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  1. Hello campers! Let’s welcome the spookiest time of year with a whole month’s of in-game events! Week 1 - 10/2 - 10/9: 1.3 XP - ENDED Week 2 - 10/9 - 10/15: 1.7 XP - ENDED Week 3 - 10/16 - 10/22: Details on 10/16 - LIVE Week 4 - 10/23 - 10/31: Details on 10/23 Special Event - 10/12 - 10/31: 13 Days of Voorhees! https://gleam.io/r1EMb/13-days-of-voorhees
  2. Dedicated Server Update 9/26 – All Platforms Fixed a search cancelling issue where a player could become stuck while cancelling out of a Quick Play match search Fixed an issue where server uptime could cause a handshake failure when connecting to a game server (this caused the "infinite connection" issue) Today's HotFix update should start going live for all players at approximately 4pm Eastern. Please keep in mind that the update may take a while to roll out to all players on all platforms. This hotfix represents the final update from IllFonic for Friday the 13th: The Game.
  3. Victoria, Single Player Challenges, Legendary Perks, New Outfit for Roy, Weapon swapping, Keybinding, J7 rebalance, new Jason ticket system... there were a lot of things finished and added to the game in the engine update when different groups had some downtime between working on things directly related to the engine update. The engine update touched every part of the game and things had to be checked by the teams that created the content. That includes people who are building assets. Your analogy doesn’t work here because it would be more like the entire McDonald’s interior is being renovated but some employees are still making food while they check over the old food and food prep hardware to make sure it works well in the renovated McDonald’s.
  4. A press release was sent out today in regards to a shift in development partners for Friday the 13th: The Game. Black Tower Studios will take the lead to work on bugs and continue improving the overall player experience. As such, now that work on Dedicated Servers is complete, IllFonic will transition away from development of Friday the 13th: The Game, while Black Tower Studios will be picking it up. Black Tower Studios have worked with IllFonic for over a year on content and maps for Friday the 13th: The Game, and we are confident in their ability to continue supporting the game. Examples include assisting in the creation of Pinehurst and Jarvis House maps. IllFonic will be moving on to different projects that are better suited to a full team. About Black Tower Studios: Black Tower Studios is located in Tokyo, Japan. Comprised of industry veterans from around the world, developers at Black Tower Studios have worked on a variety of AAA titles across multiple publishers.
  5. The answer to your question is in the original post.
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    October Event Celebration!

    They are being posted on Twitter and contacted via the email they provided when signing up.
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    got banned

    Your ban was for intentional bypass of anti-cheat measures.
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    October Event Celebration!

    We’re having them done for both platforms. So it’ll be winner’s choice. To enter you need to sign into gleam using one of the sign in methods listed at the bottom of the page. You also need to provide your first and last name, as well as your date of birth (must be 18 or older). After doing so, you’ll be able to perform the sweepstakes entry actions.
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    October Event Celebration!

