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World event chests are not opening in Freeplay

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World event chests are not opening in Freeplay

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Product: Anthem
Platform:PC
Please specify your platform model. PC
AMD or Nvidia Model Number n/a
Enter RAM memory size in GB n/a
Please select your region North America
Were you on an Expedition when the issue occurred? Yes
What type of Expedition were you on when the issue occurred? Freeplay
What was the name of the Mission / Contract / Stronghold you were on? Event
What was your chosen difficulty level? Grandmaster 1
What Javelin were you using when the issue occurred? Colossus
What was your Expedition team makeup? Random Freelancers
Where did this issue occur? Please include menu name or in game location. Fortress of Dawn region, Shadowmark region
When did this happen? (dd.mm.yy hh:mm) 15.05.19 21:40 - 22:20 EST
Summarize your bug Freeplay event chests were not opening after completing freeplay events
How often does the bug occur? Occasionally (10% - 49%)
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Respawn while attempting to complete an event. Attempt to complete new, different world events afterwards.
What happens when the bug occurs? The chest that spawns at the end of a freeplay event cannot be opened
What should be happening instead? The chest that spawns at the end of a freeplay event can be opened.

Be defeated while attempting to complete a world event in freeplay. Respawn in freeplay. Notice that the event is now gone. Move on and attempt to complete more world events in freeplay. Discover that the chests that spawn on completing additional world events cannot be opened.

 

I suspect this bug was introduced during the attempt to prevent 'double-looting' of defeated enemies if the player is defeated and respawns. The 'no loot allowed from chests' flag *never* expires during that freeplay session. This effectively forces the player to "end expedition" instead of respawning during free play in order to clear the bug.

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