Star Wars: Battlefront

Star Wars: Battlefront is a third and first-person video game based on battles in the Star Wars film series.
EU & US Release date: 17 Nov, 2015

Star Wars: Battlefront Latest News

Report: Visceral's unannounced Star Wars title 'like Uncharted and 1313' says actor Nolan North

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Amy Hennig, who helped create Naughty Dog's Uncharted series, is today over at Visceral Games working on a now-not-so-secret Star Wars title. What exactly it is and has us doing remains clouded by the Darkside of corporate marketing.

Actor Nolan North seems to have smuggled out some plans. He said at Metrocon 2015 that this new Star Wars is "in the style of Uncharted," clarifying that it's not a revival of Star Wars 1313.

Closed Alpha test for Star Wars: Battlefront through Origin, inviting "small number of users"

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There's a technical test planned for DICE's gorgeous looking Star Wars: Battlefront as a special Origin exclusive Closed Alpha is planned for PC. There's only a limited number being invited and you can check if you're on the VIP list.

The actual content and start date for the Closed Alpha hasn't been disclosed. If you have been selected then there are some terms and conditions to agree to, like keeping your sneak peek away from Bothan spies.

No Death Star map in Battlefront, DICE confirms

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Like inadvisable tertiary characters and bad haircuts, the mighty Imperial Death Star is synonymous with Star Wars. Unfortunately we won't be visiting the galaxy's most popular planet-sized killing machine in this year's Star Wars:Battlefront.

Community reps from developer DICE confirmed that there won't be a Death Star map in a Reddit Questions and Answers session, but they did say to stay tuned for more on the various iconic Star Wars locations that we WILL be visiting.

Heroes and Villains mode will return in Star Wars: Battlefront

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Heroes and Villains mode (also known as Hero Assault) was one of the silliest ways to play Star Wars: Battlefront 2. It involved pitting the Hero characters from each faction against each other in a team or free-for-all deathmatch. Yoda would be doing backflips around Boba Fett, while Han Solo shot the Emperor in the face with a blaster. It was very daft.

EA would "have no compunction, no hesitation" to delay Star Wars: Battlefront, it's "rock solid, so it ain't going to happen"

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Peter Moore, big COO cheese of EA, has declared that DICE's upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront due November is "rock solid" and very unlikely to get pushed back, although they'd do it if issues cropped up.

Battlefield 4 suffered terribly at launch and landed both the series and creator DICE with a black-mark on its reputation. Spin-off Battlefield Hardline was delayed until March this year.

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