Star Wars Battlefront 2 will get a multiplayer beta in October, EA said today. It’ll be on all three platforms starting October 4 for pre-orderers (and October 6 for everyone else).
EA Play’s press conference was packed with thirty minutes of Star Wars: Battlefront II multiplayer but lots of people wanted to see the campaign. We did. After that showcase ended, I sat down to watch a developer-guided runthrough of an early story mission. The 15 minute sequence was full of dogfights, stealth…
The debut trailer for EA’s Battlefront II has leaked out a little early, showing that not only will the next game feature units and heroes from the prequel trilogy, but from Force Awakens as well.
In an earnings call yesterday, EA offered more information about a new Star Wars Battlefront for the holiday season later this year. As the series moves on, this leaves some fans of the current game unsure of what the future might be.
All across the video game galaxy, players are gathering to memorialize Carrie Fisher, who died yesterday following a massive heart attack.
Star Wars: Battlefront just released its Rogue One: Scarif DLC. It adds new heroes, an additional game mode, and also managed to turn Lando into the toughest hero in the galaxy. Step aside, Jedi and Sith. Billy Dee Williams is here to save the day.
Speaking at Nasdaq’s 35th Investor Program, Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen said the company would not have a new Battlefield game for “a couple of years,” opting to focus on a new Star Wars Battlefront. The Battlefield series has released titles with wider gaps in recent years.
The expansions are coming! The Division’s intriguing Survival expansion is hitting PC and Xbox One on Nov. 22, later on PS4. The final expansion for Star Wars Battlefront will be out on Dec 6 for season pass holders, later for everyone else. It’s set on maps based on the upcoming Star Wars Rogue One movie.
EA’s $30/year EA Access program on Xbox One and PC will get three major additions to its vault of accessible games by year’s end. Last year’s Star Wars Battlefront and this spring’s Mirror’s Edge Catalyst and UFC 2 will be added later this year, according to an EA press release.
It’s rare that the removal of a feature from a video game makes fans of that game happy, but fans of Star Wars Battlefront seem pretty happy that, thanks to a new update, anyone playing as a Stormtrooper in the game is forced to keep their helmet on.
The new paid Death Star expansion for Star Wars Battlefront won’t significantly alter the game’s reputation as a fairly casual shooter designed for quick, chaotic fun. But it does add an interesting three-stage mode that culminates with the possible destruction of the Death Star. That new mode at least makes a session…
Mod team turned development studio Frontwire Games been making a lot of noise over its free fan recreation of the cancelled Star Wars: Battlefront 3. Turns out Lucasfilm is fine with them making the game, as long as there’s no Star Wars in it.
Andrew Hamilton was Lead Environment Artist on DICE’s Star Wars: Battlefront. So if you’ve ever paused during the game just to admire how utterly gorgeous the vegetation and dirt is, he’s one of the main people to thank for it.
For years fans of the Star Wars: Battlefront series have been bemoaning the loss of the rumored canceled third installment of the game. Mod team turned full-fledged developer Frontwire Studios is creating their own version of the game, and they say Valve is prepared to distribute it for free on Steam.
If you thought Star Wars Battlefront was insubstantial, you’re not alone. The folks running EA agree, and they say they plan to add more content when the next one comes along.
Snow Corporation is a British artist who, inspired by stuff like Sideshow’s efforts, builds and modifies custom action figures. Star Wars, Warhammer, Marvel, commissions, he’s done it all, and they are all incredible.
Star Wars Battlefront will return in 2017 with “bigger and better worlds,” and will pull from the new films, EA announced on an investor call today. It’s unclear if this means a proper Battlefront 2 or a big expansion. An EA spokesperson said the company had “nothing more to share.”
EA is passing out Star Wars: Battlefront credits to anyone who logs into the game this weekend on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or PC, in case the Outer Rim downloadable content wasn’t enough motivation. I plan on logging in later. I will forget. I will not get 5,000 credits.
Here’s your first look at gameplay footage from Star Wars Battlefront’s upcoming Outer Rim expansion, including a cute nod to Han and Greedo’s preference for shooting each other first.