Tagged: Star Wars Battlefront

Eagle-eyed gamers have spotted the sequel to EA’s Star Wars Battlefront on Amazon.co.uk. Despite mixed reviews to the original (sound design, graphics, atmosphere = good; all-too-easy accessibility, no story mode, lack of game modes and maps = bad), it was inevitable that we’d be seeing the release of Star Wars Battlefront II. Our real hope is that developer DICE have learnt lessons from issues raised with the previous game. As you’d expect from a game that’s barely been officially announced – with just a brief flash of the game’s logo at this year’s E3 aiming for a Holiday 2017 release … Read More »

The Death Star DLC has been updated and I’ve highlighted a few of the patch notes below. You can view all of the notes here. New DLC content Five new maps set around or on the Death Star. New Battle Station Mode A three-phased mode in which Rebels attempt to destroy an Imperial Star Destroyer to clear space for a GR-75 and its boarding party. These Rebels participate in an assault on the Death Star hoping to rescue R2-D2 before, finally, attempting to destroy the Death Star itself with Luke Skywalker’s help. New Weapons TL-50 Heavy Repeater A heavy blaster with … Read More »

DICE has released the new update which includes the offline mode through the new Skirmish mode. Skirmish allows for split-screen co-op as well as single-player against bots, in both Fighter Squadron and Walker Assault game modes. Other changes include an increase to the pre-round timer from 60 to 90 seconds across the board, what brought on the increase? Bespin DLC maps have also seen some various balance changes and bug removals. Here is the full list of changes: General Skirmish: A new mode, Skirmish, is now available for all players. Play Walker Assault or Fighter Squadron against AI bots together … Read More »

Since the release of Star Wars Battlefront 6 months ago, we’ve seen a multitude of free stuff released to all players, stuff like free multiplayer maps, outfits, Hutt’s contracts and expansions for season pass owners, now there’s even more on its way! EA have been listening to the fans requests for more offline modes, well here it is! Today they officially announced a new mode, Skirmish. Play on your own against bots in a solo mission or play with friends in a local game. The new mode will be available starting July 20, Skirmish can be played on a difficulty … Read More »

With Star Wars: Battlefront’s latest DLC, Bespin, now live for season pass owners it would be remiss of us not to take a look at the new weapons, star cards and most importantly heroes included in the latest update. The below is information direct from the developer themselves! Weapons X-8 Night Sniper The X-8 Night Sniper is a blaster pistol with decent damage, cooling power, and range. It stands out due to its enhanced scope with heat thermal vision, capable of revealing humanoids in most weather and different times of day. EE-4 While its predecessor – the EE-3 – focuses … Read More »

Purchase the Season Pass and get access to all four digital expansions two weeks early. Bespin is the latest DLC expansion to hit Star Wars Battlefront and will be available to Season Pass owners on June 21st. Experience new heroes, maps, mode, weapons, star cards and more in the new Bespin digital expansion. New Characters and Weapons: Join Lando Calrissian and Dengar in the Cloud City of Bespin. Take flight in a cloud car, journey through Cloud City, navigate carbon-freezing chambers, or hunt enemies with the X-8 Night Sniper and EE-4 blasters. Check out our previous article HERE Like our Facebook … Read More »

You know what they say: from tiny Ewoks mighty Wookiees grow. So it goes with Star Wars Battefront. When it first released a long time ago (November 2015), fans had one major issue with it: Not enough content. Since then, Dice have worked pretty hard to pad out the shooter with both the inevitable DLC and free updates. And according to EA, those free updates are continuing well into the spring. In an announcement made over on the Battlefront forums, the publisher teased fans with what to expect over the coming months – including a super-special May the 4th surprise. … Read More »

It’s the Easter weekend, a time of chocolate, bunnies and Star Wars Battlefront. This weekend sees the launch of Star Wars Battlefront DLC Outer Rim and to celebrate EA have a gift for all you Storm Troopers and Rebels out there. To celebrate the new DLC and to help you on your way EA are giving players a free 5000 credit bonus. All you have to do to get this little non chocolaty treat is to log onto Star Wars Battlefront this weekend. Log in this weekend to claim a 5K Credit reward to celebrate Outer Rim! What will you … Read More »

We’re nearing the Outer Rim. We must be, because the Star Wars Battlefront servers are scheduled to go down March 22nd from 8pm. This comes straight from mouth of Matthew ‘Sledgehammer70’ Everett, Battlefront’s community manager. In a forum post, he said: On early Tuesday morning, March 22nd, Star Wars Battlefront servers will go offline for up to an hour as we launch our Outer Rim DLC and Patch. Scheduled downtime is listed below; we apologize in advance for any inconveniences. March 22nd Outer Rim General Patch: Companion App: 08:00 UTC (12:00 AM PT / 3:00 AM ET) PC: 08:00 UTC (12:00 AM … Read More »

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