Star Wars Battlefront January Patch For PC/PS4/XO Offers Various Bug Fixes & Tweaks


The Star Wars Battlefront January patch has been deployed on all platforms which offers various bug fixes and tweaks.

The January 2017 update includes various lighting and UI fixes alongside tweaks to various game modes, heroes, and weapons. Down below you’ll find the patch notes specific to PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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Bug fixes and tweaks

General: Various minor UI issues.

General: Various lighting fixes

General: Various minor art updates on Rogue One: Scarif maps

Game Modes:

Walker Assault: Fixed a bug where three uplinks could be seen at the same time on Rogue One: Scarif maps

Walker Assault: Adjusted all Hero spawn points on Rogue One: Scarif maps

Walker Assault: Changed Y-wing timer to 30 seconds on Rogue One: Scarif maps

Walker Assault: Adjusted AT-AT health across all maps

Walker Assault: Adjusted AT-AT speed on Twilight on Hoth

Infiltration: Adjusted playable area during The Approach

Infiltration: Fixed an issue where users could not grab another Data tape after using the Jump Pack

Hero Hunt: Fixed a bug with the Hero selection screen

Heroes vs. Villains: Changed to only 1 set per map

Battle Station: R2-D2 ignores benefits from Bacta Bomb and Medical Droid

Private Match: Fixed an end of round issue on Infiltration where the U-wing didn't spawn if switching teams in a 1v1 match

Weapons & Star Cards:

Sonic Imploder: Fixed criteria for Grenadier Hutt contract regarding the Flash requirement

Sonic Imploder: Increased blast radius from 2 to 4 meters

Sonic Imploder: Increased explosion damage from 90 to 100

TIE Striker: Raised projectile speed from 800 to 1000 meters/second

TIE Striker: Increased explosion damage from 5 to 10

A-180: Fixed a rare bug where users could be spawned with their regular Star Card primary hand instead of the A-180 module


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


Reduced Microgrenades inner radius from 3 to 2.5 meters

Reduced Microgrenades radius from 5 to 4 meters


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%


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%


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%


Decreased speed at Trait level 3 from 80% to 70%

Shield Deflection can now block Krennic’s Armor Breaker ability


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


Will no longer be damaged from his Power Blast Explosion

Power Blast now goes on cooldown properly after deactivation


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

Boba Fett

Increased Flamethrower damage against Chewbacca by 50%

U-Wing: Fixed missile warning issues

Star Wars Battlefront is available now for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.