Before EA had exclusive rights to develop Star Wars games, Free Radical was working on Star Wars: Battlefront III. Free Radical, now known as Crytek UK, is best known for the TimeSplitters series. The game never came to be because of development issues between Free Radical and publisher LucasArts.Now, after three years of silence regarding Free Radical’s version of
Now, after three years of silence regarding Free Radical’s version of Star Wars: Battlefront III, 30 minutes of gameplay has been leaked. The videos below show a pre-alpha build of the game.
EA and DICE are now working on a Star Wars: Battlefront game. Their version will use the Frostbite game engine for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s unknown when the game will be released, but DICE has said that they are still early in development. Their version of Battlefront will be set during the original film trilogy.
I tried to play Star Wars: Battlefront for the original Xbox, but I just couldn’t get into it. What Free Radical had seems to be the same game. Do keep in mind though, the footage was taken in a very early stage of development and it would have been improved on. I do have to wonder what DICE’s version of Battlefront will be like.
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