My thoughts on this update:
I wish I could comment on the leveling system but its bugged. I’ve been low ranked with everything for a whole day and it sucks. Please fix this ASAP
Ninjas still need a speed and stamina buff of some kind. They might as well be man-at-arms with an inferior dodge mechanic because that’s how they feel.
Pirates feel over-nerfed. Never really used the blunderbuss because I feel like long-range headshots and whatnot were worth more, although I understand how getting 1 shot was kinda bleh. They should have the same speed as ninjas do now and ninjas need to be much faster. Would also be nice to have a long range weapon such as a foil or rapier as well.
For vikings, their shield sucks and their starting weapons are mediocre because they have the worst range and can’t pick any long range weapons until way later. Being able to throw everything feels like a gimmick honestly, but I saw no other purpose for a second sword/axe or a shield other than to chuck it at the enemy. two-weapon fighting is pointless.
samurai feel okay, but spartans feel like they need an attack speed nerf with those shield bash attacks.
My biggest beef with the game right now though is the performance. I have a GTX460 and an i7-3770k @ 4.5ghz and it runs like crap. Lowest settings I barely get 30fps especially on that bamboo map. Even BF4 runs better than DW on my PC.