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Gwent Update: New Cards & Other Game Changes.

An update for Gwent is now available on all platforms. The new update features aesthetic changes to gold cards, some new social features, the implementaiton of the new Pro Ladder (which begins Sept 1), as well as 30 new cards to collect.

 Player profiles, and in-game news system, and new starter packs have also been added to the game. To see the full list of changes, including what new cards to look for, click here.

The following cards will have increased milling value for 3 days following the release of the patch (more on this below):

Abaya
Aretuza Adept
Bekker’s Twisted Mirror
Blue Stripes Scout
Cantarella
Caranthir
Celaeno Harpy
Clan An Craite Raider
Dandelion
Elven Mercenary
Frightener
Full Moon Potion (prev. Immunity Boost)
Ge’els
Kaedweni Sergeant
Kambi
Letho of Gulet
Madman Lugos
Reaver Hunter
Reinforcements
Skellige Storm
Wild Hunt Hound

The cards on the list, when milled, will create an amount of scraps and meteorite powder equal to the amount of scraps and meteorite powder needed to craft a card of the same value.

Full list of changes:
New Social Features implemented!
Player Profile implemented!
In-game News panel added!
Starter Packs added!
Pro Ladder functionality implemented! (Starts September 1st)

NORTHERN REALMS
New card added: Poor Flanking Infantry
New card added: Ban Ard Tutor
New card added: Battering Ram
New card added: Temerian Drummer
New card added: Witch Hunter
Numerous balance and ability changes and improvements

MONSTERS
New card added: Cockatrice
New card added: Cyclops
New card added: Archespore
New card added: Wild Hunt Longship
New card added: Rotfiend
Numerous balance and ability changes and improvements

SCOIA’TAEL
New card added: Farseer
New card added: Mahakam Marauders
New card added: Sage
New card added: Mahakam Pyrotechnician
New card added: Dwarven Agitator
Numerous balance and ability changes and improvements

NILFGAARD
New card added: Magne Division
New card added: Assassin
New card added: Infiltrator
New card added: Alba Armored Cavalry
New card added: Nilfgaardian Standard Bearer
Numerous balance and ability changes and improvements

SKELLIGE
New card added: Drummond Warmonger
New card added: An Craite Greatswords
New card added: Clan Tuirseach Veteran
New card added: Whale Harpooner
New card added: Herbalist
Numerous balance and ability changes and improvements

NEUTRAL/GENERAL
Gold cards no longer by default immune to Damage and card abilities, allowing for more interaction.
New card added: Lambert
New card added: Eskel
New card added: Vesemir
New card added: Artefact Compression
New card added: Dorregaray
Old Lambert, Eskel and Vesemir cards now have “School of Wolf:” preceding their names.
Old Lambert, Eskel and Vesemir cards now have new art.

IMPROVEMENTS
Player cards now highlighted in blue and opponent cards in red in Mulligan/card selection screens.
Ambush, Doomed, Regressing and Stubborn tags moved to card descriptions.
General tag overhaul – card tags have been reworked.
Units with Resilience now have their Boosted Power reset when carried over to next round.
Cards triggering upon Reveal now only trigger when Revealed by the owner.
All Trio abilities removed from the game.
Removed Leader tokens from Leader card preview.
Numerous balance and ability changes and improvements

GAME FIXES
Fixed issue whereby multiple consecutive Mulligans would cause an unresponsive state.
Fixed issue whereby opponent’s mulligan pop-up would remain on screen.
Fixed issue whereby “Mill spare cards” option would display 0 cards to mill, though there were still spare cards remaining.
Ranking points should now always refresh properly.
Fixed issue causing Out of Sync errors.
Possible fix for issue causing game to be stuck after Round 2 ends in a tie.
Fixed issue whereby improper values would be displayed for Unit Power.
Fixed issue whereby Weather effects would not display on the Board.
Fixed issue whereby cards would overlap after being moved between rows.
Experience points and rewards should now be displayed properly after matches.
Levels should now be displayed properly after matches.
Numerous tooltip fixes and changes, including those to indicate new interactions with Gold cards.
Fixed issue causing freezes after the end of a match.
Fixed issue whereby Skellige back of card graphic was missing in Deck Builder.
Fixed issue whereby some users weren’t able to join the season on X1.
Fixed issue whereby cards would appear with ##_NAME instead of normal names.

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