The latest, explosive trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront II reveals some of the starfighter assault locations. The video game, developed by Electronic Arts (EA) in collaboration with Criterion Games and Motive Studios, is a sequel to the 2015 reboot of the Star Wars: Battlefront series and is looking to be an exciting entry into the Star Wars multimedia universe.
If Star Wars is known for anything besides Skywalker family drama and the ongoing battle between the light side and the dark, it’s the epic space battles that make us feel like we’re right alongside the tie fighters and starfighters as they fight for the galaxy. We already know from the teaser trailer for The Last Jedi, that we are going to see some new space battles in the upcoming film and now it looks like we’ll be getting plenty from across the galaxy in Star Wars: Battlefront II when the video game hits shelves November 17.
In a new teaser released on the official Twitter page for EAStarWars, we get a look at some of the starfighter assault locations and see the explosive space battles we’ve been looking for. Check out the trailer below:
— EAStarWars (@EAStarWars) August 19, 2017
Some of the regions highlighted in the trailer are the Unknown Regions, the Death Star debris at Endor, the Imperial Shipyard of Fondor, the Lucrehulk Battleship near Ryloth and the Kamino Research Outpost. These regions are all major locations in the Star Wars universe that have been seen throughout the original trilogy, the prequels, the animated series and novels.
Starting with the Unknown Regions, the uncharted lands have been explored by few, but we do know from the final book in the Aftermath trilogy, Empire’s End, that the First Order’s Armitage Hux and Captain Phasma have been to the Unknown Regions (although their trip is undocumented) and Thrawn from Star Wars: Rebels is also from the area as well, so we should expect to see some intense battles. We all know from Return of the Jedi that the Death Star is destroyed outside of Endor, so it will be interesting going back to where Darth Vader met his end to see what has come of the once powerful base. Although the Fondor Shipyards don’t make any appearances in the films, it’s an important location in regard to Star Wars lore because it is where many capital ships and freighters where constructed. The Lucrehulk Battleship that hovers over Ryloth is home to the Twi'leks, a species of alien most notable for their lekku tenticles, and Kamino is best known in the prequels and The Clone Wars as the locations where the clones were created by the Kaminoan.
We also get a glimpse of some of our favorite heroes and villains amid space battle like Darth Maul and Yoda that gamers will be able to play in Battlefront II.
Screen Rant will keep you updated on all Star Wars: Battlefront II news, the video game hits stores November 17, 2017.