    Today's event is not an in-game event.
  10. Hello counselors, As promised, here is a full listing of Legendary Perk Bonus Stat categories. If you recall, all Legendary Perks have a Positive, Negative, and a Bonus Stat roll. Legendary Bonus Stat ranges will have values of either 1 through 3, or 2 through 5. Perk Bonus Stat Range Adrenaline Rush Total Stamina 1-3 Aquanaut Avoid Sense While Swimming 2-5 Controlled Breathing Overall Fear Reduction 1-3 Easy Listening Total Stamina 1-3 Escape Artist Avoid Sense 1-3 Evasion Avoid Sense 1-3 Firecracker Melee Attack Speed 2-5 Friendship XP Gain 1-3 Grease Monkey Car Top Speed 2-5 Grinder Overall Fear Reduction 1-3 Heavy Hitter Weapon Damage 1-3 Heavy Mover Weapon Damage 1-3 Heavy Sleeper Decreased Sprint Noise 2-5 Home Body First Aid Healing 1-3 Hypochondriac Police Response Time 1-3 Ice Cold Overall Fear Reduction 1-3 Lead Foot Car Start Speed 2-5 Level Headed Overall Fear Reduction 1-3 Lightfoot Reduced Fear Penalties from Darkness 2-5 Lone Wolf Break from Grab Easier 2-5 Low Profile Increased Crouching Stamina Regen 1-3 Man At Arms Weapon Damage 1-3 Marathon Swim Speed 2-5 Medic Repair Speed 2-5 Motorboating Swim Speed 2-5 My Dad's a Cop Increased Weapon Damage as Tommy 2-5 Nerves of Steel Less Fear from Dead Body 2-5 Night Owl Less Fear Indoors 2-5 Potent Ranger Avoid Stumble 1-3 Preparedness Crouch Speed 1-3 Psychic Hiding Spot Fear Reduced 2-5 Pyro Firecrackers Stun Radius 2-5 Quiet Swimmer Swim Speed 2-5 Restful Break Grab Stamina Boost 2-5 Scout Reduced Sprint Noise 1-3 Slugger Melee Attack Speed 1-3 Sneaky Stumble Reduced 1-3 Spatial Awareness VoIP Distance 2-5 Speed Demon Sprint Speed 1-3 Sucker Punch Increased Melee Damage 1-3 Swift Attacker Increased Stun Time 1-3 Teamwork Police Response Time 1-3 Thick Skinned Escape from Traps Quicker 2-5 Thrasher Reduced Weapon Damage Taken 1-3 Tinker Boat Start Time Reduced 2-5
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    October Event Celebration!

    Nope, and also not what I meant. The surprise event is this one: "Special Event - 10/12 - 10/31: More details on Friday 10/12!"
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    Pamela's laugh....

    The issue with pamela’s laugh has been reported. I do not know yet if it will be addressed with the next update.
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    October Event Celebration!

    I’m not spoiling the surprise, but there are some higher tier events as we get closer to the end of October.
  14. Yup, there will be updates. We’re definitely feeling the “Jason feels weak” sentiment from everyone, and we’re looking at ways to address that. Some of what we’re looking at has been mentioned by the community, some of is hasn’t been. We aren’t ready to talk about the specifics of possible balance changes just yet, but the team at Black Tower is currently working on bug fixes as well.
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    October Event Celebration!

