The next Arknights Contingency Contract: Operation Barrenland has confirmed its dates for the Japanese, Korean and English servers, so it’s time to ready up. If you still need to do some last minute preparations, you can refer to the guide here to see who else you can train up before the event hits.
Operation Barrenland itself will be running from 10 September 2020 08:00 UTC -7 until 24 September 2020, 03:59 UTC -7. Bibeak, a 5-star Guard, will be obtainable from this event, alongside Amiya’s Test Collection Newsgirl outfit for those who do not have it. Players can expect other log-in event outfits to be gradually made available through the CC shop.
Bagpipe is also a long waited Operator, and her pick-up banner, Grassy Bagpipe or The Piper on the Knoll for the English server, will be coming up. Her banner will feature the following Operators on rate-up:
- 6-star Vanguard Bagpipe
- 5-star Sniper Sesa, 5-star Vanguard Zima
- 4-star Guard Utage
The banner will be open from 10 September 2020 08:00 UTC -7 until 24 September 2020, 03:59 UTC -7.
New outfits for Hoshiguma, Zima and Gavial will be available.
- Hoshiguma: 18 Originite Prime
- Zima: 18 Originite Prime
- Gavial: 15 Originite Prime
Supplies and Chips will be open everyday from 10 September 2020 08:00 UTC -7 until 24 September 2020, 03:59 UTC -7. To coincide with this, there will also be free 100 Sanity potions during the same period as a log in bonus.
Last but not least, a new furniture set will be introduced to the lucky drops which will replace the Colombian Modern Hotel set. The Hotel set will be available for purchase from the furniture store.