Star Wars Battlefront 2 is a follow up to 2015’s Star Wars: Battlefront.
Unlike its predecessor, the game features a single player campaign, which is part of the new Star Wars canon, and is developed by EA Motive.
What started out as a disappointing disaster has gradually morphed into a game worthy of the name it carries.
The publisher's Star Wars titles have sold 52 million copies across all platforms.
Mitch Dyer confirms he's working on the upcoming action RPG.
Battlefront 2 was picked up by a massive number of new players recently.
Galactic Civilizations 3 will be the next free title.
It includes all of the updates and cosmetics released till date.
"We have a tremendous relationship with Disney," says EA CEO Andrew Wilson.
The shooter joins Call of Duty: WW2 as part of next month's offerings.
The Battle of Scarif will conclude DICE's support for the title.
The development team has shifted to working remotely, which has impacted the update's release.
The content will release before the new film.
It's only going to be a digital release though.
DICE's shooter might be returning to the spotlight very soon.
The shooter games have done well for EA.
Felucia is the newest planet to explore, while the Clone Commando joins the battle.
The success and growing fanbase of Battlefront 2 means a sequel is a ways off.
Design director Dennis Brannvall says a week doesn't go by without thinking back to launch.
The force is still strong with EA's Star Wars shooter.
A lineup of cancelled games and a couple of disappointing releases- how is EA getting it so wrong?
"It’s now a really strong game with really strong player sentiment and we expect that it will continue to do well," says EA CEO Andrew Wilson.
The update is out now to fix several issues.
Disney continues to get money for the license, so you can see why it might be unconcerned about EA’s handling of Star Wars games.
Triple XP events across various modes also announced for January.
However, it's currently not available in full for Origin Access Basic on PC.
New playable land vehicles for Geonosis have also been added.
The Kenobi from Star Wars Episode 3 will enter the battlefield next week.
The four-armed, raspy-voiced robot commander is now playable in Battlefront 2.
This is where the fun begins.
A character in Ubisoft's latest RPG admonishes the protagonist for wanting to "pay to win".
Lots of new heroes being added to the game, and even a new game mode in February.
DICE's latest update for the shooter also adjusts various heroes and vehicles.
Plus, DICE also have a roadmap planned for monthly releases for more new Heroes.
Emperor Palpatine a.k.a. The Senate is back in Battlefront 2.
Four new Heroes (and Villains) inbound along with new location Genosis.
Is this enough to change the attitude around Star Wars right now?
*cue Han Solo song from Star Wars Kinect*
More details will be revealed next week.
The monetization controversy that hit Battlefront 2 is unlikely to be repeated, as per Patrick Söderlund.
You get to hunt Ewoks?
It was a learning experience, apparently.
No grinding of Credits needed to get all heroes going forward.
In April, a store will be added for buying cosmetic appearances.
The Force is not strong with their pride and accomplishment.
A long time ago in an update far, far away...
Sounds like there is a lot of stuff in the pipeline.
EA promises to stay the path of digital monetization in games, however.
EA CEO Andrew Wilson says the company is working hard to "meet the needs of our players".
Sequel sold 9 million units, down from the initially estimated 10 million.
More Arcade Mode content? Why can't I hold all my pride and accomplishment?
EA has announced what the upcoming updates for the game will entail.
A long time ago on a server far, far away...
New content and feature fixes.
The original "nothing stops this train" game.
Some good news on the post launch support front.
The Lootgate strikes back!
"The game's appeal as a holiday gift, and the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on December 15 will result in sales of the game bouncing back in the December retail month."
You don't need a sense of pride and accomplishment to view these intrinsic secrets in DICE's shooter.
Currently working on fixes.
The free update is available to download right now.
Almost five times better.
It is time for the Jedi to end.
The fix is still incoming.
EA CFO Blake Jorgensen discusses new trends in gaming.
These are good changes.
Choose your side: Fight for Pride or Fight for Accomplishment!
One player can no longer garner all the achievement-based rewards at the end of a match.
The first and only time I will be on DICE's side regarding Battlefront 2.
EA CFO says that player retention day over day is better than "almost any of our games".
This has backfired on them pretty spectacularly...
I wonder why this is hidden...?
"We just want to make sure people are having a great Star Wars experience."
Many players have reported experiencing lag on game servers and hopefully EA DICE will be able to fix the issue soon.
Man, they really messed this up.
How will this give you any sense of pride and accomplishment?
Hawaii is calling for regulation on loot boxes.
How tone deaf can one company be? Find out as we explore everything hate-able about Star Wars Battlefront 2!
A complete guide for Star Wars Battlefront 2.
"And we're gamers," they add.
After a wave of controversy, EA's first person shooter stumbles in its first week in the UK.
Activision's latest iteration of the annual FPS spends its third week at the top of the charts.
This controversy just refuses to go away...
Electronic Arts notes in a recent securities filing that sales and earnings won't drop from prior prediction.
