Starfighter Assault comes to Star Wars Battlefront II

Star Wars Battlefront II is adding Starfighter Assault so we can bring space dogfights to the Battlefront fray.

Ready to jump into the cockpit of a speedy TIE Interceptor or nimble A-wing? In Star Wars Battlefront II’s new Starfighter Assault mode, players can live out their ultimate Star Wars fantasies by becoming an ace pilot in epic space battles set across authentic locations from all three cinematic Star Wars eras. 

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Space combat has been vastly improved and expanded with superior controls, deeper customization and role-based team play featuring an all new class-based system.

EA is hosting a live show at Gamescom at 12:30 pm EST to debut the mode on Aug. 21.

This will feature will showcase 24 players battling in the Fondor: Imperial Shipyard map. Just to make things interesting, players will navigate around an Imperial Star Destroyer. The new mode includes hero ships, speedy fighters and thundering bombers.

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