    Yup. Fixing in a minute.
  16. Holy crap, I didn’t push it live here. I would blame the beginning of the month being a bit crazy, but honestly it’s just my screw up. Thanks for calling that out!
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    We are unable to further clarify or make statements about the situation at this time.
  18. We take pride in providing our fans with the most screen accurate collectibles on the market. The team behind Friday the 13th: The Game shares that same approach and that attention to detail comes through as soon as you load up the game. It was a no-brainer for us to collaborate with them and include a Part 3 mask with their Ultimate Slasher Collector’s Edition. - Randy Falk, Director at NECA We are very excited to be working with Gun Media and NECA to bring these amazing physical collections to one of the most loyal fanbases. The Ultimate Slasher Editions represent the definitive versions of the game and the Collector's Edition includes a mask that is sure to be the centerpiece of every serious fan's collection. - Joseph Sutton, President of Nighthawk Interactive Friday the 13th: The Game: Ultimate Slasher Edition MSRP: $39.99 Friday the 13th: The Game: Ultimate Slasher Collector’s Edition MSRP: $69.99. Preorders available on July 16th, 2018 for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Friday the 13th: The Game Ultimate Slasher Edition and Ultimate Slasher Collector’s Edition release on September 4th, 2018. *does not include Kickstarter/Backer exclusive “Savini Jason” character or backer exclusive clothing pack. FRIDAY THE 13TH and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © New Line Productions, Inc. and Horror, Inc. (each to the extent of their interest).
  19. Fixed an issue that allowed players to use unreleased content. If you used unreleased content and your game is now freezing, you will need to delete the SCCharacterSelections.sav file and restart the game.
  20. Known Issues for 5/24 Update Below is a work in progress list of known issues associated with the update released on 5/24. We will be updating this list as issues are reproduced, fixes are completed in development builds, and when fixes are in live builds Uber Jason & Kills Selectable by some players on PC. Game crashing after the “Press A” screen on Xbox One. Game may end when Tommy is the last Counselor character alive Selected character is sometimes not the character that players load in as. Interaction locks occurring due to a variety of different circumstances Customizations for Jasons & Counselors not always saving. Interaction prompts sometimes not appearing Morph reticle not showing for some players on Xbox One. Vehicle “rubberbanding” issue Items may sometimes lose their ability to be picked up when dropped under certain conditions Issues occurring between Jason and vehicle physics Exploits related to counselor stamina Medical spray may sometimes require multiple attempts before it will activate Counselor characters becoming stuck in grabbed animation after a grab is interrupted. Some Jason skins are appearing incorrectly. Failure of the match to end after all counselor players escape, die, or exit the round. Players no longer able to select Medium Bloody Jason skins on PS4 disc version. Players taking damage when exiting from a few open windows on ground floors. Counselor characters shaking during kill animations for Jason. Items carried by counselors disappearing when the counselor is drowned. Particle issues causing rainbow effects in certain locations (blood, collisions, Savini Jason eyes, liquid) Phone and Victoria call animations not correctly synced. Audio popping at various times. Sound issues during perk rolls. Missing sounds when selecting Jason or Counselors. Sounds will sometimes be missing when breaking windows, locking doors, etc. Players being sent to the Microsoft Store when attempting to launch the game after updating on Xbox One. Xbox One controller lockout when joining a Private lobby. Characters unable to move between couch and stairs in Higgins Haven main house. It is possible for Jason players to sometimes not hear the car starting sound A delay may sometimes occur between the throwing knife activation and animation. Drawers will sometimes incorrectly close after being opened PS4 animations not working after exiting a vehicle. Issue occurring with Chad speedo texture seams. Wheelchair Buggzy will stand up during certain transitional animations Savini Jason may appear in outro cinematics when the host owns Savini Jason DLC, even if that Jason was not in play. Killing 2 Counselors at the same time in a challenge results in two versions of Pamela VO to be played simultaneously. Weapons may sometimes increase in size when picked up by counselors. Steam VR can be erroneously activated if a VR device is connected to the user’s PC when the game is launched. Display issue with Savini Jason in game. PC Players are unable to equip certain emotes using the mouse. (Selecting them via arrow keys or controller still works) Some players are unable to unlock “Speed Demon” objective, even when objective criteria are met. Multiple versions of the same counselor may appear in Single Player Challenge cutscenes. Escaping in the car can result in odd camera angles. Hair is appearing extra “bright” for some users. Tiffany swimsuit top and bottom cannot be individually changed. The Lobby Leader is listed at the top of the scoreboard instead of Jason on PC. Challenge 8 map lists location “Vaction House” instead of “Vacation House”. The option to Mute players in the menu is unavailable on Xbox One. Players with dual multiple monitors may experience their game launching on the incorrect monitor Hiding under beds can result in the player’s character being displayed as standing through the bed. Roy has bright orange hands. Players keybinding for Morph on PC can make it impossible to select a morph spot with the mouse button. J6 Mask Strap is discolored. When equipping the Sweater on Victoria, her pants take on the pattern of her shirt. Counselor’s model may continue the repair animation on the phone box even after the counselor player has died from stepping on a trap Throwing knife activation button is missing from the keybinding menu
  21. Yeah, it's the full version of the game.
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    Patch Notes - 09.26.18

    They are issues that don't come up often, but when they do they are extremely annoying to affected players.
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    Patch Notes - 09.26.18

    This hotfix is solely to fix the two issues listed in the notes.
  24. We post most news to the forum, especially hot fixes and patch notes, but we have started to make sure we are creating community messaging for items that go out in press releases to make sure the community knows what's up before reading about it on a news site.