GDPR Patch v1.4.170.0 and your Free 'Mech

by Matt Newman in [ Patch Notes ] on, May 23, 2018 10:00 PM UTC 69  comments

Thursday, May 24th 2018 @ 10AM – 1PM PST
Patch Number: v1.4.170.0
please note the exe reports that it is version this has no effect and will be fixed with the next patch
Portal patch size is 21 MB
Steam patch size is 47 MB

 download link:

Greetings MechWarriors,

As previously mentioned, we are patching MWO today in order to comply with GDPR.
Primarily this affects you by having to agree to the new Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
To do this you will need to log into the website after the patch.
You will be prompted to read and accept the new Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

This post provides the details as to the intent of these updates.
Feel free to discuss the changes to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy in the forums.

Thank you for keeping your account up to date!
The MechWarrior Online Team

Patch Notes:

Updates Terms of Service:
Updates Privacy Policy:

Free Champion 'Mech:

As a thank you for keeping your Account current, we are giving you the Nova Champion 'Mech and a 'Mechbay.

  • Once you accept the updated Terms of Service and Privacy Policy your account will be up to date
  • The 'Mech will be added to all up to date accounts every hour on the hour, starting after the Patch is live.
  • If you do not receive your free 'Mech, please contact Support.
  • The end time for this 'Mech give away is Sept 1st 00:00 UTC 2018

Misc Bug Fixes:
  • Bushwacker Geometry Fixes
  • Rifleman Weapon Geometry Fixes
  • Battlemaster Pattern Fixes
  • Flea and Hellfire Camo Spec Colors Removed
  • 'Mech Max Armour Save bug Fixes
  • Various Solaris City Collision Fixes