New Star Wars Battlefront Mode to Be Announced Thursday

This new mode "will be a blast."

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[UPDATE] The new mode is called "Blast." You can read all about it here.

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DICE is gearing up to make a big Star Wars Battlefront announcement.

The game's official Twitter account today teased that DICE will reveal a new Battlefront game mode tomorrow, July 30. This mode "will be a blast," DICE wrote in a tweet.

The message was accompanied by an image of a battle between Rebels and Stormtroopers. Blaster fire is exchanged.

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Confirmed Battlefront multiplayer modes so far include:

  • Walker Assault
  • Supremacy
  • Fighter Squadron
  • Blast
  • Drop Zone
  • Cargo

In addition to these, Battlefront has a Missions mode, playable offline or through local or online co-op. There is also the Survival mode that we saw at E3.

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Battlefront launches on November 17 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, just a few weeks before J.J. Abrams' Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awkens hits theaters. Everyone who buys Battlefront will receive a free expansion called The Battle of Jakku, which is based on the upcoming movie.

For a closer look at Battlefront, check out some images in the gallery below.

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