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Outriders dev promises lost items will return with "god roll" values

No need for tiers.

People Can Fly and Square Enix have promised to restore lost Outriders items with their "god roll" values attached.

In an update on the Outriders subreddit, players were told items granted in the upcoming inventory restoration process will have the same attribute combinations but with god roll values.

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This means these items will be at least the same if not better quality than the originally lost items.

Items will be granted at the character's highest available equip level taking World Tiers and Challenge Tiers into consideration.

This will come as a relief to players who have suffered Outriders' devastating inventory wipe bug. As we have reported, this bug had left some players with close to 100 hours of investment wasted.

Players - particularly those who have reached Outriders' endgame - are spending a lot of time and effort trying to obtain items with "god rolls" that will push their character build to optimal heights. In Outriders, weapons and armour drop with random mods of varying quality, and random stat categories (bonus firepower, long range damage etc). The "god roll grind" is one of the chief pursuits of endgame players.

People Can Fly had said its restoration plan meant "restored items may not have the exact same stats as the lost items" - a statement that terrified players who had put time and effort into the god roll grind.

But this latest update suggests People Can Fly and Square Enix have found a way to ensure this won't be an issue.

The item restoration does not yet have a date. The already announced "Community Appreciation Package" will be released to players after the inventory restoration process has been completed. This package includes a level-appropriate legendary weapon.

Meanwhile, Square Enix and People Can Fly said they're working on bringing the Stadia version of Outriders in-line with the other versions with an initial patch released during the week of 26th April. The Stadia version has lagged behind the other versions ever since launch.

And finally, more patches are on the way for Outriders, and the developers plan to publish a post outlining balance changes.

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