Star Wars: Battlefront Latest News

EA announces October Beta for Star Wars: Battlefront

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EA has announced a Beta for the hotly anticipated Star Wars: Battlefront, because FPS Betas are 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 jaws at E3 this year, plus a co-op Survival Mission on Tatooine designed for two players.

EA releases concept art for Star Wars: Battlefront's free Battle of Jakku DLC

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EA has released two conceptual images from Star Wars Battlefront's free Battle of Jakku DLC pack, which is set to drop two weeks before Star Wars: The Force Awakens 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.

Supremacy Mode is where you'll find Star Wars: Battlefront's biggest battles

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EA DICE has unveiled another game mode for Star Wars: Battlefront. It's called Supremacy Mode, 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.

Star Wars Battlefront lacks a singleplayer campaign because nobody would play it, says EA

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EA DICE'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 Peter Moore, 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 with Gamespot:

EA releases trailer for Battlefront's Fighter Squadron mode

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It was teased earlier 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 Slave 1.

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