Two years after launch, new content is still on its way to Star Wars: Battlefront 2.
In a forum post on the game’s official website, DICE has revealed a roadmap for the shooter’s upcoming content, including tweaks and changes to the Capital Supremacy game mode, new modes and maps, four-player co-op, and the addition of Clone Commandos.
The latter is a popular unit from the Clone Wars fiction. They even starred in their own video game back in 2005, with the excellent Star Wars: Republic Commando. The Clone Commandos are an elite force within the Grand Army of the Republic, striking fear into their enemies during the ongoing war effort against the Separatists. In Battlefront 2, the unit’s primary weapon is the DC-17m Repeating Blaster Rifle. A unique weapon due to its ability to transform into a grenade launcher with high efficiency against vehicles and shields.
They also just look cool.
The Clone Commandos won’t be hitting the game until September, but before then DICE has some other content lined up for August.
Both the Separatist Dreadnaught and Republic Venator are being added to the map rotation in Heroes vs Villains. DICE has taken areas from the two capital ships to create maps suited to the small-scale game mode.
Speaking of capital ships, there are numerous tweaks and changes coming to the design of the Capital Ship phase in Capital Supremacy. Chief among them is the ability to spawn on Command Points captured by your team, much like you can spawn on friendly capture points in DICE’s other shooter, Battlefield. There’s a new map coming to Capital Supremacy in September, too, set on the humid jungle planet of Felucia.
August also sees the addition of three new appearance options for the B1 Battle Droids.
More significantly, a four-player online co-op mode is arriving in September, allowing you to team up with three other people for a large-scale PvE adventure. You can choose to play as either the Galactic Republic or the Separatist Alliance and partake in battles on all five Clone Wars planets featured in Battlefront 2, with the experience on each one differing depending on which faction you selected.
In terms of single-player content, Instant Action is returning to the Battlefront series, offering large-scale battles for solo players who want to fight with and against AI combatants.
While DICE is tight-lipped on the exact specifics, the company did announce that content based on the upcoming Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker is coming. Battlefield 2 will feature a new planet and some new reinforcements inspired by the final movie in the galaxy-spanning Skywalker saga.
from GameSpot – Game News https://www.gamespot.com/articles/co-op-clone-commandos-and-more-new-content-is-comi/1100-6469289/