Electronic Arts has announced that the beta—-will begin on October 8. The beta, available for , , and , will run through October 12.
As announced previously, the beta will let players try out the 40-player Walker Assault mode, a Survival mission, and the . Players can also check out the new Battlefront “Companion” experience during the beta period. One part of this is a strategic card game called Base Command that lets players earn in-game credits that they can then use to unlock weapons and Star Cards in the full Battlefront game.
Gameplay progress, achievements, characters, character data, and other value or status indicators will not carry forward from the beta to the full game. In addition, since it’s a beta, you may run into some “errors/defects,” EA cautioned.
Battlefront launches on November 17, about a month before Disney’s Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hits theaters in December. EA is also releasing .
Xbox One owners with an EA Access membership will get to play Battlefront first, as it will be available through the subscription program .