EA announced its first paid Star Wars Battlefront DLC will be released some time this month. The DLC titled Outer Rim will feature new maps, heroes, weapons, star cards and a brand new game mode. The two new maps included will be set in a smelting factory on Sollust and in Jabba the Hutt’s palace on Tatooine.
Two new playable heroes will also be included with the Outer Rim DLC, these heroes are Greedo and Nien Nunb. From the released images we can see that Greedo is armed with his iconic blaster pistol and Nien Nunb with a marksman rifle of some kind.
The Outer Rim DLC will also feature a new game mode called Extraction. The new mode is described in these words on EA’s website:
“Rebel forces have entered some of the most dangerous places in the Outer Rim in order to extract a valuable shipment of resources. Now they must bring the shipment to their transport ship before time runs out. The Empire has arrived to stop them from reaching the extraction point.”
The final addition to the first of four announced Star Wars Battlefront DLC packages is new weapons and star cards. The new weapons are the Relby V-10 rifle and the DT-12 blaster pistol. No images or statistics have been released for the weapons as of yet. The three new star card additions for players to collect are the Scatter Gun (presumably something along the lines of a blaster rifle, shotgun hybrid), Dioxis grenades and the Adrenaline Stim star cards.
You can read the full details of the update here.
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