Star Wars Battlefront Beta Launch Date & Details Revealed

battle

EA has revealed when players will be able to take part their upcoming open Beta for Dice’s Star Wars Battlefront game. From October 8th through October 12th, fans will have the opportunity to wage war in three game modes across three maps.

  • Walker Assault on Hoth: Fight in epic 40-player battles as a Rebel to destroy the Empire’s onslaught of AT-AT’s by calling in Y-wing bombers. Or, side with the Empire and protect your walkers while utilizing their mighty weaponry to crush the Rebel objective.
  • Drop Zone on Sullust: Escape pods are crashing down and you and your team must fight to control them. With its frantic 8v8 matches, Drop Zone is sure to put your combat and strategy skills to the test.
  • Survival Mission on Tatooine: Play alone or with a friend via co-op or split-screen as you battle to hold off waves of Imperial forces including AT-ST’s, TIE fighters, elite stormtroopers, and more.

EA has confirmed the beta is a technical test, that will allow the developer to test several aspects of the game including its online infrastructure. It is open to all players worldwide. There is no need to register for anything, just download from your platforms online store. The game will also feature a companion app, which will be available during the same time as the beta.

“Available during the Beta only atwww.StarWarsBattlefront.com, the Star Wars Battlefront Companion experience features the strategic card game Base Command, and lets you earn in-game Credits that unlock Star Cards, weapons, and more in Star Wars Battlefront. In addition to Base Command, the Companion also lets players check out game stats and progression, customize load-outs and appearance, connect with friends, and more.”

For those of you wondering what the level cap will be, EA confirms it will be 5, “though you will still be able to unlock items in the Beta.” The Beta will be around 7GB.

Star Wars Battlefront launches on November 17 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Source: EA via PSBlog