PvP Changes Coming in Game Update 5.9.2

There have been a number of Developer Posts lately detailing the planned changes to PvP in Game Update 5.9.2 (~July). Here they all are listed in one convenient place! I will be updating this article as more changes are revealed. Official Posts: Planned Warzone Changes – May 30th Upcoming Matchmaking Changes – June 4th Planned Warzone Changes Part 2 – June 5th Planned Warzone Changes Part 2 (Revised) – June 7th Influencer Sources: Passionately Casual – Episode 46 – Road Trip There will definitely be an Open PTS that everyone will be able to access! Requirements – Must be subscribed and …

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Matchmaking Changes coming to PvP in SWTOR

Recently, Musco revealed the specifics on upcoming changes to matchmaking in PvP coming in Game Update 5.9.2 (possibly launching July?). All Warzone queues are now cross-faction. The Unranked Warzone queue will now always prioritize Warzones over Arenas. An Arena match will only pop if there are not enough players to populate a full Warzone match at that time. Role Balancing –  Matchmaking will never place more than 2 tanks or healers on the same team in a Warzone or 1 tank or healer for an Arena. Matchmaking will always do its best to balance the number of tanks and healers on …

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