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Electronic Arts has plenty of Star Wars planned for its schedule.
The publisher revealed today during an investors’ earnings call that a sequel to its online shooter Star Wars: Battlefront should debut in 2017. The first Battlefront (or third, depending on how you look at it) came out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 2015. It has sold more than 14 million copies.
EA also noted that a new action game based on Star Wars from Visceral (the studio behind the Dead Space series) will follow in 2018.
EA is still releasing three more expansion packs for the original Battlefront, with Bespin (which adds Cloud City and Lando among other things) hitting this Spring. Dice, which develops the Battlefront and Battlefield series, will also have its hands full this year releasing the recently announced Battlefield 1.
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