Star Wars: Battlecry is a free, standalone game that will offer challenging gameplay and authentic worlds. We will bring the core Battlefront experience up to modern standards.

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22 comments by rocknroll237 on Oct 28th, 2014

Hello once again Star Wars: Battlecry fans!

Today we're posting a quick update to let you know about the great progress we've been making on Cloud City (as well as new sound effects – Richard Goulet is responsible for creating these epic sounds - concepts and new/improved 3D models).

On top of this, we want to take a minute to mention our awesome new partnership with BlackIntel, who are letting us use their servers and storage! They are a great bunch of people and we highly recommend you check them out. More info on this partnership will be released at a later date.

Regarding the First Strike merge, we now have everything set up to ensure that assets from the First Strike and Battlecry teams is all in one place. We are still in the process of evaluating First Strike assets and getting the usable ones ready for UE4. This will take some time, especially as many team members have been very busy with other commitments. Things are moving in the right direction, however!

So, without further ado, it’s time to show you guys some progress:

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As you can see above, a lot of work has been done trying to get the lighting in the Carbon Freezing Chamber as atmospheric as possible (Joseph Greve, Ande and Sharky have been the main contributors to this part of the level). On top of that, a lot of effort has gone into creating high quality props and textures: this level of detail is exactly what we're aiming for. Other areas such as the residential area have also been worked on and are coming along nicely!

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Above is our re-worked and improved Rebel Trooper model by Ande. We have tried to go for a very detailed look, consistent with many of our other quality 3D models. Once we have the vast amount of First Strike models imported into UE4, we can begin to take what the First Strike team has done and build upon it, ensuring we get the most out of the powerful new UE4 features.

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Member Thomas Woodward started work on a fantastic Imperial Probe Droid for us a few months ago but now you can see his latest progress.

In case you're wondering where the team is at with regard to our menu concepts and HUD designs, due to several brand new features making their way into the latest version of UE4, we've decided to come up with several fresh and exciting ideas. We won't be revealing too much of this at this time as they are still conceptual (and we've shown enough WIP menu/HUD concepts for now!) but we'll keep you updated.

As always, stay tuned for more and may the force be with you!

The Star Wars: Battlecry team

PS: If you have skills and have some free time at hand, contact us! We're especially in need of Animators, 3D Artists (primarily for weapons and equipment) and Environment Artists!

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EliteWalrus Apr 16 2013, 9:24pm says:

Hi I'm the guy that commented about the leveling system and I want to re explain myself. In swbf2 to get new guns you had to complete challenges and if i remember correctly if you go to career it says your rank. So instead of the challenges maybe combine it with the rank system. Oh and will I be able to play in third and first person like the originals

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RectalRacer Apr 16 2013, 9:52pm replied:

I don't exactly remember Battlefront 2 requiring you to unlock weapons. If I am correct, you had all available at the start BUT you gained rewards and boosts based on performance. I really hope these return so players can find whatever class/weapons they are comfortable with without the need of having to work towards them with gear they don't exactly prefer.

Just my two cents.

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kevin4911 Apr 18 2013, 10:09pm replied:

I think it adds more to the game having to unlock certain items, but they would have to find a way to make it original to star wars.

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thacrazymonkey Apr 16 2013, 9:03pm says:

do you plan on getting this game on Greenlight? Steam?

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happyblah1 Apr 17 2013, 6:40pm replied:

They cant from copyright.

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mikelon12 Apr 15 2013, 11:10pm says:

what will be the max of players on the servers?

I would love to see 24 or 64 player

and map CQB of 12 or 16 players

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SharkYbg Creator
SharkYbg Apr 16 2013, 10:14am replied:

Our goal is to have up to 64 players and as much bots as we can put. Only time will tell what will be the final number.

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mavastro Apr 15 2013, 7:51pm says:

Your F.A.Q. mentions how there are problems with spacecraft battles. Any specifics? I might be able to help you out with the mapping and gravity, or other possible issues.

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joshuarcher Creator
joshuarcher Apr 16 2013, 6:52am replied:

You know know how to apply? We would be happy to have you if you cut the mustard.

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mavastro Apr 16 2013, 5:47pm replied:

I'd like to help, but it really depends on what issues you guys are having. Also, I'm working on a few maps that might be usable for you guys.

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joshuarcher Creator
joshuarcher Apr 16 2013, 5:49pm replied:

Well only one way to find out. Apply, whatever you do thanks for the support.

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mavastro Apr 16 2013, 5:56pm replied:

Any link to apply, or do I just email?
I've emailed Schlechtwetterfront a bit and am making a Tantive and Kamino map for you guys if you want it. Mostly what I have is a suite of models, such as landing pads, bridges, base layout of Tantive bridge, etc.

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joshuarcher Creator
joshuarcher Apr 16 2013, 5:58pm replied:


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