Star Wars: Squadrons Confirmed After Leaking On Xbox Site
A new Star Wars game has unceremoniously been leaked before an official announcement.
[Update: Following EA's confirmation that the game is reveal, it has revealed Star Wars: Squadrons with the first and trailer and details. It's a $40 dogfighting game with multiplayer and single-player, and it releases in October. The first gameplay will be shown during EA Play on Thursday.]
The official Xbox website has leaked Star Wars: Squadrons, an as-of-yet unannounced game likely scheduled for reveal at EA's postponed Play event. The banner features a pre-order button, but the store page for the title is currently not live.
Earlier this year another Star Wars game, titled Project Maverick, leaked on PSN. It was reportedly the same game that had been mentioned in a report by Kotaku in February, who stated that EA Motive was working on a "smaller, more unusual" Star Wars project.
Judging by the leaked image, Squadrons will likely focus on aerial space combat, given that both Rebel and TIE fighter pilots are featured prominently. The last Star Wars game to focus solely on space combat was Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike, although EA's Star Wars Battlefront series has featured multiplayer modes with just aerial dogfights.
EA is hosting EA Play next week, which will include numerous game reveals akin to their annual press conferences hosted during the week of E3. We'll likely learn more about Squadrons then. You can catch up on the full E3 replacement schedule of streams here too.
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