By: Dominic Jones
Lucasfilm and Electronic Arts have released a new featurette previewing Star Wars Battlefront II, focusing on the much anticipated story players will experience during the game. Battlefront II will follow an elite group of stormtroopers, known as Inferno Squad, led by Iden Versio during the time between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. In the featurette, Lucasfilm Creative Executive Steve Blank and EA Motive Game Director Mark Thompson discuss how they came up with the story of Inferno Squad and tease what fans can expect from their story. Check it out below,
In addition to the game, fans can also follow the adventures of Inferno Squad on the page in the upcoming novel Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden (Star Wars: Dark Disciple). The novel will be set prior to the events of the game, and will follow Inferno Squad as they track down members of Saw Gerrera's Partisans who escaped the destruction of Jedha by the Death Star in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The novel hits shelves on July 25th, 2017.
Star Wars Battlefront II will be released on November 17th, 2017.
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