The team working on the upcoming video game sequel Star Wars Battlefront II recently talked about the game.
The two-part chat was with PlayStation, and covers the story—which is set in the 30 years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens—and how it came to be, its massive worlds, and more.
You can find a bunch of information on the game and check out the videos below.
Star Wars™ Battlefront™ II:
MASTER YOUR HERO’S JOURNEY
The prequels, original trilogy, and new era meet in an expanded multiplayer experience and galactic-scale space combat. Play iconic heroes that bring distinct abilities to the battlefront – or join the fight in an emotionally-gripping single player story. Your Star Wars hero’s journey has begun.
A SOLDIER’S UNTOLD STORY:
Forge a new path as Iden Versio, commander of Inferno Squad—an Imperial special forces unit equally lethal on the ground and in space. Encounter many of Star Wars’ greatest characters in a story of revenge, betrayal, and redemption that spans 30 years.
THE ULTIMATE BATTLEGROUND:
Join up to 40 players in massive multiplayer fights in authentic locations across all eras. Revel in deep class-based online gameplay, pilot a wide variety of land and air vehicles, and control iconic characters with distinct abilities that can turn the tide of battle.
GALACTIC-SCALE SPACE COMBAT:
Wage war in spectacular space battle scenarios. Weave between asteroids, fly across Imperial Dock Yards, and take down massive capital ships. Pilot renown craft like the Millennium Falcon or Luke Skywalker’s X-wing in exciting dogfights with up to 24 players.
ICONIC HEROES AND VILLAINS:
CHARACTERS FROM EVERY ERA
Play as—and against—Star Wars’ most feared villains and cherished heroes from all three eras, including Kylo Ren, Rey, Darth Maul, Yoda, and many more. Unique, upgradable abilities ensure classic characters bring their distinct powers and personality to the battle.
Team up with a friend in two-player offline split-screen play.* Earn rewards, customize troopers and heroes, then take your skills and upgrades to the online battleground.
*split-screen co-op available only on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
YOUR CHOICE, YOUR PATH:
CUSTOMIZE AND PROGRESS
Tailor unique abilities for each hero, trooper, and starfighter to gain the upper hand in battle with Star Wars Battlefront II’s diverse and powerful progression system. The path to victory is yours to decide.
If you missed it, be sure to check out the first trailer for the game.
Star Wars Battlefront II is scheduled for a November 17th release.
Star Wars Battlefront II tells a new story through the lens of Commander Iden Versio. See it for yourself November 17 on PS4!
The team behind Battlefront II wants to make everything bigger, better, and morally denser than the original. Experience the story for yourself on November 17!