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Today August 3rd, at 9am ET, Quake Champions servers went down for scheduled maintenance to deploy the latest patch changes. The CBT 13 patch includes a number of desirable fixes and adjustments. For full patch notes check them out below.

CBT 13 Patch Notes:

New Play Now Screen

  • New screen layout integrated
  • Player can choose multiple game modes in quick match and match-make between them randomly
  • Tutorial videos available from Play Now screen

 

New Announcer Voice

  • Early CBT voice back by popular demand

 

New Social Screen

  • Player can observe all current in-match players and blocked players
  • Player can now blacklist players, which blocks invites from unwanted users
  • Player can now ignore user invites
  • Player can now report users

 

Projectile issue fixes

  • Fixed sync issues involving projectiles and players to decrease amount of miss hits
  • Lag compensation implemented for state changes of collision boxes

 

 

Tech

  • Fixed an issue that could occur when the game would not revert to the player’s native resolution when changing to Borderless mode with a lower aspect ratio
  • Fixed a localization text issue
  • Updated the list of supported video cards for more correct auto-detect
  • Fixed an issue where killed players could become stuck in place and invincible
  • Fixed an issue where local configurations would not be saved properly when including Cyrillic letters
  • Fixed an issue where Champions were not synchronized with moving objects

 

Performance

  • Optimized various memory leaks

 

Balance

  • Clutch’s “Advanced Shielding” passive has been removed
  • Clutch’s Active Ability cool-down has now been set to 40 seconds
  • Clutch’s Health and Armor stats revised: Health from 150/150 to 100/100; Armor from 50/100 to 100/150
  • Slash’s Starting Armor increased +25 ap
  • Profile Progression: XP requirements tweaked
  • Random Drop: Rebalance of drop rates in Backpacks Crates and Reliquaries
  • Crafting: Item prices in shards and dismantle values changed

 

Champions

  • New effect for Ranger’s Dire Orb
  • Fixed a light effect issue affecting Anarki’s Banner vanity item
  • Fixed an issue affecting audio during Anarki’s hover board movement
  • Fixed issue that could occur with BJ Blazkowicz’s shooting animation while dual-wielding
  • Fixed a twitching animation issue with BJ Blazkowicz after being shot while idle
  • Enemies within 120u of the player are outlined
  • New Clutch acceleration icon added
  • Fixed an issue where rock and drill medals pop without hitting the 1000 damage requirements
  • Fixed an issue when RL damage through Clutch’s shield

 

Weapons

  • Fixed an issue when the Lightning Gun shaft bloomed when colliding with geometry
  • Fixed a knock-back issue with the Lightning Gun, Shotgun, Rocket Launcher and Railgun
  • Fixed an issue when armor shards didn’t fall when the player was killed via Gauntlet
  • New weapon pick-up sound, (temporary, will be updated in the future)

 

Challenges

  • Fixed an issue where the Serial Killer challenge showed the incorrect icon
  • Fixed an issue where the player could receive already completed Daily Challenges
  • Fixed an issue where Daily Challenges were not showing progress

 

UI/HUD

  • Resolved all display issues with the Health and Armor container system
  • yaw and pitch mouse settings added to the options screen
  • New smaller high resolution enemy arrow indicators
  • Improved reliability of enemy arrow indicators
  • Fixed an issue where the player count could persist in the lobby
  • Fixed an issue where if the player accepted a party invite while in the lobby, he was transferred in custom game
  • Fixed issue when Headgear thumbnails are not showing some of the champion’s heads

 

Spectating

  • Red soul widget added into HUD
  • Fixed an issue where the Lightning Gun shaft could split into two
  • Fixed an issue where spectators saw red markers above the blue team
  • Fixed an issue where Clutch’s shield was not visible from 3rd person camera
  • X-Ray now turned on by default
  • Spectator now sees team-colored outlines on the screen

 

In-game

  • Fixed an issue when player spawned in 0 coordinates on second game session
  • Fixed an issue when Champion will briefly appear where killed on respawn
  • Fixed an issue when full session could stuck on a character presentation screen
  • Fixed issue when user movement halts briefly when entering a jump-pad

 

Sacrifice

  • Fixed an issue where the soul pickup HUD marker could persist when the soul isn’t on its spawn place
  • Fixed an issue where the soul can get stuck in any wall and cannot be picked up when User stands close to the wall
  • Fixed an issue where the soul can be placed in overhead platform side mausoleum on Burial Chamber
  • Fixed an issue when Soul can become stuck on top of head statue in Side Mausoleum on Burial Chamber
  • Fixed an issue when enemy Obelisk marker overlapped soul carried HUD
  • Fixed an issue where the soul effect could be seen on the weapon in first person view
  • Fixed POI blinking issue
  • Fixed an issue where picking up the soul immediately after using an ability would cause VFX to stay, preventing the use of that ability until death
  • Fixed an issue where the Obelisk does not have player collision

 

Duel

  • Fixed an issue where the draft stage profile level on the nameplate was incorrect
  • Fixed an issue where on the death screen, the Champion in the middle always highlighted
  • Fixed an issue where the mouse fire input would be stuck if firing between the transition from warmup to Champion selection
  • Fixed an issue where the announcer would say “5 minutes warning” at sudden death
  • Fixed an issue where the Scoreboard would not display a time limit
  • Fixed an issue when Champion Vanity items did not show when displayed on the podium screen in Duel selection
  • Fixed an issue when the announcer says “your pick” when an enemy is picking

 

Misc

  • Various localization fixes
  • Removed confidential line from watermark

 

Chat

  • Fixed an issue when Global timestamps were missing zero padding
  • Fixed an issue when chat didn’t work on player presentation screen
  • Fixed an issue when auto-scroll always worked with every new message

 

Shop

  • Fixed issue when loot-box text was not showing correctly
  • Loot Box store visuals improved
  • Loot Box openings now include category icons for drops
  • Loot Box openings now include voice over announcements for epic and legendary drops

 

Additional fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where in Duel lobby, there were no opponents nicknames listed
  • Fixed an issue where a player would see his own profile picture on all profile pics in Social screen
  • Fixed an issue where the player could follow blacklisted player
  • Fixed an issue where the player could get 3 medals Mach Complete and Win during one Duel match
  • Fixed an issue where the player could not use print-screen while in full-screen