Tuesday, October 13, 2015

EA Reveals Season Pass, New Game Modes For 'Star Wars Battlefront'

By: Benjamin Hart

The past few days have been huge for Star Wars gamers as the beta for Star Wars Battlefront was released and a total of nine million players over just a few short days, making it the most popular beta in EA's history. Amidst all the excitement EA has revealed even more info and features for the game.

First off, they announced a "season pass" for Star Wars Battlefront that grants those who purchase it access to four expansion packs that will be released at a later date. In addition, season pass holders will have two weeks early access to each expansion, along with a "shoot first" emote. They also mention that the Star Wars Battlefront "Ultimate Edition" will include all the content from the Deluxe Edition, plus the season pass. You can pre-order the season pass by clicking here,

Furthermore, EA revealed a plethora of new game modes that will be part of the game in addition to the previously announced Drop Zone, Blast, Walker Assault, Fighter Squadron and Supremacy. They are:

  • Cargo - A thrilling tug-of-war experience for fans of Star Wars and capture the flag gameplay. Cargo challenges your team to capture valuable cargo boxes from the opposing team. Get the loot and make your way back to your base – but don’t forget to defend your own precious cargo as each capture counts. Read more about Cargo here!
  • Droid Run - Six Rebels and six Imperials fight to capture and hold on to three GNK Power Droids™. These are the Droids you’re looking for. GONK! Read more about Droid Run here!
  • Heroes vs Villains - The most valiant Heroes and cunning Villains of the galaxy are clashing in this epic Star Wars Battlefront mode. Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and other iconic characters will be part of your team together with ground troopers. Keep your Heroes and Villains alive to score points and win the battle.
  • Hero Hunt - Seven Imperials against Luke Skywalker? Seven Rebels battling it out against Boba Fett? In Hero Hunt, one player will experience the thrill of playing as an iconic Star Wars Battlefront Hero or Villain, facing off against ground troops from the opposing faction. Want to play as the Hero? Take them out and you’ll get your chance, but remember, once you become the Hero the hunt is on.

Star Wars Battlefront hits PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4 on November 17th!

Sources: StarWars.EA.Com

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