Patrick Bach: Star Wars Battlefront Is Not a Battlefield Re-Skin

By   /   Jul 31, 2015
Star Wars Battlefront - Hoth 8

Star Wars Battlefront’s development puts a lot of pressure on DICE, but they managed to handle it really well. The studio is known for its work on Battlefield games, and at the start many wondered if DICE would just re-skin Battlefield to turn in into Star Wars Battlefront.

DICE is better than this.

DICE GM Patric Bach says although it would have been easy for them to re-skin Battlefield, it wouldn’t have done justice to Star Wars. He says that both franchises are wildly different in terms of emotions they evoke and the inspiration behind these projects.

You could argue it would be easy for us to make a copy and paste version of something we already did and put a Star Wars skin on it, but then that wouldn’t be true to what Star Wars is. If you look at a game like Battlefield, it comes from a very different inspiration source, it’s a very different being – the emotion it evokes, what you’re trying to achieve, is something very very different.

Just putting Star Wars on top of that would not be the way to move forward. That was very clear to us from the very start, that this needed to be something of its own, something that at its core was different.

DICE has proven to be the right choice for the project but still, we should wait until the game is in our hands, before we form an opinion.

Anyways, Star Wars Battlefront hits shelves on November 17 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now


The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More