Archive - Star Wars Battlefront

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6 Ways Star Wars Battlefront 2 Fixes What You Hated in Battlefront

6 Ways Star Wars Battlefront 2 Fixes What You Hated in Battlefront

As a first stab by DICE at a Star Wars Battlefront game, 2015's Star Wars Battlefront was impressive but flawed. Over two years of unending galactic conflict, fans have identified several infuriating elements of the experience and, fortunately, DICE has fixed six of the biggest offenders for sequel Star Wars Battlefront 2, which arrives in November of this year. Consider these Star Wars Battlefront bugbears that are fixed for the follow-up.

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A month ago

We Rescue R2-D2 From the Death Star in Battlefront's Death Star DLC

We Rescue R2-D2 From the Death Star in Battlefront's Death Star DLC

Battlefront's Death Star DLC lets you attack a Star Destroyer, rescue R2-D2 from Death Star imprisonment and go on a trench run right into the Death Star's vulnerable exhaust port. Observe us do those all those things in this Battlefront Death Star DLC gameplay on Xbox One.

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7 months ago

Star Wars Battlefront's Skirmish Mode is Just as Much Fun in Versus

Star Wars Battlefront's Skirmish Mode is Just as Much Fun in Versus

We first played the co-operative version of Star Wars Battlefront's Skirmish mode at Star Wars Celebration, but we also found time to face off against each other in a competitive split-screen round on the planet of Jakku.

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9 months ago

Star Wars Battlefront's New Skirmish Mode is Best Played in Split Screen

Star Wars Battlefront's New Skirmish Mode is Best Played in Split Screen

Star Wars Battlefront's new, free Skirmish mode finally adds one of the most fan requested features to EA's take on Battlefront: an offline bot match. As in the original Battlefront, it can be played in split screen, both co-operatively and competitively. Suddenly we have a very compelling reason to return to Battlefront. Here's how it looks in action.

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10 months ago

Star Wars Battlefront's Bespin DLC Has Cloud Cars, Not Clown Cars

Star Wars Battlefront's Bespin DLC Has Cloud Cars, Not Clown Cars

This Star Wars Battlefront gameplay shows the new map added in the game's recent Bespin DLC. Home to Lando Calrissian, Cloud City is one of the most iconic locations in the Star Wars universe and it's beautifully replicated here. But how is it as a multiplayer map?

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11 months ago

Boba Fett Returns to the Sarlacc Pit in Star Wars Battlefront

Boba Fett Returns to the Sarlacc Pit in Star Wars Battlefront

The Oxbox Xmas Challenge Contest 2015 originally included a Star Wars Battlefront challenge in which you had to collect the health pick-up from over the Tattooine Sarlacc pit and survive while being blasted by the other two contestants. When we tried to run the challenge, the health pick-up (previously encountered in the multiplayer beta) never materialised. This is the result of that aborted challenge.

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A year ago

We Avenge the Death Star in Star Wars Battlefront's Battle of Jakku DLC

We Avenge the Death Star in Star Wars Battlefront's Battle of Jakku DLC

We are brave Stormtroopers in Star Wars Battlefront's Battle of Jakku DLC, whose giant crashed Star Destroyer appears in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, don't you know. Watch us avenge the Death Star in the following gameplay. Never forget! Do it for the Empire!

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A year ago

Show of the Week: 5 Obscure Star Wars Characters Who Became Game Heroes

Show of the Week: 5 Obscure Star Wars Characters Who Became Game Heroes

Star Wars Battlefront's free DLC Battle of Jakku is, among other things, the origin story of the wrecked Star Destroyer from that Force Awakens trailer. You can spot it crashing in the desert in the Graveyard of Giants map. Credit for the crash goes to aristocrat Thane Kyrell and a band of former Imperials, according to Star Wars lore, which is crowded with minor characters who find fame outside of the main movies. With that in mind, Show of the Week salutes five bit players who made it big in Star Wars games.

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A year ago

Star Wars Battlefront's New Planet is Covered in Flaming Spaceship Wreckage

Star Wars Battlefront's New Planet is Covered in Flaming Spaceship Wreckage

We are the scrappy Rebels in this Xbox One gameplay from Star Wars Battlefront DLC The Battle of Jakku, which leads into new Star Wars movie The Force Awakens. Can we turn the point in the expansive new Turning Point multiplayer mode?

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A year ago

Star Wars Battlefront Duels Conclude With Darth Vader vs Han Solo

Star Wars Battlefront Duels Conclude With Darth Vader vs Han Solo

Time for a rematch between Darth Vader and Han Solo after the Empire Strikes Back confrontation on Cloud City in which Darth embarrassed Solo by stopping his blaster fire with a single hand. Watch as the Sith Lord and smuggling rogue go toe to toe in Star Wars Battlefront's Hero Battles mode.

