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22 comments by rocknroll237 on Aug 20th, 2014

Hello Star Wars: Battlecry fans (and the First Strike fans who are also reading this),

Today we have a big bit of news for you folks - the First Strike team is merging with the Star Wars: Battlecry team!
As Chad (new project leader of First Strike explains), 'When the First Strike team looked into switching to the Unreal 4 game engine, it just made sense to look into combining forces instead of starting completely over on a new engine. Both teams have a desire to develop a PC focused Star Wars game that simulates the the role of a trooper fighting for the Rebel or Imperial forces in large scale combined arms battles.' 
 When developing a game for a galaxy far, far away, almost everything has to be created from scratch. One of the things we're exploring at the moment is importing First Strike's large collection of models into the Unreal engine. If assets require improvements or modifications, this can be done but it will hopefully mean things will get done quicker and we can produce the free stand alone Star Wars game fans have been wanting all along. 

On top of that, the fact that we are merging with a very experienced and skilled team is exciting and we look forward to the future! 

We will keep you updated if anything else changes about the game/team.


Thank you for your support and patience,

The Star Wars: Battlecry team (and the newly merged First Strike members!) 

Btw, here's the awesome pic team member Jo Greve made for us to celebrate the merge!

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GeneralAdrian
GeneralAdrian Oct 10 2014, 3:41pm says:

How many is working on the mod at this point? And is the work going steadily forward?

Can't wait for the next update!

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Schlechtwetterfront
Schlechtwetterfront Oct 10 2014, 9:04pm replied:

We have 3 people actively working on game content.

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thefinalhack
thefinalhack Oct 3 2014, 9:33am says:

Any chance of an update guys..

Just want be sure that EA hasn't killed you all off.

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Schlechtwetterfront
Schlechtwetterfront Oct 7 2014, 7:43am replied:

Soon™.

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Truebladed404
Truebladed404 Oct 3 2014, 9:48pm replied:

We are still here, don't worry! Just taking some time getting good progress with family, jobs, etc. You know the deal. The team is working hard to bring you the next update!

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NicholasHoldsworth
NicholasHoldsworth Sep 26 2014, 7:26am says:

Just a quick question, how far percent wise, do you think you guys are to releasing this? Like 50-70% done?

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-.Eagle.-
-.Eagle.- Oct 7 2014, 11:20am replied:

Judging by the fact that game is still full of concepts I'd say barely 10% but it's supposed to come out free so I'm not complaining. Even if it comes out in like 2017 as first playable beta I'm fine with it. The game looks incredibly promising and worth the wait.

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IngyBall
IngyBall Sep 15 2014, 6:59pm says:

I asked this before and I don't if it was a bad question or what because it got taken down. Will you guys be adding in private matches that can be locked with a pass word? and after your initial Team death match game mode, will you guys be making a free for all game mode? or is Team Death Match going to be the only mode?

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GarStiver
GarStiver Sep 17 2014, 1:46am replied:

I'm not a mod or anything but I really doubt TDM is going to be the only game mode these guys are going to give us with the initial release because the first two SWBF games did not even have a "simple" TDM gamemode. In the first game there was just one game mode called Conquest and for the second one they added some more for example CTF, Hunt and Assault :)

Hope this answers your question and I apologise for my bad english :) It's not my primary language

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Schlechtwetterfront
Schlechtwetterfront Sep 12 2014, 2:57pm replied:

I'm not sure about multi-monitor support, stretching the game view across multiple screens isn't a problem, but I dunno if there's other stuff required.
We will have text chat and voice chat. Not sure when.

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