Star Wars Battlefront is most certainly one of the best looking games out there and really captures the authenticity of Star Wars. Back late last year I had reviewed the game and while it was a solid game there was a definite lack of content with the title. Only a few months later and the game is starting to feel as though it's becoming a full package. It's actually somewhat odd that they've been able to produce so much content so quickly and that makes me feel the launch was a tad rushed with a pile of maps sitting on the side nearly complete. Whatever the situation it feels as though at this point the game is a much more complete offering a larger quantity of both maps and game modes to compete in with more on the way. I'm also just focusing on the free DLC content as the expansion maps will almost certainly increase the amount of maps by much more with those releasing almost quarterly.
Since launch Star Wars Battlefront has received four free content drops with three of them being major monthly updates and the last one being just a map along with a new game mode. What's quite impressive about these packs is that the size of the levels are massive and each of them aim to round out the game a bit more in all aspects. Not only are these some smaller maps for the single player which area which is the worst quite honestly, but these small maps are also being sorted into other modes. Originally when viewing the game it seemed like rotation offered small experiences, but now it seems like there's a full multiplayer game of content there. While I would like to see some more variety in the planets being offered, I'm continuously surprised that each of the maps present a unique environment. I had assumed that "Survivors of Endor" might have been just a re-skin with some destruction and fire added in, but it feels like the whole area is fresh. I was also quite impressed with "Twilight of Hoth" as it displayed some beautiful snow lands, yet "Battle of Jakku" is their best offering thus far as it's just massive and completely different from all the other levels. Going back to the smaller maps we've also received a handful of those added in which are new, others were ported from the single player content and some were just unlocked in more game modes in order to keep map variety up. When playing now and moving through the menus it definitely feels like a much more complete package almost in comparison to what you'd expect in usual Battlefield titles. At launch I was disappointed though with these free updates I'm feeling much better about the overall shape of the game.
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