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Star Wars: Battlefront Gets New Heroes

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EA have announced three new characters to the Star Wars: Battlefront Roster.
On the side of "good" we have Han Solo and Princess Leia, Whist joining the forces of the Sith, we have Emperor Palpatine

Each of these Characters will be playable for a short amount of time in the game if the right conditions are met, with every character having a unique set of abilities.
Emperor Palpatine will have his legendary Force Lighting abilities, whilst also being able to Force Dash across the battlefield, Han Solo will be able to take on any of the imperial troops with his Six Shooter and Lucky Shot abilities, whilst princess Leia brings a new style to gameplay, acting in a support role with her enhanced squad shield.

These three new additions form up alongside Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Boba Fett who have previously been announced.
Star Wars: Battlefront is due for release on the November 19th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, stay tuned for more information.

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Star Wars is a science fiction film series created by George Lucas. It debuted in 1977 and the first film was quickly retitled to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. It was followed by two sequels - The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 and Return of the Jedi in 1983. A trilogy of prequel films were launched in 1999 with The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In 2015 Star Wars returned to the screens for a new trilogy under the control of Disney with The Force Awakens directed by J J Abrams. This was follows in the main Star Wars saga by Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi with the final film of the sequel trilogy, Episode IX, due in cinemas in December 2019 with J J Abrams back at the helm,A series of spin-offs were launched in 2016 with Gareth Edwards' Rogue One, which was followed in 2018 by Ron Howard's Solo and a fourth trilogy of films has been announced for release after 2020 which will be overseen by Rian Johnson which will feature entirely new characters and an entirely separate story.In addition, there are the animated TV series The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels along with Star Wars Resistance which starts in late 2018 and finally a new live action series currently being developed by Jon Favreau set some time after the events of Return of the Jedi.

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