Star Wars: Battlefront

Star Wars: Battelfront 2 — Infiltrator Reinforcements

Community Transmission — 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

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

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 Troopers With…

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Anakin Skywalker Leads the Way on the Battlefront Starting February 27

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

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….

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

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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Star Wars Video Games: Monthly News Roundup – January 2019

Star Wars Video Games Monthly News Roundup - January 2019

Welcome to the Monthly News Roundup series! This post, posted at the end of every month or the start of a month, aims to sum up the latest updates and changes to the relevant Star Wars games. January 2019: Star Wars Battlefront II (Shooter): January saw the release of the Darth Tyranus Update, bringing the dark-side Sith Lord Count Dooku (voiced by Corey Burton) into the game with 2 appearances. Like with the General Kenobi appearance, Dookus additional appearance Dark Ritual is taken from The Clone Wars series. The Geonosis map is also now available on the Heroes vs Villains and Blast modes, as well as Custom Arcade. Star Wars: The Old Republic (MMO): After the major December Game Update 5.10 Jedi Under Siege It’s mostly been a quiet month for SWTOR. The only update is that Game Update 5.10.1 is now live on the Public Test Server Galaxy of Heroes (Mobile Collecting Game): Galaxy of Heroes has had a busy month. Opening up…

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Star Wars: Battelfront 2 – Community Calendar: January 2019

Here is a list of some of the upcoming events for January.  Triple XP Event: Heroes and VillainsJanuary 4th – 6thWe’re kicking off the new year with our first ever triple experience event. During this time playing Heroes vs Villains and Hero Showdown will earn three times the amount of experience as normal. No better time to level up your General Grievous and Obi Wan Kenobi. _____________ Triple XP Event: TroopersJanuary 11th – 13thJanuary continues to be the month of triple experience with a special event revolving around Troopers. Jump into Blast and Strike to earn bonus experience for all your troopers. _____________ Triple XP Event: StarfightersJanuary 18th – 20thTake the battle into space as we finish up a month of triple experience in Starfighter Assault and Hero Starfighters. _____________ Darth Tyranus UpdateJanuary 23rdCount Dooku arrives into Star Wars™ Battlefront II, along with an additional appearance “Dark Ritual”. Joining him…

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