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Uncharted 3 to get huge update as Free to Play gets set to debut

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception has been updated to version 1.17, which according to Naughty Dog sets the game up for the "biggest update to Uncharted 3 Multiplayer yet".

Late last week it was accidentally leaked on the PS blog that the multiplayer section of Uncharted 3 was going free to play for PlayStation Plus members. So we have a seeking suspicion this "biggest update yet" is related to that.

The second update arrives tomorrow, so we don't have to wait long to find out.

Here's Patch 1.7's notes.

Available: Globally - February 25, 2013 before 6:30pm PST.


- Inactive players leaderboard reset
- Naughty Dog Paw icon will appear near your rank icon - we love you. We'll explain more tomorrow.
- Lab Maps can now be added to the custom game list by Naughty Dog
- More than one Lab Map may now appear in the Lab Playlist

The following Medals have been removed from Team Objective and Plunder:

- Gunslinger
- Commando
- Fisticuffs
- Strike Three
- Spray and Pray
- Long Ranger
- Unlucky
- Oh Snap
- Dangerous

Changes to existing Team Objective and Plunder medals:

- Expansionist from 5 territories to 2 and $1,000 to $500
- None Shall Pass from 5 kills to 2 and $1,000 to $500
- Captured from $500 to $2,000
- Protectorate from $250 to $1,000
- No Cigar from $750 to $2,000
- Executioner from $250 to $1,000
- Guard Duty $350 to $1,500


Additional colors added to every item and skin. - MOAR COLORS! Hooray!
New head items item for various characters - available later on
New shirts for custom characters - available later on


Platinum tournament tier - reached at 23,500 points
11 new items just for the Tournament rewards
Starting immediate Platinum Tournament rewards are Drake Shade Raptor Mask and Talbot Shade Dive Helmet, these will be unlocked once you acheive Platinum for the first time.

There are four new Platinum tier permanent unlocks for the Djinn Skin.
- You will earn the Djinn Stunner Shades after 2 Platinum tiers.
- You will earn the Djinn Head Wrap after 4 Platinum tiers.
- You will earn the Djinn Helmet after 6 Platinum tiers.
- You will earn the Djinn Horns after 8 Platinum tiers. The Djinn horns have a stat that no other item has + Aimed Movement Speed!


Addressed several recurrent bugs

Edited On 26 Feb, 2013

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0000000000 4 years ago
wow impressive update!
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Loli-Nox-Tan 4 years ago
That is a big list. I really need to hurry up and buy the trilogy
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Rubix78 4 years ago
That's one hell of a update. I'll let my console download the update on its own via PS+ :)
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Beazi 4 years ago
I played the first one, played the demo of the second one which I thought was fantastic and forgot about the third. Need to get all three of them and plough through them!
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Robichoico 4 years ago
I thought it was free if you owned the game. Wouldn't be surprised to see it appear on ps+ for the whole game soon
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it just means if you don't own the game but have ps plus you can play it, i personally think this was done to stop people playing the tomb raider multiplayer, the timing is just too coincidental for me to think otherwise. It's a conspiracy.......but meh, sweet deal.
J-D 4 years ago
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alan james 4 years ago
"A very impressive update indeed"
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Datastatic 4 years ago
Theres another big update for this out on March 5th that allows you to play as a girl. Its gritty.
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Beazi 4 years ago
Tomb Raider is expected to have a great single player but multiplayer is expected to be poor! So good timing but to be honest this new Lara really seems to have more flavour to her than Drake
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I have played TR and its REALLY good but quite a lot like Uncharted. IGN have a good review up for it at the moment thats pretty much spot on.
Datastatic 4 years ago

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