The January 18, 2023 Developer’s Note shares news of Union Raids, Co-op Battle rankings, and more. Below is also the New Year’s Greeting video that shared some of the upcoming new content as well.
This is Yoo Hyung-Seok, the director of GODDESS OF VICTORY: NIKKE.
I send you my warmest greetings here via the first Developer’s Note of 2023.
2022 has been more meaningful than ever as we could finally share the game with you. Thank you so much for your support and love.
We are thankful and sincerely hope that 2023 will be a year full of happiness and good luck for all Commanders! With Modernia breaking in the new year for GODDESS OF VICTORY: NIKKE, we will strive to bring you surprises and joy through the game.
We have introduced some of the new content that is in progress recently via the New Year’s Greeting video. In today’s Developer’s Note, we would like to share some information that was not included in the video.
Firstly, the development for the Union Raid has been completed and a final tuning is being carried out. The Union Raid is a seasonal mode centered around bosses, and each season will last for 7 days.
We envision the first season to start on January 27th (UTC+9). The Union Raid reward – Union Chip, and the Union Shop will also be in effect officially. Please look forward to it. As it is the first gameplay that requires union teamwork, we hope it can bring another level of fun to the Commanders.
Secondly, ranking will be added to the Co-op Battles. The Co-op battles were one of the most popular modes during the CBT, especially for players who like to study character strategies.
We understand that not all players favor competitive play, and we want players to enjoy the gameplay without any burden. Overall, there will be very few adjustments to the reward types and gameplay. This includes an addition of a ranking reward.
We aim to deliver the ranking feature for the Co-op Battle in about a month.
There are also plans to increase the Outpost Defense levels. However, as we are still deliberating on the timing and approach to this issue, this is as much as we can share with you currently. We seek your kind understanding. We will update Commanders on the progress via future notices.
Next, we have made several updates to the game, such as adding a horizontal screen orientation option, Liberation system, live wallpaper, and also updating and resolving various issues. We hope that these updates will provide diversity and a more interesting experience for Commanders. At the same time, we have also discovered new issues and we apologize for that.
These issues include: different device models having different damage output, Grave Digger’s attack cannot be intercepted in the Interception, the infinite loading during PVP under certain circumstances, and the resurrection skills of Rapunzel and Anne: Miracle Fairy at 1 HP etc. We are investigating the current cause(s) of these issues and will resolve these as soon as possible.
The skill description for the newly released Nikke, Jackal, was ambiguous, and we will avoid the occurrence of such problems in the future. We will also ensure that new character(s) information will be supplemented in more detail.
Viper will be launched on January 19th (UTC+9) and will have a new effect “Vamp.” We will also provide additional explanations to introduce ther effect.
We sincerely hope that GODDESS OF VICTORY: NIKKE will be a game that is loved by current and future Commanders.
As such, each Nikke should have their own usability. Jackal’s skills were also designed with this in mind and she will be designed into a character that can be teamed up with Guillotine and Bird. So we will maintain the current skill composition and seek your understanding of this.
Also, to achieve this goal, we plan to reevaluate characters with low usage, and gradually make balance adjustments to improve their usability. The priority would be characters who use MG and SMG weapons and characters with defense reduction features. We will update everyone once we have a decision on the direction and degree of adjustments.
Some Commanders may be somewhat disappointed with the recent updates, and we sincerely apologize for that. At the same time, we would like to present all Commanders with a small gift:
Advanced Recruit Vouchers x 5
Credit Case (12H) x 1
Battle Data Set Case (12H) x 1
Core Dust Case (12H) x 1
Ultra Boost Module x 30
These items will be distributed today. Please claim them from the in-game mailbox.
Finally, in order not to disappoint Commanders this year, the Development and Operations teams are committing to doing our best to bring you a better gaming environment and experience.
Once again, we would like to express our appreciation for your continued love and support of GODDESS OF VICTORY: NIKKE.
GODDESS OF VICTORY: NIKKE Director Yoo Hyung-Seok, Development Team and Operations Team