Though Disney pressured EA to suspend Crystal purchase, it was apparently responsible for their inclusion.
Some tech tips for Star Wars Battlefront 2.
A complete video walkthrough for Star Wars Battlefront 2.
EA states that they have heard the concerns of the gaming community and hopefully this means that microtransactions will only return to affect cosmetic changes and nothing more.
Star Wars Battlefront 2 compared on mid-gen consoles. Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro head to head graphics comparison reveals subtle differences.
It is a dark time for the Empir...Electronic Arts.
Including Blizzard, which doesn't sit right with me.
EA states that players must be patient and that the company is making the necessary changes.
The internet finds their desperate cash-grab disturbing.
In this one instance, it's not their fault.
Enjoy DICE's newest shooter - or at least the content that doesn't require lots of Credits to unlock - three days early.
Fight for the Empire, or the Alliance.
The feedback got through to them.
Apparently, unlocking heroes like Darth Vader is meant to keep players playing "for a long time".
"We’re not somehow trying to bite the hand that feeds us."
The difference in graphical quality between the two versions is hard to spot.
New vehicles, maps, heroes, challenges and much more also coming in December.
Want to know how many loot crates you can buy for $100? Of course you do!
Though the full multiplayer is available, only a portion of the single player campaign can be accessed.
That actually looks really good.
From Darth Vader to Chewbacca, they're all in here.
Everything you need to know about Star Wars Battlefront 2.
So hold on for about a month before you buy the game, I guess.
Players will also earn specific gear and weapons through completing milestones as certain classes.
Plus, some more information leaks via datamining.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...
It's not all loot boxes and microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2. Here's everything you need to know.
A dream come true for Star Wars fans.
Motive Studios producer David Robillard also addresses the possibility of story DLC in the future.
"You know, it's understandable."
Watch Iden Versio battle against the Rebel scum and take revenge for the Emperor.
Short sneak peek video showcases Iden Versio doing her best Prison Break impression.
One of these is about to blow your mind.
Be one with the Force.
In a blog post, the developer addresses player concerns and explains how loot crates will work.
Open beta will now wrap at 9 AM PDT/12 PM EDT, though no new content has been added.
A $60 pay to win game.
Take a look at the marked improvement.
Four modes now available for play with the beta ending on October 9th.
Those who pre-ordered the game can try out the beta right now.
Ahead of the beta's launch tomorrow.
Beta starts for pre-order consumers on October 4th; October 6th for everyone.
Live out all your childhood Star Wars fantasies like never before.
How does the leader of Inferno Squad deal with losing the Emperor? Find out here.
This should hopefully lead to shorter waits.
He also discusses hero AI for skirmish mode.
Contextualizing multiplayer action- seems like a pretty novel concept.
"There is no VR support."
Interesting new details on the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront 2.
Space battles have never looked so good.
A long time ago, at a Gamescom far, far away...
New class-based vehicles, hero ships and much more showcased.
"I don’t see how any shooter fan or any Star Wars fan would not want to be a part of this game."
This is the Star Wars game we've been looking for.
The Starfighter Assault Mode will also be shown there.
More info on the game's multiplayer.
A canon Star Wars story is a lot of pressure.
An essential Star Wars story.
Fans of Disney properties, rejoice.
Early access available for those who pre-order.
Star Cards will add new layers of customizability to the game.
Welcome back to the galaxy far, far away.
Not the footage you were looking for.
Several players are apparently receiving codes in their emails.
Must be one of her hobbies.
Assassin's Creed Origins in second.
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No Season Pass confirmed.
The Assault on Theed looks even better than the leaks.
The Assault on Theed looks pretty good.
The galaxy far, far away looks gorgeous.
Features 20 v 20 match in Naboo.
Yet another leak surfaces.
Time to get excited.
Moral dilemmas in a galaxy far, far away.
Some updates for this year's most anticipated shooter.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...
The untold story.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was a whole lot of content packed into one single game.
Not an unfounded estimate, either.
"We wanted to add more depth."
"It's just about making a good character."
Class system will not have the freedom of Star Cards.
'Between EA Access and Project Scorpio, Xbox will be the best place to play your favorite Star Wars heroes.'
Not trying to be something it is not.
If you live you cannot say, why does nobody want change.
More nuance and depth to the game than you might have expected.
More than a week before its worldwide release.
It's not just a simple matter of good and bad.
One less reason to temper your hype.
Only for console players.
The Force is strong with this one.
EA and DICE going all out.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, we got a pretty exciting trailer.
This actually looks promising?
That's a pretty impressive lineup.
Star Wars Celebration is the place to be.
"Very early days" for Jade Raymond's title.
"Multiple Star Wars eras" promised.
Well, that's just a bummer...
Features "bigger and better worlds".
For Season Pass owners that is.
Visceral's Star Wars receives brief footage in new video.
It's coming next year.