Star Wars video game news: “Solo” comes to Minecraft, “Battlefront II” updates announced

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There are many forms of media that can transport fans to A Galaxy Far, Far Away, including movies, books, television series, and video games. A couple of those popular Star Wars video game tie-ins have some exciting updates on the way.

The worldwide phenomenon Minecraft has stepped into the Star Wars universe with a newly released skin pack based on the most recent addition to the film franchise, “Solo: A Star Wars Story.”

This new addition to the game includes Han Solo, Lando Calrissian, Chewbacca, Enfys Nest, Dryden Vos, the Cloud-Rider gang, Imperial Stormtroopers, L3-37, plus more new droids and characters from the film, for a total of thirty new skins.

In conjunction with the release, StarWars.com shared a guide to building the iconic Millennium Falcon in the game. You can get the “Solo: A Star Wars Story” skin pack for Minecraft here.

In other Star Wars video game news, an update schedule for “Star Wars Battlefront II” has been shared by publisher Electronic Arts.

The updates coming to “Star Wars Battlefront II” include:

  • September – A new Squad System will bring the ability for players to spawn on squad members, available first in Galactic Assault, Blast, and Strike modes. The Clone troopers of The 91st Mobile Reconnaissance Corps and 104th Wolfpack Battalion will also make an appearance.
  • October – The ever-popular cyborg General Grievous will join the battle.
  • November – The iconic Jedi Knight Obi Wan Kenobi steps onto the battlefield and a brand new Galactic Assault map will bring players to Geonosis.
  • Winter – Count Dooku joins the fight for the dark side, while Anakin Skywalker joins for the light. A new game mode will also be introduced, described as “a non-linear Star Wars sandbox experience.” And finally, the famous 501st legion of Republic Clone Troopers will make an appearance.

For more information on the updates coming to “Star Wars Battlefront II,” visit EA.com.

Are you excited for the updates coming to these Star Wars video games? Let us know in the comments below!

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