Collusion rules tightened up.
Sponsored by the Serpentis, points cost reduction to their ships. (AT XIV was sponsored by the Blood Raiders).
3 ship bans in matches played during the final 2 weekends (probably top 16).
T2 mobile combat drones allowed (eg Warrior II).
Strategic Cruisers are not allowed to fit remote repair modules.
Capacitor transmitter modules are once again allowed with a maximum of one per ship
Ship point costs
Pirate Battleship +2
except Vindicator -1 and Bhaalgorn +4
Navy Battleship +2
Black ops +1
Logi cruiser +2
Tech 1 support cruiser +1
Pirate cruisers unchanged except Ashimmu +2, Vigilant -3
Tech 1 disruption cruiser (eg Blackbird) +1
Pirate frigates unchanged except Cruor +2, Daredevil -2
What we can expect to see more of:
What we can expect to see less of
Battleships, anything with a battleship hull
T1 & T2 Logi cruisers