Star Wars: Squadrons is now available, this gives you the chance to jump into the cockpit of a starfighter and engage in space fights in the Star Wars universe. This is out for Windows and consoles, and the PC edition, which includes optional virtual reality support, can be purchased through Origin, the Epic Games Store, or Steam. Here’s the most recent Official Gameplay Trailer and here’s a description of what to expect:
Master the art of starfighter combat in the authentic piloting experience STAR WARS™: Squadrons. Get your seatbelt on and feel the adrenaline of first-person, multiplayer space fights alongside your squad. Pilots who enlist will step into the cockpits of starfighters from both the New Republic and Imperial fleets and fight in strategic 5v5 space battles. Modify your starfighter ship and adjust the composition of your squad to suit varying playstyles and defeat the opposition. Pilots will triumph as a team and complete tactical objectives across known and never-before-seen battlefields, including the gas giant of Yavin Prime and the shattered moon of Galtian.
Take control of starfighters such as the X-wing and TIE fighter. Go crazy with customizing load-outs and cosmetics. Divert power between weapons, shields, and engines while immersing yourself in the front seat action. In addition, players will have the option to play the entirety of the game in virtual reality! Learn what it means to be a pilot in a thrilling STAR WARS™ single-player story set after the events of Return of the Jedi. Seen from alternating perspectives between 2 factions, iconic and emerging leaders on both sides are battling for the galaxy. The New Republic fights for freedom. The Empire demands order. We need you to join the galaxy’s finest troopers.
All wings report in Plan skirmishes with your squadron in the briefing room before taking off to the new and upcoming battlefields across the galaxy. Compete in intense 5v5 multiplayer dogfights or unite with your squadron to tip the scales in monumental fleet battles. Together, you’re the galaxy’s finest. Master legendary starfighters — Take control of different classes of starfighters from both the New Republic and Imperial fleets — including the agile A-wing and the devastating TIE bomber. Your ship is moldable making it easy to modify, divert the power between its systems, and destroy your opponents in strategic space fights.
Live your STAR WARS pilot fantasy The cockpit is your home. Use its dashboards to your advantage and with just a thin hull of metal and glass between you and the perils of space — feel the intensity of combat from a first-person perspective. Blast off in thrilling multiplayer modes and a unique single-player STAR WARS story, which covers a key campaign near the conclusion of the Galactic Civil War. Immerse yourself in the pilot’s seat completely with the option to play the entirety of STAR WARS: Squadrons in VR.
The mission is clear STAR WARS: Squadrons is a fully self-contained experience from day one, where you earn rewards through play. Climb the ranks and unlock new components like weapons, hulls, engines, shields, and cosmetic items in a clear path for progression that keeps gameplay fresh and engaging.