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Star Wars Battlefront 2: Patch 1.1 Notes

The 1.1 Patch Notes for Star Wars Battlefront 2 have been revealed with the update having been available very early in the day January 16, 2018. There's some new minor content with this update as well as many smaller tweaks to the core multiplayer experience. It's worth noting that core content is at the top and general changes/additions are at the bottom.

Blast on Crait
-Using the Crait mines as a scene for gameplay, enjoy this smaller map in the Black game mode.

Iden Versio’s TIE/In fighter
-This is her personal ship available as a Hero option within the game, details follow.

Abilities:
Afterburner - Gives the starfighter a temporary speed boost and breaks enemy missile lock. The AFTERBURNER can be cancelled after a short time
Laser Barrage - Charges up a rapid fire barrage which deals high damage
Dual Proton Torpedoes - Fires two proton torpedoes which track the locked target and deal high damage
Inferno Leader – For the duration of INFERNO LEADER, all enemies within a radius are revealed to allied players. These enemies receive increased damage from all sources

Star Cards:
Engine Heat Dissipator - Decreases the AFTERBURNER cooldown
Advanced Torpedoes - Increases DUAL PROTON TORPEDO damage
Vengeful Barrage - Increases the damage of LASER BARRAGE
Flight Commander - Increases the duration of INFERNO LEADER
Reinforced Hull - Increases the total health of the starfighter
Tuned Lasers - Increases primary weapon damage
Advanced Capacitors - Improves the primary weapons resistance to overheating
Repair Systems - Reduces the delay before health regeneration begins
Elite Pilot - Increases the turn rate of the starfighter
Engine Upgrade - Increases the top speed and how quickly the starfighter can accelerate and decelerate

Milestones:
Rapid Assault - Used Iden Versio's TIE/LN fighter AFTERBURNER ability 25 times
Precision Strike - Achieve 25 DUAL PROTON TORPEDO kills with Iden Versio's TIE/LN Fighter
Hope Cannot Save Them - Achieve 25 LASER BARRAGE kills with Iden Versio's TIE/LN Fighter
Avenge Our Emperor - Use Iden Versio's TIE/LN Fighter INFERNO LEADER ability 25 times

Hero Changes
Finn Reduced base damage of his EL-16 from 65 to 45
Reduced the time before heat cooldown kicks in from 3.5 to 1.5 seconds
Reduced damage of each Deadeye shot from 40 to 30

Phasma
Reduced the heat generated per shot of her F-11D

Lando
Fixed a bug where Maximized Efficiency was not properly granting cooldown reduction

Boba Fett
Reduced the damage per rocket of Rocket Barrage from 90 to 78
Reduced the inner damage radius for each rocket of Rocket Barrage from 2 to 1.5 meters
Reduced the outer damage radius for each rocket of Rocket Barrage from 4 to 3 meters
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Special Units
Wookiee Warrior
Reduced Bowcaster center projectile damage multiplier from 1.3 to 1
Lowered Bowcaster fall off distance at the start from 20 to 10 meters & at the end from 30 to 25 meters
Reshuffled Bowcaster explosion damage and projectile damage to make falloff have higher effect
Increased Bowcaster heat per shot

Specialist
Reduce size of scope glint
Added scope glint to the following long range weapons: EL-16HFE, A-280, Pulse Rifle, and Captain Phasma’s F-11D
Reduced heat per shot for the following long range weapons: Valken-38X, E-5S, DLT-20A, DLT-19x, A280, and DLT-19D
Increased the bursts per minute of all Infiltration variants from 100 to 130

Heavy
Reduced the AOE of Supercharged and Explosive sentry
Increased heat per shot for Supercharged Sentry from 0.015 to 0.017

Officer
Reduced explosion damage when turret is destroyed by blaster fire from 150 to 25
Added ability icons denoting that a player has been boosted by Recharge Command
Turrets now have an icon that show when the turret is engaging an enemy

Weapons
CR2
Lowered start damage from 17 to 16
Lowered end damage from 9 to 8
Reduced damage falloff end distance from 40 to 30 meters

Barrage
Reduced inner blast radius from 3.5 to 2 meters
Increased outer blast radius from 5 to 6 meters
Increased explosion damage from 55 to 100

Blurrg-1120
Reduced falloff start distance from 20 to 15 meters
Reduced start damage of Explosive Shot from 29 to 26
Reduced end damage of Explosive Shot from 10 to 8
Reduced inner blast radius of Explosive Shot from 0.8 to 0.7 meters
Reduced outer blast radius of Explosive Shot from 2 to 1.8 meters
Reduced accuracy of the final shots when Burst Mod is equipped

Trip Mine
Increased the number of mines that can be deployed at the same time from 1 to 2
Raised the time until the mines disappeared after death from 5 to 15 seconds
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Galactic Assault
Kamino
Updated spawns to help the Droids attack
Phase 2 capture areas are now only the platforms

Tatooine
Removed the A-Wing
Reduced AT-ST Battlepoint cost from 2500 to 1500
Reduced explosive objective timer

Naboo
Updated spawns to help the Droids attack
Reduced health of the MTT
Reduced explosive objective timer

Death Star II
Reduced explosive objective timer

Endor
Reduced explosive objective timer

Hoth
Reduced health of the AT-ATs
Reduced explosive objective timer

Kashyyyk
Reduced health of the MTTs
Reduced explosive objective timer

Crait
Updated spawns to help the First Order attack
Reduced health of the Phase 3 objectives from 5000 to 4000
Increased the cost of the Ski Speeder from 0 to 200
Reduced health of the AT-M6s

Jakku
Made 2 AT-ST’s available in Phase 1
Updated spawns to better orient players
Updated combat area for Phase 4
Reduced explosive objective timer

Yavin
Lowered Battlepoint cost for AT-STs from 2500 to 2000
Lowered Battlepoint cost for Deathtroopers from 3000 to 2000
Lowered Battlepoint cost for Imperial Rocket Trooper from 2000 to 1750
Reduced explosive objective timer

Takodana
Added AT-ST to Phase 1
Updated Phase 2 objective locations
Reduced explosive objective timer

Starkiller Base
Tweaked Resistance spawns in Phase 1
Updated First Order combat area in Phase 1
Reduced explosive objective timer

Strike
Tweaked Bomb Timer duration
Minor balancing tweaks

General Tweaks and Changes

Added a night variant to Tatooine Maps Increased the frequency of alternative lighting variants across all maps
Updated visual appearances of the First Order on Crait
Fixed a bug where the LAAT overheat sound would affect everyone in the match
Milestone completion call out’s in-match
Armor class Battlepoint multiplier reduced
Fixed a bug where both the Officer’s Recharge Command and Finn’s Big Deal abilities were not affecting Heroes or Special Units properly
Fixed an issue where each sector on the minimap would not light up properly the first time an enemy fired
Reduced fade in time for a minimap sector from 0.3 to 0.1 seconds
Stability improvements

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Gamerheadquarters Reviewer Jason Stettner
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