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For the first time in gaming history, after countless games depicting various aspects of the rich Star Wars universe (including some we never wanted to see), players have the chance to step into the boots of the average soldier in the wars that raged across the galaxy. Gameplay is based on the successful standards set by Battlefield 1942, but combat in Battlefront is even more massive and heated, vehicles are more predominant and the familiar starships are also included.

There are three different game modes to play: Historical Campaign (featuring a series of "historical" battles from the Star Wars mythos), Conquest (in which players vie for dominance of individual planets) and, of course, Instant Action. The game puts two pairs of factions at war: Republic vs Separatists and Rebel Alliance vs Galactic Empire. Each faction has four standard unit types (soldier, heavy weapons trooper, scout and pilot) plus a fifth, special unit which differs radically for each side. Famous Jedi and Sith are included as NPCs only in selected battles. Finally, the game offers almost all of the vehicles seen in the movies for players to fly, drive or hover and prevail.


Star Wars: Battlefront Windows Victory!
Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 Who can resist flying the infamous TIE Fighter?
Star Wars: Battlefront Windows One of the vehicles you can use.
Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 2 A Battle Droid is about to enter the large Homing Spider Droid.

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Alternate Titles

  • "星球大战:前线" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

A game where "single player" is a bot match against the computer Windows Riamus (8123)
A fun, Star Wars-themed war game. PlayStation 2 Big John WV (25477)
Another example of selling the license instead of the game. PlayStation 2 James Kirk (159)
Simply put, STAR WAR! WAR! WARS! Xbox Chase Bowen (39)
The greatest Star Wars Game PlayStation 2 Dark Lord (46)
Perfect for casual gamers Windows bb bb (33)
I still don't know what the hell is going on! PlayStation 2 Pixelspeech (949)

Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Xbox May 28, 2005 A- 91
Pelit Xbox Nov, 2004 86 out of 100 86
IGN Xbox Sep 17, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Playback Windows Jun, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Macworld Macintosh Aug 26, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Xbox Oct 29, 2004 79 out of 100 79 Xbox Sep 24, 2004 15 out of 20 75 PlayStation 2 Oct 01, 2004 74 out of 100 74 PC Gaming Windows Oct 12, 2004 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide Windows 2004 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Along with "Star Wars Trilogy: Apprentice of the Force", this game was released to tie in with the Star Wars DVD sets.

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