Star Wars Battlefront season pass takes you across the galaxy to 16 new maps

At $50/£40, the Star Wars Battlefront season pass doesn't come cheap. Some clarity over what it contains might make the decision easier: it will deliver 16 maps, four additional Heroes and Villains, four new game modes, a special emote, and 20 pieces of tech (weapons, vehicles, Star Cards, etc). Keep in mind we've yet to review the base experience ahead of Battlefront’s launch next week.

Let's take a look at this content a little closer. Battlefront will launch with 12 maps, which means the season pass will more than double the number of locales in which to do battle; the additional Heroes and Villains will bring the number of playable icons from 6 to 10; and the four new modes will bump the total from 9 to 13.

From a purely mathematical perspective, it's not like these are insubstantial additions - the lowest increase in content is still an uptick of more than 40 percent. It's just a matter of whether or not you feel like turning off your targeting computer and putting your trust in the Force. Which in this analogy … would be EA and DICE.

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Sam Prell

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