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WildStar‘s next major update, Power of the Primal Matrix, introduces a brand new progression system to the game.

The Primal Matrix system allows for additional character progression beyond level 50 via Primal Essence—a new element that is spent through the Primal Matrix interface. Primal Essence can be found in instanced PvE, PvP, Daily Quests, Contracts, and throughout the world.

“As you collect Primal Essence and progress through the Primal Matrix, you’ll gain additional power in the form of ability points, new abilities, and stat increases, some of which will provide bonuses for the three new character stats also being added to WildStar: Toughness, Tenacity, and Hope,” the developer explains. “And as your Primal Matrix nodes are unlocked, you’ll increase your Heroism rating—a trackable number that allows you to easily gauge your relative power increases post-level 50.”

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The update also includes a new scalable five-player Prime dungeon called Coldblood Citadel and a 1–5 player scalable Prime Expedition titled Evil from the Ether.

Finally, Power of the Primal Matrix adds a new difficulty scaling feature for a selection of the game’s classic PvE content.

“When queuing for a supported Expedition or dungeon at level 50 you’ll have the option to set a Prime difficulty level for the instance,” reads the description. “Prime levels will offer greater challenges from enemies, and increased rewards with item drops that scale relative to the difficulty of the instance. Prime 0 replaces the Veteran dungeon setting, and the difficulty levels scale up from there.”

The update will be available to test on the PTR from next week.

Source: Carbine

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WildStar’s next update adds a new progression system

Carbine has officially unveiled WildStar's next major update, known as Power of the Primal Matrix.

By Matthew Bennett | 01/4/2017 10:00 AM PT

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WildStar‘s next major update, Power of the Primal Matrix, introduces a brand new progression system to the game.

The Primal Matrix system allows for additional character progression beyond level 50 via Primal Essence—a new element that is spent through the Primal Matrix interface. Primal Essence can be found in instanced PvE, PvP, Daily Quests, Contracts, and throughout the world.

“As you collect Primal Essence and progress through the Primal Matrix, you’ll gain additional power in the form of ability points, new abilities, and stat increases, some of which will provide bonuses for the three new character stats also being added to WildStar: Toughness, Tenacity, and Hope,” the developer explains. “And as your Primal Matrix nodes are unlocked, you’ll increase your Heroism rating—a trackable number that allows you to easily gauge your relative power increases post-level 50.”

170103_WS_News_Primal_Matrix_Announce_UI

The update also includes a new scalable five-player Prime dungeon called Coldblood Citadel and a 1–5 player scalable Prime Expedition titled Evil from the Ether.

Finally, Power of the Primal Matrix adds a new difficulty scaling feature for a selection of the game’s classic PvE content.

“When queuing for a supported Expedition or dungeon at level 50 you’ll have the option to set a Prime difficulty level for the instance,” reads the description. “Prime levels will offer greater challenges from enemies, and increased rewards with item drops that scale relative to the difficulty of the instance. Prime 0 replaces the Veteran dungeon setting, and the difficulty levels scale up from there.”

The update will be available to test on the PTR from next week.

Source: Carbine

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About Matthew Bennett

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Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89