Escape From Tarkov Arena Update 0.1.8.1 Patch Notes

A new Escape From Tarkov Arena update 0.1.8.1 is now available to download on PC(Steam). According to the official Tarkov patch notes, the latest update introduces new loot crates with valuable items, adjusts ballistic plate colliders for better protection, restricts Mark of the Unheard effects to PvE, and includes bonuses for specific edition owners. Apart from this Tarkov Arena patch 0.1.8.1 also adds quality of life changes.

Previously, a major update added a new character model, emotes, and an improved tutorial. Unfortunately, players are still experiencing several issues. Today’s Tarkov patch 0.1.8.1 will fix a few of these issues. Read more details below.

Also Read, Escape From Tarkov Server Status 

Tarkov Arena Patch 0.1.8.1 Notes – June 13, 2024

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New Loot Crates

  • Equipment Crate:
    • Contains chest rigs, armor, helmets, helmet attachments, ballistic plates, headsets, and masks.
  • Weapon Crate:
    • Contains various weapons, weapon attachments, grenades, and ammo.
  • Supply Crate:
    • Contains barter items for crafting and upgrading the Hideout, as well as medicine, stimulants, food, and water.
  • Valuables Crate:
    • Contains valuables, expensive barter items, keys, keycards, and info items.
  • Acquisition:
    • Loot crates are initially locked and obtained through daily and weekly operational tasks in Escape from Tarkov: Arena.
    • Crates can be unlocked at the Workbench (Level 2) in the Hideout.

Ballistic Plate Adjustments

  • Standardized Sizes:
    • All ballistic plate colliders in the same zone now have the same size.
    • Formats affected: Granit, SAPI, Granit 4, Korund.
  • Increased Protection Area:
    • Front Plate Collider:
      • Increased width and height.
      • Added collider covering collarbone and armpit areas at chest level.
    • Back Plate Collider:
      • Increased width and height.
    • Side Plate Collider:
      • Increased width and height.

Mark of the Unheard

  • All effects now work only in PvE mode.

Edition Bonuses

  • Insurance Return:
    • Reduced return time by 30% for Edge of Darkness Edition owners and those upgraded to The Unheard Edition.
  • Unique Items:
    • The Unheard Edition Owners:
      • Added unique PMC upper clothing, the Cultist Jacket.
    • Edge of Darkness and The Unheard Edition Owners:
      • Added unique PMC dogtag appearance.

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