Daily quests and challenges are precisely the boost I need to get back into Warhammer: Vermintide 2. More specifically, daily quests and challenges that lead to cool new character skins and hats.
Today's update also brings official mod support through Steam Workshop, with a new toggle for the Official Realm and the Modded Realm available through the Vermintide 2launcher. "Modded Realm has a no holds barred stance towards mods and custom content, but on the other hand will not be able to give new drops, allow challenge/quest completion or grant XP," notes Fatshark.
Back to the cosmetics, the developer knows they're an important reason why players are sticking with the game (aside from the inherent satisfaction of gradually raising your heroes' power with better gear).
"In this update, we're adding a lot more hats to the Commendation Chests, for all heroes and careers. And we're increasing the drop rates of all hats and Veteran items in Commendation Chests, and loot chests from Champion and Legend difficulties.
Cosmetic hats drop from Commendation Chests, for the specific hero you have selected. We've made changes so that you won't be receiving duplicate hats. If the currently selected hero already has all available hats, a random new, unique hat will be awarded to you.
There is also a small chance that a Commendation Chest will drop a Veteran item."
Finally, the update has a few fixes and tweaks: