More Tiny gremlins are at work and this time they are demoting our ranked up characters but only if you updated to version 1.5.3, so DON’T update yet, did you hear me I said DO NOT UPDATE.
I unfortunately did and I’ve seen my new promoted Rank 4 Leela demoted back down to Rank 3, and some Rank 3 characters demoted down to Rank 2. Why is this happening? Well WillBits explained it so eloquently on Reddit I thought I’d share it here:
“Do not update if you have any characters who are up-ranked but not up-leveled (i.e. a 3-star character who is still level 30 or a 4-star who is still level 60). There is currently a bug where this condition STRIPS their rank and reverts them to their previous star-count. Leveling the character to 31 or 61 or higher prevents this from happening, but consistently a lot of people are reporting losing their ranks. Not sure what kind of fix is coming, but if you read this, please double-check your characters before pushing this out. Hopefully players affected can be compensated or have their characters bumped back up. More news as this develops. This is especially ironic as the patch was supposed to fix the PvP lockout that prevented leveling. Characters trapped due to having been used for PvP can be leveled again, but hopefully you didn’t have any ranked-but-not-leveled characters stuck or there is no way to manually fix them”.
Both Will & I have reported the issue to TinyCo who are looking into it, but my advice for now is the same as Will’s, if you haven’t updated DONT. If you have, check your characters for any demotions and note them whilst we wait to hear how this will be fixed, hopefully TinyCo can simply reverse these change!!! We’ll know more soon.
~ Russian Tigger