The First Descendant Will Receive Hard Mode Dungeon Matchmaking in Next Hotfix

The lack of matchmaking for Infiltration Operations on Hard Mode is currently one of the biggest frustrations with the looter shooter.

Nexon’s The First Descendant has done pretty well since launching last week, peaking at 264,860 concurrent players on Steam in its lifetime. However, there are several issues, from additional paint jobs requiring premium currency to the drop rates. Then there’s the lack of matchmaking for Infiltration Operations, aka dungeons, on Hard Mode.

Thankfully, developer Magnum Studio is looking to alleviate this. It confirmed that an upcoming hotfix will add matchmaking, allowing players to tackle some of the hardest end-game content without manually searching for others. There’s no timeline other than “as soon as possible,” so stay tuned for more details.

The First Descendant is available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5 and PC. You can check out our review here, where we gave it a 5 out of 10. Though its story-telling, mission design and characterization aren’t good, the gunplay can feel snappy, while the customization systems (many lifted from Digital Extremes’ Warframe) are robust.

Nexon has more content on the way, including new Descendants, Ultimate Descendants, Colossus bosses, and more.