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The oppression of the Sith will never return.
EA Star Wars has unveiled our first look at the what lies in store for us with the all-new Star Wars: Battlefront II winter roadmap. The Clone Wars heavy updates are coming our way thick and fast in the coming months and will feature all-new Clone Trooper skins, maps, heroes and emotes.
So, let’s dive in and see what’s in store.
Two new clone trooper “Appearances” arrive in Star Wars Battlefront II today: the 41st Elite Corps and the 327th Star Corps, which both debuted in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and were featured in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The 41st Elite Corps, sporting cool camouflage armor, were first seen battling alongside Wookiees on Kashyyyk, under the command of Jedi Master Yoda. The 327th Star Corps, known for their dynamic yellow markings, fought under Jedi General Aayla Secura. Their addition to Battlefront II is great news for the clone faithful.
The new clone troopers are available for the Galactic Republic’s Assault, Heavy, and Specialist classes, and can be unlocked under the Collection tab in the Main Menu, priced at 20,000 credits or 500 Crystals. A bundle for all three classes is available for 40,000 credits.
These clones aren’t the only thing new to the game today, however; they’re actually leading the charge of some additional new updates:
- The Naboo Palace Hangar map comes to Blast and Custom Arcade; it was previously only available in Heroes vs. Villains and Hero Showdown.
- The fan-favourite Ewok Hunt mode — in which you play as an Imperial soldier trying to survive an Ewok attack in the Endor night, or stalk and take out stormtroopers as an Ewok — is now a permanent part of Battlefront II! Look for it under the Operations menu, and be sure to check out StarWars.com’s Ewok and stormtrooper tips for the mode. They might just save your skin. Or fur.
- All Emotes and Victory Poses are now available to unlock through Crystals or credits. They can be found under the Collection tab in the Main Menu when highlighting specific heroes or troopers. They’re not essential for playing or developing skill, but definitely help when it comes to celebrating or showing some personality.
- September will see the release of an improved Squad System, which will allow players to spawn on squad members. It will be available first in Galactic Assault, Blast, and Strike modes, making it easier for players to stick together. Also coming in September…more clones! The 91st Mobile Reconnaissance Corps and 104th Wolfpack Battalion will be playable.
- October welcomes General Grievous, the first of several new characters announced at EA Play, to Battlefront II. Jedi scum will be no match.
- November continues the game’s celebration of all things Clone Wars, with Obi-Wan Kenobi and the Geonosis map (the site of the first Clone Wars battle in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones) arriving in Battlefront II‘s Galactic Assault. Iconic Clone Wars vehicles, including the STAP, the BARC speeder, and the AT-TE, also come to the game in November, along with the 212th Attack Battalion clone troopers — Republic soldiers that fought alongside Obi-Wan.
- Finally, this winter will see tons more new content set for Battlefront II: Count Dooku will be playable; the Coruscant Guard, an elite division of clone troopers, will be available as trooper Appearances for the Galactic Republic; a new mode — essentially a non-linear sandbox experience — in which two teams battle for capture points and to ultimately bring down capital ships, debuts; and for the first time, Anakin Skywalker will be playable as a hero, and with him the 501st Legion clone trooper Appearance. General Grievous, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Count Dooku, and Anakin Skywalker will all get additional Appearances as well.
Time to start saving those credits.
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