Update-Crossout: Off we go!

Crossout: Off we go!

“Off we go!” — that is the main slogan of these New Year and Christmas days in Crossout! Build your own unique armoured aircraft, take part in air battles with other players and collect all the festive rewards!

Off we go!

Attention! The event, brawl, and workbench will be available until January 25 inclusive!

  • “Off we go!” is the first brawl in Crossout for which you can assemble a real “armoured aircraft” and fly it into battle against other players.
  • The brawl is available from reputation level 4 with the Engineers faction.
  • In this brawl, the matchmaking is based on Power score, and it is identical to the matchmaking system in standard PVP missions.
  • The battles are held according to the rules of the “Carnage” brawl:
    • The battles are held in the “8 versus 8” format.
    • Both standard vehicles and vehicles with a mounted propeller can participate in the battle.
    • Respawns are enabled in the brawl: after being destroyed, your armoured car will reappear on the battlefield after some time.
    • The goal is to score 10,000 points faster than the opposing team.
    • Points are awarded for shooting off parts and destroying opponents.
    • If no team scores 10,000 points before the time runs out, the team with the most points wins.
  • The battles are held on 3 maps designed specifically for flying:
    • Dead city;
    • East quarter;
    • High cathedral — a new map created specifically for the “Off we go!” brawl;
    • All maps have altitude limits and borders within which you can move. When flying outside the allowed limits, players will see a warning message. If the player doesn’t return to the allowed area within the allotted time, his car is destroyed.
  • To assemble flying aircrafts, each player is given a special propeller upon entering the game, which must be mounted on the vehicle. The propeller will only be available for the duration of the event and will automatically disappear when it ends.
  • The assembled flying aircrafts can be tested in test drive or in the “Custom battle” mode (with certain restrictions).
  • The settings “Control of movement parts with strafing” do not affect vehicles with the propeller.
  • An armoured car with a propeller can only be used in the “Off we go!” mode.
  • To participate in the “Off we go!” mode you need an armoured car that has from 3000 to 10000 PS.
  • You can also mount ground movement parts on any vehicle with a propeller. Using a special key you can:
    • Start the propeller. In this case, the ground movement parts become inactive.
    • Stop the propeller. In this case, the propeller stops working, the vehicle can no longer take off, but can move with the help of ground movement parts.
  • For participating in the “Off we go!” mode you receive wires and “Crackers”, which can be used on the special New Year’s workbench “Lost and found explosives”.

Daily challenges

  • During the event, a special challenge that can be completed only in the “Off we go!” mode will be available to you every day.
  • As a reward for completing this challenge, you will receive the “Pilot’s container” which contains new cosmetic items.
  • Only 1 item can be randomly obtained from one container.

New Year workbench “Lost and found explosives”

  • Crackers are a special New Year resource that can be obtained in the special PvP mission “New Year’s Fever” or in the new mode “Off we go!”.
  • At the end of the event, all unused crackers will be withdrawn without the option to exchange them.
  • You will be able to exchange the received crackers, as well as other resources, for :
    • A number of themed cosmetic items from previous New Year events;
    • A container with a tradable epic part of your choice;
    • A container with New Year stickers from previous events. 1 sticker can be randomly obtained from each container.
  • Also during the event, you can produce upgraded parts by using resources and non-upgraded parts. You can find the full list of parts in the game.
  • The schedule for the appearance of certain upgraded parts can always be found in the game.

“Savior” pack (Deluxe edition)

  • Armoured car: “Predator”;
  • New epic cabin: “Savior”:
    • Heavy cabin.
    • PS: 1500.
    • Maximum cabin speed: 65 km/h.
    • Tonnage: 9500 kg.
    • Mass limit: 18500 kg.
    • Adds energy: 11 pts.
    • Durability: 455 pts.
    • Mass: 4000 kg.
    • Perk: When dealing collision damage, temporarily increases the damage of all weapons. Max. bonus is 25% when dealing 175 damage.
  • New decor: “Truck exhaust pipe” (2 pcs.);
  • Character portrait: “Sarah Snow”;
  • Unique chameleon paint: “Gleam of the north”;
  • A set of stickers;
  • Early access to certain structural parts;
  • Maximum number of parts increased to 80.
  • 4000 in-game coins.

While watching her favourite action film once again, Sara suddenly realized that she was the only person who could avenge the people who had once saved her. And so she rushed to continue her search with renewed vigor. Surprisingly, at the first survivors camp she was told about the odd man in red clothes who was seen in the Valley every winter. Sarah checked her rocket launchers, brushed the snow from her hair, and set a course towards her former home.

