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You can play Star Wars Battlefront while it installs - but you might not want to

Be wary of the Dark Side's temptations, Star Wars Battlefront (opens in new tab) fans. A mini-game in the upcoming multiplayer shooter will let you play as Darth Vader while the game installs, but time spent playing it will count against you if you're previewing the game via EA Access.

Though Battlefront won't be out until Tuesday, EA Access members on Xbox One can play it for up to 10 hours starting today. It was previously revealed that - unlike some EA Access titles - all of Battlefront's modes would be available to enjoy (opens in new tab) during the preview period. Apparently, that includes this mini-game, which has you stomping around a Hoth base as the dreaded Sith Lord, slicing up Rebels while the game installs.

If you're fine with this, by all means, enjoy. Just remember: once you start down this path, forever will it dominate your destiny. Consume you it will!

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Sam Prell
Sam Prell

Sam is a former News Editor here at GamesRadar. His expert words have appeared on many of the web's well-known gaming sites, including Joystiq, Penny Arcade, Destructoid, and G4 Media, among others. Sam has a serious soft spot for MOBAs, MMOs, and emo music. Forever a farm boy, forever a '90s kid.