Star Wars: Battlefront

Why Star Wars Battlefront Snubbed The Prequel Trilogy

DICE decided to let fans know why Star Wars: Battlefront will not include the prequel trilogy of movies. Jesper Nielson, Star Wars: Battlefront’s producer, spoke up on Reddit and told fans why the game doesn’t include the prequels or Clone Wars. “Sometimes you have to make choices, and those choices may be hard. We are the ones making the game and have to making hard choices sometimes. One of them was to focus solely on the Original Trilogy. The reasoning I’d rather have someone like Figge comment on” The reason for this may have something to do with DICE being on a strict time constraint. Star Wars: Battlefront really needs to be released this year because of all the hype surrounding the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. If the game became delayed to 2016, sales wouldn’t be as great. Mr. Nielson decided to also talk about the Star…

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Alexander Freed confirmed as writer for Comming ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ Tie-in Book

We all know by now that Star Wars: Battlefront will not have space battles, more than five planets, a single-player campaign, or even setting from the prequel trilogy, but it does have something that no other games in the series has: a tie-in novel. After Disney took over Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise, they decided to remove the “Expanded Universe.” This includes every novel, comic book, TV show, and other non-film Star Wars material that was made over the years. This media will be published still, but it shows up as part of the “Legends” line. Lucasfilm is started from scratch and building up the Star Wars franchise with a fresh start. As of now, the new Star Wars canon includes a few comic books by Marvel and a line of books from Del Ray books. Two books have been published and half a dozen are still waiting to…

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Star Wars Battlefront Devs “Feels Nothing Like Battlefield”; Space Battles Still Under Discussion

  Star Wars: Battlefront is still the main topic for Star Wars fans and producer Jesper Nielsen is continuing to speak with the Reddit community about the upcoming game. The first comment is about why the prequel trilogy and the Clone wars were left out of this game.  “Sometimes you have to make choices, and those choices may be hard. We are the ones making the game and have to make hard choices sometimes. One of them was to focus solely on the Original Trilogy. The reasoning I’d rather have someone like Figge comment on.” He continued saying that Battlefront does not compare to Battlefield in any way.  “I can absolutely guarantee you that it feels nothing like Battlefield. That would be like saying Halo or COD feels like Battlefield. Or the original Battlefront games.” He also mentioned that the Battle of Jakku DLC will not have any solo player…

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Star Wars Battlefront: AT-AT’s Are Confirmed To Be On Rails, DICE Explains Reason Behind The Decision

One of the most controversial additions to Star Wars: Battlefront has finally been addressed by DICE producer with the Reddit username “DICE_TheBikingViking.” He has finally confirmed that the AT-AT’s in Star Wars: Battlefront will be on rails. A recent conversation happened with a fan on Reddit and the producer. The fan asked: “With all due respect, are you seriously saying that level of foliage is going to be running on our PS4’s in 2015? Ignoring everything else.” This was his reply: “I don’t like making hard guarantees. The game hasn’t shipped yet. We’re not done with it. But this is how it looks right now – on PS4 as well, yes. I do want to make a very specific comment. While some people have called bullshots, others have said this is not that different from e.g. BF4 and not that impressive, etc. Which is an interesting mix. What impresses me…

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Forbes discourages pre-ordering Battlefront

As well all are aware of by now, Star Wars: Battlefront is already available for pre-order and as much excitement as this game has given us, we think you should have some hesitations about pre-ordering it. One of two scenarios are a possibility when receiving an item that you are totally psyched about that you pre-ordered: you are completely satisfied with the product or after all that excitement, it’s not as great as you thought it would be. The problem is that most of the time we are disappointed with pre-ordered games instead of being satisfied. Most every game that is available for pre-order gives you an incentive in the DLC form. However, the DLC’s are usually totally and completely not worth the pre-order price. We know that EA has a horrible reputation with brand new game releases, for instance, there were major issues with Battlefield 4 during its launch….

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Star Wars Battlefront “focusing on planetary battles,” not space combat

In the new Star Wars: Battlefront you will be able to fly in an X-Wing or TIE Fighter, but don’t even think about space battles or leaving the atmosphere. “Are we going to see space battles?” I asked DICE producer Craig Mcleod. His answer was a bit more politic than “no,” but didn’t leave much room for ambiguity. “We’re focusing on epic planetary battles for this game,” he said. Mcleod stated that Battlefront’s maps will be on four different planets; these are Hoth, Endor, Tatooine, and Sullust. Now, you will be seeing dogfights above these planets and in the trailer that was released by EA you can see a Star Destroyer hanging out in the background. Does this mean that just maybe there will be one level set on a Star Destroyer? Mcleod only gave me a vague answer when I asked. “It’s very important for us to create a…

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DICE dev says Star Wars Battlefront won’t have Battlelog support

Jesper Nielsenon, DICE assistant producer, has stated on NeoGAF that the Battlelog online service, that allows stat tracking for Battlefield titled games, will not be supporting Star Wars: Battlefront. That article is based on the fact that the Uprise website mentions that Uprise is working on Star Wars Battlefront. While Uprise has been doing Battlelog, does that automatically mean that we will do Battlelog for Star Wars Battlefront? No, it won’t. That can only be an assumption, and I can tell you, no, there won’t be Battlelog for Star Wars Battlefront. Is this a good or bad thing in your opinion? Leave your thoughts!

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Star Wars: Battlefront Will Return to the “Roots and Ethos” of the Franchise

As we all anxiously await the release of Star Wars: Battlefront, we enjoy finding any and all information we can about the game. According to DICE general manager Patrick Bach, the upcoming shooter is so much more than a big-budget Battlefield mod. Bach says they are going back to the roots and ethos of the franchise with Star Wars: Battlefront, something that many fans of the series are going to be very happy to see. Eurogamer spoke to the DICE GM about the game and what the studio is doing to make it more than just a “big-budget Battlefield mod.” “Let me go back to when we got our hands on it, when it all started,” Bach said. “The whole idea of building a Star Wars Battlefront game is about two things. First of all, it’s called Star Wars Battlefront for a reason, so [we’re] going back to the roots and the core ethos…

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Potential Star Wars: Battlefront Collectors editions box art leaked

A few images that show two different potential collector’s editions for the new Star Wars: Battlefront game has been leaked. These new images do look legit and many are hoping so because they look really impressive. The Bounty Hunter Edition, for Xbox One, shows an art book and a Boba Fett-esque bounty hunter helmet, all with instructions on how to construct it. The helmet will probably not be wearable but it would be a cool conversation piece. The PS4 edition is the Stormtrooper Edition and it consists of the same things except the helmet is different, a stormtrooper’s helmet. Both editions will be available on both platforms, but this is how they have been separated. Do you think these images seem legit? Let us know in the comments!

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Amazon reveals Star Wars Battlefront Deluxe Edition, DLC pre-order bonus and other details

You can now pre-order Star Wars: Battlefront on Amazon. The standard edition will be available but there will also be a Deluxe Edition, which gives the player access to the DL-44 blaster, which is the gun used by Han Solo, Ion Grenade, and the Ion Torpedo weapons; all this with exclusive access to the Ion Shock and Victory emotes. Anyone who does decide to preorder the game will gain exclusive access to the Battle of Jakku, which is a map that will be featured in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie. This battle will take place in a desert-like planet that sits in the Outer Rim. On December 1st, a special DLC will be available for free to anyone who preorders the game. The other players will not have access until the 8th of December to download the DLC. The official release date for Star Wars: Battlefront is November…

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