The Star Wars Battlefront 2 BB Update has started to roll out across all platforms. According to the official statement by Dice, the new update will roll out on PC first at 9 AM UTC and later on console platforms. The new update file weighs 6.37GB on PC, around 4.3GB for PS4 and 5.4GB for Xbox One.
Talking about the new update, EA finally brings BB-8 and BB-9E which were teased back in December 2019. BB-8 will have 3 passive abilities, which means they will always be present and won’t require input in order to activate. Players need to meet the requirements and the passive abilities will be carried out.
BB-8 Passive Abilities –
Health on Kill
BB-8 Movement type –
BB-8 Victory Poses –
BB-8 Emotes –
Another hero that will be available with the new update in Star Wars Battlefront 2 is BB-9E. Check out the details below.
BB-9E Passive Abilities –
Health on Kill
BB-9E Movement type –
BB-9E Victory Poses –
BB-9E Emotes –
Star Wars Battlefront 2 BB Update Patch Notes –
Two new Heroes, BB-8 for the Resistance and BB-9E for the First Order, are now available.
Supremacy and Instant Action are now available on new Planets (Takodana, Jakku, Ajan Kloss).
Added new Capital Ship interior maps, the MC85 Star Cruiser and the Resurgent-class Star Destroyer, as part of the Supremacy game mode on the new planets.
Hero Showdown is now available on Ajan Kloss.
New emotes have been added for Finn (Thumbs Up) and Kylo Ren (Showdown), unlockable via milestones.
QUALITY OF LIFE
Added era selection to Supremacy, including the option for matchmaking into any game.
Droideka units are added as AI players on Co-Op and Instant Action.
Two random Command Posts are assigned to each team every time players return to the Ground phase during Supremacy.
Added visible information to better connect the additional time granted in the Ship phase, based on the number of players who boarded during the Boarding phase.
Fixed an issue where spawning on several command posts while they were being contested in Kamino – Supremacy would spawn the characters out-of-bounds.
Fixed an issue that would prevent AI players in Kamino – Supremacy from reaching Command Post E.
Fixed a visual UI where the widget showing which Command Post is being captured or contested is misplaced.
Fixed an issue that could occasionally cause Co-Op players to matchmake on the wrong side or not be able to spawn into the game.
Fixed an issue that could cause certain AI enemies to suddenly disappear on Co-Op during phase transitions.
Fixed an issue where the minimap on Co-Op would not indicate squadmates that are spawned on the map and far away from the player.
Fixed an issue where the timer between phases on Co-Op would disappear if the character went Out-Of-Bounds and returned to the combat area.
Fixed a visual issue with the mark objective UI overlapping with the Command Post capture progress bar on Co-Op.
Fixed an issue that would not clear AI players during outros on Co-Op.
For finer details and official patch notes, you can check out this LINK.
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