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a 2017 shooter by EA Dice set in the Star Wars franchise universe, and a sequel to Star Wars: Battlefront (2015). For questions about the original Star Wars Battlefront 2, please use [star-wars-battlefront-2] instead.

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Is it possible to play Battlefront 2 with private servers?

I recently purchased Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (2017, Celebration Edition), and I really enjoy playing online. However, I have encountered several hackers. Is there a way for me to setup a server I can ...
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How to open Battlefront2 from a desktrop shortcut?

I got Battlefront 2 for free with the Epic Giveaway. But to open it, both Origin AND Epic open up. Is there a way to open it with a desktop shortcut that does not open the Epic Launcher and/or the ...
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Does Darth Vader's punishing grip star card, make his choke do more damage?

Darth Vader has a star card called Punishing Grip. It increases the length of his choke based on the level you've upgraded the card to. This is useful for dropping enemies off cliffs, but does it ...
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Yellow marks on the map in SW Battlefront II

There are different types of marks on the map in SW Battlefront II. Enemies are displayed as red points. But my teammates are shown either with blue marks or yellow ones. What does yellow mark mean ?
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After my Ps Plus expired, do I keep my progress on the free games

I just got Battlefront 2 for free via: Ps Plus and I’m just wondering if I keep my skins, progress etc after the subscription expires,Will I keep my progress?
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How does Voice Chat work in Battlefront 2

So my goal is to avoid voice chat, but from what I've heard this is impossible. (If I'm wrong, please correct me.) So I'd like to confirm something i saw online: from what I heard, voice chat is ...
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Is there any way to completely avoid text chat and voice chat in star wars battlefront 2 (2017)

So, I don't want any voice chat or text chat. I've heard that text chat can be hidden by pressing H, and that voice chat is only used in parties. but those reddit posts were a year old, so I want to ...
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Do cards that increase battle point accumulation also increase xp gain?

The Bounty Hunter star card is a battle point increasing star card for each of the four main classes: The heavy also has an additional battle point increasing card, Defender: These cards can be ...
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What percentage of damage to heroes is permanent?

In Battlefront 2 the hero units unlike most other units take permanent damage as well as temporary damage when hurt. In this manner it appears to be possible to eventually kill any hero, if at least ...
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Do all the buyable crates give the same amount of crafting parts?

The crates in battle front 2 kind of suck because after a player unlocks a fair number of cards that player usually gets mostly duplicate cards. However, the crafting parts received from the crate ...
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Which heroes move the fastest along the ground?

When one plays the heroes vs villains games, eventually every player gets selected to be the target for your team. Often times the best strategy to stay alive when selected is to runaway. Sure, ...
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What is a "Sacrifice" bonus?

I've been playing Battlefront 2, which gives you little text notifications when you earn "Battle Points". I feel like every time I die, I get the "sacrifice" bonus. At first I thought it was awarded ...
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Star Wars Battlefront 2: On-Screen Keyboard

If this is the wrong section for this, please let me know... I was given Battlefront 2 as a gift. I'm handicapped and use the Windows 10 on screen keyboard for everything. But the game locks/hides ...
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Does Kylo Ren's "Resilience" ability refer to an enemy or an ally?

The card text of Kylo Ren's Resilience abilit reads as follow: Whenever Kylo Ren is in close proximity of another villain he is strengthened and deals more damage with his lightsaber strikes. ...
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What are the specific stats of the abilities and Hero weapons?

The ability descriptions are very short and lacking a lot of additional information. For example when I use the "UNLEASHED" star card I know that my unleash damage at maximum range will increase by up ...
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Specialist Improved Thermal Binocular - How to tag enemies?

I improved my Thermal Binocular for the Specialist class to be able to tag enemies to help my teammates, but what a pain! So I don't know if it's buggy, if I don't know how to works or if I'm so bad ...
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How do star card upgrades apply to different varieties of the same vehicle?

There are star card upgrades that appear to be specific to abilities for just one or two varieties of a vehicle class. For example, the "Bomber Weapon Systems" card affects the Ion Cannon performance ...
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Benefit of levelling up

What is the benefit of levelling up? I understand that if you want to upgrade your cards you need a specific level depending on the card level. Are there any other benefit of a player level? In-game ...
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Global color of trooper or starfighter class

When you select a trooper or starfighter class, it has a global level, which is the sum of the Star Cards for this class (a common card gives 1 point, an uncommon 2 points, a rare 3 points and an epic ...
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Do any of the single player modes grant experience points or towards trooper challenges?

While its clear that single-player modes unlock Campaign and Arcade challenges, its not clear if its grants your trooper or hero experience points to help them level up. Also its not clear if single-...
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Melee in Star Wars Battlefront II

I've just started playing Star Wars Battlefront II, and there are a lot of differences between this game and the 2015 game, especially the melee. In Star Wars Battlefront 2015 the melee did 50 damage ...
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Can you use two Star Cards with the same name at once?

In Star Wars Battlefront 2, Star Cards power-up your character on the field: Can you use two Star Cards with the same name at the same time? Do the abilities stack?
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Do review copies of Star Wars Battlefront II receive special crates with better items?

In their review of the 2017 Star Wars: Battlefront II, Ars Technica noted that their review copy came with special crates with remarkably good items. A few days later, I was greeted with this ...
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