EA and DICE are making it official now; the Open Beta for Star Wars Battlefront will start on October 8, 2015 to October 12, 2015 and it will available for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. No registration required to access the beta. But The Star Wars Battlefront Companion is available during the beta to all players with an EA Account at www.StarWarsBattlefront.com. The download size will be 7GB for consoles and 11GB for PC. Console gamers can get the beta via the PSN store or Xbox Marketplace. PC gamers can pre-download the beta on Origin am PT/10am CET on Wednesday, October 7th 2015 at https://www.origin.com/store/free-games/demos-betas.

While you’ll only be able to rank up to level five, your progress and stats will not carry over to the full game on November 17, 2015. At least we’ll get a small taste of Star Wars Battlefront before its release. Still no word yet on that official PC system requirements DICE eh? My body is ready, not sure about my battle station lol.

The minimum specs from the Alpha build that has been floating around on the net suggests these:
  • CPU: Quad Core CPU eg. Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.8GHz or AMD Phenom II x4 955 @3.2GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0GHz.
  • RAM: 6GB
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required)
  • Video Card: Nvidia GEFORCE GTX 680 or AMD Radeon HD 7970 with 2GB of Video Memory.
*Update* the official system requirements
Minimum PC System Requirements
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 or later
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i3 6300T or equivalent
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Hard Drive: At least 40 GB of free space
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): nVidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB
  • Graphics card (ATI): ATI Radeon HD 7850 2GB
  • DirectX: 11.0 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
Recommended PC System Requirements
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or later
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i5 6600 or equivalent
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Hard Drive: At least 40 GB of free space
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): nVidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB
  • DirectX: 11.1 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
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The Beta will let you experience three modes spread across three iconic planets including:

Walker Assault on Hoth: Fight in epic 40-player battles as a Rebel to destroy the Empire’s onslaught of AT-AT’s by calling in Y-wing bombers. Or, side with the Empire and protect your walkers while utilizing their mighty weaponry to crush the Rebel objective.

Drop Zone on Sullust: Escape pods are crashing down and you and your team must fight to control them. With its frantic 8v8 matches, Drop Zone is sure to put your combat and strategy skills to the test.

Survival Mission on Tatooine: Play alone or with a friend via co-op or split-screen as you battle to hold off waves of Imperial forces including AT-ST’s, TIE fighters, elite stormtroopers and more.

source-http://starwars.ea.com/
Tags:DICE, EA, game announcement, Star Wars

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