Star Wars: Battlefront Summary
Of all the things to be said about Star Wars: Battlefront, both good and bad, one of the weirdest is that it’s missing the whole “star” part of the Star Wars. Many of the series’ most iconic battles take place in space, but Battlefront keeps all its fights locked to terrestrial locations. But that changes with the game’s latest add-on.
I don’t know about you, but my impression of the new Battlefront had it squarely in “flash in the pan” territory--a beautiful game, fun for a time, but without enough content to keep them coming back, players soon left for other games. Not so, says EA! In fact, they say the game is still vibrant, with a player count in seven-digit numbers.
If you’re on the fence about Bespin, Battlefront’s most recent expansion, then EA is looking to give you a taste of what you’re missing with two Open Trials in August and September. That’s “free” for current Battlefront owners, mind you, so don’t expect a free weekend with the game itself.
One of the biggest disappointments when Battlefront launched last year was its lack of single-player content, but it seems EA is looking to address that with an update coming later this month. Skirmish will allow you to take on bots in both Walker Assault and Fighter Squadron modes, featuring locations from Hoth to Sullust.
As part of their E3 press conference, EA spoke about their future plans with the Star Wars IP. While none of their announcement were surprises, they did reaffirm their release schedule, reveal some footage, and confirm a big rumor.