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Battle Beacon summary(2020-08-01)

Battle Beacon first appear

On July 25th, Battle Beacon appeared at California, US. This was the first time as far as confirmed. It seems to be a test run.

Summarized infomation inside the screenshots, Battle Beacon system is:

  • Battle Beacon is compete capturing beacon portal between Resistance and Enlightened.
  • 5 times checkpoints, each is 3 minutes, above 15 minutes it takes.
  • Score details:
    1st checkpoint=1point
    2nd checkpoint=2points
    3rd checkpoint=2points
    4th checkpoint=3points
    5th checkpoint=4points
  • After the end, hack bonus for beacon portal make depends on amount of agents activity. It will classfy from Category I to Category VI.
  • Hack bonus for beacon portal can get both faction agents
  • Most high score faction logo beacon lights 4 hours as victory emblems.

Same content posted on Ingress Community Forums. More details were commented.

community.ingress.com

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Message for Battle Beacon result on COMM(In app message): "CAT-I Neutral Ground" https://community.ingress.com/en/discussion/comment/115438/#Comment_115438

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On Agent Profile Stats, new info was added: "Battle Beacon Combatant" https://community.ingress.com/en/discussion/comment/115447/#Comment_115447

Battle Beacon playtest announced

On July 31st, Battle Beacon playtest on Taiwan and New Zealand was announced.

community.ingress.com

Battle Beacon playtest: Taiwan

On August 1st, Battle Beacon playtest in Taiwan was livestreamed by an agent.

Battle Beacon deployed, [0000] was displayed on scanner with 1st checkpoint begin.

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https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697891763?t=00h23m23s

"30 seconds to checkpoint." message and "Check point 3 completed." message was announced as system.

When you zoom in, you can see:

  1. What checkpoint we are now
  2. Total score for each faction
  3. Which faction won each checkpoint

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https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697891763?t=00h34m28s

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https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697891763?t=00h31m59s

"One minute to final checkpoint." message was announced as system.

In addition, you can see Battle Beacon info on the upper of portal screen and deploy screen.

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https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697891763?t=00h34m15s

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https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697891763?t=00h34m17s

When finish 5th checkpoint, most scored faction logo beacon is lighted as victory symbol.

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https://www.twitch.tv/videos/697891763?t=00h40m04s

Battle Beacon overview infographics

I made infographics of Battle Beacon overview. This is based on infomation as of August 1st, 2020. This system has possibility of change in the future.

English

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Japanese

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Official announcement of update 2020 events at Ingress Community Forums and Ingress Prime APK analysis at Fev Games.

community.ingress.com

fevgames.net

fevgames.net

github.com

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