Star Wars Battlefront is an activity shooter video clip game created by DICE, with additional work from Standard Games, and also released by Digital Arts in November 2015. The video game, based upon the Star Wars movie franchise, is the third major launch in the Star Wars: Battlefront sub-series, yet is taken into consideration a reboot to the previous video games, rather than a follow-up, to show the brand-new Star Wars canon that Lucasfilm established (to replace the Star Wars broadened cosmos) after being obtained by The Walt Disney Firm.
Battlefront got blended to positive evaluations from movie critics, that commended its gameplay, visuals, songs, technological facets as well as high production values, however criticized its absence of material at launch in both solitary and multiplayer modes, as well as use a season pass design. Regardless of this, the game was an industrial success with greater than 14 million copies marketed worldwide. A sequel, Star Wars Battlefront II, was launched on November 17, 2017.
The development team has switched to remote work, which has affected the publication of the update.
The Covid-19-Coronavirus pandemic has a significant impact on the game industry. While some events as GDC 2020 were moved to August, others like E3 2020 were finally canceled. Many developers have worked from home, and although no major delays have been confirmed, the transition has further influenced the development Star Wars Battlefront 2.
The shooter should receive a new update, The Battle of Scarf. Due to the conversion to remote work, however, the update was postponed in mid-April. The developer explained in a post on the official Subreddit: The Star Wars team has now moved from our office to our homes.
The work on the game continues, but adapting the office environment to our houses has had some impact on our workflows. We currently streamline these processes and adjust them in the further course.
For this reason, we decided to postpone the publication of the Battle on Scarf update on mid-April. This is our new target period, but while the situation develops further, we will keep you up to date with more time adjustments.
In the Battle of Scarf, the tropical planet Scarf will return and be available Supremacy for the Age of Rebellion. The latter is added to Instant Action and there will also be some new locations for Loop and Heroes vs. Villains. Players can also expect some new hero and villagers. The time will show if the update reaches its new delivery date. More information is available here.
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