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Star Wars Battlefront 2 will be 3x bigger than its predecessor

Over 30 minutes of EA’s Play event was dedicated to Star Wars Battlefront 2 this evening, giving players an in-depth look at what to expect when the next instalment in its online shooter franchise launches this November. After hundreds of players asked for the chance to play through a proper …

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Star Wars: Battlefront Ultimate Edition will launch next month

EA has announced Star Wars: Battlefront Ultimate Edition, which will include the base game and all of the season pass DLC at a reduced price. Currently the new disk bundle is only confirmed to be available in the States from November 18th, with a price tag of $39.99. EA told …

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Star Wars Battlefront skipped campaign to hit Force Awakens release

It’s been a huge commercial success, but from the off Star Wars Battlefront has been criticised for its lack of a meaningful single player mode. Now Eurogamer reports that EA Studios boss Patrick Soderlund has admitted in an investor broadcast that DICE opted against developing a single player campaign in …

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 due in 2017, Visceral’s Star Wars game in 2018

EA has said that a sequel to Star Wars: Battlefront will be released in 2017. Its enthusiasm is undoubtedly buoyed by the success of the first game, which in EA’s last financial year (ending March 31st) saw 14m copies shipped. That’s well ahead of the 13m EA forecast back in …

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Star Wars and digital boosts EA’s Q3

13m copies of Star Wars Battlefront has been sold into stores, boosting EA’s revenue to 1.8bn. The company boasts it was the No.1 publisher on PS4 and Xbox One during the quarter as it exceeded its own expectations, although that 1.8bn is broadly in-line with what the market had predicted. …

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Death Star and Cloud City maps heading to Star Wars Battlefront

EA has detailed four expansions on the way to Star Wars Battlefront for Season Pass holders. The first, called Outer Rim, will arrive in March and sees players fighting among the locations Tatooine and Sullest. That will feature Jabba’s Palace of Return of the Jedi fame. In the summer Bespin …

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Record US sales for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in November – NPD

Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony all saw record revenue for their current-gen console hardware last month, NPD has reported. Hardware sales for November 2015 reached $1.12bn. That’s up 11 per cent compared to the same period last year, driven by a 14 per cent increase in console hardware revenue – which …

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Force Awakens leads to odds slashed on Star Wars Battlefront Christmas No.1

William Hill has named EA’s Star Wars Battlefront as the second most likely to contender to claim the title of UK Christmas No.1. It has chosen to slash the odds on the game due to the expected impact of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is released worldwide next week. …

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EA contests GameStop’s Star Wars Battlefront fears

Peter Moore has questioned the uncertainties posed by GameStop about the performance of Star wars Battlefront. The retailer last month said that the game had failed to hit its already lowered sales expectations. EA’s COO, however, has said such a claim came as a surprise to him and that the …

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Analysts dispute GameStop’s Star Wars Battlefront and Halo 5 estimates

GameStop’s assessment of both physical sales of Star Wars Battlefront and digital sales of Halo 5 are incorrect, analysts have argued. The retailer yesterday said that EA’s Star Wars shooter fell short of expectations, with CEO Tony Bartel saying: We had high expectations that diminished somewhat as it got closer, …

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