Not too long ago, the developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts teased which maps would be available upon launch in Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s Galactic Assault mode by providing the number of letters and spaces in each one’s names and allowing fans of the science fiction shooter to make predictions about which ones would make the cut. Now, EA has decided to be more forthright and share all 11 locations that will serve as maps in the mode when the game releases later this year.
As seen below in the tweet from the official Electronic Arts Star Wars Twitter account, Star Wars Battlefront 2 is set to include many of the most iconic locations from the full series, including such memorable classics as the second Death Star, Endor, and Hoth. And since the forthcoming title is going to incorporate content across multiple eras of the franchise, areas like Attack of the Clones‘ Kamino, Revenge of the Sith‘s Wookie homeworld of Kashyyyk, and The Force Awakens‘ Starkiller Base will be launch maps for the mode as well.
Death Star II
— EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) September 21, 2017
For the uninitiated, Galactic Assault is Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s 40-player mode that features both vehicles and hero units. To be more specific, this is the gameplay mode that was featured during E3 2017 when Electronic Arts displayed a match taking place on Theed in Naboo that involved Separatist droids storming a palace that a throng of Republic clone troopers tried to defend.
As it so happens, the aforementioned Galactic Assault mission on Naboo will go on to be playable in Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s upcoming open beta, which is set to occur for all players between October 6 and October 9, 2017, while those who pre-order the title will get early access to the test starting on October 4. Galactic Assault won’t be the only mode available in the beta, as Starfighter Assault will be accessible, too, so it will be interesting to see which maps DICE and Electronic Arts will decide to have at launch for the more aerially-inclined mode as well.
Source: EAStarWars – Twitter