A popular one Star Wars game is now 100 percent free, no strings attached. The past decade has seen Star Wars return in an important way. In the video game space, it was through games like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Star Wars Battlefront and its sequel, and Star Wars: Squadrons. And the last one made free to download courtesy of Epic Games Store. More specifically, between now and next Thursday, the game will be free to download from the PC’s digital store, and once downloaded you get to keep it. And considering that the game usually costs $40, this is a pretty good deal.
A space combat sim developed by EA Motive and published by EA, Star Wars squadrons was released on October 2, 2020. The PC version notably holds a 79 on Metacritic. Meanwhile, on Steam, it has a “Mostly Positive” user review rating, with 71 percent of the 20,000 user reviews rating the game positively.
Master the art of starfighter combat in the authentic pilot experience Star Wars: Squadronsreads an official blurb about the game. “Strap your seatbelt and feel the adrenaline of first-person, multiplayer dogfights alongside your squad. Pilots who sign up will step into the cockpits of starfighters from both the New Republic and Imperial fleets and fight in strategic 5v5 space battles. Customize your starfighter and adapt your squad composition to different playstyles and crush the opponent. Pilots will triumph as a team and complete tactical objectives on familiar and never-before-seen battlefields, including the gas giant Yavin Prime and the shattered moon of Galitan. Pilot starfighters like the X-wing and TIE fighter. Customize gear and cosmetics. Split the power between weapons, shields and engines as you immerse yourself in the cockpit. In addition, players have the option to play the entire game in virtual reality (VR)!”
As noted, this deal is only available until Thursday. This Thursday it will return to its regular price and be replaced by two free games: RPG in a box and fortress triumph. Click here for more information on all things gaming, including the latest on PC, PS4 and PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch.