Star Wars Battlefront II update will fix BB-8 issues, patch notes here

Last week, EA DICE released the BB-8 update which added the droid alongside BB-9E as playable characters to Star Wars Battlefront II. However, as with all updates sometimes issues sneak in and have to be fixed. So, the development team is releasing a small patch across all platforms on February 12th to address some those issues. These include BB-8 and BB-9E having the wrong voiceover lines in certain instances, stamina getting drained too quickly, fixing collision, VFX and lighting on the MC85 Star Cruiser and Resurgent-class Star Destroyer. General Grievous and Darth Vader have also had changes applied to them.

Full release notes for the update are below:

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Battlefront II February 12th patch notes

Release Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where the boarding cinematic would be visible when completing the final objective on any of the Capital Ships on Jakku.

  • Fixed an issue that would allow the First Order Jet Trooper to dash more than 2 times.

  • Fixed an issue where spamming both the main fire and secondary fire keys for BB-8 would drain the stamina quickly, without dealing the appropriate amount of damage

  • Fixed an issue where BB-8’s Spinner Star Card would grant 20 seconds of cooldown reduction, instead of 10, on Epic rarity.

  • Fixed an issue where there would be no audio playing when inspecting the BB-8 and BB-9E Voice Lines in the Front End menu.

  • Fixed an issue where BB-8 and BB-9E would eventually play the wrong VO lines when they were disrupted.

  • Various collision, VFX and lighting improvements on the MC85 Star Cruiser and Resurgent-class Star Destroyer.

  • Lowered the heat cost for the spool-up functionality on the Heavy Trooper’s Sentry abilities.

  • Fixed an issue where General Grievous’ Claw Rush could completely drain the stamina of an opponent.

  • Reduced the gain in Battle Points by 50% for the Ovissian Gunner, Caphex Spy, Sith Trooper and First Order Jet Trooper, to be consistent with the other Reinforcements.

  • Made improvements to resolve issues with hit registration, despite dodging Lightsaber and melee attacks

  • Fixed an issue that would block the VO from the emotes of the Republic Officer on Kamino or Geonosis.

  • Fixed a localization issue with the message “First Order Jet Trooper Available” being too long for the kill screen in Japanese.

  • Made improvements to resolve visual issues with textures popping-in, when transporting to the capital ships on Jakku, Takodana and Ajan Kloss.

  • Lowered the damage reduction on Darth Vader while using Choke from 75% to 20%.

  • Updated the mode description for Ewok Hunt.

Source: Reddit

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