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Obi-Wan Kenobi comes to Battlefront II this month

'Hello there!' Ben Kenobi dishes charm, wit, and Jedi mastery to Battlefront II later this month
By: Derek Strickland | Gaming News | Posted: Nov 22, 2018 1:33 am

Ole Ben Kenobi (well not old-old Ben, the young one) is coming to Battlefront II in a new content update.

 

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In lieu of the cancelled Star Wars RPG from Visceral Games, EA and DICE have continually added to Battlefront II's updates to fill galactic gap between releases. This has culminated in a variety of new characters including General Grievous, and more recently, Obi-Wan Kenobi from the prequels timeline. DICE says Obi-Wan's countenance from Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith will be available on November 28, 2018 on all platforms.

 

Obi-Wan comes with three major abilities that highlight his prowess with the Force:

 

  • Defensive Rush - Obi-Wan reflects laser shots with his lightsaber while dashing forward.
  • Restrictive Mind Trick - Strategically interrupts and disrupts abilities.
  • All-out Push - A Force push that's more targeted and has long-range capabilities.

 

As with all major heroes, Obi-Wan will have multiple appearances that can be purchased with premium Crystals currency or earned in-game with credits.

 

"Our intention is to make him feel like the general we follow throughout the Clone Wars, where he commanded the 212th Attack Battalion - also coming to the game as Appearances for the Galactic Republic with the Battle of Geonosis update," DICE said in the update.

 

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NEWS SOURCES:Ea.com

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