  • More server optimizations.