Today, Star Wars: The Old Republic Community Manager Eric Musco dropped more information on planned changes to warzones -- this time covering Huttball and Arenas.
To improve Huttball, the development team is taking a look at better balancing the game so that classes with movement abilities don't have an advantage. The changes include having players carrying the Huttball during play being hindered so that they can not use abilities like Force Charge or Scamper.
In addition, players will be unable to catch the Huttball while stunned, and players will earn more attacker points when catching a pass from a teammate.
As for arenas, the team is currently working on ways to prevent exploiting while punishing those who attempt to exploit. Some of the plans currently on the table are:
- Characters who hack their way into places they shouldn’t be, such as outside the arena or in the ground, will die.
- Currently, acid causes characters to take 10% of their max health in damage every second, prevents stealth and all healing.
- Acid will now work as follows:
- Characters will take 1% of their max health in damage every second and reduce all healing done/received by 2% per stack.
- Characters affected by acid will begin with one stack and gain one stack per second.
- Acid will still inhibit stealth.
About the Author
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.
Hi-Rez Seems To Have Ended Active Development On Hand Of The Gods
If you're waiting for the next big update for Hi-Rez Studios' Smite-inspired card/board game Hand of the Gods, wait no longer -- not because it's arrived but because it's not coming. That's what Hi-Rez President Stewart Chi...By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
You May Enjoy
The Day Before Launch "Was Planned To Be Moved" Anyway And "Will Definitely See Release"
Despite the rumors and allegations that the game wasn't being made, the devs state otherwise.By Aspen Pash - 4 days ago
Disney Dreamlight Valley Infographic Confirms Multiplayer For 2023, But We're Still Missing A Lot Of Details
A long-awaited feature for the game gets no mention.By Anthony Jones - 4 days ago
The Omega Protocol Arrives In Final Fantasy XIV’s Patch 6.31 Update
The testing continues.By QuintLyn Bowers - 6 days ago
MMORPG "The Quinfall" Is Promising A Lot Including "Adapting Real Life Into A 'Meta' World"
That isn't the only claim the new company behind the title is boasting though...By QuintLyn Bowers - 22 hours ago
Blizzard Wants To Know How Much Players Would Pay For A Hearthstone Subscription Via Survey
The survey also mentions 3D gameplay where Heroes and minions would come to life on screen.By Aspen Pash - 6 days ago
Playtesters Share Possibility Of Loot Box System In EA's Game Skate, Company Responds
Of course, anything could change from now until the game’s launch.By Aspen Pash - 5 days ago