Star Wars Battlefront: Battle of Jakku free release
The first major piece of additional content for Star Wars Battlefront releases Tuesday for those who pre-ordered the game, offering a glimpse at the franchise’s future.
The Battle of Jakku DLC pack is available starting Tuesday for all of those who ordered the game ahead of release, and will then be made downloadable for all other players for free on Dec. 8. EA has recently detailed the content, which is set 29 years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The content pack includes two new maps set on the planet of Jakku, along with a new game mode called Turning Point. See a new trailer for the DLC, which will be accessible today to those who pre-ordered the game, above and check out gameplay from an official Battle of Jakku preview below.
Star Wars Battlefront released for the PlaySation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC on Nov. 17 and is set to launch four major content packs in the coming months, along with additional free content like the Jakku DLC. And don’t fear, Battlefront fans, in addition to the upcoming additional content, EA executives have said this will not be the last Battlefront game to release. For more on the game, read EW’s initial impressions and see what critics said about the game at launch.