Update 4.6 bringing with it Chapter 15, the Dark vs Light event, and a few other changes has been live since Tuesday.
Here is the patch-notes:
- Chapter 15: The Gemini plot! Lead a daring assault on one of Arcann's warships to take control of the entire Eternal Fleet! Players subscribed on June 2 will get immediate access to this new chapter, which will be available on June 30 for all other subscribers.
- New event: Darkness vs Light! Join a galactic event and choose between the dark side and the light side for epic rewards, all in celebration of SWTOR's 5th anniversary!
- New Character Perks! Portable Hold, Legacy Portable Hold, and Partner Gift use the time decrease. Read below for more details!
Relics of the Gree are back! Secant Gray has been spotted on Ilum, which can only mean one thing: The Relics of the Gree event is back! From June 28 at 13 p.m. to July 5 at 13 p.m. (Paris time), black bisectors are invited to come and lend a hand!
- Bounty Hunt Contract Week is back! Hunt down dangerous criminals during this recurring event that starts July 12 at 13 p.m. and ends July 19 at 13 p.m. KST.
- New character benefit: portable cargo bay! Summon a portable cargo bay droid at your current location, which grants you access to your ship's cargo bay. The cooldown can be reduced by upgrading the droid (to 30 minutes). This perk can be purchased in the Inheritance window.
- New Character Perk: The Portable Legacy Cargo Bay! Summon a portable Legacy Bunker droid at your current location, which grants you access to your ship's Legacy Bunker. The cooldown can be reduced by upgrading the droid (to 30 minutes). This perk can be purchased in the Inheritance window.
- New Character Perk: Reduced Partner Gift Use Time! Reduce Partner Gift usage time by 20% per level (up to 60%). This perk can be purchased in the Inheritance window.
- Achievements have been added when you reach level 65 the maximum level of Crew Skills. You won't get these achievements retroactively until Update 4.7.
- The Organa Castle fast travel point now unlocks when players discover its location.
- The House Alde Library fast travel point now unlocks when players discover its location.
- Outfit preview now correctly displays unified colors.
Flashpoints + Operations
The False Emperor
- Fixed an issue that sometimes allowed Prototype A-14 and Prototype B-16 to kill players with one hit, even when following combat mechanics correctly.
Objects + Economy
- The Sniper Ambush visual effect now aligns correctly with the Revanite Professional Scope Rifle and the Revanite Field Technician Scope Rifle.
Missions + NPCs
- The experience obtained in the following missions is now adapted to the player's level:
- All for the queen
- Chaos at the droid factory
- Marked men
- Science obscure
- Family problem
- Atypical tactics
- Presentation of war zones
- Introduction to Galactic Hunter
- Ashara will no longer use melee attacks while at a distance after using her jump power.
- All DPS partner execution abilities have been normalized to have a 20 second cooldown.
- Partners no longer use crowd control powers on targets that have boss immunity.
- Fixed the error in all "Preventive Measure" abilities of partners.
- Skadge can now equip a single melee weapon.
- The Sith Inquisitor mission "Preparations" now grants the item "Darth Kallig's Contenance". This is a new version of the object which is modular and linked to Inheritance. The existing version of the objects has not been updated.
- The "[HEROIC 2+] Stone Eater" phase of the mission no longer allows players following another mission to re-enter the zone. [/ Spoiler]
Another significant change is not noted here:
- [Heroics 2+] now give approximately 50% less credit as a reward.
Eric Musco talks about it here
Also note that the partner Cast Tuno that was originally planned for this update has been postponed to a future update.
Find the known bugs in this update below:
- Ginx's trainer contract is not working.
- Certain colored crystals obtained through the Dark vs Light related packs do not unlock in the collection.
- The 5-piece bonus of Victorious Forerunner's armor does not grant additional experience and negates the 3-piece bonus.
- The account-linked unlock for the sixth cargo hold tab may not be usable in some cases.
- Large Lucky Cubes from GEMINI packs can give invalid items. For now please keep these items in your inventory so that we can update them properly.
- A problem may arise during Chapter 15 preventing player progression.
Please note that the solution to unlock your progress may contain a spoiler if you are not at this point:
- Click on the "exit zone" button (or exit the chapter by any other means).
- When you are back in an area not linked to the chapter (Fleet, fortress etc.) click on the play button then on launch the chapter.
- The scene unfolds again.
- DO NOT CHOOSE option number 1 in scene 9 ("I didn't want her to die")
And finally there will be a stream from the producer tonight at 23pm.