Star Wars: Squadrons Trailer; First Details

The Star Wars: Squadrons Trailer Premiere Trailer is now online, offering the promised look at EA Motive's upcoming starfighter combat game. This includes no gameplay, it is a cinematic trailer showing off the game's use of the Frostbite engine, but Geoff Keighley supplied more details, including the fact that there will be a gameplay reveal on Thursday during EA Play. Word is the game will be centered on five-versus-five multiplayer combat with the objective of destroying the opposing team's flagship, so this sounds like a space MOBA. It is set after Return of the Jedi and will also include a single-player component as well as VR support. The release is planned for October 2nd for Windows and consoles, with the PC versions available through Origin, Steam, and the Epic Games Store with support for cross-platform play. It will cost USD $39.99 and will include the ability to earn cosmetic items in-game.