June 2017 Competitive Feature Pack

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Get Ready for the June 2017 Competitive Feature Pack!

— Official website

The June 2017 Competitive Feature Pack release is a series of updates that will be released over the month of June.

Release Schedule Summary[edit]

  • June 6, 2017 (Full patch notes here)
    • Improved LFG
    • New Rewards
    • Skirmish Rework
  • June 13, 2017
  • June 20, 2017 (Full patch notes here)
    • Automated PvP Tournaments
    • New Structured PvP custom 2v2 arena map
    • New PvP lobby

Update Details WvW[edit]

New UI for Pips and Match History
New Rewards
  • New Legendary back item: Warbringer.
  • New Exotic/Ascended Armor merchants that utilize reintroduced WvW Tournament Claim Tickets—now called WvW Skirmish Claim Tickets.
  • Pip system introduced to facilitate a Skirmish reward system similar to PvP League reward system. Pips are earned every tick and are awarded based on the following criteria:
    • Requires tier 3 participation level (+95 to reward track) to get credit towards the skirmish reward track.
    • No progress rewarded for remainder of match if transferred worlds.
    • No progress rewarded while in Edge of the Mists.
    • Your world's position during the skirmish (first, second, or third).
    • Your WvW rank.
    • Bonus pips when you're fighting while outnumbered.
    • Bonus pip when you've achieved at least the wooden chest reward the previous week.
    • Bonus for commanders in squads with 5+ people in it.
    • Reward track resets weekly.
  • Tier 1, 2, and 3 WvW armor changes. Ability to earn tier 2 Triumphant Hero's armor and newly added tier 3 Mistforged Triumphant Hero's armor.
  • Tier 1 and 2 WvW weapon changes. Ability to earn tier 2 Mistforged Hero's weapons again.
UI/Core Gameplay Changes
  • New Match History tab that displays war score, victory points, and kill/death statistics
  • Introduction of a new squad/party display that will appear on the side of your screen upon entering WvW.
Scoring changes (As of the June 20, 2017 update)
  • WvW will begin a "1 up/1 down" matchmaking system with the next reset.
    • Getting 1st place in a match-up moves your server up a tier, if possible. Getting 3rd place moves your server down a tier. Tieing for 2nd place means no server movement.
    • Glicko data will continue to be collected, in case it needs to be utilized
    • "This is a new test to try to improve how quickly worlds can move into their proper place."

Update Details PvP[edit]

New Maps
UI Tweaks
  • Updated custom arena configuration
  • Eternal Coliseum score UI change to make control points display more accurately.


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