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EA Announces Space Dogfighting Game Star Wars: Squadrons

June 15, 2020

By: Joseph Allen

 
 
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Developer
Motive Studios
Publisher
Electronic Arts
Release Date
October 02,2020 (Calendar)
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EA and developer Motive Studios have announced Star Wars Squadrons, a space dogfighting sim taking place after the events of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the JediSquadrons will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 2nd.

Star Wars Squadrons was announced during today's Summer Game Fest live stream. It'll feature both a single-player campaign and a multiplayer component. In the single-player, you'll be able to pilot many of the iconic ships in the Star Wars universe and visit a mixture of known and never-before-seen locations. These include the gas giant Yavin Prime and the broken moon of Galitan. The narrative will feature a mixture of new faces and returning cameos to whet the appetite of even the most ardent Star Wars fan.

 

What's the multiplayer like in Star Wars Squadrons?

Multiplayer-wise, Star Wars Squadrons will offer the chance to take part in intense 5v5 dogfights, with the chance to take control of various different starfighter classes across both the New Republic and the Empire. You'll have the chance to unlock both cosmetic and gameplay rewards, as well as diverting power between different ship systems to prioritize certain aspects of gameplay. 

Squadrons will support virtual reality headsets on PC and PS4 on day one. Moreover, Star Wars Squadrons will support cross-play, so you'll be able to play the multiplayer component of the game with your friends no matter what platform they're playing on. We'll get our first glimpse of full Star Wars Squadrons gameplay on June 18th during 2020's EA Play presentation. Until then, watch your six and get ready to make your very own Han Solo-style space pilot legend.

 
 

Are you excited to check out Star Wars Squadrons? Let us know in the comments below!

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