Bandai Namco has announced details on the upcoming Version 2.3.0 patch for its anime fighting game JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R. The free update will roll out on December 4th and includes significant adjustments to game balance and mechanics.
Among the changes are reduced cooldowns for assist abilities, allowing them to be used more readily in matches. Several characters are also receiving extra assist uses. On the mechanics side, adjustments have been made to recoil animations, recovery from attacks, jumping hurtboxes, and counters.
Specific fixes address inconsistencies that give some characters advantages over others. The goal is to level the playing field. Additional changes impact mounted combat. New recoil animations and other tweaks prevent unintended behavior.
Fans have eagerly awaited the 2.3.0 patch following the game's release. The development team has been responsive to feedback from players. This update tackles some of the top concerns around balance and unintended mechanics.
Players can expect matches to become even more dynamic with extra assist uses. And the universal system changes should make fights fairer across the 50+ character roster. JoJo devotees will want to check out the full patch notes for changes to their favorite combatants.