Bethesda announced a new update for Quake Champions. The servers will go down for maintenance at 13:00 UTC, 03 Aug 2017 for deploying a new patch, which will include several much requested fixes and adjustments for Quake Champions. During the maintenance period, some player data will need to reset in preparation for a new update.

Player content that will be reset includes:
  • User States (Armors, Weapons, Attachments, Shaders, Currency)
  • Challenges
Content that will NOT be reset includes:
  • Champions
  • Friends
  • Skill Rating
  • Nicknames

The developers team are currently finalizing patch notes and will post them prior to the maintenance. Here are the patch notes for the CBT 13 patch.

New Play Now Screen:
  • New screen layout integrated
  • Player can choose multiple game modes in quick match and match-make between them randomly
  • Tutorial videos available from Play Now screen

New Announcer Voice:
  • Early CBT voice back by popular demand

New Social Screen:
  • Player can observe all current in-match players and blocked players
  • Player can now blacklist players, which blocks invites from unwanted users
  • Player can now ignore user invites
  • Player can now report users

Projectile issue fixes:
  • Fixed sync issues involving projectiles and players to decrease amount of miss hits
  • Lag compensation implemented for state changes of collision boxes

  • Fixed an issue that could occur when the game would not revert to the player’s native resolution when changing to Borderless mode with a lower aspect ratio
  • Fixed a localization text issue
  • Updated the list of supported video cards for more correct auto-detect
  • Fixed an issue where killed players could become stuck in place and invincible
  • Fixed an issue where local configurations would not be saved properly when including Cyrillic letters
  • Fixed an issue where Champions were not synchronized with moving objects

  • Optimized various memory leaks

  • Clutch's "Advanced Shielding" passive has been removed
  • Clutch's Active Ability cool-down has now been set to 40 seconds
  • Clutch’s Health and Armor stats revised: Health from 150/150 to 100/100; Armor from 50/100 to 100/150
  • Slash’s Starting Armor increased +25 ap
  • Profile Progression: XP requirements tweaked
  • Random Drop: Rebalance of drop rates in Backpacks Crates and Reliquaries
  • Crafting: Item prices in shards and dismantle values changed

  • New effect for Ranger’s Dire Orb
  • Fixed a light effect issue affecting Anarki's Banner vanity item
  • Fixed an issue affecting audio during Anarki's hover board movement
  • Fixed issue that could occur with BJ Blazkowicz’s shooting animation while dual-wielding
  • Fixed a twitching animation issue with BJ Blazkowicz after being shot while idle
  • Enemies within 120u of the player are outlined
  • New Clutch acceleration icon added
  • Fixed an issue where rock and drill medals pop without hitting the 1000 damage requirements
  • Fixed an issue when RL damage through Clutch's shield

  • Fixed an issue when the Lightning Gun shaft bloomed when colliding with geometry
  • Fixed a knock-back issue with the Lightning Gun, Shotgun, Rocket Launcher and Railgun
  • Fixed an issue when armor shards didn't fall when the player was killed via Gauntlet
  • New weapon pick-up sound, (temporary, will be updated in the future)

  • Fixed an issue where the Serial Killer challenge showed the incorrect icon
  • Fixed an issue where the player could receive already completed Daily Challenges
  • Fixed an issue where Daily Challenges were not showing progress

  • Resolved all display issues with the Health and Armor container system
  • yaw and pitch mouse settings added to the options screen
  • New smaller high resolution enemy arrow indicators
  • Improved reliability of enemy arrow indicators
  • Fixed an issue where the player count could persist in the lobby
  • Fixed an issue where if the player accepted a party invite while in the lobby, he was transferred in custom game
  • Fixed issue when Headgear thumbnails are not showing some of the champion's heads

  • Red soul widget added into HUD
  • Fixed an issue where the Lightning Gun shaft could split into two
  • Fixed an issue where spectators saw red markers above the blue team
  • Fixed an issue where Clutch’s shield was not visible from 3rd person camera
  • X-Ray now turned on by default
  • Spectator now sees team-colored outlines on the screen

  • Fixed an issue when player spawned in 0 coordinates on second game session
  • Fixed an issue when Champion will briefly appear where killed on respawn
  • Fixed an issue when full session could stuck on a character presentation screen
  • Fixed issue when user movement halts briefly when entering a jump-pad

  • Fixed an issue where the soul pickup HUD marker could persist when the soul isn't on its spawn place
  • Fixed an issue where the soul can get stuck in any wall and cannot be picked up when User stands close to the wall
  • Fixed an issue where the soul can be placed in overhead platform side mausoleum on Burial Chamber
  • Fixed an issue when Soul can become stuck on top of head statue in Side Mausoleum on Burial Chamber
  • Fixed an issue when enemy Obelisk marker overlapped soul carried HUD
  • Fixed an issue where the soul effect could be seen on the weapon in first person view
  • Fixed POI blinking issue
  • Fixed an issue where picking up the soul immediately after using an ability would cause VFX to stay, preventing the use of that ability until death
  • Fixed an issue where the Obelisk does not have player collision

  • Fixed an issue where the draft stage profile level on the nameplate was incorrect
  • Fixed an issue where on the death screen, the Champion in the middle always highlighted
  • Fixed an issue where the mouse fire input would be stuck if firing between the transition from warmup to Champion selection
  • Fixed an issue where the announcer would say "5 minutes warning" at sudden death
  • Fixed an issue where the Scoreboard would not display a time limit
  • Fixed an issue when Champion Vanity items did not show when displayed on the podium screen in Duel selection
  • Fixed an issue when the announcer says "your pick" when an enemy is picking

  • Various localization fixes
  • Removed confidential line from watermark

  • Fixed an issue when Global timestamps were missing zero padding
  • Fixed an issue when chat didn't work on player presentation screen
  • Fixed an issue when auto-scroll always worked with every new message

  • Fixed issue when loot-box text was not showing correctly
  • Loot Box store visuals improved
  • Loot Box openings now include category icons for drops
  • Loot Box openings now include voice over announcements for epic and legendary drops

Additional fixes:
  • Fixed an issue where in Duel lobby, there were no opponents nicknames listed
  • Fixed an issue where a player would see his own profile picture on all profile pics in Social screen
  • Fixed an issue where the player could follow blacklisted player
  • Fixed an issue where the player could get 3 medals Mach Complete and Win during one Duel match
  • Fixed an issue where the player could not use print-screen while in full-screen