EA recently announced more details for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront beta on the Battlefront blog.
Matthew Everett, a Battlefront community manager, said that the Star Wars Battlefront beta will be open to everyone. Gamers will be able to play the beta on Xbox One, PS4, and via Origin for PC users. The beta will consist of both online and offline multiplayer modes as well as online co-op and split-screen co-op missions.
Everett announced a new beta mode called Survival Mission where two players fight together against waves of incoming enemies on Tatooine. He also reminded players of the new online beta mode entitled Drop Zone where players fight for control of pods on Sullust. No details were given on the beta’s release date.
Everett also answered some community questions:
Q.) Will there be any AI bots in multiplayer in addition to other players?
A.) Yes! Our Fighter Squadron mode features AI units (10 on each side).
Q.) Will there be sidearms or only primary guns?
A.) We offer a primary blaster along with a hand of Star Cards. How you customize your Star Card hand will be up to you.
Q.) What comes with the various editions, i.e. Deluxe vs. Standard?
A.) The Standard Edition of Star Wars Battlefront will include the base game. The Deluxe Edition will include the base game and have the Ion Grenade, Ion Torpedo, and DL-44 unlocked right away along with the exclusive Ion Shock and Victory emotes.
Q.) Can I buy the Deluxe Edition on disk in a retail store, or is it just digitally online?
A.) The Star Wars Battlefront Deluxe Edition is available as a physical item for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One only.
Q.) Can I upgrade my vehicles in Star Wars Battlefront?
A.) Vehicles in Star Wars Battlefront come with their own weapons and abilities that make them authentic to the Star Wars universe.
Star Wars Battlefront will launch November 17th on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.