Battlefield with a Star Wars skin? Safe if you just want to make money" says DICE

When the world learned Battlefield developer DICE was taking on the mantle of a new Star Wars Battlefront game, many of assumed we were in for a reskinned military shooter. But if this weekend's console and PC open beta has proved anything, it's that the rebooted Battlefront is one of the best Star Wars experiences we've ever played (albeit with a few issues along the way). In the latest issue of Official Xbox Magazine, studio general manager Patrick Bach reveals the Swedish developer knew this assumption would run riot with the public and the games press.

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