Star Wars: Battlefront

Unreleased Battlefront 3 PC Footage

In another case of the Little Game That Never Would Be, Battlefront 3 is one that fans were excited about but that was cancelled back in 2008. It seemed it was never going to take off as a project and didn’t seem to get too far in development, like some other Star Wars games that were announced but cancelled. However, there has been some leaked footage that makes its way out over the years and we see some of that cropping up now and again. It gives you a glimpse into what the game might have been. There were a lot of fans who were disappointed that this game was cancelled. If you’ve never seen this footage before, you should check it out and let us know what you think in the comments. Star Wars Battlefront 3: Training (Pt.1) Unfinished alpha version of the training mission. Gotta clarify that this was recorded…

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Star Wars: Battlefront’s Death Star DLC Nails it!

Star Wars: Battlefront’s latest DLC, called Death Star, was preceded by an insane amount of buzz, but when it landed, it actually fulfilled all expectations and more. In fact, its only shortcoming is that it’s way too short and that it brings less content than one would like. That is not to say there isn’t enough new content in the DLC. It’s all just so seamless and well-integrated into the movie-universe, that while playing, one actually feels like he/she is taking an active part in Star Wars canon. It makes people hungry for more, while indeed promising them a lot more in – as yet hypothetical – future expansions. There are so many great ideas, so many opportunities and potential offered by the Star Wars universe, it’s almost impossible for the devs to get things wrong from here on out. While everything is superbly rendered in the game, there are…

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Star Wars Battlefront Patch 9/28 Update and Patch Notes (PS4, PC, X1)

Dice posted a note yesterday regarding a server-side patch that was applied to the game: Early this morning our team applied a patch update for PlayStation 4, Xbox one and PC. The update focuses on game server specific changes and will not / did not require a download. Players may have experienced longer load times to join matches during the upgrade process. Patch Notes: Health tweaks to Star Destroyer Force Cards – Bowcaster – Cut the damage against AT-AT’s by 75% Stability improvements   Join the forum discussion on this post

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Welcome to the Death Star

Dice posted an article describing the maps, weapons, Star Cards, and other stuff coming in the Star Wars: Battelfront – Death Star update: The Death Star Expansion Pack takes the battle to space with a new game mode! The Death Star Expansion Pack takes the battle to space with a new game mode! “That’s no moon!” One of the deadliest weapons in the galaxy makes its debut in the Star Wars™ Battlefront™ Death Star digital expansion. Take your starfighters to space in an all-new game mode, and hop into the cockpits of Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced x1 or Luke Skywalker’s Red Five X-wing. If the Force™ is strong with you, attempt a trench run to take down the Empire’s ultimate weapon. New Locations 5 new multiplayer maps for Star Wars™ Battlefront™ will take you to space and to the ultimate battle station itself, the Death Star. Imperial Blockade Defense Sector…

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Star Wars Battlefront: Death Star Launch Trailer

Dice just released the launch trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront – Death Star. This is all in game footage you are about to watch: Coming in September, Season Pass holders will receive our third digital expansion pack, *Star Wars* Battlefront: Death Star. Players will experience five new maps – on ground and in space – new weapons and Star Cards and two new heroes, the fearsome bounty hunter Bossk and everyone’s favorite Wookiee, Chewbacca. Board the Death Star and blast foes with the new K-16 Bryar Pistol or TL-50t Heavy Repeater. Take your Starfighters to space in an all-new game mode and even hop into the cockpits of Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced or Luke Skywalker’s Red Five X-Wing. If the Force is strong with you, attempt a trench run to take down the Empire’s ultimate weapon. *Star Wars*™ Battlefront™ is available now on PS4, PC and Xbox One. Purchase the…

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Star Wars: Battlefront Death Star DLC: What we know so far

Here is a rundown of all the information gathered about the upcoming DLC for Star Wars: Battelfront named Death Star. NEW CHARACTERS – VEHICLES Chewbacca His bowcaster behaves differently to the starcard (more powerful) Furious Firing Trait: each trait level gives his bowcaster an additional bolt (up to 4) Multi-Bolts ability: doubles the amount of bolts fired for a brief moment, allows to modify its damage output and area of effect. It has to be charged like Lando’s power blast. Mighty Roar: Gives nearby allies level 3 berserker effect and armor for a limited time. Chewy gains armor and damage too. Friendly heroes only gain armor not damage. Ground Slam ability: damages all enemies in a large area. Gives him extra reach and area of effectiveness. Has more health than most heroes and a small amount of armor (rebel tank) Slower than rebel heroes Bossk His Relby-v10 does a bit…

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Obsidian Create Stunning Star Wars Environments

Pillars of Eternity developer Obsidian have a soft spot for Star Wars, or at least some of their artists do, who – reportedly in their spare time – put their skills and the power of the Unreal 4 engine to use, creating some superb Star Wars environments, which aren’t matched details-wise by any of the movies or games of the Star Wars universe. Considering the level of detail and image quality achieved by some of Star Wars: Battlefront’s incarnations, that is quite a statement to make, but it holds true nonetheless. The said environments are rendered in real time and they can actually be downloaded and explored. Obviously though, one does need a powerful computer to do that. Also involved in the project – besides other members of the Obsidian development team – was senior environment artist Jason Lewis, who did not shy away from going into all sorts of…

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Battlefield 1 Beta Numbers Outshine Star Wars: Battlefront

If beta player numbers are anything to go by – and by all accounts, they probably are – DICE’s Battlefield 1, a title currently under public testing, is set to handily soar by both Battlefield Hardline and Star Wars: Battlefront in regards to eventual sales and player numbers. What exactly are we talking about though? Here’s the low-down: it is estimated that currently there are some 681k people from around the globe playing the beta version of Battlefield 1. 43% of these people are playing on PS4, 34% on Xbox One and 23% on PC. By comparison, the beta of Star Wars: Battlefront drew some 374k players at its peak. During its first 6 months, the game then proceeded to sell some 14 million copies, which means that for every beta player, 37 actual players picked up the game when its full version became available. By extrapolation, that means that…

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Star Wars: Battlefront Death Star to Launch “Very Soon”

While we still do not have an actual release date for Star Wars: Battlefront’s Death Star DLC, it’s safe to assume at this point that the add-on will be released very soon indeed. According to the latest reports, lighting artist Oscar Carlen is already working on the game. When asked when he would get around to working on the expansion, he tweeted out that he was already working overtime on it, to “make the Emperor happy”. Apparently, lighting work is among the last finishing touches, so if work has indeed progressed that far, it’s safe to assume that the release itself is close by. The speculation is based on what Battlefront lead designer Dennis Brannwall stated during his Outer Rim live stream way back in March. According to Brannwall, lighting artists are always the ones who come in latest to the level which has to be all finished by that…

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Star Wars: Battlefront – Rogue One: X-Wing VR Mission is Awesome

Virtual reality Star Wars? How awesome would that be? It sounds like a dream come true for most Star Wars fans but it might actually be a reality thanks to PlayStation’s VR experiment. While it’s not officially released yet, some lucky people have had the chance to play it already and there are quite a few reviews and for the most part, they seem very positive. In fact, some people are calling it the most amazing thing ever made by a human. It’s a short mission with a long name but it looks really cool, especially if you’re into VR games. Many of us thought it would be a long time before we ever saw Star Wars in virtual reality but here it is and it definitely looks awesome. If the E3 trailer got you excited then you will also get pumped up about the early reviews from those who…

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