Following a disappointing re-introduction to the series on modern consoles, however, many felt that the original Battlefront needed more content across multiple timelines, which is exactly what Star Wars Battlefront II is promising to deliver. Below you'll find all of the announcements from the conference in the order they were revealed.
In a new trailer debuted at EA's press conference at E3, we're finally given a look at the sheer scope of all the faces packed into the box - including Chewbacca, Kylo Ren and Rey. A cinematic story-driven campaign, maps and modes encompassing all Star Wars eras, co-op, space battles, and post-launch content that will be free.
What do you think about the new footage from Star Wars: Battlefront II?
There was plenty of gameplay showcased for Star Wars: Battlefront 2. EA PLAY 2017 will take place at The Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California, is free for all attendees who register for a ticket, and is open starting today, June 10 through Monday, June 12.
EA finished off their E3 2017 event with a fifteen minute Battlefront 2 multiplayer match. It will also feature a number of exciting new multiplayer campaigns, plus an intriguing story following a new Imperial character. A demo will be playable in August so stay tuned for that along with other details regarding the upcoming game.
In the Name of the Tsar features six new maps, as well as a host of new weapons, vehicles and calvary. That all looks set to change with Battlefront II, which has already promised to be a much larger game than its predecessor.
One of the biggest gaming events is now underway and EA was the first to take the stage.
Hennig, who was the creative director on the first three Uncharted games at Naughty Dog, left the studio in early 2014 to join Visceral and helm the untitled Star Wars project. In fact, the publisher claims that seasons of content will be available at no extra charge to all players.