Electronic Arts has confirmed the date when Star Wars Battlefront II fans can get their first gameplay look at the shooter’s highly anticipated space combat mode, Starfighter Assault.
Announced on the EA Star Wars Twitter account, Battlefront II‘s Starfighter Assault mode will get an official gameplay reveal on August 21st at 9:30 a.m. PT. The mode’s debut will go down during Gamescom 2017, and fans can tune into EA’s official website to watch the gameplay reveal live.
— EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) August 11, 2017
The action will take place within the Fondor: Imperial Shipyard map, on which two teams will dogfight it out around an Imperial Star Destroyer in a “multi-stage original trilogy-era space battle.” The mode’s debut map will also be part of the Battlefront II beta, which kicks off October 4th for those that preordered and October 6th for everyone else.
Star Wars Battlefront II is slated to launch November 17th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. For all we know about Starfighter Assault, and everything else Battlefront II, check out EGM’s complete guide to Star Wars Battlefront II.
Source: EA Star Wars