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STAR WARS: Battlefront Classic Collection announced with Steam Deck support

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Aspyr Media are busy! Not long after launching Tomb Raider I-III Remastered, they've now announced the STAR WARS: Battlefront Classic Collection and it's coming with Steam Deck support.

Releasing March 14th it, the official Star Wars announcement mentioned clearly "Steam users will also enjoy Steam Deck support." and Valve has already set it as Steam Deck Verified — so clearly there's been plenty of early testing on this one.

Quite a nice sounding bundling of games here as you get the original Star Wars Battlefront (2004) and Star Wars Battlefront II (2005) with online play for up to 64 players, expansions to the Hero Assault mode and all previously released bonus content.

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Everything included:

STAR WARS Battlefront (Classic)
  • Includes Bonus Map: Jabba's Palace
STAR WARS Battlefront II
  • Includes Bonus Maps: Bespin: Cloud City, Rhen Var: Harbor, Rhen Var: Citadel, and Yavin 4: Arena
  • Includes Bonus Heroes: Asajj Ventress & Kit Fisto

Key Features

Traverse the Galaxy in Campaign Mode & Galactic Conquest
  • Galactic Conquest: Devise your strategy, recruit your troops, and execute your tactical vision for conquering the galaxy.
  • STAR WARS™ Battlefront Campaign: Experience iconic battles from STAR WARS Episodes I-VI
  • STAR WARS™ Battlefront II Campaign: Join the rise of Darth Vader’s elite 501st Legion of Stormtroopers

Massive Locations with up to 64-player Online Support

  • Fight on the ground: Wookiee Warriors, Jet Troopers, Droidekas and more in massive multiplayer action

  • Drive iconic vehicles: Speeder Bikes, AT-STs, AT-RTs, and more in offensive and defensive battles
  • Pilot legendary starships: TIE fighters, X-wings, and more in space and air dogfights

Expanded Hero Assault

Hero Assault is playable on all ground maps including: Death Star, Kashyyyk, Kamino, and Naboo for the first time ever
  • Fight with heroes: Mace Windu, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, and many others!
  • Battle with villains: Darth Maul, General Grievous, Darth Vader, and many others!

If you own either the original Star Wars Battlefront (2004) or Star Wars Battlefront II (2005) you get a 20% discount during the pre-order period.

Since it's already Steam Deck Verified it should run on Desktop Linux just fine with Proton.

You can pre-order it on Steam.

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Solarwing Feb 23
Great. Buy or not to buy. That's the question for me. I must run 100 times around my house and then decide. Wait a minute. Am I a madman? well then I must go to a doctor who says: "This is your lucky day, my friend. I give you a couple dozen sedatives now. After that if you wake up, if you do wake up, we'll see if you're a good boy! If you aren't, then I give you an order to go a Lobotomy surgery! It'll be a Bless for You!What do you say?" Of course I accept with broad smile on my face ahh off topic again. How silly of me! I like star wars movies very much. So at least I'm interested!


Last edited by Solarwing on 23 February 2024 at 12:44 pm UTC
Quoting: pleasereadthemanual
QuoteIf you own either the original Star Wars Battlefront (2004) or Star Wars Battlefront II (2005) you get a 20% discount during the pre-order period.
What do I get if I rented the second game from Blockbuster a few times?
Now that is a name I haven't heard in a long time . . .
Pengling Feb 23
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Quoting: Purple Library GuyNow that is a name I haven't heard in a long time . . .

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