Earlier this week, developer Jam Metropolis added the Duelling Membership again to Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller, with an enchancment that was much-appreciated by followers. In contrast to earlier iterations of the in-game occasion, this time gamers have been in a position to recharge tickets by ready three hours, versus having to purchase extra tickets with gems like earlier than. Whereas this was a sensible change, this new model of the Duelling Membership was not with out its issues, and has many followers throughout the online accusing it of being “rigged.”
Within the newest model of the Duelling Membership in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller, some gamers discovered it way more tough to rack up wins. Duelling in Hogwarts Thriller is mainly a recreation of rock, paper, scissors, so it may very well be down to only likelihood, however plainly the AI-controlled opponents have been merely designed to be a lot more durable to beat. The issue spike was so noticeable that it resulted in quite a few Reddit posts in regards to the situation, to not point out feedback left on this website by sad followers.
Not solely did Jam Metropolis seemingly make the Duelling Membership way more tough, however it additionally moved the aim posts. Previous iterations of the occasion solely required gamers to get 10 or much less wins to unlock the entire gadgets, however the newest model required 20. Mix this with the truth that the brand new model of Duelling Membership solely lasted two days, and it’s simple to see why some followers are upset. And, to make issues worse, some followers have reported that the occasion ended a full day earlier for them than it ought to have.
One other situation followers had with the newest model of Duelling Membership is that just one ticket would recharge after three hours, and ready further hours wouldn’t recharge any extra tickets. In different phrases, followers couldn’t wait 9 hours and get again their full provide of tickets, which means that they nonetheless needed to spend gems in the event that they needed to take part within the Duelling Membership sufficient to realistically get hold of the entire rewards.
Gems, for the uninitiated, are the first forex in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller, and whereas they are often obtained via taking part in the sport, gamers can solely get a handful every day. The quickest method to get gems is by shopping for them with actual cash, and so some followers on-line are accusing Jam Metropolis of creating the Duelling Membership occasion way more tougher as a method to get individuals to spend extra on microtransactions.
It’s unclear at this level if Jam Metropolis did improve the issue of the Duelling Membership or if that is only a coincidence. Followers must wait and see if the developer releases an announcement on the matter. Within the meantime, we’ve got reached out to Jam Metropolis for extra info and can replace this story as wanted.
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller is out now for iOS and Android cell gadgets.