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Star Wars Battlefront Classic Collection announced, here’s what’s in it

Battlefront fans, get ready for a rewind.

Star Wars Battlefront has come a long way since its initial release, but now the series is turning back the clock with the Classic Collection. The new release, which is entirely separate from Battlefront II, repackages the most popular game modes and features from the original Battlefront duology. If you have fond memories of playing the original Battlefront series, the new remaster promises to reignite those feelings.

Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Star Wars Battlefield Classic Collection, from release date to platforms to content.

The release date for the Star Wars Battlefront Classic Collection is Mar. 14, 2024. That date was revealed through Sony’s official PlayStation blog. The game will be available on both PlayStation 4 and 5 with cross-gen play support. Here are all the confirmed platforms for the standalone remaster.

  • Nintendo Switch
  • PC
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series

The Classic Collection will cost $35 on its release date, but the game is currently on preorder sale across all platforms for 10% off.

Both games' campaign modes will be playable in their entirety (Image via Aspyr)
Both games' campaign modes will be playable in their entirety (Image via Aspyr)

What’s in the Star Wars Battlefront Classic Collection?

The Star Wars Battlefront Classic Collection will contain all content from the original two games along with some extras. 

Multiplayer is king for these games, and developer Aspyr The Battlefront Classic Collection will also bring back 64-player multiplayer from the PC version of Battlefront II. Thanks to cross-gen and crossplay between all platforms, there should be plenty of full lobbies to join. The multiplayer modes also include some brand-new content made just for the collection, such as new maps and playable heroes including Asajj Ventress and Kit Fisto.

Hero Assault mode will get new characters and map (Image via Aspyr)
Hero Assault mode will get new characters and map (Image via Aspyr)

Splitscreen is a rare feature in today’s shooters, but the Classic Collection has confirmed local multiplayer as a feature. Players will be able to take on the campaign as a pair or play against each other in local multiplayer modes. 

Lastly, Aspyr has included the majority of single-player content from the first two games. Battlefront II’s Galactic Conquest is back, giving players a replayable way to experience the game outside of online multiplayer.

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