Electronic Arts and DICE announced today that the open beta for Star Wars: Battlefront will be available via Origin between October 8th and October 12th. As said, this will be an open beta – meaning it will be available to everyone – and will feature three playable modes.
DICE shared more details about these three modes:
- Walker Assault on Hoth: Fight in epic 40-player battles as a Rebel to destroy the Empire’s onslaught of AT-ATs by calling in Y-wing bombers. Or, side with the Empire and protect your walkers while utilizing their mighty weaponry to crush the Rebel objective.
- Drop Zone on Sullust: Escape pods are crashing down and you and your team must fight to control them. With its frantic 8v8 matches, Drop Zone is sure to put your combat and strategy skills to the test.
- Survival Mission on Tatooine: Play alone offline or with a friend via co-op or split-screen as you battle to hold off waves of Imperial forces including AT-STs, TIE fighters, elite stormtroopers and more.
Enjoy and stay tuned for more!