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Battlefront 2 screenshots released

EA builds intergalactic hype with these new Battlefront 2 screenshots

By Derek Strickland | Apr 15, 2017 05:16 pm CDT

EA today announced Battlefront 2, revealing tons of details including an "emotionally gripping" campaign that connects the original trilogy to the expanded universe, full-on galactic space combat, and tons of new heroes and maps across all three of the franchise's eras.

We've collected an array of new Battlefront 2 screenshots from across the net, and can confirm that Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones' Kamino planet will be one of the in-game maps, and Jango Fett should be one of the un-announced new heroes.

Here's what we know about Battlefront 2 so far:

  • Full singleplayer campaign that bridges Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, play as Imperial special forces commander Iden Versio
  • New heroes from across all three eras: Darth Maul, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren and Rey confirmed
  • Maps from all three eras: prequel, original trilogy, expanded universe - Theed, Takodana, Hoth, Endor, Kamino, Mos Eisley, Yavin-4 and Starkiller Base confirmed
  • 20 vs 20 multiplayer mode
  • Galactic space battles
  • Offline 2-player split-screen co-op
  • Customizable characters and heroes
  • No season pass, but may have microtransactions
  • EA Access and Origin Access subscribers get 8-day early access trial starting Nov 9
  • Releases Nov 17, 2017 on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Star Wars Battlefront 2 will have a simultaneous worldwide release on November 17, 2017 on PS4, Xbox One and PC, and for more information check the official press release.

Derek Strickland

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Derek Strickland

Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements, whether it's VR with the Oculus Rift or Augmented Reality. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the technology that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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