E3 2017 begins this weekend, and EA kicked things off with their own EA Play event. We knew going in that one of the big games to be featured would be Star Wars Battlefront II, and it certainly took center stage of the event.
In addition to releasing an official gameplay trailer, EA also held a live multiplayer match showcasing one of the maps. One of the highlights of the explosive clash was Darth Maul and Boba Fett tearing things up, side-by-side, for a few brief moments.
Continue below to watch the gameplay trailer and multiplayer match.
Star Warsâ„¢ Battlefrontâ„¢ II:
MASTER YOUR HERO’S JOURNEY
The prequels, original trilogy, and new era meet in an expanded multiplayer experience and galactic-scale space combat. Play iconic heroes that bring distinct abilities to the battlefront – or join the fight in an emotionally-gripping single player story. Your Star Wars heroâ€™s journey has begun.
A SOLDIER’S UNTOLD STORY:
Forge a new path as Iden Versio, commander of Inferno Squadâ€”an Imperial special forces unit equally lethal on the ground and in space. Encounter many of Star Wars’ greatest characters in a story of revenge, betrayal, and redemption that spans 30 years.
THE ULTIMATE BATTLEGROUND:
Join up to 40 players in massive multiplayer fights in authentic locations across all eras. Revel in deep class-based online gameplay, pilot a wide variety of land and air vehicles, and control iconic characters with distinct abilities that can turn the tide of battle.
GALACTIC-SCALE SPACE COMBAT:
Wage war in spectacular space battle scenarios. Weave between asteroids, fly across Imperial Dock Yards, and take down massive capital ships. Pilot renown craft like the Millennium Falcon or Luke Skywalkerâ€™s X-wing in exciting dogfights with up to 24 players.
ICONIC HEROES AND VILLAINS:
CHARACTERS FROM EVERY ERA
Play asâ€”and againstâ€”Star Wars’ most feared villains and cherished heroes from all three eras, including Kylo Ren, Rey, Darth Maul, Yoda, and many more. Unique, upgradable abilities ensure classic characters bring their distinct powers and personality to the battle.
Team up with a friend in two-player offline split-screen play.* Earn rewards, customize troopers and heroes, then take your skills and upgrades to the online battleground.
*split-screen co-op available only on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
YOUR CHOICE, YOUR PATH:
CUSTOMIZE AND PROGRESS
Tailor unique abilities for each hero, trooper, and starfighter to gain the upper hand in battle with Star Wars Battlefront II’s diverse and powerful progression system. The path to victory is yours to decide.
If interested, be sure to click right here for more on the game including the first trailer that was released.
Star Wars Battlefront II is scheduled for a November 17th release. The game can currently be pre-ordered digitally for Xbox One, PS4, and PC (Code, Download).