It's really, really f*cking hot outside. I don't know about you guys, but it's well over a hundred degrees around my neck of the woods and it has been all summer long. It may be a weird coincidence, but Piranha Games has revealed a new map for MechWarrior Online that, you guessed it, is themed around the idea of the planet being hotter than the Devil's gooch. How topical.
With this being a simulator, the unbearable heat will have numerous effects on your mech. If you're rolling around in a giant, bulky mech, you're going to run into quite a bit of overheating along the way. You'll need to account for this, as well as the weapons you'll take with you. Using weapons with low heat profiles will go a long way, for example. The video above that introduces the map has a lot more tips like these, so be sure to watch that. You know, so you're ready to go once you get into the closed beta, of course.
Warface is noface, to be displaced and not replaced on the Xbox 360 marketplace
8:00 AM on 12.05.2014