Star Wars: Battlefront was released May 18, 2015 by EA. The game was developed by Lucas Arts Star Wars Battlefront is an action video game based on the Star Wars franchise.
The game supports the choice of first or third person gameplay.
Feeling the ominous thud of an AT-AT stomping down on the frozen tundra of Hoth. Rebel forces firing blasters as Imperial speeder bikes zip through the lush forests of Endor. Intense dogfights between squadrons of X-wings and TIE fighters filling the skies. Immerse yourself in the epic Star Wars battles you’ve always dreamed of and create new heroic moments of your own in Star Wars Battlefront.
Star Wars Battlefront is an action video game based on the Star Wars franchise. The third major release in the Star Wars: Battlefront series, it is being developed by EA DICE and will be published by Electronic Arts. Despite this, it is not being considered a sequel to the previous games, but rather a reboot.Players traverse planets from the Star Wars universe, such as Endor, Hoth, Tatooine and the newly introduced planet of Sullust.
To navigate the world, players use a variety of vehicles, including both air and land-based vehicles. Battles are planet-based, restricting players from exploring space. The game’s weapons, characters, gear and abilities are customizable. As new weapons are unlocked, players have the ability to share them with their teammates. Battlefront will not feature iron sights.
The game lets players choose to control either a Rebel Alliance soldier or an Imperial Stormtrooper. There will also be playable characters from the films, such as Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Boba Fett, as well as non-playable characters, such as R2-D2 and C-3PO.
The game includes cooperative missions which can be played offline but does not have a campaign mode. Players can complete the missions both independently and with bots or another player; the game supports split screen.
The game’s online multiplayer mode supports up to 40 players in one match and 12 multiplayer maps will be available at launch. These maps will feature five locations from the Star Wars universe – Hoth, Tatooine, Endor, Sullust and Jakku.
EA has managed to sell over 13 million copies of this game. This suggests more Star Wars games are likely for 2017.