Star Wars Battlefront Outer Rim DLC Release Date, New Gameplay Footage Revealed

Outer Rim launches on March 22.

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DICE is currently showcasing Star Wars Battlefront's upcoming Outer Rim DLC live on Twitch. The show kicked off at 10 AM PST and runs through 3 PM PST. As part of the video event, popular streamers are playing through the game's new maps and modes, showcasing these as well as new weapons and Hero characters such as Greedo and Nien Nunb. You can check out the livestream through the embed below.

Outer Rim, which launches on March 22 for people who own the Battlefront $50 DLC pass, comes with four new maps set on Sullust and Tatooine. The new mode is called Extraction, which challenges Rebel forces to extract resources to a transport ship before time runs out or the Empire wipes them out.

Additionally, Outer Rim comes with the following weapons and Star Cards:

  • Relby V-10 rifle
  • DT-12 blaster pistol
  • Scatter Gun (Star Card)
  • Dioxis Grenade (Star Card)
  • Adrenaline Stim (Star Card)

Outer Rim will be available for people who don't own Battlefront's DLC pass on April 5 across Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. It will be followed by other expansions Bespin (summer 2016), Death Star (fall 2016), and an untitled fourth add-on coming in early 2017.

Outer Rim, and the three other expansions, are included with the $50 Battlefront DLC pass or can be purchased individually for the reported price of $15.

Battlefront launched in November 2015 and has shipped more than 13 million copies, outperforming EA's expectations. Multiple sequels could be coming, according to comments from management.

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