Fight for the New Republic — or the Empire.

What you need to know

  • Star Wars: Squadrons is a new Star Wars title being developed by EA Motive.
  • It’s set to release on October 2, 2020 with cross-play on all platforms.
  • It’ll be $40 at release.

Star Wars: Squadrons has been officially unveiled with a trailer showing off teams of New Republic and Imperial pilots. It’s being developed by EA Motive, a team that worked on the vehicle portions of Star Wars Battlefront II. According to IGN, There’s a single-player campaign and 5v5 multiplayer that will have players fighting for either the New Republic’s Vanguard Squadron or the Empire’s Titan Squadron.

If you’re picking it up on PC or PS4, you can play it in VR. You can check out the trailer below:

Star Wars: Squadrons is set to release on October 2, 2020 for Xbox One, PC and PS4 at $40. Players on all platforms can fly togther as there’s full cross-play.

Gameplay will be revealed at EA Play Live on June 18.

Danger zone

Star Wars: Squadrons

5v5, Empire vs New Republic

Star Wars: Squadrons places players in Vanguard Squadron or Titan Squadron with vicious dogfights and a variety of different starships. It’s even got full cross-play, so you can play with your friends no matter where you buy it.