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Monday, April 4, 2005
 
Star Wars Battlefront Hits Beta
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Aspyr Media has announced that Star Wars Battlefront has hit beta, meaning the game is now going into the testing phase of development. Battlefront is an open-ended single-player and multiplayer game, which allows players to re-live all of the epic battles from the classic and prequel Star Wars film trilogies.

Here's a more detail description of the game:

Players can participate in all of the memorable Star Wars battles like never
before. Players can select one of the 20 different soldier types from each
of the four factions: Rebel Alliance, Imperial Army, Clone Army and Droid
Army. Soldier types include standard infantry, scouts, heavy weapons and
pilots. Each soldier has specialized abilities and the freedom to use
ground-based turrets found on the battlefront as well as more than 25
diverse ground and air vehicles including the AT-ST, X-wing and speeder
bike, and the massive Republic Gunship that can hold up to five different
soldiers. The team-based action within Star Wars Battlefront is set in more
than a dozen unique locations across 10 diverse planets including Hoth,
Geonosis and Endor.
In related news, the IMG Store has begun taking pre-orders for Star Wars Battlefront. The title, expected in June, is available for $48.99.

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