Final ThreeStar Wars Battlefront Modes Detailed - Cargo, Hero Hunt And Droid Run

Written by Stuart Thomas on Tue, Oct 13, 2015 3:15 PM
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As we near near the end of its open beta, DICE has revealed the final three modes coming to Star Wars Battlefront when it launches next month. All three of the modes are relatively small in scale, offering differing objective-based play. The simplest of these is Hero Hunt. This is a 7v1 mode in which one player is the hero, such as Boba Fett, Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader, while the rest have to try and kill them. Whoever successfully kills the hero becomes one, and is hunted by the remaining seven players.

Next up is Cargo. This is sort of like Capture the Flag and has Rebels and Imperials duking it out over some precious loot. The difference with this 6v6 mode though is that players don’t need to grab the cargo from their opponent’s base; it’s going to appear somewhere in the level before players fight over it. DICE reckon this "this creates a tug of war experience where you simply need to collect as much cargo as possible."

The final new mode being added is Droid Run. This mode is kind of like the Drop Pod game type featured in the beta, the twist being you’re capturing three droids instead. They aren’t static so they’ll actually following you around, allowing you to strategically place them to your advantage.

The GNK has become somewhat of a DICE favorite," said lead level designer Dennis Brännval. “The strategies used are somewhat different than for instance Cargo, where your positions are more strict. You can choose a slower, explosive play style by equipping Thermal Detonators and Cycler Rifles. But your team can also embrace the dynamic, chaotic nature of the game mode and equip Jump Packs to get around the map and chase the Droids as fast as possible.

These recent additions bring the total mode count up to nine, which isn’t too shabby I have to say. The full list reads Fighter Squadron, Supremacy, Cargo, Droid Run, Walker Assault, Blast, Drop Zone, Heroes vs Villains and Hero Hunt. Player counts vary from 8 all the way up to 40.

There’s plenty of multiplayer content to be getting busy with then, which begs the question, why spend £40 on the recently announced Season Pass? If these modes are as entertaining as DICE claim they are, it seems that extra £40 could be better spent elsewhere; on Fallout 4 perhaps.

Which mode are you most looking forward to?

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09:00 Oct-14-2015

i hate to say this but unfortunately the game wasn't up to the standards i was expecting, good but good enough to be purchased that is the question hmmmm and then to think there still wont be any campaign, GC, space battles just a tad disappointing overall tbh :(

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02:55 Oct-14-2015

Hero hunt sounds awesome.

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02:16 Oct-14-2015

The question is: How many people going to buy the game now?. The beta already ended now, after 9 million people played the beta.

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02:36 Oct-14-2015

Considering they are asking for $110 to get the entire game I doubt that very many people will be willing to shell out that much after the beta. Is so then d@mn

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04:47 Oct-14-2015

they do not force you to buy the season pass. In my case, I just want the base game

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05:18 Oct-14-2015

Why? Did you play the beta? If so then how did you not get bored?

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08:09 Oct-14-2015

Man, I managed to fit in 24 hours into the beta and not be bored, that is of course with two other friends but I still had a lot of fun. I agree however, to enjoy this game fully, you need to get the DLC as it is mostly content that should be in the game already.

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01:08 Oct-15-2015

Yeah well I couldn't handle more than about 5 hours total in a two day span before I uninstalled it. Without a Galactic Conquest mode that can be played as single player, co-op, & multi player it is total crap. It is nothing like the first 2 Battlefront games & that is a very bad thing.

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10:27 Oct-14-2015

For that reason, last 3 BF games and last 4 Cod games, which all had 50€ season pass, )like Battlefront does) sold badly, right?
It's no surprise to anyone that the game will have season pass. And i don't see how the fact that a game like this would cause dramatic decrease in sales.

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11:37 Oct-15-2015

You are right but I wish you were wrong. People really need to wake up and stop rewarding companies for hiding behind a season pass to unlock all the content that should have been in the game in the first place. Sad state of the industry when this practice has become the norm.

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01:13 Oct-14-2015

Give us Galactic Conquest from Battlefront 2 or no thank you.

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21:31 Oct-13-2015

Gonna wait for Star Wars: Battlefront Reboot 2.

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15:27 Oct-13-2015

Wow just wow.Despite my skepticism about this game I have to say wow.9 modes?That is some serious amazingness even though it has no single player.And play as Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker?Bring it on.

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17:52 Oct-13-2015

Heroes: Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia
Villains: Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, Boba Fett
These are the Hero and Villain characters that you'll have in the game qq I wish there were more.

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18:21 Oct-13-2015

probably being saved for the dlc...

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16:51 Oct-14-2015

That's all really?6 of them?I thought there'd be more with unique gameplay like Jabba the Hutt or something.This game still seems to be relying heavily on dlc which is too damn expensive.$110 really?Think I'll pass if EA's gonna carry on like this.

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19:12 Oct-13-2015

It does have single player lol, battles, hero battles, survival and trials

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19:52 Oct-13-2015

i think battles i single player is like instant action which makes me really happy they they would have that but i still dont get why people still complain about no campagin when it was basicly normal battles against ai with diologue thrown in

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20:18 Oct-13-2015

If you think that campaign is normal battles against ai with dialogue thrown in then you are a lost cause. This game is only going to survive through dlc and the most of those dlc could have been added to the game at launch.

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01:18 Oct-14-2015

the old battlefields campaings were pretty much just normal battles with story. they mixed it up in swbf2 by adding smaller objectives or smaller things but it really was not very entertaining

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02:34 Oct-14-2015

Well they could have done something new. They have experience doing campaigns from BF 3,4 why not add one into battlefront? My guess is they want this game out the same time as the New star wars movie so they decided to cut the singleplayer

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