Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (DICE)

DICE goes big in a Call of Duty-baiting package that's as maddening, uneven and spectacular as the Star Wars films themselves.

Spotlight

FeatureThe big interview: the Gambling Commission on loot boxes

"We don't yet understand enough of what the actual risks are."

Digital FoundryStar Wars Battlefront 2: Frostbite stress-tested on Xbox One X

Significant resolution boosts over PS4 Pro, but what about performance?

Star Wars Battlefront 2 review

I am altering the deal.

Key events

14th November 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 review

EA Access will launch on PlayStation 4 in July

Five years after Sony branded it as not "good value".

Star Wars fans want to be the number one Star Wars fan

A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's Han Solo season gets a new map and mode next week

Extraction mode, the Mines of Kessel, and more.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's Han Solo season adds Jabba's Palace

And Leia's Boushh outfit from Return of the Jedi.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's new cosmetic microtransactions go live

We could almost buy our own ship for that!

EA admits it "got it wrong" over Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes

And "can't afford to make similar mistakes" again.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2's new Night On Endor update lets you play as an Ewok

Also introduces first wave of cosmetic Appearances.

ESRB will add warning labels to games with microtransactions

And games which offer expansions or other add-ons, too.

FeatureThe year in loot boxes

The empire strikes back.

It's The Last Jedi patch day in Star Wars Battlefront 2

"We do not spoil The Last Jedi's story in any way!"

FeatureThe big interview: the Gambling Commission on loot boxes

"We don't yet understand enough of what the actual risks are."

"Initial" Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot box-related changes go live

"Steps toward making much larger changes."

EA not giving up on microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2

"For us it's a great learning experience..."

"This game is a Star Wars-themed online casino designed to lure kids into spending money"

Belgian and Hawaiian politicians call for Battlefront 2 loot box ban.

Lucasfilm reacts to Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot crate controversy

"Star Wars has always been about the fans."

Digital FoundryStar Wars Battlefront 2: Frostbite stress-tested on Xbox One X

Significant resolution boosts over PS4 Pro, but what about performance?

Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes investigated by Belgian Gaming Commission

UPDATE: EA says Battlefront 2's loot crates “are not gambling”.

DICE fails to quell Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy in reddit AMA

"We were incredibly saddened by the negative response."

StarCraft 2 Twitter account has a pop at Star Wars: Battlefront 2

"Number of pay-to-win mechanics in SC2..."

Star Wars Battlefront 2 review

I am altering the deal.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's free The Last Jedi DLC gets a release date

Finn! Phasma! Maps! Single-player missions!

EA DICE talks Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot crates and changes

"The beta was a place we were experimenting with things."

Digital FoundryHow Star Wars Battlefront 2's stunning tech scales across consoles

Digital Foundry breaks down the beautiful beta on PS4, Pro and Xbox One.

Xbox users can play online for free this weekend

Just in time for the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 beta now available to all

We've got a good feeling about this.

Multiplayer suddenly returns to Pandemic's old Star Wars Battlefront 2

"In my experience, there is no such thing as luck."

FeatureStar Wars Battlefront 2's space battles could do with a little George Lucas

Why DICE and EA could do with loosening up a little for the sequel.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 loot boxes spark pay-to-win fears

You pay to "accelerate" rewards, EA says.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 adds gameplay-affecting Loot Crate items

Star Cards can be upgraded with crafting parts.

Digital FoundryStar Wars Battlefront 2 takes Frostbite tech to the next level

Initial analysis from Digital Foundry, plus ultra settings PC video.

EA Play 2017 live report

Footballs, Star Wars, Battlefields and more! Join us from 8pm BST for all the action.

Star Wars Battlefront 2's campaign will take players to the dark side

Multiplayer features customisable heroes and vehicles.

FeatureHow DICE's Star Wars Battlefront struck back

And what Battlefront 2 should learn from it.

DICE leaves Star Wars Battlefront behind for multi-era Battlefront 2

"No future Skirmish content is planned," sadly.

EA decided against Star Wars Battlefront campaign to meet Force Awakens film launch

Promises series will improve on current Metacritic rating.

Star Wars: Battlefront sequel due next year

Amy Hennig's game to follow in 2018.