Star Wars Battlefront II First Details: Multiplayer, Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition and More

April 15, 2017 Written by Zarmena Khan

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Now that we’ve seen Star Wars Battlefront II‘s official reveal trailer accompanied by some details, Electronic Arts and DICE have released some more information about the upcoming title including descriptions of story, multiplayer, different editions of the game, pre-order bonuses, and more. Here’s all the official information in one place:

Single Player

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.

Expanded Multiplayer

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.

Space Battles

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.

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.

Split-Screen Co-op

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

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.

Pre-Order Bonus & Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition

Get special in-game rewards and the chance to dive in before the game is released worldwide when you pre-order any edition of Star Wars Battlefront II.

Anyone who pre-orders the Standard Edition will get a whole range of rewards, including exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi-themed looks for Kylo Ren and Rey, an ability modifier that upgrades the Millennium Falcon, epic ability modifiers for Rey and Kylo Ren, and more. Players purchasing the Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition receive upgraded versions of all Trooper classes, a A280-CFE blaster rifle instant weapon unlock, an enhanced scope modification, and an epic ability modifier.

You’ll be able to play Star Wars Battlefront II on:

·        November 9 for EA Access and Origin Access Members with the Play First Trial

·        November 14 if you pre-order the Star Wars Battlefront II: Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition release

We’ll continue to share more details as they become available.