The Chosen One Hotfix is an update for DICE's Star Wars Battlefront II that was released on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. It was intended to fix bugs and tweak gameplay elements that were introduced in The Chosen One Update.
Notable changes included:
- Balancing to the Light Side hero Anakin Skywalker
- Fixes to bugs caused by buffs to Light Side hero Obi-Wan Kenobi
Opening comments[edit | edit source]
With the recent release of the Chosen One update we will be releasing a hotfix this week (March 6) that addresses a small number of issues and also contains a balancing pass for Anakin.
We’re very happy with the way Anakin has been received but we have decided to lower the max base damage of his Heroic Impact ability to 450 points. In addition to this we have reduced the max radius which is now locked to 20 meters. While Anakin should always be a formidable opponent, we felt that being able to one-shoot heroes from such a great distance was not optimal.
Based on community feedback we have also fixed the issue where the damage reduction on Obi-Wan Kenobi’s All-Out Push ability was remaining active. Thanks for the early flag on this, the feedback helped us secure a fix really fast.
We hope you’re enjoying the Chosen One update and we look forward to seeing you all on the battlefront.
The Star Wars Battlefront II Team
Patch notes[edit | edit source]
- Balanced Anakin Skywalker’s “Heroic Might” ability. The max radius of the ability is now locked to 20 meters and max base damage to 450 points.
- Fixed an issue where the damage reduction that applied while Obi-Wan Kenobi was performing his All-Out Push ability, remained active after the ability was completed.
- Disabled the scoring events when a player squad spawns on another player.
- Fixed an issue where the AI Starfighters on Starfighter Custom Arcade would fly out of bounds.
- Removed the duplicate message for all the appearances when opening the Legion Starter Bundle.
- Resolved a settings issue that would occasionally cause the game to crash on PC on startup.
References[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars Battlefront II: Release Notes - The Chosen One Hotfix on the official Star Wars Battlefront Forums (Content obsolete; backup link unresponsive, original screenshot not captured)
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