Star Wars Battlefront Beta Begins October 8th

EA announced today that the Star Wars Battlefront beta will begin in two weeks, starting October 8th. 

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Ready your blasters, because the Star Wars Battlefront beta will begin on October 8th and continue through to October 12th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Rebel and Imperial forces will clash across three game modes:

Walker Assault on Hoth: A 40 player battle featuring AT-AT’s crossing a frozen landscape. Y-Wing bombers are called in to stop them, while Imperial forces use weapons of their own to crush the Rebels.

Drop Zone on Sullust: In this 8v8 game, escape pods are crashing down all over the map, and both sides must fight to control them.

Survival Mission on Tatooine: This 2-player cooperative mission pits you and a friend against waves in incoming Imperial soldiers. Fight to survive as they bring in heavy weaponry like AT-ST's, TIE Fighters, and elite stormtroopers.

Coinciding with the beta period is a chance to try out the Star Wars Battlefront Companion experience at www.StarWarsBattlefront.com. The strategy card game Base Command earns in-game credits, unlocks Star Cards, weapons, and other Star Wars Battlefront items. The Companion also allows players to check game stats, progression, customize their loadout and character, and includes social functions.

Star Wars Battlefront releases on November 17 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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    September 24, 2015 9:40 AM

    Steven Wong posted a new article, Star Wars Battlefront Beta Begins October 8th

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      September 24, 2015 10:23 AM

      Sorry guys, BF4 Sunday Night Squad Ops is about to get blasted!

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        September 24, 2015 3:05 PM

        These timed beta things make me really sad. I probably won't be able to join R6 Siege or Battlefront's betas because of the download size and short playtime window.

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          September 24, 2015 5:13 PM

          They're going to have ~24hrs worth of preload, at least? =(

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      September 24, 2015 3:01 PM

      is this a public beta even for who have not preordered? i hope so because i preordered the game via gmg and i dont think we'd be enlisted for any private beta

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        September 24, 2015 3:31 PM

        Yeah it's open to everyone.


        From the site:

        Do I need to register for the Beta?

        The Star Wars Battlefront Beta is open to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Origin for PC players. There is no need to register. The Star Wars Battlefront Companion is available during the beta to all players with an EA Account at www.StarWarsBattlefront.com.

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      September 24, 2015 3:09 PM

      Stupid question - what platform are y'all getting this on? PC?

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      September 24, 2015 4:48 PM

      Hmm still only showing off the Hoth map for large scale combat. Will be interesting to see how the 8v8 map plays out.

      The alpha was a lot of pew pew fun.

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        September 24, 2015 6:28 PM

        Endor will have Walker Assault, which seems to be their focused gamemode for Huge Ass Star Wars Battles.