One of the fan criticisms often leveled at Icarus Studios
' post-apocalyptic sci-fi MMO Fallen Earth
is the quality of some of the title's combat animations. With the launch of the game's newest update, Icarus
has begun to address these concerns by polishing the animations for both dual-wielding and melee combat reactions.
The 1.6.2 patch, which hits the live server today, also brings particle and sound synchronization on melee combat as well as user interface tweaks and a small bug fix pertaining to the respec system. Finally, in case the wastelands weren't gritty enough already, the Fallen Earth
team has re-enabled blood spatters and sounds for normal, glancing, and critical hits with regard to melee combat. Check out the press release
and the full patch notes
for all the details.