DICE has revealed that Star Wars: Battlefront will not feature a single-player campaign.
Speaking with IGN, General Manager Patrick Bach mentioned how Star Wars: Battlefront is foremost a multiplayer game. Instead of a traditional solo experience, the upcoming title will feature a series of short missions based on scenes from the movie and which players will be able to play alone, online in a co-operative mode, or split-screen.
“I would say they occupy that space…where you play alone,” said Bach. “Or you can play co-op, split screen or on the internet. The game is first and foremost a multiplayer game. Battlefront was a multiplayer game. That’s the game we wanted to create — to recreate the battles of the Original Trilogy.”
Bach then also mentioned that players shouldn’t confuse the game’s online missions with its core multiplayer offering. The actual online elements are vast and will be explained in the days to come.
Earlier today it was also confirmed by the game’s assistant producer Jesper Nielsen that Star Wars: Battlefront will not utilize Battlelog. That will be good news for players who have become vary with having to look up their multiplayer lobbies and access options in a browser.
Star Wars: Battlefront is confirmed for a release on November 17 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.