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The January 2017 Update was an update for DICE's Star Wars Battlefront released on Monday, January 16, 2017.[1] It fixed several bugs and tweaked features that were introduced in the Rogue One: Scarif Update just a month prior.

Notable bug fixes in this update included correcting the Trait behavior of several heroes, such as that of Darth Vader, as well as buffs to the Sonic Imploder and TIE Striker.

Patch notesEdit

Bug fixes and tweaksEdit

General:

  • General: Various minor UI issues.
  • General: Various lighting fixes
  • General: Various minor art updates on Rogue One: Scarif maps

Game Modes:

Weapons & Star CardsEdit

HeroesEdit

General

  • Most stuns will be prevented for 2 seconds after a Hero has been stunned once. This doesn't apply to specific stuns like Force Choke and Force Push

Bossk

  • Reduced Microgrenades inner radius from 3 to 2.5 meters
  • Reduced Microgrenades radius from 5 to 4 meters

Chewbacca

  • Increased Roar recharge time from 28 to 35 seconds
  • Decreased main projectile Explosion damage from 45 to 38

Darth Vader

  • Can now use his Saber Throw and Heavy Strike when Force Choking
  • Increased Trait radius from 10 meters to 15
  • Trait no longer affect enemies
  • Trait values now correctly match the UI description, Level 1 20%, Level 2 50%, Level 3 80%

Princess Leia

  • Increased Trait radius from 8 to 13 meters
  • Fixed looping stun animation on Trooper Bane shots
  • Stormtroopers affected by Bacta will now be defeated by Trooper Bane
  • Trait values now correctly match the UI description, Level 1 20%, Level 2 40%, Level 3 60%

Director Krennic

  • Increased Trait radius from 10 to 12 meters
  • Armor Breaker is applying the armor reduction after the damage is done
  • Reduced Armor Breaker homing capabilities
  • Trait values now correctly match the UI description, Level 1 10%, Level 2 20%, Level 3 40%

Luke Skywalker

  • Decreased speed at Trait level 3 from 80% to 70%
  • Shield Deflection can now block Krennic's Armor Breaker ability

Jyn Erso

  • Increased Pistol End damage from 35 to 69
  • Increased Pistol start falloff damage from 40 To 50
  • Increased Pistol end falloff damage from 60 To 70
  • Decreased Rifle configuration Overheat per bullet from 0.068 to 0.055

Lando Calrissian

  • Will no longer be damaged from his Power Blast Explosion
  • Power Blast now goes on cooldown properly after deactivation

Greedo

  • Stuns Luke out of Block for 2 seconds when shooting him with Slow targeting

Boba Fett

  • Increased Flamethrower damage against Chewbacca by 50%

VehiclesEdit

  • U-Wing: Fixed missile warning issues

ReferencesEdit

  1. EAlogo Star Wars Battlefront January 2017 Patch Notes on the Star Wars Battlefront Forums


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