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Dice reveals Star Wars Battlefront II content plan

Dice has revealed its plans for Star Wars Battlefront II for the rest of the year, starting with the Hero Starfighters free update in July.

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Dice has revealed its plans for Star Wars Battlefront II for the rest of the year, starting with the Hero Starfighters free update in July.

That update brings a Hero Starfighters mode, which pits two teams of four against one another for some classic showdowns.

On top of that, the July update also allows players to use player command to turn your lightsaber on and off, and changing their appearances pre-round.

Dice has also said that it is going to continually improve aspects of the game that weren’t detailed in its content plan such as daily challenges, matchmaking, map rotation, and more.

August will see the release of the Clone Trooper appearances, along with the ability to use credits or crystals to buy new victory poses and emotes.

Autumn will see the addition of new heroes, Obi-Wan Kenobi and General Grievous. The pair famously went toe-to-toe in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Along with those two characters, Dice will add a “new large-scale mode,” and Clone Trooper and Hero Appearances.

Finally, winter will bring Anakin Skywalker and Count Dooku to the fray. The two fought twice in the films, and one of those times Dooku single-handedly battered both Anakin and Obi-Wan. That update will also add the Geonosis map to the game.

Star Wars Battlefront II launched in November 2017, for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It launched to some controversy in a maelstrom of loot crate stickiness; it’s now in better health.


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