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Warframe Update: The War Within

Main Features: The War Within quest. Also included in this massive update are new weapons, new cosmetics, new mods, a new tile set complete with new enemies, a rework of the Sortie rewards system, and the endless Void Fissure mission changes. This post will include Hotfixes and any other updates in regards to The War Within update branch. Continue reading “Warframe Update: The War Within”

Analysis of Warframe’s Updating Schedule

At a time of uncertainty for the future of the company, Digital Extremes launched the Warframe Open Beta on March 18, 2013. Regarded by fans as the spiritual successor to the game Dark Sector, Warframe became a burden of love for Digital Extremes which was meant to be everything they had wanted to be in Dark Sector but could not accomplish. In an interview earlier this year at PAX East 2016, Warframe’s Creative Director Steve Sinclair spoke briefly on the origins of Warframe and the struggle to find a publisher for the game. One of the publishers had essentially told him “You guys will fail. You guys will make a beautiful game and you’ll never update it. You won’t be able to update it.” The developers were faced with rejection and grim projections of their future as they approached different publishers and yet three years later Warframe is still alive and well with a vigorous update cycle. This article provides an analysis of Warframe’s Update schedule for the PC platform by visualizing the data from the past three years of updates. Continue reading “Analysis of Warframe’s Updating Schedule”

Warframe Update: The Silver Grove

Main Features: Titania has arrived with a new quest. Also included in this massive update are Glyphs, new weapons, new cosmetics, a rework of the Raptor boss fight, the first half of the Fusion System Rework, volunteer dedicated hosting for Conclave, as well as a handful of tweaks and fixes. This post will include Hotfixes and any other updates in regards to this specific Specters of the Rail update. Continue reading “Warframe Update: The Silver Grove”

The Failures of Focus

Focus was added to Warframe as part of The Second Dream quest included with Update 18.0 in December 2015. The cinematic quest has been highly praised by the Warframe community as an exciting first step toward unveiling the secrets of the Tenno — the player character faction — and breathing new life into the game by introducing new content and gameplay systems. Though by no means a complete source, the steamcharts.com page shows a gain of 11,900 players in the month of December. That’s nearly double the amount of players which were lost in the previous month of November. This update introduced Focus – a new progression system bound to your account designed as an endgame advancement system.

This article provides an analysis of the Focus system to support the claim that Focus has failed as an endgame system. Continue reading “The Failures of Focus”