In October of final 12 months Star Wars: Battlefront 2’s blasters-and-lightsabers energy fantasy began degenerating into one thing out of a nasty dream. The entire gamers in a match would typically discover themselves unable to die. Dealing injury sees them caught at 1hp indefinitely, like they’ve engaged Buddha mode, and even the sport’s out-of-bounds triggers would fail to kill gamers, resulting in immortal lightsaber dance parties below the world geometry.
As reported by IGN, the issue is unique to PC, and could also be occurring extra incessantly as time goes on. Fortunately, DICE is conscious of the difficulty and appears to be taking steps to deal with it. Group supervisor Kevin Johnson, responding to a thread on Battlefield 2042’s (one other DICE title) subreddit, claimed that “progress was made in the direction of getting a repair in place.” We nonetheless haven’t got phrase of when this repair might come, nonetheless.
It’s unclear whether or not this was merely a bug, or, as this Reddit post claims, a user-made exploit. One of many posts from the hacker discussion board cited by that Reddit thread claims that activating the exploit in a single foyer prompts it in each different foyer on the identical server, probably explaining the widespread nature of the phenomenon. Now we have no method of realizing for certain which it’s, however Johnson stated DICE will share an replace on the standing of the repair when it may possibly.