Notably, Ubisoft and Massive explained that they’ve fixed an exploit with missions and multiple bugs with keys, t-poses, and crafting benches, and they’re looking into stuck characters, weird NPC aggression AI, true patriot bonuses, and world tier 5 gear drops. A broader balancing pass is also apparently planned.
And where will you be testing said updates? Why, on the new public test server, of course. According to the recap on Reddit, the PTS will be aimed at PC and Uplay players, accessible only to existing players. There won’t be an NDA, either.