The latest update for Star Wars Battlefront 2 has arrived and it’s packed with The Last Jedi things, alongside a long list of tweaks and fixes. It’s a Jabba the Hutt-sized patch, weighing in around the 10GB mark, and includes new maps, heroes, vehicles, and single-player missions. And it’s free!

The Last Jedi is out in cinemas everywhere tomorrow (and it’s obviously going to be amazing), so this is the perfect time to Last Jedi-ify your Battlefront 2 and get a piece of the action. The latest update brings Finn and stormtrooper commander Captain Phasma into the fray, and the new maps are Crait (for Galactic Assault) and D’Qar – a Starfighter Assault map. Tallie Lintra’s RZ-2 A-wing is available too, and Poe Dameron’s X-wing gets a bit of an upgrade.

The new single-player content comes in the form of the Resurrection epilogue mini-campaign, putting us in the boots of Iden Versio once again. So after a Star Wars Battlefront with zero storyline, we now have a sequel with a full campaign and extra narrative content being added a month or so after launch. Nice, ‘ey?

Besides all that, there are a number of gameplay fixes, mostly focused on hero balance. It’s quite a list. Here, have a look:

Hero balance


  • Increased Sharp Shot damage from 190 to 200
  • Increased Sharp Shot range from 20 to 40 meters
  • Closing attacks for lightsaber wielders are cancelled while in the smoke
  • The Hot and Cold Star Card now works as intended


  • Mind Control no longer blocks the target’s abilities
  • Survivor Star Card now has the correct description


  • Extra health gained by Presence is no longer removed when going on cooldown, instead health starts depleting after 10 seconds
  • Increased Presence recharge time from 16 to 20 seconds
  • Increased Dash damage from 100 to 130
  • Presence no longer cancels Darth Vader’s Choke ability
  • Jedi Mentor Star Card now has the correct description
  • Master of the Force Star Card now works as intended
  • Agility Star Card now correctly grants 1 extra dash instead of 2


  • Increased health from 650 to 700
  • Increased maximum regeneration from 150 to 300
  • Increased regeneration rate from 50 to 75
  • Decreased 1-hand Force lightning cost from 15 stamina/sec to 10 stamina/sec
  • Decreased 2-handed Force lightning cost from 20 stamina/sec to 15 stamina/sec


  • Increased Bowcaster’s fire rate from 80 to 90
  • Increased Bowcaster’s Power increase per second from 0.9 to 2.5
  • Increased Bowcaster’s number of blaster shot from 1 to 3 on the base power modifier
  • The middle grenade of Shock Grenade is fired away from Chewbacca and not towards him
  • Increased Charge Slam’s radius from 3 to 6
  • Multi-Shock Star Card now the correct description
  • Multi-Shock Star Card now works as intended
  • Bonus Health Star Card now properly reward health bonus
  • Enemies defeated by Chewbacca’s Charge Slam are now sent flying


  • Increased Predator Instinct’s heat per bullet by 0.005
  • Decreasing Predator Instinct’s maximum possible active time while firing by 1 second
  • Adjusted Bossk’s Battle Points cost on certain maps

Boba Fett

  • Decreased each rank of bonus damage gained from Anti-hero rockets by 4
  • Decreased each rank of extra rockets gained from Intense Barrage by 1
  • For the Hunt doesn’t give back fuel to the jetpack anymore, instead fuel won’t deplete while it is active
  • The jetpack icon will now turn yellow when Boba Fett uses the For the Hunt ability, indicating that jetpack fuel is unlimited while the ability is active
  • The Blaster Disabler ability no longer disables Boba Fett’s, or his allies’, blaster when triggered

Han Solo

  • Sharpshooting Frenzy Star Card now has the correct description

Leia Organa

  • Relentless Firing Star Cards now works as intended
  • High Spirit Star Card now works as intended

Darth Maul

  • Furious Throw can now damage objectives and vehicles


  • Fixed an issue where players would be invisible to each other in Versus Custom Arcade
  • Fixed an issue where Darth Vader’s Choke ability would instantly kill an enemy who stayed near a wall
  • Fixed an issue where Bossk’s Star Card Trap Arming Speed would not work as intended
  • Fixed some LOD issues
  • Fixed some VO issues
  • Fixed some UI scaling issues
  • Fixed some clipping issues
  • Fixed some lighting issues
  • Fixed some textures issues
  • Removed an invisible platform on Kamino
  • General bugfixes and polish

General fixes

  • Made improvements in reducing game server lag on large game modes
  • Made improvements in reducing micro-stuttering/freezes during gameplay
  • Made improvements to the idle-kick logic that detects players who aren’t participating in the match
  • Reduced Flame Trooper damage over time effect and increase direct damage done to enemies in the center of the cone
  • Adjusted spawn positions on Hoth while playing Strike
  • Fixed an issue where players could use Jetpack Boost twice in a row, avoiding its cooldown
  • Fixed an issue where players could not deploy in the LAAT at certain times
  • Fixed an issue where players could spawn on top of each other at certain times
  • Fixed an issue where Credits are not rewarded properly to all players at End of Round
  • Fixed several localization and audio issues
  • Fixed several collision and traversal issues on Kashyyyk
  • Fixed several collision and traversal issues on Endor
  • Fixed several collision and traversal issues on Tatooine
  • Fixed several collision and traversal issues on Yavin 4
  • Fixed an issue where the player is unable to zoom in after throwing a Detonite Charge
  • Fixed an issue where Heroes could be instantly defeated if being run over by a Speeder
  • Fixed several scoring event issues
  • Unlocked the 2nd and 3rd Star Card slots for all four Trooper Classes
  • With these slots unlocked, all new players, and existing players, will receive three Common Star Cards per Trooper Class to fill out their hand
  • General bugfixes and polish
  • Several stability and performance improvements

Via VG247

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