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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 - SP gameplay and hands on

Theorry

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Campaign - Droid Infiltration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot_4XXTP0Bw&t=0s

Battlefront 2 Campaign - Space Combat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Mrb1FJhcSY

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Campaign - Endor Ambush

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aovId9IOQVw

How Single-Player Stands on its Own - Star Wars Battlefront II

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PP1KzEIALE

25 things we noticed in new Star Wars Battlefront 2 campaign gameplay

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPLYSR2SpFg
 

The Janitor

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I hope you can choose first person perspective in singleplayer, but it doesn't seem like it...

EDIT: actually you can
 

JeffZero

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Looks fantastic from the muted vids I made time to watch just now. I'll check out the interview and in-depth material later today. Thanks for posting. :)
 

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killroy87

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I don't know what it is about the feel of this game, but it just doesn't jive with me. It feels like there's no impact to anything, form moving, to shooting, to anything.

Purely a stylistic choice, but something about it rubs me the wrong way.
 

dex3108

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Based on Gamespot video Star cards are even in singleplayer. You earn them by playing story and doing challenges apparently.
 

MissCauthon

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So they are using multiplayer maps to tell all the single player mode? Thats what i got from the guy speaking about it....
 

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I don't quite get what the Endor Ambush gameplay is showing in terms of canon. I thought that there was no actual Ground Battle on Endor, outside of the Battle after Han/Leia's group were ambushed?

So those Rebels are part of the strike team we see in the Movie and died off-screen in the movie without anyone noticing? It's after the entire Battle with the Ewoks and there's just a group still there for some reason? Or was there some other combat that went on that we just don't see mentioned or even implied in the movies? It seems pretty unclear, but none of those seem to really make that much sense.
 

Elandyll

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To be fully hyped (my most awaited game of the Holidays) I only need an approximate length of play. Anything at or above 8h is good to me.
 

Glass Rebel

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Visually speaking they really knocked it out of the park with this one. Not so sure about the gameplay yet... The Deathstar wreckage looks good, everything else, not so much.
 
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I don't quite get what the Endor Ambush gameplay is showing in terms of canon. I thought that there was no actual Ground Battle on Endor, outside of the Battle after Han/Leia's group were ambushed?

So those Rebels are part of the strike team we see in the Movie and died off-screen in the movie without anyone noticing? It's after the entire Battle with the Ewoks and there's just a group still there for some reason? Or was there some other combat that went on that we just don't see mentioned or even implied in the movies? It seems pretty unclear, but none of those seem to really make that much sense.
Yes.
 
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I don't quite get what the Endor Ambush gameplay is showing in terms of canon. I thought that there was no actual Ground Battle on Endor, outside of the Battle after Han/Leia's group were ambushed?

So those Rebels are part of the strike team we see in the Movie and died off-screen in the movie without anyone noticing? It's after the entire Battle with the Ewoks and there's just a group still there for some reason? Or was there some other combat that went on that we just don't see mentioned or even implied in the movies? It seems pretty unclear, but none of those seem to really make that much sense.
It starts right after the shields are taken down and you see the Death Star explode during the mission. The remaining imperial forces are being chased down by rebels.

You also come across rebels that are just scouting and celebrating victory and you can sneak past or kill them.
 

prag16

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NICE. Looks really good.

Finally we can retire that trailer thread full of shitposts about how the game must be awful since they haven't shown gameplay.

So they are using multiplayer maps to tell all the single player mode? Thats what i got from the guy speaking about it....
Yes this.
Please tell me i am wrong.
Where did you get that? The press played three chapters, two of which had on foot sections that don't seem to be represented in multiplayer (escaping from the MonCal cruiser in the first chapter, and landing the fighter on an Alliance ship in the third chapter). The Endor section? The jury is out on whether that's ripped from multiplayer map(s) or not.

Yeah those missions seem super short, not expecting a long game
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I mean that may end up being true, but we have literally no way of knowing that based on the footage. None.
 

DirtyLarry

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Can't wait to play this on the X!
Same here.
I originally preordered it for the PS4 as that is just what I have done the past 4 years for any multiplat games, but last week reviewing my pre-orders at Best Buy (taking advantage of that $10 Gift Certificate promo), and I switched it to XBox because of the X.
The times they are a changin.
 

MissCauthon

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NICE. Looks really good.

Finally we can retire that trailer thread full of shitposts about how the game must be awful since they haven't shown gameplay.





Where did you get that? The press played three chapters, two of which had on foot sections that don't seem to be represented in multiplayer (escaping from the MonCal cruiser in the first chapter, and landing the fighter on an Alliance ship in the third chapter). The Endor section? The jury is out on whether that's ripped from multiplayer map(s) or not.



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I mean that may end up being true, but we have literally no way of knowing that based on the footage. None.
Watch video called , how battlefront 2 stands on its own. They mention that in there. Wouldnt surprise me since we got that sheet showing maps on bf2 vs bf1 story mode had the same numberof maps as the multiplayerlist. Then again who knows
 

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The only thing that stood out to me in a bad way was is how the TIE was just about to kinda go shooting gallery on the xwings that seemed to just be kinda floating around. I hope they're harder to kill in the actual game. For me that ruins the immersion a little bit.. if they're not at least semi skilled pilots who pose a decent threat or at least can evade some of your attacks.
 
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So...are we still waiting for the surprise announcement that the ship sections of the SP campaign will be VR compatible?

Make this happen EA!
 

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Same here.
I originally preordered it for the PS4 as that is just what I have done the past 4 years for any multiplat games, but last week reviewing my pre-orders at Best Buy (taking advantage of that $10 Gift Certificate promo), and I switched it to XBox because of the X.
The times they are a changin.
Same here! I've always purchased every multiplatform game on the PS4. I've got this preordered for the X. Changing of the guard.