The makers of Star Wars Battlefront II need you to return to the darkish facet.
Sport builders DICE, Criterion and Motive revealed the official trailer for the sport Saturday at Star Wars Celebration Orlando (which is completely different than the one that apparently leaked earlier this week), which closely contains a new feminine protagonist who’s preventing on the identical facet as Darth Vader — and clearly believes in it.
Mark Thompson, a sport director for Motive Studios, mentioned the studio wished to flesh out a narrative that hasn’t acquired a lot limelight — what it is prefer to be on the shedding facet of the climactic battle from “Return of the Jedi.”
“We settled on the concept of telling the story from the Imperial perspective as a result of it is a narrative we’ve not explored loads in Star Wars,” Thompson mentioned at a press briefing held earlier Friday. And this story might be canon, he mentioned on the public reveal panel that afternoon.
This single-player marketing campaign will star new character Iden Versio (voiced by Janina Gavankar), who’s described as somebody who may very well be checked out as a hero on this planet of the Empire. Versio is seen witnessing the aftermath of the destruction of the second Dying Star, and the sport will discover what it is like for people who weren’t proud of the result.
“We wished to point out a distinct perspective,…