Here's the promised
Official Gameplay Trailer
from Star Wars: Squadrons
, the upcoming
space combat game set a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.
on the game and offers preorders in advance of its release on October 2nd. The
video description sums up what we learned:
The second Death Star is gone,
but starfighter pilots unite on both sides of the Galactic Civil War as it rages
on in STAR WARS™: Squadrons:
Fight alongside your squadron to tip the scales in monumental fleet battles and
compete in intense 5 vs. 5 dogfights. Get into the cockpit and triumph as a team
by completing tactical objectives across known and never-before-seen
battlefields, including the gas giant of Yavin Prime and the shattered moon of
Customize the loadouts of starfighters such as the X-wing and TIE fighter and
divert power between their weapons, shields, and engines as you roar into the
fray. Immerse yourself in strategic multiplayer space battles and a thrilling
STAR WARS™ single-player story, seen from alternating perspectives between the
New Republic and the Empire.
Master the art of starfighter combat in the authentic piloting experience STAR
WARS™: Squadrons. Available October 2, 2020 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Origin
PC, Steam, Epic Games Store and Virtual Reality (VR) on PlayStation®4 and PC
with cross-play support.