Dice have revealed more information regarding the beta for Star Wars Battlefront, including the file size, level cap, and pre-loading. The file size for both Xbox One and PS4 will be about 7 GB while the PC version will be closer to 11 GB. PC players will also be able to pre-load the beta from Origin starting at 1 AM PDT / 4 AM EDT / 9 AM UK on Wednesday, October 7.
The level cap for the beta will level 5. Although players will continue to unlock different items after reaching it. The level cap for the full game has yet to be revealed. The Beta will take place from October 8-12th and does not require a preorder to play. The pre-release play period will be open to everyone, but any progress made will not be brought into the full game.
EA have also provided descriptions of the different game modes available in the beta. The three game modes are:
- Walker Assault on Hoth: Fight in epic 40-player battles as a Rebel to destroy the Empire’s onslaught of AT-ATs by calling in Y-wing bombers. Or, side with the Empire and protect your walkers while utilizing their mighty weaponry to crush the Rebel objective.
- Drop Zone on Sullust: Escape pods are crashing down and you and your team must fight to control them. With its frantic 8v8 matches, Drop Zone is sure to put your combat and strategy skills to the test.
- Survival Mission on Tatooine: Play alone or with a friend via co-op or split-screen as you battle to hold off waves of Imperial forces including AT-ST’s, TIE fighters, elite Stormtroopers, and more.
The full game will launch on the 17th of November, and will be available five days earlier to Xbox One players with an EA Access membership.