Star Wars: Battlefront Summary
EA has announced a Beta for the hotly anticipated Star Wars: Battlefront, becauseare just all the rage these days. It will kick off in early October across all formats.
The Beta will feature the 40-player Walker Assault mode on Hoth that dropped jawsthis year, plus a co-op Survival Mission on Tatooine designed for two players.
EA has released two conceptual images from Star Wars Battlefront's freepack, which is set to drop two weeks before hits cinemas.
Both shots reference that fantastic shot in the movie trailer of a crashed Imperial Star Destroyer lying broken in the sand of a desert planet that's apparently not Tatooine – though it certainly looks very similar.
has unveiled another game mode for Star Wars: Battlefront. It's called , and it's pretty much a Star Wars flavoured version of traditional Conquest mode.
Supremacy centers on five control points, and your team is tasked with controlling as many as possible before a ten-minute timer runs out. Each team starts out controlling two, so the initial battle converges on the central point.
's upcoming Star Wars Battlefront will have a singleplayer option in the form of one-off co-op missions aagainst swarms of AI foes, but it's not going to feature a full story campaign.
According to EA COO, the reason for this is because players simply wouldn't bother playing any story mode all the way through. Here's an excerpt from a recent interview
Itearlier in the week, and now EA has released the trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront's Fighter Squadron mode, which cuts out the ground combat and focuses entirely on aerial dogfights.
So yes, you'll get all the fast-paced spaceship action you could want (expect not in space, of course), with the added bonus of Hero characters for each faction - the Millennium Falcon is flyable, as is Boba Fett's