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Dirty Bomb presents... Ranked Season 3
It's time to get your hands dirty.
Ranked Season 3 runs for the next three months, ending on the 12th of September. Now's the time to jump back into the mode Dirty Bomb was built for, with a load of improvements and brand new content.
So prime yourself for hardcore 5v5 matches with friendly fire and team collision enabled, now with the ability to party up with 1 to 4 of your friends. No one ever said life would be easy, but if you want improve your twitch skills and team tactics, there's no better place to start.
To begin your competitive journey, you must be at Level 7. When you enter the new Season, you'll battle through ten placement matches to determine your starting Rank.
Your placement is affected by where you ended up in Season 2, but if you're fresh to Ranked these ten games will be the proverbial sorting hat for your starting position.
Earn Ranked Points to buy exclusive Ranked Season 3 content, only available this season.
As well as earning Points for exclusive Cases, you'll get a 50% Credit Bonus that's applied to your Credit total at the end of every match.
Earn Ranked Points by:
1) PLAYING RANKED MATCHES
Earn points for every match you play. The better your team does, the more points you'll earn as you work through the season.
When Season 3 ends on the 12th of September, you'll earn points for the highest Rank you've achieved through the Season.
These range from 100 points for Bronze Recruit, to 4500 for Elite Operative. All possible rewards can be found in the 'Ranked' tab in your Profile.
When the Season ends, you'll have a week to spend any remaining points on Ranked Season 3 Cases. After that, any points you have left will carry over into the next season.
EXCLUSIVE RANKED SEASON 3 CONTENT
You can find more unlockable content than ever before in the new Ranked Season.
RANKED SEASON 3 CASES
Get Limited Edition Loadout Cards by playing in Ranked Season 3.
Each Season 3 Ranked Case contains one random Loadout Card with an exclusive skin for a Merc and their weapons, available only during this season.
Want to strike fear into the hearts of the unwashed masses in pubs? They're not easy to get, but these skins are all about prestige.
Finally, luck could shine upon you. Every time a case drops at the end of a Ranked match, there's a 2% chance it could be a Ranked Case.
For this season only, you can find two Aura Obsidian Loadout Cards in the Store, reflecting the most-played Aura card in Ranked Season 2 and Casual play.
BATTLE HARDENED TRINKET (RELEASES JUNE 23)
Do you burn through Ranked Points like they were going out of style? Introducing the Battle Hardened Trinket, a shiny reminder of your Ranked Dedication, hitting the Ranked Store on June 23.
This Trinket bursts apart with a glowing rage when you inspect it, and highlights your kills in the killfeed for other players.
RANKED SEASON 3 TRINKETS
On top of that, you'll be rewarded an exclusive Season 3 Trinket for the highest Rank you attain during the Season when it wraps up. Moving down a Rank won't cost you the higher Rank Trinket, so don't be afraid to fight your way back to the top!
What do you think of the update? Join the conversation on the Official Forum.