Star Wars: Battlefront

Star Wars: Battlefront – May the Fourth Special Event

DICE is having an in-game event in Battlefront™ II to celebrate Star Wars Day! The prize of this event is the iconic A New Hope appearance for Leia Organa: Princess! Here’s how you can unlock this appearance. Objective: Capture the command posts! Collectively, 4 million command posts need to be captured in Capital Supremacy. If you capture more than one command post, you still count each time. Duration: 1st May-6th May In the spirit of good sportsmanship, it’s only fair to give you all more than one day to achieve this prize! The event will run for about a week, starting from the stroke of midnight in Sweden on the 1st and lasting until 11:59 PM CET on the 6th. How to claim the prize: Log in before the 7th! Simple enough, right? Once the total has been reached, simply jump into Battlefront II and you’ll be awarded a prize crate with the appearance in…

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What Star Wars: Battlefront Needs for a Great eSports Scene

Ten years on from the superb Star Wars: Battlefront II from Pandemic Studios and LucasArts in 2005, and following many rumours about a third edition to the Battlefront series, EA DICE and Electronic Arts released the much-hyped Star Wars: Battlefront in 2015. With stunning graphics and the chance to play as iconic characters and classes from the epic film franchise, people were over the moon with the chance to finally play another triple-A Star Wars game. Lacking in depth, but coming with a rather grubby DLC line-up, fans had high hopes that the sequel, Star Wars: Battlefront II in 2017 would improve on the first of the reboot games. Sadly, mired in controversy of bad publishing practices, Battlefront II was an utter disappointment. EA DICE have tried to earn back community support with a stream of updates that continue to this day, but instead, much of the community has reverted…

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Capital Supremacy is Coming to Star Wars: Battlefront 2 on March 26

Dice just informed that a new game mode – Capital Supremacy is comming in Star Wars Battlefront 2. The article includes all new details such as player count, reinforcements, heroes, AI bots and more! The release date for Capital Supremacy in Star Wars Battlefront 2 is set to relase in a few day from now, on March 26 and will release with two new reinforcements: the droid commando (commando droid) and the ARC trooper. Capital Supremacy previously was called Titan mode but now we finally have an official name. Here is the news: Starting March 26, the forces of the Galactic Republic and Separatists clash in Capital Supremacy* – an immersive, Clone Wars-era authentic experience in Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II – where non-linear ground battles fuse with the thrill of invading capital ships and taking them down.Along with the update, we’re releasing our latest location, Pipeline Junction West on Geonosis, plus the Separatist Dreadnought…

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Star Wars: Battelfront 2 — Infiltrator Reinforcements

Dice just posted a new Community Transmission about two brand-new reinforcements coming with the new game mode. On the Republic side you’ll now be able to play as an Advanced Recon Commando, better known as an ARC Trooper, and on the Separatist side, you’ll be able to play as a BX-series Droid Commando. Both units will be part of the new Infiltrator Reinforcement class and will also have their own new Star Cards for their abilities! Check it out: Infiltrator Reinforcements: ARC Trooper ARC Trooper dodge roll, WIP The ARC Trooper is a gung-ho attacker that rushes into battle wielding his trusty DC-17 pistols. Yes, you read that correctly: pistols. This unit can dual wield pistols and fire them independently, effectively doubling his rate of fire. With short-ranged blasters, this trooper needs something more versatile for more distant foes. To extend his reach, the ARC trooper’s Power Blast ability overcharges his primary pistol to fire a…

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 – Chosen One patch notes

Here are the full patchnotes for yesterdays game update for Star Wars: Battelfront. There are big changes coming to the Clone Trooper legions with each Trooper Class now getting their own look, relevant to the legion that they are a part of. This also sees the first time that Officers will be able to equip Clone Trooper armour. Additionally, there’s been a lot of discussion around stuns and their effect on the flow of gameplay. With stuns now having a lower duration and a short immunity once you have been stunned, we’re looking forward to seeing how these changes improve the experience. ANAKIN SKYWALKER Anakin’s power and skill were virtually unmatched, though his overconfidence and anger could get the better of him. Even still, when innocent people were in danger, he would never hesitate to put his life on the line to save them. When his friends needed his help,…

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Star Wars: Battlefront: Clone Army Updates Coming to today

As we told you yesterday, Players can start playing Anakin Skywalker with todays game update. But that is not all. we’re not only getting a new hero in Anakin Skywalker, but also an update to how the clone troopers of the Galactic Republic are represented in Star Wars Battlefront II. In this new blog update from DICE, Game Designer Christian Johannesén talks armored clone officers, updated legions, and more. Check it out: Along with an overarching re-implementation of how trooper classes are visually identified, the different clone trooper legions have also undergone a touch-up in the way they look. And with this update, we’re introducing the option to play as an armored clone officer, too!These changes and improvements to the clone army tie into each other, so to learn about how it comes together, we’ve talked to Game Designer Christian “CJ” Johannesén.Phase I and Phase II Clone TroopersWith the additions of…

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Anakin Skywalker Leads the Way on the Battlefront Starting February 27

Anakin Skywalker is coming to the next big update for Star Wars: Battlefront 2, which is scheduled for tomorrow. He will be joining the rebel/ non imperial side, and the devs have promised that he’s going to be “one of the strongest light side heroes in Battlefront II.” He should be strong lore-wise, of course, but it sounds like he could be a great big problem in terms of gameplay. Here is the news: Star Wars™Battlefront™ II’s The Chosen One Update* is slated to go live February 27, and as the name suggests, it’s time for one of the renowned heroes from the Clone Wars, Anakin Skywalker**, to lead the way on the battlefront. You’ll find the specifics about our latest addition to the hero roster below. Plus, learn about the 501stLegion***, the Coruscant Guard, and other additions and changes to clone trooper Appearances – including the opportunity to play as…

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2: Animating Anakin Skywalker

The developers over at DICE posted a behind-the-scenes look on how they arebringing The Chosen One to life. Check it out: To make the wait for Anakin Skywalker* a tiny bit more bearable (players will get their hands on the hero of the Galactic Republic on February 27**), Mattias Kirsten, Animator on Star Wars™Battlefront™ II, was kind enough to give us a peek on how the animations of the powerhouse Jedi were made.And later, if you want to learn even more, make sure to digest our rundown on how a hero is created and the interview with Matt Lanter, voicing Anakin Skywalker.Now, taking point on the animation work on the Chosen One is a task which, of course, requires a certain type of preparation.Researching The Chosen One“First, I re-watched The Clone Wars series and the prequels to get in the right state of mind and mood for Anakin,” Mattias says. “Specifically, I watched the…

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2: Progress Update on New Mode + Emote Wheel

The Star Wars: Battelfront 2 team over at DICE posted a new Community Transmission: To start things off, we wanted to talk a little about the upcoming, non-linear game mode since it’s been such a popular topic in the community. Development is progressing well, but we wanted to let you know that we’ve made the very tough decision to move the release of the new game mode into March. At the core of this choice is our desire to keep the quality of this mode high. It’s always disappointing when we have to move things around, not just for you but for ourselves as well. We’re incredibly eager to see the new game mode hit our live servers, but we also want to ensure that when it launches it’s the best state it can be. However, this extra time is also allowing us to create two brand new reinforcements which we want…

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