Original Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Just Got Updated, 12 Years After Launch

Will you revisit Star Wars: Battlefront 2?

62 Comments
Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.
This video has an invalid file format.
00:00:00
Sorry, but you can't access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video

By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Now Playing: GS News Update: The Original Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Just Got Updated, 12 Years After Launch


Related
Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005)
Follow

EA's Star Wars Battlefront II may have launched towards the end of last year, but that hasn't stopped the original Star Wars: Battlefront II from being improved. The classic game has just received a new update on PC, over 12 years after its launch.

The patch is relatively minor: Disney says it includes things like minor bug fixes and improved lobby functionality. Steam usernames should also now be displayed correctly in-game, while ping calculations will be more accurate going forward. Check out the full patch notes, via Disney, at the bottom of this article.

Star Wars: Battlefront II received a major update back in October, when online multiplayer support was restored after it being switched off years ago. It also added cross-play support between GOG and Steam users.

EA's newer Battlefront II, meanwhile, recently received some free DLC centered around The latest Star Wars film, The Last Jedi. It added two new maps and new hero characters, among other things. As for the film itself, we thought the film had issues, but successfully developed the sequels' characters and subverted series tropes well. For more, check out our Star Wars: Last Jedi review.

Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005) Patch Notes

  • Minor bug fixes and optimized performance, the most important fixes are:
    • Lobby functionality has been improved.
    • Steam usernames should now display correctly.
    • Ping calculations are more accurate.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com

  •   View Comments (62)
    Join the conversation
    There are 62 comments about this story