EA has introduced that Count Dooku, aka Darth Tyranus, will change into a playable Hero character in Star Wars Battlefront 2 this January. The Sith lord’s arrival will precede a Battle Point Event, which ought to assist extra gamers have an opportunity to attempt him supplied they play Galactic Assault on Prequel Era maps.
Count Dooku will probably be added to Battlefront 2 on January 23. That identical day, the Hero character can even obtain a second beauty look, titled Dark Ritual, and the Republic Clone Army will get a brand new pores and skin referred to as Coruscant Guard. Neither beauty has been revealed but, however given EA’s latest determination to incorporate more elements of Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series into Battlefront 2, it stands to cause that we will most likely look to the present for clues.
Dark Ritual most likely refers back to the outfit Count Dooku wears in The Clone Wars Season 6, Episode 13 “Sacrifice” when he and Darth Sidious carry out a Sith sorcery spell, referred to as darkish phantasm, on Yoda. In phrases of the Coruscant Guard, the present devotes a number of episodes to occasions that transpire on town planet–most notably the trial of Ahsoka Tano arc within the fifth season–where we see clone troopers in purple coloured armor. The present refers to this particular clone military because the Coruscant Guard, making them the most probably candidate for the upcoming Battlefront 2 skins.
The Battle Point Event begins on January 25 and continues to the 27. This occasion is concentrated on Eras, so you may solely be capable of play as Hero characters that belong to the period of the multiplayer map you are taking part in on. However, the Hero fighters you may play as will obtain a 50% Battle Point low cost.
Most of Battlefront 2’s updates over the past year have been Clone Wars targeted in some respect. Both Grievous and Obi-Wan have been added as playable Hero characters, with each Count Dooku and Anakin scheduled for the close to future. To seize the tone of The Clone Wars sequence, EA secured Matthew Wood, James Arnold Taylor, Corey Burton, and Matt Lanter to record in-game lines for every of the characters they portrayed on the present. Geonosis was additionally added as a multiplayer map, a Prequel Era playlist was applied into matchmaking, and new Republic Army beauty skins–such as Yoda’s 41st Elite Corps and Windu’s 91st Mobile Reconnaissance Corps–have been routinely included in updates.
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is accessible on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The Clone Wars animated sequence is returning with a surprise seventh season that sees Anakin and Obi-Wan as soon as once more teaming up with Ahsoka Tano to help within the Siege of Mandalore.