We discuss Game Update 5.4, including all the details about the new Flashpoint, Crisis on Umbara.
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- The login queues experienced by players will be addressed in Game Update 5.4, though it may take another couple of updates to fully resolve the problem.
- Due to a critical bug found in the new Flashpoint, the deployment of Game Update 5.4 was delayed from Tuesday to Thursday.
- Game Update 5.4 is named Crisis on Umbara, after the new Flashpoint of the same name. A Gameplay and Rewards article lists its four modes (Story, Story [Repeatable], Veteran and Master) and the rewards purchasable with Alliance Recon Data, the new currency that drops from the Flashpoint.
- Further class changes are made to:
- No changes have been made to Sawbones Scoundrels/Medicine Operatives; while their HPS is overperforming, they lack burst.
- There will be no further updates to Mass Effect: Andromeda “for single-player or in-game story content”.
- Star Wars: Rise to Power is a new mobile game currently in development, though invitations are open to an Android-only Closed Pre-Alpha Test.
4. Force Feedback
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Teo reads BioWare’s Trading Scars – A Short Story on Umbara.
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