Hey Ark hunters,

NA and EU PS4, Xbox One, and PC Defiance 2050 servers will be unavailable for a scheduled daily restart at 2:00 AM PT (For NA) and 3:00 AM GMT (For EU). The estimated downtime for each maintenance is one hour. In-game messaging will be broadcast in advance of the downtime.

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Update - 3:30 PM PST - We're back online. Have a great weekend, folks!

Hey folks,

Defiance 2050 is coming offline for all platforms/regions at 2:45 PM PST (10:45 AM UTC) for a hotfix to resolve an issue with enhanced weapons that caused odd reloading behavior.

Downtime should be under 2 hours.


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Preparedness is a perk that can be upgraded 3 times on the EGO Grid.


On full reload, reload a portion of your stowed weapon's clip. Cooldown: 5 seconds.


  1. 10% of stowed weapon clip reloaded
  2. 30% of stowed weapon clip reloaded
  3. 50% of stowed weapon clip reloaded

EGO Grid

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25 most recent threads that mention "Preparedness"

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Idk if this is a bug with a perk punisher2431 2 years ago
Preparedness Perk and AUG weapons bug babyleg johnson 2 years ago
how about rolling back preparedness and on reload cooldowns? YahootsMagoondi 4 years ago
Doubt about a perk Kuroro 4 years ago
Preparedness perk broken Keeper Riff 4 years ago
Preparedness perk not working with new weapons SUPREEM 4 years ago
"Preparedness " revert it back please... Thank you Maddock 4 years ago
I do tactical reloads in combat, preparedness is now completely worthless to me. crasher 4 years ago
Explosive Weapons SirServed 4 years ago
What will you replace "preparedness" with? Bonehead 4 years ago
Anyone else think the preparedness perk is overpowered Crimson_Reaper 5 years ago


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Your stowed weapon automatically reloads over time.


  1. 3% of clip reloaded every second
  2. 6% of clip reloaded every second
  3. 9% of clip reloaded every second

R.I.P 25/11/2014

4 years ago