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9 comments by SharkYbg on May 4th, 2015

Hello Star Wars: Battlecry fans and Happy Star Wars day!

It’s been exactly one year from our announcement that we are moving to the epic Unreal Engine 4. A lot has changed since you first started witnessing our progress and watching everything slowly take shape.

Because it’s May the 4th as you already know, we think that this is a great moment to celebrate and reward your great support over the years with something special. We’ve put a lot of work on this and hopefully you will like it.

It’s time for our first gameplay video showing what we’ve been up to in Unreal Engine 4. Keep in mind that this is in a heavy WIP stage and a lot of things are missing. Everything you see is subject to change. So take this more as a proof-of-concept, the rest will be filled, polished and tweaked as we continue to make progress.

Now a few screenshots taken during our gameplay and the video itself.

Enjoy and may the Tr4iler be with you.

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Guest 12hours 38mins ago says:

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Truebladed404 2hours 13mins ago replied:

Anyone else remember the moments in bf2 where you are a jet trooper or dark trooper flying majestically until a good sniper picks you off mid-air? Sometimes that reminded me of the occasional AI. Sorry for not saying anything yesterday, the whole family was gathered watching the star wars movies! May the 4th be with you all!

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Xorras 15hours 3mins ago says:

I bet it was answered already, but will there be a space combat?

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rocknroll237 12hours 14mins ago replied:

That would be a very long term goal but as we want development to be shared by the community once a stable release has been achieved (and the vehicle code for UE4 is well established) we'd say yes.

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thefinalhack 22hours 3mins ago says:

Dear god, those lasers look glorious.

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ComradeChicken May 4 2015, 7:11pm says:

Looks amazing, can't wait.

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Themanwithideas May 4 2015, 10:23am says:

May the 4th be with you.

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Guest Apr 20 2015, 12:44pm says:

DICE's battlefront heartbreakingly lacks galactic conquest which was y'know the best part of battlefront. So I was wondering would it ever be possible to do something like 2 player offline galactic conquest with bots in unreal engine (long term of course), I'd never expect anyone to be able to put something like that together quickly but would it be even possible in the first place?

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Themanwithideas Apr 20 2015, 1:18pm replied:

Yes it is possible and they said they hoped to do that.

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SaltedQuailEggs Apr 20 2015, 6:40pm replied:

"Patience you must have, my young Padawan."

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Themanwithideas Apr 20 2015, 8:33pm replied:

Yes my master, teach me more.

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GeneralAdrian Apr 23 2015, 2:47pm replied:

Could you post a link to where the Battlecry devs said they would make a Galactic Conquest like mode?

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Themanwithideas Apr 23 2015, 6:35pm replied:

It was said in a reply to a question about single player story mode that they hoped to add a galactic conquest.

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SaltedQuailEggs Apr 23 2015, 5:53pm replied:

I actually don't know but knowing the ambition in this project, I would say it will come in time.

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