Star Wars™ Battlefront
Release Date: 19th November 2015 (View our other massive releases on our Games Calendar)
Star Wars™ Battlefront is the latest instalment in the highly praised Battlefront series based on the Star Wars™ franchise from LucasArts . With an initial release date of 20th November, fans have been awaiting the release of Battlefront since it was unveiled in a teaser trailer at EA’s 2013 E3 conference. Available on the consoles PS4, Xbox One , PC & CD key download. Battlefront will not appear on Xbox 360 or PS3. Electronic Arts have already estimated the amount of units to be sold on PS4, Xbox One and PC will hit 10 Million within a year.
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Battlefront was developed by EA DICE who are also responsible for the very popular first person shooter series Battlefield , using the Frostbite 3 engine, so gamers should be set for insane graphics (if the pre-alpha footage is anything to go by) and seamless gameplay known of the series. There have been confirmed locations from the Star Wars™ movies set to appear as maps including Endor, Hoth, Tatooine & unexplored planet Sullust. This is alongside the first confirmed DLC for the game named Battle Of Jakku which has a release date of December 8th 2015. News has appeared that the game will lack a single player mode but despite this Battlefront aims to maintain a story through the inclusion of some of its most well-known characters including Darth Vader , Luke Sky Walker, Boba Fett and Han Solo. Multiplayer campaigns will host up to 40 players or as little as 8 as the developers wish to focus the gameplay action to one area at a time. Star Wars™ Battlefront is a reboot to the original rather than a sequel so will maintain many original features of the first instalment. It is set to focus more on multiplayer gameplay than the first Battlefront in an attempt to increase cooperative play. The news of planet Jakku’s inclusion was welcome to fans as it will bring brand new terrain and combat mission possibilities to Battlefront. Check out the trailers below for a glimpse into the Battlefront universe!
News has surfaced that Star Wars™ Battlefront is set to utilise a large scale multiplayer mode allowing up to 40 players per match split between the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire. With 12 different maps available players will be able to choose from an array of weapons, items and vehicles such as the AT-AT or TIE Fighter to ensure each match is unique. New content in the form of DLC is expected from DICE which will add new and exciting possibilities to its online multiplayer story.
Playing On PlayStation
Star Wars™ Battlefront will bring immense amounts of sci-fi action and thrilling game-play to the PlayStation 4 and with a multiplayer only campaign that allows you to link with other players both across the globe you can expect to require a PlayStation Plus account. The processing power of the PlayStation console should enable the maximum frame rate of 60fps to be sustained throughout.
Playing on Xbox Live
Battlefront will utilise Xbox One’s plethora of features to ensure gaming of the highest quality on the console. Buy Star Wars™ Battlefront on the Xbox One and you will need a valid Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online. Xbox Live Gold cards can be purchased from us in different subscription lengths from 3 months to 12 months.
System Requirements PC
System requirements confirmed for Alpha Only full specification available closer to release date. CPU: Quad Core e.g. Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.8GHz | AMD Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.2 GHz | AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0GHz Memory: 6GB OS: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 | AMD Radeon HD 7970 with 2GB VRAM