Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker update is released on December 17, 2019 bring some fresh content inspired by the highly anticipated Star War Movie The Rise of Skywalker for Battlefront 2. It brings a new location, a brand new jungle planet that was teased during the last trailer of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie. The co-op has also added this December allowing players to choose a side between the Resistance or First Order.
New locations will be accessible to in Heroes vs. Villian also, while Co-op will also be added to Takodana, Jakku, and Starkiller Base. Battlefront II The Rise of Skywalker Update also adds four additional sequel era reinforcement. One of which is Infiltrator class Sith trooper of the First Order protected by a Red Armor. Another one is First Order Jet Trooper comes with powerful jets and comes with Grenade attachments enhanced blaster rifle. New Gunner and Spy will also join the Resistance, two new alien species from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Finn, Rey, and Kylo Ren will appear under the Hero Appearance, they are included for owners for Celebration Edition that can be purchased using Credits or Crystals. The update will add all the Appearances, Reinforcements and Co-op experiences will be available from December 17, 2019. The new jungle planet will be unlocked on December 20, 2019.
A little more is coming up next year in the month of January, where players will see Sequel Trilogy Capital Supremacy and Two New Heroes. There are two new capital ships added the game. You can choose to defend the Resistance and the Resurgent-class Star Destroyer or destroy it.
BB-8 will be joining the Resistance along with BB-9E his dark side who will fight for First Order.