Join the Empire this October.
EA has just announced the dates for the Star Wars Battlefront II open beta, and fans will be glad to know that they’ll be able to check out the game from October 6 to 9. However, if you pre-order the game, you’ll be able to jump in two whole days early, starting on October 4.
Here’s what you can expect to see in the beta, via the PlayStation Blog:
Galactic Assault on Naboo
- Join the Separatist droid army or the Republic Clones on the streets of Theed in massive 40 player multiplayer melees.
- Choose from four distinct trooper classes:
- Assault troopers are classic flankers, pushing the line forward and advancing the front.
- Heavy troopers use their high-powered weapons and personal body shields to take ground and hold it.
- Officers power up their teammates with buffs and deploy remote weapons to support their allies.
- Specialists lay traps and snipe from a distance.
- Control beloved Star Wars heroes, pilot prequel-era vehicles, and more.
Multiplayer Starfighter Assault
We’re not sharing all the details around this yet, but we can tell you that you’ll be able to take part in an epic starfighter assault set during the original trilogy era, piloting an assortment of Star Wars’ greatest ships in an objective-based, multi-stage battle. You’ll be learning much more about starfighters in Star Wars Battlefront II at gamescom.
Star Wars Battlefront II is set to be released for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 17.