Star Wars: Battlefront Won’t Have A Campaign Because ‘Very Few’ Will Play It

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UNILAD battlefront34 Star Wars: Battlefront Wont Have A Campaign Because Very Few Will Play It

A head honcho at EA has controversially claimed that a single player campaign for Star Wars: Battlefront will never be made because nobody would bother playing it.

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EA Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore broke the news in a recent interview with Gamespot at Gamescom, while discussing some of the mega company’s  future strategies. In the lengthy interview, Moore states the game will still contain single player and co-op mode ‘Survival’, in which players must get from point A to point B by – get this – surviving.

Responding to the point that triple-A games usually sell better when shipped with a campaign, Moore replied:

You may be right [but] very few people actually play the single-player on these kinds of games. That’s what the data points to.

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Naturally this has been bitter news for fans. Many in the comments of the article have pointed out that the reason people don’t play the single player modes of multiplayer-focused shooters is because they usually suck. The interview is well worth a read in its entirety, as Moore also goes on to discuss why DLC is something we all need to get on board with, and that on-disc DLC is a myth. Yeah.

Check out some gameplay footage of Star Wars: Battlefront’s only single player mode ‘Survival’ below.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKsXTIHfPzo

Regardless of whether you enjoy playing a campaign or not, it would seem that big developers like EA have already made the decision to phase the game mode out. Star Wars: Battlefront will be hitting stores in the UK on November 19 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.


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