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Star Wars Battlefront is EA’s biggest ever digital launch

EA hasn’t announced any sales numbers for Star Wars Battlefront, but it has said the game has claimed a new record. In the same way that last month’s beta for the shooter broke internal publisher records by attracting 9m players, the full release has now become EA’s biggest ever digital …

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GameStop says Halo 5, Assassin’s Creed and Star Wars fell short of expectations

Retailer GameStop has said that a trio of this quarter’s big releases sold fewer units than it had anticipated. CEO Tony Bartel told investors, as per Seeking Alpha‘s transcription, that sales of Halo 5, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate and Star Wars: Battlefront at GameStop fell short of our expectations”. Of Star …

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Star Wars Battlefront’s PS4 player base bigger that Xbox One and PC combined, report claims

It looks like PS4 is ruling the roost when it comes to EA’s new shooter Star Wars Battlefront. Polygon picked up on numbers from a third-party stat-tracking site that suggest the number of gamers playing the game on PS4 is more than the combined total of those on both Xbox …

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Battlefront shoots to No.1, has biggest ever UK launch for a Star Wars game

Star Wars Battlefront debuts at the top spot in the UK charts and has the fourth biggest week of any game this year. The online-only shooter has the biggest launch for a Star Wars game, selling more than 117 per cent more units in its first week than previous record …

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EA ups Star Wars: Battlefront forecasts as Ultimate Team drives earnings

Publisher EA now expects upcoming shooter Star Wars: Battlefront to sell 13m units this financial year. Previously it had predicted the game, out next month, would sell between 9-10m units. Over 9.5m players took part in the recent beta and pre-orders are said to be very strong. EA also reckons …

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VIDEO: Live-action Star Wars Battlefront trailer locks s-foils in attack position

Rumour has it that a new Force Awakens trailer will be unleashed upon us today, but in the interim there’s another live-action Star Wars trailer to enjoy. The PlayStation branded short goes straight for the jugular by appealing directly to those whose childhood was defined by the movies. Expect X-Wings, …

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Over 9m people played Star Wars Battlefront beta

EA has revealed that more than 9 million gamers tried the beta for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront. Taking to EA’s Star Wars blog, senior producer Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir announced the impressive figures, which represent a record for the single largest beta in EA’s history. The beta was announced in April. …

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Star Wars Battlefront gets a £40 Season Pass

It’s going to cost in the region of 90 to see everything that Star Wars battlefront has to offer at launch. The base game for Star Wars: Battlefront costs in the region of 40-60 depending on the format and the retailer. On Origin for PC, for instance, it costs 50. …

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Star Wars Battlefront beta scheduled for October

EA has announced a beta for Star Wars Battlefront will arrive in early October. The beta testwill launch simultaneously on all platforms, and will feature the Walker Assault on Hoth scenario – a 40-player multiplayer battle revolving around the Rebel Alliance and the Empire. Walker Assault will give players the …

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Darth Vader gets his own PS4 and controller

The increasing swell of Star Wars hype has hit camp PlayStation with the reveal of a branded PS4 console. The 1TB machine has Sith lord Darth Vader sprawled on its side, while the controller is designed to evoke the former Jedi’s chest control panel. Both devices also carry etched instances …

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