A Star Wars: Battlefront beta will launch for PS4, PC and Xbox One early in October, EA has announced.

Described as a technical test, the beta will feature three game modes:

Walker Assault on Hoth: A 40-player multiplayer battle featuring Rebels and the Empire. Walker Assault will also give you the chance to play as two of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars universe: Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker.

Survival Mission on Tatooine: You and a Rebel friend must fight back waves of Imperial forces.

Drop Zone: A brand-new mode with more details to be announced in the coming weeks.

EA has also announced the Star Wars Battlefront Companion experience, featuring a strategic card game Base Command which lets you earn in-game Credits that unlock Star Cards, weapons, and more in Star Wars Battlefront.

The app also lets players check game stats and progression, customize load-outs and appearance, connect with friends, and get notified when they're playing Star Wars Battlefront.

The Star Wars Battlefront Companion ap will be available online and in the Apple App Store and Google Play store prior to the release of Star Wars Battlefront on November 17.

Beta players will be able to access the companion app during the test via starwarsbattlefront.com.

Source: EA

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