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A year ago

Star Wars Battlefront Duels Continue With Princess Leia vs Boba Fett

Star Wars Battlefront Duels Continue With Princess Leia vs Boba Fett

Princess Leia Organa faces off against iconic Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett in an online Hero Battle. Who will be victorious? Will Mike be able to handle Boba's janky jetpack? You can probably guess the answer to that question without even watching the video.

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A year ago

Show of the Week: Star Wars Battlefront and 5 Space Megaweapons Ranked by Deadliness

Show of the Week: Star Wars Battlefront and 5 Space Megaweapons Ranked by Deadliness

Show of the Week journeys to a galaxy far, far away to appraise the unerringly authentic Star Wars Battlefront and shoot people in some of science fiction's most iconic locations. Later, we rate the Death Star against the other most lethal space megaweapons ever created, in case you're in the market for an orbiting weapon of mass destruction.

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A year ago

Witness Vader and Luke: the Rematch in Star Wars Battlefront

Witness Vader and Luke: the Rematch in Star Wars Battlefront

According to Star Wars canon, the climactic confrontation between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader took place on the Death Star. According to this exclusive, never-before-seen footage from Star Wars Battlefront, they clashed again on Hoth. Witness the epic rematch in this Xbox One gameplay video.

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A year ago

It's Jane vs Andy in Star Wars Battlefront's Battles Missions

It's Jane vs Andy in Star Wars Battlefront's Battles Missions

Star Wars Battlefront is available now as a 10-hour trial for EA Access members, so Jane and I headed to Endor to check out its magnificent trees, cute indigenous population and deadly deadly lasers. Hit the jump to see me leading a band of AI rebels against Jane's squad of AI stormtroopers in this Xbox One gameplay.

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A year ago

We Capture Escape Pods, Avoid Steam Holes in Star Wars Battlefront Multiplayer Gameplay

We Capture Escape Pods, Avoid Steam Holes in Star Wars Battlefront Multiplayer Gameplay

Sullust is the volcano planet inducted into Star Wars canon by Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE: a rocky, geothermal world covered in steam holes and crashed escape pods that need capturing in the following Xbox One gameplay.

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A year ago

Here's Us vs the Empire in Star Wars Battlefront Co-op Gameplay

Here's Us vs the Empire in Star Wars Battlefront Co-op Gameplay

The Star Wars Battlefront multiplayer beta is running now and among the selection of modes on offer is Survival: a horde-style multiplayer mode in which you defend against escalating waves of enemies. Andy and I play co-operatively on some backwater planet called Tatooine in this Xbox One gameplay.

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A year ago

7 Things You Need to Know About Star Wars Battlefront's Fighter Squadron Mode

7 Things You Need to Know About Star Wars Battlefront's Fighter Squadron Mode

Fresh from a laser dogfight over the volcanic planet of Sullust, we talk Star Wars Battlefront's Fighter Squadron mode at Gamescom 2015. Discover the deal with this objective-based multiplayer mode and how to get your hands on the Millennium Falcon in this video from the show.

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A year ago

EA Gamescom 2015 Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

EA Gamescom 2015 Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

Star Wars: Battlefront, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Need for Speed and FIFA 16 will lead EA's Gamescom press briefing on Wednesday 5 August and you can watch the live stream video here. Join us at 9AM UK time (1AM Pacific) for new gameplay and trailers from EA's big hitters.

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A year ago

Here's How Co-op Survival Missions Work in Star Wars Battlefront

Here's How Co-op Survival Missions Work in Star Wars Battlefront

At E3 2015, Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed Battlefront's Survival Missions: a single-player or co-operative mode with wave-based survival action. Watch on for new Tatooine gameplay from Star Wars Battlefront while the developer explains all.

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A year ago

Show of the Week: Star Wars Battlefront and 5 Ways the Originals Were Ahead of Their Time

Show of the Week: Star Wars Battlefront and 5 Ways the Originals Were Ahead of Their Time

We're still buzzing from the spectacular Star Wars: Battlefront trailer. That's partly because this 'in-engine footage' looks absolutely stunning but it's also because of the nostalgic, good-time vibes conjured by memories of the original two games, released in the mid-2000s. Here are five reasons they were light years ahead of their time.

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2 years ago

Star Wars Battlefront: 7 Things We Don't Want

Star Wars Battlefront: 7 Things We Don't Want

Star Wars Battlefront made a splash on Friday with its new trailer, in which speeder bikes race through the forests of Endor, Boba Fett flies around on a jet pack, and Darth Vader menaces dudes with his lightsaber. The hype train is well and truly rolling out of the station, but the combination of DICE and Star Wars means it might well be justified this time. We're optimistic, as long as they avoid seven specific things.

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2 years ago

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