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Post #1355052

Author
oojason
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'Star Wars: Squadrons' - video game
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15-Jun-2020, 10:17 AM
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15-Jun-2020, 11:16 AM
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oojason
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As briefly discussed in the general Star Wars video game thread - though could do with its own thread…

Will it be a loose sequel of sorts to the much-loved Rogue Squadron series, an ‘X-Wing vs TIE Fighter’ type game, a retro arcade type ship-shooter, a ‘Battlefront II - StarFighter Assault’ section modded shooter? - or something else entirely?
 

 
Last Friday saw the accidental early announcement of the ‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ video game…

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/star-wars-squadrons-leaked-on-xbox-website/1100-6478376

https://www.polygon.com/2020/6/12/21289246/star-wars-squadrons-project-maverick-leak

https://venturebeat.com/2020/06/12/star-wars-squadrons-tease

 

with official confirmation of the game over the weekend…
 

^ https://twitter.com/EAStarWars/status/1271880107393720320
 

^ https://twitter.com/EAStarWars/status/1272242467216162816

 

^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0eRkhR1z6A (EA youtube channel’s 2 minute ‘video reveal trailer’)

The blurb from the above youtube video:-

"Buckle up, take full control of starfighters such as the X-wing and TIE fighter, and feel the adrenaline of strategic first-person 5v5 multiplayer dogfights alongside your squadron.

In a fateful campaign set near the conclusion of the Galactic Civil War, learn what it means to be a pilot in a thrilling STAR WARS single-player story. The New Republic fights for freedom. The Empire demands order. We need you to join the galaxy’s finest.

STAR WARS: Squadrons is available October 2, 2020 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Origin PC, Steam, Epic Games Store, and Virtual Reality (VR) on PlayStation 4 and PC with cross-play support.

Tune in to EA Play on June 18, 4PM PT to watch the gameplay world premiere of STAR WARS: Squadrons."

 

https://twitter.com/StarWarsGames : https://twitter.com/EAStarWars : https://www.ea.com/games/starwars/squadrons