news\ Jun 1, 2017 at 7:24 pm

New For Honor update adds Quit Penalty among other balance tweaks

Quitters never prosper.

There are no two ways about it; rage quitting is annoying. Ubisoft is doing their best to keep it under control with their Samurai v. Knights v. Vikings multiplayer game, For Honor. Patch 1.08, which is out today on PC adds a rage quit penalty amongst a host of other balance tweaks.

If a player decides to leave a match right in the middle of it, a warning will appear telling them that a ten-minute matchmaking penalty will be assessed if they go through with it. On top of that, there are a few tweaks, most notably for the game's new characters, the Shinobi and Centurion.

Console players will get the patch sometime next week, but in the mean time, here are the full Patch Notes for Update 1.08.



  • Eagle Talon hit recovery can be canceled into Revenge after 1100ms.

  • Jab hit reaction Stagger window increased to 0-800ms (from 200-800ms).

  • Centurion is now immune to Guard Break while rolling.

  • Added Legion Kick combo.

  • Added Uninterruptible Stance icon on Eagle’s Fury and Eagle’s Fury Alternate.

  • Added information about Heavy Attack cancel into Guard Break.


  • Shinobi is now immune to Guard Break while rolling.

  • Fixed a bug causing the Shinobi to get stuck in objects after performing a Deflect.


  • Removed the Unblockable icon from the chains “Spirit of Inevitability,” “Form of the Dragon,” “Doom of the Kensei.”

  • Added the Unblockable icon to the Top Heavy Finisher Unblockable on the left side panel.

  • Added entry for Superior Block on Dodge.


  • Added information about Heavy Attack cancel into Guard Break.


  • Fixed the bug where the player would enter ladder climb animations without reaching the ladder.

  • General visual bug fixes in DLC maps.

  • Fixed a bug where minor drops would cause the hero to fall over.


  • Fixed the Volkoff Blade and Glymiron Hilt that were inverted for the Warlord.

  • Fixed the dagger blade and weapon hilts that were inverted for the Peacekeeper.

  • Winged 1 ornament name changed to Daubeny’s Shame

  • 10-armed Monk ornament name changed to 12-armed Monk


  • Players will now be rewarded for completing Player vs. AI matches.

  • The Centurion “Centaur” ornament has been gifted to all players due to a bug in the unlock condition.

  • The Shinobi “Pious” ornament has been gifted to all players due to a bug in the unlock condition.

  • The “A Reservist” trophy will be awarded the next time you deploy war assets if you had previously reached the requirement but had not received the reward.


  • The Shinobi character now treated as an Assassin Class.

  • The Centurion character now treated as a Hybrid Class.

  • These changes allow the heroes to complete the appropriate orders for their Hero Class.

Quit penalty

  • The player will receive a warning message about the penalty before quitting the match.

  • If the player proceeds to Quit (via the in-game menu or Alt+F4), they will receive a 10-minute matchmaking penalty.

  • This penalty is also applicable to all group members if their leader leaves.

  • There is a 30-second grace window (duration is adjustable) at match start to account for incomplete groups/matchmaking issues.

  • The quit penalty only applies to games played through matchmaking.

For Honor is available now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Source: [VG24/7]

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