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'Star Wars: Squadrons' - video game
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15-Jun-2020, 10:17 AM
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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…


with official confirmation of the game over the weekend…




^ (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." : :