Star Wars: Battlefront - Outer Rim

Developer:
DICE
Publisher:
Electronic Arts

Star Wars: Battlefront - Outer Rim

Following (4) Developer: DICE
Publisher: Electronic Arts Engine: Frostbite 3

 

This add-on (DLC) works with: Star Wars: Battlefront

 

Fight among the factories of Sullust and battle within Jabba the Hutt's palace on Tatooine in the Star Wars Battlefront Outer Rim digital expansion.

Features

  • New Mode: Extraction: Rebel forces have entered some of the most dangerous places in the Outer Rim in order to extract a valuable shipment of resources. Now they must bring the shipment to their transport ship before time runs out. The Empire has arrived to stop them from reaching the extraction point.

  • Explore New Locations: Blast enemies in the smelting factory or along the industrial pipes and platforms of Sullust or fight through Jabba’s throne room and sail barge garage on Tatooine.

  • Become More Powerful on the Battlefront: Arm yourself with the new Relby V-10 rifle and DT-12 blaster pistol and collect and equip the Scatter Gun, Dioxis Grenade, and Adrenaline Stim Star Cards.

  • Play as Iconic Heroes: New playable hero characters will have you shooting first with Greedo or targeting foes with precision as Nien Nunb.


Below are the patch notes specific to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC for the Outer Rim Update.

Additional Content/Functionality
  • Outer Rim: Now available for Season Pass owners
  • New Feature: Hutt Contracts add a new way of obtaining Weapons and Star Cards
  • New Feature: Spectator Mode introduces a way to watch Private Match games with a variety of camera angles and the ability to swap between players quickly
  • Multiplayer Menu: Redesigned the screen to facilitate players being able to get into a game mode more quickly and easily
  • Multiplayer: Teams will now re-balance when transitioning between maps
  • Teamplay Focus: New feature in which an objective can be highlighted by each player to highlight where players are heading; press X (Xbox One), Square (PlayStation 4), or E (PC)
  • Ranks: Increased Rank cap from 50 to 60
  • Scoreboard: Added icons for playing as a Hero, playing in a vehicle, and player ping
  • Scoreboard: Rearranged Score to be the first column represented
  • Scoreboard: Faded player row to signify when a player has been defeated
  • Combat: Added combat roll to non-Hero characters; strafe and double tap B (Xbox One) or Circle (PlayStation 4), for PC strafe and press Alt (can be rebound)
  • Partner: The Partner Icon will now be visible on screen at all times
  • UX: The currently selected Trait card is now shown in the deploy screen
  • Credits: Updated Game Credits list

Weapon and Star Card Changes
  • New Weapons: The DL-18 and the DLT-19X can be obtained via Hutt Contrats
  • New Powerup: The T-7 Ion Disruptor has been added to the powerup pool
  • General: Triggering a card right before death will no longer result in an effect not triggering and the card going on cooldown
  • Bodyguard: Corrected the Level 3 description from "Decreases explosive damage by a high amount AND blaster damage by a small amount" to "Decreases explosive damage by a medium amount AND blaster damage by a small amount"
  • Survivalist: Corrected the Level 3 description from "Health regeneration starts much faster AND replenish a small amount of health with each kill" to "Health regeneration starts faster AND replenish a small amount of health with each kill"
  • Bounty Hunter: Corrected the Level 3 description from "High chance to get a Power-up with each kill AND resets cooldown with each kill" to "Medium chance to get a Power-up with each kill AND current cooldowns decreases with each kill"
  • Bounty Hunter: Modified drop chances and cooldowns - Level 1: 25% Drop chance, Level 2: 50% Drop chance, & Level 3: 50% Drop chance AND 75% cooldown on each kill
  • Shields: Personal Shield, Squad Shield, & the Blaster Cannon will now deflect and absorb most forms of projectiles; exceptions being the Cycler Rifle, Scatter Gun & Proximity Bomb
  • Shields: When Personal Shield is active, the player is unable to fire weapons and throw grenades, but can still deploy droids, turrets, & call in Heroes and vehicles
  • Bowcaster: Updated damage to be consistent across all 3 charge levels - Projectile damage is now 40, Explosion damage is now 33, & the Explosion radius is now 2m
  • Bowcaster: Lowered max hold time from 5 to 3s
  • Bowcaster: Now properly goes on cooldown when firing a shot and then quickly entering a turret
  • Barrage: Lowered fuse timer from 2-2.25 to 1-1.5s
  • Barrage: Decreased inner explosion radius from 3 to 2m
  • Impact Grenade: Increased damage from 90 to 100
  • Impact Grenade: Decreased explosion radius from 2.25 to 2m
  • Ion Grenade: No longer deals collision damage
  • Flashbang Grenade: Added a screenshot component to give it an extra disorienting effect
  • Scan Pulse: Cooldown time increased from 10 to 18s (normal) and 8 to 16s (upgraded)
    DL-44: Damage decreased from 19 to 13 at a ranges greater than 40m
  • Powerups: Deployed Droids and Turrets will now self-destruct after 20s when the owner is defeated
  • Blaster Cannon: Kills will now count towards leveling Trait Cards
  • Blaster Cannon: No longer takes splash damage from its own shots
  • E-Web: Players now correctly take damage when right up against the barrel of the gun
  • Viper Probe & R5-D4 Droid: Spawn protection decreased from 2 to 0.5s
    R5-D4: Now shows the correct health bar color for both teams
  • Smart Rocket: No longer fires from the center of the player camera, now from the barrel of the weapon
  • Vehicle Turret: Destroying this will now properly grant you score
  • Jump Pack: Cooldown lowered from 25 to 22 (normal) and from 20 to 17 (upgraded)

