Sony Online Entertainment has released an updated schedule of upcoming content and features in a September roadmap for Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.
The team has been continuing to work on performance upgrades that reduced network lag and optimized the database end of the game. An upcoming end-game raid dungeon, the Cave of Wonders, has been pushed back some in its anticipated release until the optimizations are complete, but will be launched in four seperate installments. This dungeon is expected to set a foundation for progressing gear in the game.
Vanguard's mentoring system will be expanded with the introduction of Mentor Stones. These stones will be found at the entrances of any dungeon and will allow players to choose to be set at the appropriate level for fighting in that particular dungeon. The team hopes that this will give players a challenge and while rewarding desirable items.
The expected release plan, in order, is:
- Major Performance Upgrades
- Best Buff Only Conversion
- Mentor Stones
- Additional Mentor Stones Functionality
- Cave of Wonders – Entry Wing
- Cave of Wonders- Additional Wings
For more information, visit the official Vanguard: Saga of Heroes website.
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