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A 2015 first-person shooter, developed by EA DICE and Criterion Games for Windows, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. For questions about the 2004 LucasArts Game of the same name, use the [star-wars-battlefront] tag instead.

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What is the best way to get a game on the Battlefront 2015 DLC on PC?

I would really like to play the dlc maps on Star Wars Battlefront 2015. Unfortunately I can't find any games. Does anyone know what is the best matchmaking region to play on? Is death star, bespin, ...
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Star Wars: Battlefront (2015) freezes computer on launch

Computer Specs... i5 6600k (not overclocked... yet) Gigabyte gtx 1060 6g 16GB of DDR4 ram at 2666 mhz MSI Z170 - A Pro Motherboard Whenever I try to start battlefront my computer freezes. Nothing ...
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Buttons in X-Wing cockpit - what do they do? (Vr experience)

I was surprised that i could not find references online. Anyway the buttons in the cockpit can be pushed - most seem to do nothing but lighting up. But some seem to trigger that I don't know how ...
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Is it possible to play Star Wars Battlefront 2015 on Oculus Rift?

Is it possible to play Star Wars Battlefront 2015 on the Oculus Rift? I've heard of an Oculus Rift app called Xbox Game Streaming, and was wondering if it was possible to use that to play my Xbox copy ...
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Can you play Yoda in Star Wars Battlefront?

I heard there is a way to choose Yoda as character in the game Star wars battlefront. Is it true? If yes, how can I do that?
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Do I need Playstation Plus to play Splitscreen?

Can I play Star Wars Battlefront (2015) without having Playstation Plus? What about Splitscreen mode?
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Can I upgrade my Star Wars: Battlefront edition with Ultimate edition?

I have a "normal only" Star Wars: Battlefront Edition (without any DLC) and I want to buy a season pass. But I have the opportunity to buy an Ultimate Edition in one store (because of a discount). If ...
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Is it possible to roll using the controller?

Is it possible to roll in Star Wars Battlefront (the 2015 version) by using the controller on Xbox?
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Star Wars Battlefront: Do healing streaks increase your trait card level?

In Star Wars Battlefront, do healing streaks increase your trait card level?
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Small black circles with numbers around objective locations in Star Wars Battlefront

In Star Wars Battlefront 2015, I have noticed small black circles that have numbers in them next to locations of importance, such as control points. Occasionally, they will have a yellow border, too. ...
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How do I melee with Boba Fett?

When I'm Boba Fett, I keep getting killed by people who come up to me and popping a personal shield and then meleeing me and taking a lot of health, how do I melee back? I realize I could use the ...
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How do I calculate my blaster's damage?

I've noticed that the weapons in Battlefront do a lot of damage at close quarters, but the damage reduces with distance. Is there a formula for this? And if so, is it the same for all weapons?
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Do skins give any perks in SWBF?

Do the faction skins in Star Wars Battlefront give any advantages or disadvantages to the player? Such as increasing the hitboxes, making it much easier to get headshots on players with the Twi'lek or ...
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What content of the Outer Rim DLC can be accessed without buying the season pass?

I really want to play the Outer Rim, and get all the weapons that come with it, but I don't want to pay fifty dollars for the season pass to get the DLC. Do I absolutely need to get the season pass to ...
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Does the Bowcaster kill in one shot?

I realized that the bowcaster was recently nerfed (I'm playing on XBox One), but does it still kill in one shot?
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Why do I keep dying in melee battles?

Every once in awhile when I sneak up on someone and melee them to get the extra points, it takes more than one hit, is this because of the gun i'm using? Or is it because of where i'm hitting? Or just ...
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Does the DLT-19 Heavy Blaster have any advantage over the RT-97C?

In the wikia entry for RT-97C Heavy Blaster it says: The RT-97C outclasses the DLT-19 Heavy Blaster in every way, making it a critical upgrade for any players that prefer using rapid-fire heavy ...
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How to clash lightsabers?

I was looking at one of the trailers for Battlefront. At the end Vader and Luke clash lightsabers. How can I clash lightsabers?
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How do I play Offline Co-Op?

How can I play offline co-op on Star Wars Battlefront on Xbox One? I have been able to play Multiplayer Offline, Player 1 vs Player 2, but how do I play Player 1 + Player 2 VS AI Enemy? Step-by-step ...
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Lost on screen player help when reaching rank 25

I'm a horrible shot and also have a hard time determining the difference of friend and foe. I relied heavily on the on-screen info that I was given when my cross hair passed over a player, showing ...
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Will a flash grenade blind a hero?

The flash grenade is not a particular effective Star Card, it doesn't do any damage and if your not careful you have a decent chance of blinding yourself with it. I was wondering, however, if it can ...
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What are the different relative speeds of each flying craft?

In this question: What are the differences between ships in Battlefront (x-wing, a-wing, tie, tie interceptor) the general characteristics of the different flying craft are discussed but speed is only ...
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What are the actual requirements for "Playing the Objective"?

I recently started playing blast for the trophy/achievement "Playing the Objective" that states "Have the most kills in a match of Blast". I have video evidence of a score screen with confirmation, ...
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Can I earn trophies in a Private Match?

EA recently added private matches to Battlefront so that you can play with/against your friends. Can these games affect your progress towards trophies (or achievements on xbox)? IE I get 3 friends, ...
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Are Smoke Grenades cumulative?

Does throwing a second smoke grenade make the smoke darker or is the effect not cumulative? Does it depend if it is thrown at the same point or is there an algorithm that calculates which parts of the ...
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What algorithm determines when and where hero tokens appear?

