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…
^ 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
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