Star Wars Battlefront 2 update 1.17 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is now available for download. According to the official Star Wars Battlefront 2 1.17 patch notes, the update brings back Emperor Palpatine and Ewok Hunt. In addition, Star Wars Battlefront 2 version 1.17 also includes balancing updates to lightsaber heroes in Galactic Assault that should make them viable again. Check out more details below.

Previously, a big update was released with a new Hero Starfighters mode, lightsaber combat tweaks, lightsaber manual ignition, appearance swapping pre-round, hero showdown QoL, and more. Unfortunately, since the previous update, many players were experiencing a number of issues when trying to play the game. Today’s Star Wars Battlefront 2 patch 1.17 update is expected to fix all these issues.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Update 1.17 Patch Notes for PS4 and Xbox One

CHANGES

  • Palpatine has been added back to the game
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 update 1.17 addressed an issue with Palpatine being very overpowered by restricting the angle from which the player could lock on with his lighting ability
  • Fixed an issue with Palpatine being able to lock onto targets through walls
  • Ewok Hunt has been added back to the game
  • Fixed an issue in Ewok Hunt where Stormtroopers were unable to board the shuttle
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 1.17 rebalanced stamina for lightsaber heroes
  • Fixed an issue in Hero Starfighters on PC where players experienced a short stuttering before being locked on
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 version 1.17 fixed an issue with Extraction where objective markers were misplaced on Kessel and Jabba’s Palace

Bug Fixes in Star Wars Battlefront 2 1.17 August Patch

  • Fixed Hardlock stutter in Hero Starfighters with Star Wars Battlefront 2 version 1.17.
  • Made changes to the stamina system.
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 1.17 added fixes for crashing issues
  • Added performance and stability improvements.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 update 1.17 is now available on PS4 and Xbox One.