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Star Wars: Battlefront II’s official trailer is all about the single-player campaign

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Maul and Kylo and Rey, oh my!

Earlier this week a teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II leaked online, but here at Star Wars Celebration EA has revealed the real thing — and it includes quite a bit more than the leaked version. The centerpiece of the trailer is the single-player campaign, which focuses on an elite TIE Fighter pilot who is spurred to vengeance against the Rebellion after she sees the second Death Star blown to smithereens while on the forest moon of Endor.

It appears to be a darker take on the Star Wars mythos, putting the Empire in the heroic role most traditionally occupied by the Jedi or characters like Han Solo and Princess Leia. But the trailer also teases the expanded multiplayer version of the game, with Darth Maul, Rey, and Kylo Ren all making brief appearances, representing a scope of playable characters and worlds that the 2015 Battlefront never even attempted. There also appears to be a greater emphasis on space battle, something that was fun in the last installment, but never received much attention other than some DLC content and the VR expansion pack for the PlayStation VR. Star Wars: Battlefront II is expected to be released later this year.

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