I've noticed that most tokens appear in specific locations, as if each token type has some predefined slots on each map where it may appear (besides hero and pod drops, of course). I've also noticed ...
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Is it possible to play Splitscreen Online? [duplicate]

Is it possible to play splitscreen online in starwars battlefront on the ps4. I've tried to invite my friends to the party, and then play, but that doesn't work. Please respond to me if you know
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How can I practice my marksmanship for multiplayer?

I have a lot of trouble hitting things in Battlefront. I think this is mostly due to how much time I've spent playing Call of Duty, which using line trace mechanics to determine whether you've hit ...
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What are the hitboxes in Battlefront?

Different shooters treat shooting different parts of the body differently. Many Call of Duty titles only separate the body into two areas: the head, and everything else (with the exception of sniper ...
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How do you kill ground troops with a starfighter?

I enjoy flying starfighters like the X-Wing and TIE fighters in ship-to-ship combat, but have a hard time hitting anything on the ground without crashing. This is because the ship only shoots in the ...
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What time of day is the best time to play Star Wars Battlefront?

I just bought the game and this is my first time ever playing online multiplayer games. As I live in Asia, I am concerned about time zone differences. Waiting for a full game (before it can start) is ...
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Can my brother and I play on the same PS4 console with two different PS+ accounts?

So my brother has a PlayStation Plus account and so do I, but when trying to play multiplayer online for the new Battlefront game, they wouldn't allow me to play. Any suggestions on how to fix this?
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Under what conditions do auto-turrets stay in play?

The bonus pickups provide a number of auto-turrets, both for personal and for vehicles, as well as droids that can fire in a similar manner. That left me wondering how long they last once I'm killed, ...
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Do all non-hero melee attacks do 50% damage?

Most of the soldier melee attacks seem to cause about 50% damage to another regular soldier. But other times, I am not so certain, because sometimes soldiers seem go to go down after single hit. On ...
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How exactly does the radar work?

There are bits and pieces on the topic, but haven't seen a comprehensive description. Three layers – What are the distances? Is the distance of the outer infinite? Color – Brighter red ...
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Does destroying the Y-Wings at Walker Assault have any effect?

Does destroying the Y-Wings at Walker Assault have any effect? Like does it decrease the time the rebels can attack the walker? And does it matter if you do it after or before the Y-Wings fire at the ...
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Where should one hit an AT-ST Walker to do the most damage?

Recently when fighting an AT-ST Walker it appeared to take more damage per blaster shot on the legs than than the "head" of the walker. Similar to how the AT-AT walker takes more damage on different ...
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Transferring via Origin: 'Star Wars Battlefront'. Can I resell? [duplicate]

I'm a mac user and tried to install the new star wars battlefront, which is Windows only. I purchased the for PC 'download only' disc from EA, which includes only a code for installation. I ...
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What are the differences between ships in Battlefront (x-wing, a-wing, tie, tie interceptor)

What are the differences between ships in Battlefront? The tie interceptor seems faster than the tie fighter, but also seems to die from less direct hits. The A-wing also seems to be a smaller, ...
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Is Challenge Difficulty Completely Random?

I've noticed that once I completed the heavy blaster challenge, which was something like: "kill 25 people with heavy blasters", the next challenge was kill 75 people will blasters, and the rewards ...
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How does one upgrade a trait card?

I recently unlocked the "Scout" trait star card, and I noticed that it has 3 different levels with ever increasing effects. Level 1: Sprinting does not show on enemy scanner. Level 2: ...
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Can you spot enemies in Star Wars: Battlefront

I've been looking at some gameplay of the new SW: Battlefront but I haven't seen any one use spotting. Does this simply not exist in this shooter? Or does it work in a non-conventional way (e.g. by a ...
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Star Wars Battlefront Splitscreen [duplicate]

I am considering purchasing Star Wars Battlefront (the new one from DICE), and saw that it had a split-screen mode. Is this only available when doing the "Missions" or can you play in split-screen in ...
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How to detach the tow cable?

In Star Wars: Battlefront, when flying the snow speeder, I can launch the tow cable (by pressing Y on Xbox One) and circle an AT-AT and kill it just fine. At the end of killing an AT-AT, the "mission ...
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My Star Wars : Battlefront won't run outside of Demo mode

I bought a physical copy of Star Wars Battlefront for PlayStation 4, inserted it in my console, and let it update. After it was finished updating, I ran the game, and was shown an installation screen....
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What split-screen options are available in Battlefront?

How many players can play split-screen, and what game modes are (or aren't) available? How many players can play local co-op? How many players can play local multiplayer? How many players can play ...
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Are all modes available in a non-deluxe version of Star Wars Battlefront?

If I buy just a normal version of Star Wars Battlefront (2015), are all blocked modes, and maps of beta version available? Further, is the Season Pass only for modes yet to be revealed?
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How do I wrap cables around AT-ATs with the Snowspeeder?

I'm having trouble figuring out exactly how the Snowspeeder mechanics work — specifically cabling AT-ATs — because they're always quickly shot down by TIE Fighters. On PC, what do you ...
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Is it possible to shoot through squad shields?

If I deploy a Squad Shield around a few of my teammates and I, is it possible for enemies to shoot through the shield with heavy weapons such as the AT-ST's canon, the AT-AT's canons, turrets, or air ...
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Damaging AT-ATs on Hoth

Do the AT-ATs, once their shields are taken down, take part-based damage? If I shoot the head or neck, will I inflict more damage than if I shoot the body? Or do all parts take hits equally?
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