Star Wars Battlefront II’s open beta blasts onto PS4 early October

Open beta begins 6th October, but you can start playing two days earlier by pre-ordering the game

By now we’re hoping you’ve heard quite a bit about what we have planned for you in Star Wars Battlefront II: an original single-player story, multiplayer battles across all three cinematic eras, completely revamped flight controls and space combat, and a roster of your favourite heroes and villains.

We have some good news: Star Wars Battlefront II’s open beta is coming this October. We know you’re eager to find out what’s headed your way in the beta. Here’s what’s inside:

Galactic Assault on Naboo


  • Join the Separatist droid army or the Republic Clones on the streets of Theed in massive 40 player multiplayer melees
  • Choose from four distinct trooper classes:
  • Assault troopers are classic flankers, pushing the line forward and advancing the front
  • Heavy troopers use their high-powered weapons and personal body shields to take ground and hold it
  • Officers power up their teammates with buffs and deploy remote weapons to support their allies
  • Specialists lay traps and snipe from a distance
  • Control beloved Star Wars heroes, pilot prequel-era vehicles, and more

Multiplayer Starfighter Assault


We’re not sharing all the details around this yet, but we can tell you that you’ll be able to take part in an epic starfighter assault set during the original trilogy era, piloting an assortment of Star Wars’ greatest ships in an objective-based, multi-stage battle. You’ll be learning much more about starfighters in Star Wars Battlefront II at Gamescom.

When can you start playing?


If you pre-order Star Wars Battlefront II, you can jump into the beta early. Players who pre-order gain access to the beta 4th October – the beta opens to the public 6th October, and lasts through 9th October.

Clear your schedule, tell your friends, and get ready to get experience a glimpse into the beautiful, massive world of Star Wars as you never have before.

How do I get in early?

Pre-order Star Wars Battlefront II from PlayStation Store for early access to the beta, as well as a number of other content bonuses. And keep an eye on PlayStation and on EA Star Wars on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for the latest news on what’s coming next.

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Might try beta out but beginning off topic where hell dreams beta since we half way through year and they said out next year. If dreams not coming out cancel game and make lbp4 .


What about us PSVR players?

jason-bridges 10 July, 2017 @ 22:19

jason-bridges 10 July, 2017 @ 22:21

I hope it’s good! Anyone know if droidekas will feature? Haven’t seen them in any footage. Would be strange to have droids without them! Also they weren’t over powered in the last bf2.

WELSHDRAGON_74 11 July, 2017 @ 14:10

Read my post below


As excited as I am I’m not pre-ordering. Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me!


Good to know that there’ll be an open beta. Played the first one on Origin in a trial mode but didn’t get my attention. Hope this will be better. Oh.. and i almost forgot.. any chance to try out the new campaing?

WELSHDRAGON_74 11 July, 2017 @ 14:08

Destroyers master will be in bf2

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