“Savior” pack

  • Armoured car: “Last action hero”;
  • New epic cabin: “Savior”;
  • Character portrait: “Sarah Snow”;
  • Paint can: “Grey ice”;
  • Early access to certain structural parts;
  • Maximum number of parts increased to 75.
  • 1500 in-game coins.

Exhausted from her fruitless searches, Sarah settled down in the middle of nowhere and withdrew into herself. Now her entire life consisted of searching for supplies and watching the film collection she had managed to acquire while she was living in the cult. The TV helped her forget the pain for a while, but each time it came back around again. And even her favourite hobby could not make the young woman forget about revenge for a long time.

“Savior” pack (Lite edition)

  • Armoured car: “Running man”;
  • New epic cabin: “Savior”;
  • Paint can: “Slate-gray smoke”;
  • Early access to certain structural parts;
  • Maximum number of parts increased to 65.

After Sarah found the burnt-out ashes at the site of the Frosts’ camp, her life was divided into before and after. The young woman lost her family for the second time. And, of course, it affected her very much. But the most frustrating thing was that she had absolutely no leads. For a long time she wandered the Wasteland, trying to find even a hint about the Frosts, but the only answer the universe gave her was silence.

Attention! All versions of the “Savior” pack will be available until January 25 inclusive!
On PlayStation® consoles, the pack will be available from 08:00 GMT on December 17!
On Xbox consoles, the packs will be available from 10:00 GMT on December 15!

New map “High cathedral” for the “Off we go!” brawl


  • During the New Year’s event, most of the in-game locations will have winter decorations.
  • Fixed a number of minor issues with the “invisible walls” on the following maps:
    • Factory;
    • Rock City;
    • Bridge.
  • Added the ability to call up bots in the old Engineer garage.

  • A new music track has been recorded and added into the game specifically for the New Year’s event.

  • Fixed the firing sound of the “Pyre” rocket launcher.

  • Added the in-game “Guide”
    • In the guide, any player can read tutorial articles, tips and videos that will help you build cars and tell you about other features of the game.
    • You can open the guide through the main menu of the game (using the “Guide” menu tab) or using a special button with a question mark in the upper left corner of the garage screen.
  • Added the ability to view all player blueprints from the “Best authors” section that are currently displayed on the exhibition.
  • Improved the search of players and vehicles on the exhibition: now, if you enter only part of the nickname or name (more than 3 characters), the search system will offer you possible options. If the desired result was not found, then you need to refine the search query and add additional characters.
  • Improved display of item covers in the in-game store.

  • “Battle royale” brawl has been returned to the brawl rotation.
  • Added a number of stickers and paints to the “decoration recycling”.

  • Fixed a bug due to which the raiders of the Firestarters and Scavengers factions could not descend from the hill on the “Ship graveyard” map.
  • Fixed a bug with incorrect respawn locations for players’ armoured vehicles in the “Data theft” raid on the “Powerplant” map.
  • Fixed a bug with excessive damage dealt by the “Snowfall” rockets to the player’s own armoured car. The rocket launcher now deals less damage to the player’s own vehicle.
  • Fixed a bug where the projectile speed bonus of the co-driver Jay was working incorrectly.
  • Fixed a bug where destroying an enemy with wheeled drones would not activate the “Sword of Damocles” hologram.
  • Fixed a bug with the shifting of the scope of artillery weapons when using a lock on the weapon rotation.
  • Fixed a bug where intel was only credited when re-entering the game after receiving reputation level 30 with the Engineers faction.
  • [PC] Fixed an issue where enabling NVIDIA DLSS would not disable the “Render scale” option.
  • Improved a number of texts and in-game icons.

As far as the helicopter helicopter event goes, my short review of it is that it sucks, once again the controls are all stupid and wonky, and it is already quickly devolving into homing missile wars because that is about the only weapon that can hit anything. Not to mention the “GET BACK INTO BATTLE OR YOUR BUILD WILL SD IN X SECONDS” stuff is annoying as heck, especially when it’s so easy to float too high up in the air when you are trying to move forward or anywhere really.

Just like the clown even before it, with the wonky strafing and fixed shooting angles, we got another small event with wonky controls (trying to move forward or backward while flying) and not being able to hit anything with most weapons making the game mode just straight up not fun to play. A third in a series of events after le supercharged update where you spend more time fighting your own cars controls than the enemy.

Another disappointing mini-event.

WOW this update is amazing new brawl is just wonderfull this new maps looks really good and you now what i dont know this couse game dosnet work after patch

I want to try a helicopter with a skinner and some melee.

