‘s website appears to have leaked the game’s release date: November 17.
When inspecting the source code for the , you’ll see the text, “The latest news and updates for Star Wars Battlefront. Available November 17, 2015 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.”
November 17 is a Tuesday, and it falls in the window where the game would be expected to launch, just ahead of Episode VII. We’ve contacted EA to see if it will confirm the date, but it’s possible it wasn’t planning on sharing this until tomorrow’s , if not E3 or later.
Also located in the site’s source code is the image above, which resembles the footage we’ve . It’s unclear if it’s meant to be a screenshot, an image from a cinematic, or something else entirely, but there’s no denying it’s absolutely gorgeous.
Along with that, we have the new shot of a Stormtrooper below. EA had been releasing sections of the image one at a time, forcing fans to put them together like pieces of a puzzle. We now have the full thing, which unfortunately doesn’t contain the release date, as some were hoping. This was believed to be the case by some after community manager Vincent Vukovic earlier this week, “[I]t’s an in-game asset rendered for the reveal, but you should dig deeper.”
Battlefront is in development at Battlefield maker DICE. Officially, it’s release is scheduled for this holiday on , , and . We’ll be seeing its . In the meantime, check out the .