Vehicle Changes
  • T-47 Airspeeder: Now properly explodes when hitting the ground after a player ejects
  • T-47 Airspeeder: During Walker Assault it is no longer possible to switch Tow Cable targets during the Tow Cable event
  • Speeder Bike: Kills with the cannon are now properly displayed
  • Speeder Bike: No longer takes damage when just outside the edge of the Orbital Strike boundary
  • AT-ST: No longer takes damage from fire
  • AT-ST: Changed the max pitch on the grenade launcher
  • Millennium Falcon & Slave I: Now are immediately destroyed when crashing into the ground while in 1st Person view
  • DF-9: Laser fire is now visible when angling the turret up
  • Y-Wing: Players are now properly notified if they are killed by a Y-Wing

Multiplayer Game Mode Changes
  • General: Misc spawning improvements across various map & mode combinations
  • General: Princess Leia's Honor Guard and Emperor Palpatine's Shocktroopers are limited to only 2 spawns during the Heroes vs. Villains and Extraction Game Modes
  • General: Players no longer instantly die during vehicle deployment after having taken damage that would kill them prior to the transition
  • Fighter Squadron: Games will no longer end in a draw when a player that crashes into the ground would have awarded the winning points
  • Fighter Squadron: Vehicles of equal size will now both be destroyed when colliding regardless if one vehicle is shielded
    Hero Hunt: Redesigned the way in which the new Hero is selected, now the top 3 damage dealers have a chance to be the next Hero - Spin the Wheel!
  • Blast: Re-added Sulphur Fields back into the Blast map rotation
  • Drop Zone: Altered player count from 16 to 12
    Mission Changes
  • Survival: Stars earned in the Survival in the Ice Caves and Rebel Depot Missions now count towards your total in the social hub
    Survival: Zoom now functions properly on all maps
  • Survival: The AT-ST during Wave 4 on Hoth will now properly spawn in
  • Split Screen: Player 2 can now see the health of Player 1's deployed turret
  • Split Screen: Player 2's Scan Pulse now highlights enemies as expected
  • Hero Battles: Friendly AI tokens will now properly award points to the enemy team during Solo Play
  • Battles: Losing a life in offline Battles is now correctly tracked when winning
    Hero Changes
  • General: Fixed inconsistencies with blocking blaster fire between active and passive blocking for Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, & Emperor Palpatine
  • General: When blocking blaster fire modified with Explosive Shot or Ion Shot, Luke Skywalker & Darth Vader now deflect and reflect Explosive Shots or Ion Shots back
  • General: Heroes can no longer fire their weapon while melee'ing
  • Darth Vader: Increased health from 1500 to 1650
    Darth Vader: Block ability time increased from 4 to 8s
  • Darth Vader: Decreased cooldown of Lightsaber Throw from 7 to 6s
  • Darth Vader: Increased distance of Lightsaber Throw by 3m
  • Luke Skywalker: Decreased health from 1000 to 925
  • Luke Skywalker: Slightly decreased running speed
  • Boba Fett: Increased the range at which his blaster damage starts to drop off from 30 to 45m
  • Boba Fett: Increased the range at which blaster damage is at the low end from 60 to 75m

Misc. Bug Fixes
  • General: Lighting, textures, audio, user interface, text, and collision fixes
  • General: Crash fixes
  • General: Partner and Party connection fixes
  • Map: Removed erroneous Stormtroopers outsider of the playable area from Heroes vs. Villains on Twilight on Hoth
  • Achievement / Trophey: Updated text of Ackbar's Elite to state "Complete any survival mission on Master without spending a life"

Offline Players: 1-2
  • Dolby Digital
Online Multiplayer: 2-40
  • File Size: Unknown

Related Game
  • Star Wars: Battlefront

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