So far I can say those things are really good at pulling people out of the air and making them easy targets for the rest of your team.

I’m also wondering if staying on the ground with a Kaiju might work: just hide and snipe people all match.

Seen at least 2 people do that, and yes it does work so long as you can deal with the bots on the ground and have some way to avoid rocket or avalanch fire.

I will attempt to build a proper sub 10 k build that i doubt it very much it will work because limited fire angles. And it seems having a third dimension to be
I’m using a my 8 k drone build

I don’t have enough ammo to sustain a fight until i’m dead, i’m stupidly forced to commit suicide to get fresh drones when i reach 0. What about ammo boxes like in the raids?.
At least in any other mode i play with to the bitter end mentality, but in this mode i know that i will have to suicide eventually and that kinda put me off of said mindset.
It’s like having to do a pit stop without really want to or feel that’s strictly necessary.

And someone can tell me why i can’t fit the freaking propeller in this

what possible could be in the way, there’s nothing in the way, but apparently the suspension or something.

Kaiju works just fine on a copter too. Grab a ghost, pick a target, burst for billions of damage, quickly go back to the ground/move away.


I’m not as into this update as I had hoped.

And now after more playing what I think is good about the update
-winter maps are gorgeous
-a few good upgrades in the bench

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Things that get in the way of the helicopter blades generate a suspension message. It’s not suspension. It’s the blades. Looking at that, I would think it’s the armor poking up at the back.

Your complaints are actually what makes this fun and challenging. I’m running pyers, but to last in a match, I have to put a lot of ammo on my build. For drones, you need to have multiple Genesis modules. That makes your build and easy target for anyone with a module or cab that highlights explosive bits.

Currently, guided Rockets are the meta, but as people learn to counter them, that will probably change.

A huge part of the game is figuring out how and what to build to overcome the specific challenges. The copter blades add an entirely new dimension to the game. Literally. You shouldn’t expect to Simply slap blades on an existing build and have it be instantly successful.

I probably went through 20 different builds before I started to figure out what worked for me. That’s what’s so fun about the game. If you don’t like building a rig, you probably need one of those first person shooter games where you get to pick from five different characters. That’s not what crossout is. And I’m glad.


This time i’m not thinking in starting from scratch.
I will dust off my old 6k slaughter build, that gave me much builds, i will improve it to the actual standards.
I will use the old and original DNA of phase two.
I don’t know if it will render another patch of newer builds, this propeller thing is so especific

Yeah today when grinding for the daily crate of two wins for 30 minutes straight I decided to not even bother doing that anymore, this stupid game mode is so infuriating that I’d rather keep any crumbles of desires left to play this game rather than grow so frustrated with this piece of absolute redacted redacted redacted I uninstall this whole redacted

All events after the supercharged update have been just plain bad, the halloween one due to just general supercharged car controls, and then the last two with being just generally redacted bad to play and rage inducing even at their best. First ever event where even such a small thing as getting two wins per day for a free cosmetic is just too much. That is how bad this redacted is. This event is what I would call the worst event, or brawl or whatever these redacted brainfarts are, Crossout has seen up to date. I’d rather play any of the past brawls that I seriously did not enjoy than this one, this helicopter redacted sits at the very bottom of the redacted pile

Wow. Sorry to hear that. I’m loving it.

Nice theory regarding pyres, but outside of Spark, nothing will counter them. Why? Because you can’t proc Cheetah.
There’s a reason why a solid half of the people in that mode are running pyres. You very seldom need to aim or manoeuver properly in order to be efficient.

Meta at 4k PS is hilarious tho. Not enough PS to run Pyres, so most people go around with triple Avenger. It ironically all looks a lot more thrilling and competent than higher PS.

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Yeah, that’s not true. You clearly haven’t played pyres. You have to be very strategic and careful or all you do is waste all your ammo very quickly. Come back when you know what you’re talking about. I and others have explained it all in the forum. If you’re too lazy to read or too lazy to learn, that’s on you.

yeah, if you really struggle with gaming, like driving and aiming both at the same time, crazy i know. i bet in that case spamming pyres must seem like a true big brain move. just like predicting that auto aim weapons would be all over this mode, a genius, a prophet walks among us.

Crate contents foranyone that doesn’t know

actually, pyres can be dodged even on land, swapped to therms myself and well, they are not a threat if you pay attention. the only people with out skill are the ones complaining about them. You know how to counter them. get close like face hug the F-er a pyre can’t hit anything close range.

With caucs though those you just need to out DPS them… which is a pain in the butt.