Star Wars: Battlefront Beta Begins in October


Before Star Wars: Battlefront launches on November 17th, EA will host an open beta test in early October for all Rebels and Imperials to enjoy across PC (via Origin), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

The beta will provide sampler access to the 40-player, 20-versus-20 Walker Assault on Hoth battle, in which the Rebel team fights to take down an attacking AT-AT while the Empire team escorts it to destroy a Rebel base. Both Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker will be available as playable characters in this mode.

Survival Mission on Tatooine will also be included for solo and co-op horde mode action against waves of Stormtroopers, AT-STs, and other Imperial forces.

Newly announced Drop Zone is another mode that will be featured in the beta, but more details about what the mode entails will be announced later.

Lastly, access to the Star Wars Battlefront Companion app will be provided during the beta phase, allowing players to check stats, customize loadouts, connect with friends, and play a strategic card game called Base Command in order to earn in-game credits good towards unlocking additional weapons and other content. The companion app will be available in a web browser version, as well as from the Apple and Google Play app stores.

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