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So Where Is the USN CV Rework?

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I need to bring this up again (even though I'm getting notoriety for parroting the same thing again and again).

 

Two more months until 2017 rolls over to 2018 and at one point, the devs stated that they intended to make sure that the USN CV balance comes before the end of the year. Sadly, I don't remember when/where they said it, but it was likely in one of the Q&A's. This also includes the introduction of AP bombs to all tech ships in the USN CV line. However, with WG's previous statement that 2016 was going to be the year for CV's, I can't be too sure on how credible their words are anymore.

 

The CV rework as a whole is going to come in much much later so no comment on that one.

 

But with the year coming to an end and the USN CV ships being near god-awful, when will it come? Also, how is the line going to be balanced when at its current state, they cannot scout for the enemy as the IJN CV's, they cannot influence as much as its Japanese counterparts, and the dive bombers are unreliable at best?

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I'm going to go out on a limb and say it's not happening. Squadron numbers is clearly superior to squadron size, but I don't expect to see anything happen along those lines.

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As a stop gap they should replace 202 with  211 to at least give a semi balanced build to Ranger and Lexi

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I believe one of the reddit threads mentioned something about the CVs for the end of this year, but we haven't seen any hint yet. 

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They said in Reddit that it's taking longer than originally thought and is pushed to 2018.

 

I think it was @Sub_Octavian who said so. May be he'll come in and give some info.

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5 minutes ago, Madwolf05 said:

They said in Reddit that it's taking longer than originally thought and is pushed to 2018.

 

I think it was @Sub_Octavian who said so. May be he'll come in and give some info.

I wish they would put out statements here instead of other social media outlets like Reddit (ugh), Facebook, etc.  

Personally, I cant stand Reddit (more for the format than anything else), and I dont use Facebook...

 

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8 minutes ago, Madwolf05 said:

They said in Reddit that it's taking longer than originally thought and is pushed to 2018.

 

I think it was @Sub_Octavian who said so. May be he'll come in and give some info.

The big CV rework is going to be pushed to 2018, but the USN loadout rework is something else and they said that they're bent on making sure it comes out at 2017. I just don't know when it's going to happen. 

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It's never going to happen, just like havok physics in WoT. They're treating CV like arty. There won't be any more CV premiums and they'll leave the line untouched for years until the server is down to 5k peak. The subsequent rework will exacerbate problems even more than before, thus ending the game.

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13 minutes ago, why_u_heff_to_be_mad said:

As a stop gap they should replace 202 with  211 to at least give a semi balanced build to Ranger and Lexi

I agree completely giving lex the one torp bomber would make her more on par with her ijn counterpart in my opinion. 

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7 minutes ago, AdmiralMudkip said:

The big CV rework is going to be pushed to 2018, but the USN loadout rework is something else and they said that they're bent on making sure it comes out at 2017. I just don't know when it's going to happen. 

 

Judging by their work on the Kaga, Enterprise, and Graf Zepplin it will either be completely OP, good, but frustrating to play, or so bad you could have come up with a better design in less than 15 minutes.

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10 minutes ago, Madwolf05 said:

 

Judging by their work on the Kaga, Enterprise, and Graf Zepplin it will either be completely OP, good, but frustrating to play, or so bad you could have come up with a better design in less than 15 minutes.

 

I'll take the first two over the third one. The Graf Zeppelin was a big disaster when they first released it. Now I felt like the vision for the GZ is utterly directionless. 

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23 minutes ago, bassmasta76 said:

I wish they would put out statements here instead of other social media outlets like Reddit (ugh), Facebook, etc.  

Personally, I cant stand Reddit (more for the format than anything else), and I dont use Facebook...

 

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I can't decide if I would rather be caught on Reddit or Stormfront. Both have useful information in some places, but I sure as heck am not gonna actually participate in the discussions there. Lurk for what info you need and GTFO. 

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2 minutes ago, AdmiralMudkip said:

I'll take the first two over the third one. The Graf Zeppelin was a big disaster when they first released it. Now I felt like the vision for the GZ is utterly directionless. 

 

Their vision for the entire CV class is directionless. Right now, the IJN national flavor is cross drops while the USN flavor is asking yourself why you aren't playing IJN. They have no considerable advantages other than clicking and DB damage, which isn't even the point of DBs (despite being more effective irl).

 

Larger fighter groups don't matter in the strafing meta. Differences in soft stats are negligible. The only half decent loadout for USN is Midway's 2/1/2 and that still underperforms in wins, damage, kills and shoot downs. Also, USN must take CE while IJN can forgo it. Not that skills matter much past the first 10 points on CV, but it allows IJN to improve their survivability while USN cannot from T8-10.

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34 minutes ago, why_u_heff_to_be_mad said:

As a stop gap they should replace 202 with  211 to at least give a semi balanced build to Ranger and Lexi

 

I wish Bogue had a 1-0-2 option; at least then she could scout better than the 1-1-0 and at least pretend to be able to DoT.

 

Would be nice to see a 2-1-1 on the mentioned ships.

 

48 minutes ago, AdmiralMudkip said:

But with the year coming to an end and the USN CV ships being near god-awful, when will it come? Also, how is the line going to be balanced when at its current state, they cannot scout for the enemy as the IJN CV's, they cannot influence as much as its Japanese counterparts, and the dive bombers are unreliable at best?

 

My greatest irritation with dive bombers is getting a raft of module damage and no real damage; that doesn't save you from a destroyer, and sure doesn't save an ally you're attempting to help against whatever is attacking them. A single bomb hit, or a minimum of one bomb hit out of several, should ALWAYS be staight damage, and not garbage hits that do nothing to help long term.

 

Such fun to watch three entire DB squads attempt to smash a DD and basically get nothing for the effort.

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56 minutes ago, HazardDrake said:

Same place the buff for 5"/38 armed DDs is. 

 

"We lowered the citadel on the Iowa and Montana this year, didn't we? That's all the buffs USN gets for a while. Damn entitled Americanski."

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46 minutes ago, awildseaking said:

It's never going to happen, just like havok physics in WoT. They're treating CV like arty. There won't be any more CV premiums and they'll leave the line untouched for years until the server is down to 5k peak. The subsequent rework will exacerbate problems even more than before, thus ending the game.

 

HAVOK is finally getting into WoT...5 years after it was first teased and promised.

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The least cynical thought I have is that Graf Zeppelin was pulled for a crowd-sourced rebalancing on 26 August it would have been sensible for WG to put other carrier re-balance on hold until that is completed.

As the GZ remains in test, and as WG may be getting some useful feedback and data from the process I would expect it to be soon.

 

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1 hour ago, awildseaking said:

It's never going to happen, just like havok physics in WoT. They're treating CV like arty. There won't be any more CV premiums and they'll leave the line untouched for years until the server is down to 5k peak. The subsequent rework will exacerbate problems even more than before, thus ending the game.

But havok physics just came out on the WoT sandbox server...

 

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Why do CV players think that WG has the slightest idea on how to fix carriers?

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Where are CV rework in general. This year's CV is actually worse than last year. "Year of the CV" totally. 

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You actually think they will rework USN CVs? When they've fully admitted they spent the last 2 years ignoring carriers completely?

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