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Gamescom 2016: EA Announces Star Wars: Battlefront Rogue One X-Wing as Free VR DLC

Calling all Star Wars fans! If you ever wanted to sit in the pilot seat of an X-Wing (and let’s face it; who hasn’t?) , well now you can.

In between game streams at Gamescom 2016 this evening, EA rocked the audience with the announcement of a Rogue One-themed VR mission for Star Wars: Battlefront. To further rapturous applause, the DLC was revealed to be free for owners of Star Wars: Battlefront on PS4.

Few details were revealed but the announcer was keen to stress they were attempting to “recreate the childhood dream of piloting an X-Wing.”

For all the news from EA’s conference check out our Gamescom 2016: EA conference round-up.

If the idea of piloting an X-wing makes you want to rush out and pre-order the PS VR or grab a copy of Star Wars: Battlefront you can do so here, among other places.

We don’t know about you, but we at Pure Playstation can’t wait for an excuse to don our rebel flight suits outside of the bedroom. Stick with us for all your Gamescom 2016 news.


Dom is a gaming orphan; after his surrogate father SEGA was killed in the console wars, he was adopted by Sony and raised by various PlayStation consoles. He swears he’s not biased in any way though, so that’s good enough for us.

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