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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Now Available For Some

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta Now Available For Some
Ahead of its release in November, EA has launched the beta for Star Wars: Battlefront II. It’s not currently available to everyone, however it will soon open up to include all players across PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Beginning today, anyone who pre-ordered the game before September 30 can begin playing. Everyone else receives access on Friday, October 6, running until October 9. However you get the beta, you’ll have access to four modes: Galactic Assault, Starfighter Assault, Strike, and Arcade. The first three are all online multiplayer modes, while Arcade is a 1-2 player mode that can be played locally in split-screen. Let us know if you will be playing the beta in the comments below.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer beta is coming in October

Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer beta is coming in October
Star Wars Battlefront 2 is set to come out on November 17, but before that there will be a public multiplayer beta, which EA announced earlier this week shall begin on October 6, or October 4 for anyone who pre orders the game. The beta will include two separate scenarios: A classic, fan-favorite Star Wars clash between Republic clone troopers and Separatist battle droids on the planet Naboo in the new Galactic Assault mode, and a deep-space throwdown between the snubfighters of good and evil in the also-new Starfighter Assault. Clips of both modes can be seen in the gameplay trailer EA released last month at E3. EA said more information about the mode will be revealed in August at Gamescom. Specific start and end times haven’t been announced, but the multiplayer beta is scheduled to ...

Battlefront 2 will have Micro Transactions! #AngryRant

Battlefront 2 will have Micro Transactions! #AngryRant
EA make money! That message was loud and clear when cavemen discussed making fire. For the whole dawn of video games history EA have been a money spinning machine and stepping forward through the ages Micro Transactions have become a main stay in all their games and Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be no different!. That’s correct folks, those pesky play to win bundles of coins or crates will exist in the new Star Wars shooter and this writer is pissed about it. Battlefront 2 designer Niklas Fegraeus has confirmed that although the DLC will be free and the game will ship with a price tag you will be able to purchase in game currency. You will be able to progress and unlock content earned in game but “if you want to ...

Xbox Scorpio release date news, price update

Xbox Scorpio release date news, price update
The Xbox Scorpio has been confirmed as the most powerful console yet that will hit the market in 2017. It benefits from an upgraded list of hardware specs that put out in front of its rivals, the PS4 Pro and Nintendo Switch. This latest games news may have fans pondering just what new console to buy this holiday season. A new report surfaced this week that claims the Xbox Scorpio will run the best console version of Star Wars Battlefront 2. Earlier reports from 2017 had featured the anticipated sequel as one of a number of titles that would benefit from 4K support. However, no actual specs were shared… Until now. Star Wars Battlefront will run at native 4K and 60 FPS on Xbox Scorpio. That’s according to Journalists at Windows Central, who have been the source of other correct information on the new console before its release. The report goes as far ...

Star Wars: Battlefront II will feature split-screen multiplayer

Star Wars: Battlefront II will feature split-screen multiplayer
Star Wars Battlefront II is a friend to those who enjoy multiplayer sessions from the sanctity of a comfortable couch. As confirmed by Xbox Wire, the console versions of the game, both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, will support split-screen multiplayer for simple plug-and-play fun. However, this option will not be available on the PC version, and online multiplayer will be the only way to play with friends. EA decided to axe split-screen support from the previous game’s PC version as well back in 2015. And exclusive to the console version of Star Wars Battlefront II will be two-player offline split-screen co-op. Get ready to team up with your friends from the comfort of your couch as the two of you battle across the Star Wars universe. In this mode, you’ll ...

Star Wars: Battlefront II Trailer is here

Star Wars: Battlefront II Trailer is here
Earlier this week a teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II leaked online, but at the Star Wars Celebration EA has revealed the real thing — and it includes quite a bit more than the leaked version The centerpiece of the trailer is the single-player campaign, which focuses on an elite TIE Fighter pilot who is spurred to vengeance against the Rebellion after she sees the second Death Star blown to smithereens while on the forest moon of Endor. There also appears to be a greater emphasis on space battle, something that was fun in the last installment, but never received much attention other than some DLC content and the VR expansion pack for the PlayStation VR. Bernd Diemer, the creative director of Battlefront II, has stated that the game will not feature a season pass, as that would fragment ...

New PS4 Update Detailed, Will Bring External HDD Support

New PS4 Update Detailed, Will Bring External HDD Support
Sony has detailed the features coming in the PlayStation 4’s next firmware update, which is codenamed “Sasuke.” Update 4.50 will introduce external hard drive support, allowing external storage that supports USB 3.0 to be recognised by the console. According to the official PlayStation Blog, hard drives of up to 8TB are compatible; you’ll also be able to download and install directly to them. Custom wallpapers will also be added as part of the update, so you can “set your favorite in-game screenshot as the background image for PS4’s home screen.” Effects such as drop-shadows on text and dimmed function area will “help keep the system icons and texts on the home screen clearly visible even if the background image you selected is super bright.” Screenshots can be edited in the Share factory to be further customised.

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