What does Access Speed in Armored Core 6 do?



    If you’ve been playing Armored Core 6, then you’ve probably come across an OS Tuning upgrade called Access Peed – Optimization. Upon reading what it does, it is understandable to be confused about what this upgrade actually does. Thankfully, through countless minutes of experimentation, I can tell exactly how this upgrade functions, so that you can know if it’s worth your OST Chips. Here’s Access Speed, 101.

    How does Access Speed work in Armored Core 6?

    This is the part in the guide where I’m supposed to explain the intricate nuances of Access Speed and tell you how useful it is. Unfortunately, Reader, the description you read in-game is exactly how you probably think Access Speed works. It reduces the time it takes you to access a locked door, wreckage log, or object. That’s really it. Disappointed? So was I.

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    Now, how useful is this? Should you spend your OST Chips on it instead of the many other obviously useful upgrades you could purchase? To be frank, it isn’t that useful and you should definitely spend your chips elsewhere.

    Off the top of my head, I can only think of two scenarios in AC6 where having a faster Access Speed is even remotely useful, and that’s for activating turrets faster in both. Outside of this, unless you just want to get through doors a little more quickly, I recommend investing in other upgrades, as Access Speed really has no greater use.

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