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Update 1.8.3 was confirmed on July 28th, 2018 during State of The Game. The update will include a patch that will fix the running in place bug, fixing the striker meta, and other various ongoing issues. There will not be a PTS for this update because there are enough resources working on the patch and as well as Tom Clancy's The Division 2's development. If a there was a PTS, the sequel would had to be delayed. The update's release date was revealed on August 16th, 2018 during State of The Game. The update will release on August 23rd.  Issues that are currently being investigated/fixed on before Update 1.8.3 deploys:

  • Striker Gear meta.
  • ''Running in Place'' bug.
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  • bugs on The Showstopper.
  • Skirmish Expansion Stash—given to everyone in Update 1.8.3.
  • Rainbow Six Commendation—will read "Equip 6 different quality pieces of gear (grey/exotic, green, blue, purple, orange and gear set)" to help players with four characters who are unable to earn grey items.






Agents!

Update 1.8.3 is live now across PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4! Experience the new Classified Striker's Battlegear balancing changes, Showstopper fixes, and gameplay tweaks. A full list of features is available below.

  • Game Changes
    • Classified Gear
      • Striker's Battlegear
        • EMP now pauses stack accumulation and bonus damage and healing are not applied. Existing stacks are lost with time and by missing shots.
        • Classified Striker bonus heal rate is reduced and shots landed only add +1 stack to each bonus when playing in the Dark Zone, Last Stand, and Skirmish.
        • Full text in-game:
          • 4 piece bonus: Every consecutive hit deals 1% more damage. Stacks up to 100%. Missing shots drops bonus by 2%. Bonus is reduced by 1% every second. It is not possible to gain stacks and bonus damage is not applied while under the effects of EMP. Bonus is lost when exiting combat.
          • 6 piece bonus: Every hit adds 2 stacks of a self-healing bonus; each stack is worth 0.01% of max health per second. Stacks up to 100 hits. This bonus is increased by 0.05% per stack for every 3000 Stamina. Missing shots drops the bonus by 1 stack and the bonus is reduced by 2 stacks every second. It is not possible to gain stacks and the self-healing bonus is not applied while under the effects of EMP. Bonus is lost when exiting combat. While in the Dark Zone, Last Stand, or Skirmish, each hit only adds 1 stack instead of 2 and the healing rate is reduced.
          • Every hit increases the bonus damage from Striker's Battlegear by an additional 1%. Missing shots drops the bonus damage from Striker's Battlegear by 1% and the bonus is reduced by 2% every second. While in the Dark Zone, Last Stand, or Skirmish, the additional 1% bonus damage is not applied.
    • Skills
      • Support Station Master Mod
        • When disabling a Support Station with the Master Mod the heal now scales depending on how long the skill has been active.
    • Weapons
      • Showstopper
        • Fixed an issue where the Showstopper could fire extra rounds. Note that while the extra shot does not go off, the sound and controller rumble for that extra shot are still present in the game.
        • The snap aim of the Showstopper has been adjusted.
    • Gameplay
      • Fixed an issue that caused players to appear running in place when using a skill under certain circumstances.
      • The expansion stash is now available for all players, regardless of DLC ownership.
    • Commendations
      • Rainbow 6 commendation requirements now read "Equip 6 different quality pieces of gear (grey/exotic, green, blue, purple, orange and gear set)"
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