Star Wars Battlefront gameplay unveiled

"Walker Assault" on Hoth.

Star Wars Battlefront

Electronic Arts and DICE debuted the first gameplay of Star Wars Battlefront during its EA press conference.

The five-minute video is set on the planet Hoth in the “Walker Assault” mode. As the Empire, you must accompany AT-AT walkers as they march towards the Rebel base to destroy it. And as a Rebel, you must do what you can to stop them.

Find some new details below, via the game’s official website:

Characters

Play as some of the memorable heroes and villains from the original Star Wars trilogy, and encounter many more in Star Wars Battlefront.

  • Luke Skywalker – The Force is strong with this one. Live out your Jedi fantasies and deliver Force Pushes and Saber Rushes in the battles of Star Wars Battlefront. As Luke, move faster on the battlefield and use his lightsaber to deflect enemy blaster fire back at Imperial foes.
  • Darth Vader – Ready to feel the power of the Dark Side? Strike fear into the hearts of any Rebel as the evil Sith Lord, Darth Vader. What he may lack in speed, he makes up with power and his unique abilities such as Force Choke and Saber Throw.
  • Boba Fett – Go behind the mask of the mysterious and deadly bounty hunter Boba Fett. Use the jet pack to bring death from above, or take out Rebel scum with the powerful rocket barrage or flamethrower.
  • Heroes and Villains – These are just some of the Heroes and Villains you can expect to encounter in Star Wars Battlefront. We will be revealing more in the months ahead, as well as introducing a cast of memorable Star Wars characters you will interact with in Star Wars Battlefront.

Multiplayer

From large-scale 40-player battles to smaller modes for 8 players, Star Wars Battlefront has a variety of action-packed multiplayer modes.

  • Walker Assault – Fight in epic 40-player battles as a Rebel to destroy the Empire’s onslaught of AT-AT’s by calling in Y-Wing bombers. Side with the Empire and protect your Walkers while utilizing their mighty weaponry to crush the Rebel objective.
  • Many More Multiplayer Modes – In addition to Walker Assault, Star Wars Battlefront will feature immersive, fun-filled multiplayer modes including Supremacy, Fighter Squadron, Blast, Drop Zone, Cargo and more to be announced in the months ahead. Stay tuned for more information on these exciting multiplayer modes.

Star Wars Battlefront is due out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 17.

Watch the footage below.

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