The wipe is sort of right here in Escape From Tarkov, and the newest pre-wipe occasion has seen merchants paying out huge cash for in-game canine tags, which might be taken from the our bodies of lifeless gamers.
Experiments with the in-game merchants have revealed that BEAR and USEC tags are each promoting for round 120,000 for a stage 40 canine tag, whereas a stage 60 canine tag – the best on this author’s stash – went for over 150,000 roubles.
It’s a comparatively docile occasion for the sport, which often finds larger and extra ridiculous methods to interrupt the financial system earlier than the wipe resets all the pieces from scratch. This is often an thrilling time for the sport because it resets the enjoying discipline and permits everybody an equal likelihood to construct their character out from scratch, with out being harassed by gamers who’re extra skilled or have nicer tools.
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While Escape from Tarkov developer Battlestate Games hasn’t but revealed when the wipe is, it tends to happen on Thursdays, and final yr it wiped on Christmas Eve. This means there may very well be a wipe as quickly as this Thursday, and we’ll see a number of extra occasions added to the reside service sport earlier than then to spice issues up for present gamers which have frolicked for the sport’s six-month wipe interval.
Last wipe we noticed all gamers contaminated with a pathogen that may kill them after simply seven minutes until they may get an antidote from an airdrop or discovered it within the pocket of an AI Scav participant.
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