Plenty of news this week, including February’s story livestream, EA’s quarterly earnings call, the mission crew skill changes coming in Game Update 4.1, and the mechanics and rewards planned for the Eternal Championship in Game Update 4.2.
2. Tip of the week
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- The Conquest event failed to start this week; however, it will be fixed for next week’s Conquest starting on Tuesday 9 February, along with the deployment of Game Update 4.1.
- February’s story livestream was hosted by Charles Boyd and Alexander Freed. Dulfy provided a detailed summary of what was discussed.
- Answers to various questions from the community about the Cartel Market changes coming in Game Update 4.1 were provided.
- Electronic Arts held its Q3 2016 (October through December 2015) earnings conference call.
- We discuss the mission crew skill changes that are part of the crafting overhaul in Game Update 4.1. As part of this update, items that currently stack to 99 will have the limit increased to 9,999.
- Steven Chew goes into detail about the mechanics and rewards planned for the Eternal Championship coming in Game Update 4.2 in March.
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Reest recommends that the Lando Calrissian Adventures by L. Neil Smith, and the Han Solo Trilogy (The Paraside Snare, The Hutt Gambit and Rebel Dawn) by A. C. Crispin, complement the Han Solo Adventures novels by Brian Daley which Teo is currently reading.
GasGuy referred us to the Machette order in which to watch the first six Star Wars movies.
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