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Star Wars Squadrons: Release Date, Pre-order Bonuses, PC Requirements & All You Need To Know

Here's everything you need to know about Star Wars Squadrons.

There are dozens of video games are scheduled to release in October this year and one of them is Star Wars: Squadrons. Developed Motive Studios and Published by Electronic Arts, Star Wars: Squadrons is a space combat game set in Star Wars Universe.

A few years after releasing Star Wars: Fallen Order, EA is all set to launch its newest instalment for its Star Wars Franchise, Star Wars: Squadrons. The game will be releasing for PS4, XboxOne and PC. Since it supports cross-platform, players from all platforms can team up together and fight against each other.

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Ever since it was announced, there are millions of people who are eagerly waiting for Star Wars: Squadrons’ release date, time, pre-order bonuses, modes, gameplay, PC requirements and more.

Star Wars Squadrons

Star Wars: Squadrons is one of the much-awaited first-person perspective game. The story of the game revolves around two pilots from opposing squadrons, Republic’s Vanguard Squadron and Empire’s Titan Squadron. Each and every player has to register themselves as fighter pilots and play through the story campaign of the game.

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The campaign takes place post the Battle of Endor has ended and The Death Star 2 has been destroyed. Players can pilot ships from both the New Republic and Imperial Fleets.

Star Wars Squadrons Features

The upcoming space combat game will be introducing a variety of new features such as modes, locations and starfighters and more. Here are some of the features that you will have in Star Wars: Squadrons:

Locations:

  • Yavin Prime
  • Esseles
  • Nadiri Dockyards
  • Sissubo
  • Galitan
  • Zavian Abyss

Game Modes:

  • Story campaign
  • 5v5 multiplayer dogfight
  • Fleet Battles

Starfighters:

Republic Hangar:

  • T-65 X-wing Starfighter
  • BTL Y-wing Bomber
  • RZ-1 A-wing Interceptor
  • UT-60D U-wing Support Craft

Imperial Hangar:

  • TIE/LN Fighter
  • TIE/SA Bomber
  • TIE/IN Interceptor
  • TIE/RP Reaper

Star Wars Squadrons Pre Order Bonuses

Currently, Star Wars Squadrons is available for pre-order for $40. The developers of the game are offering various bonuses for players who pre-order the game. Only a few hours left for its official release, so be quick to pre-order Star Wars Squadrons to avail its pre-order bonuses.

If you pre-order the game, you will be given additional cosmetics skins for the game’s pilots and ships as pre-order bonuses. There are two additional skins for the X-Wing and TIE Interceptor respectively, titled the Var-Shaa set, have also been added to the pre-order bonuses.

Star Wars Squadrons Release Date

Star Wars: Squadrons is scheduled to release on October 2, 2020. The game will be released only for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. 

Star Wars Squadron PC requirements

EA has dropped minimum and recommended PC requirements for Star Wars Squadrons:

Minimum (non-VR)

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): Ryzen 3 1300X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i5 6600k
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): Radeon HD 7850 or Equivalent
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): GeForce GTX 660 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11.1
  • Multiplayer Online Connection Requirements: 512 Kbps or faster Internet connection
  • Hard Drive Space: 40GB

Recommended (non-VR) / Minimum (VR)

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor (AMD): Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i7-7700
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): Radeon RX 480 or Equivalent
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): GeForce GTX 1060 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11.1
  • Multiplayer Online Connection Requirements: 512 Kbps or faster Internet connection
  • Hard Drive Space: 40GB

Recommended Star Wars Squadron PC requirements (VR)

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor (AMD): Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i7-7700
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): Radeon RX 570 or Equivalent
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): GeForce GTX 1070 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11.1
  • Multiplayer Online Connection Requirements: 512 Kbps or faster Internet connection
  • Hard Drive Space: 40GB

Playable Ships

According to Wikipedia, the upcoming game will have four classes of the Galactic Empire and the New Republic.

Galactic Empire:

  • TIE Fighter – Fighter Class
  • TIE Interceptor – Interceptor Class
  • TIE Bomber – Bomber Class
  • TIE Reaper – Support Class

New Rebuplic:

  • X-Wing – Fighter Class
  • A-Wing – Interceptor Class
  • Y-Wing – Bomber Class
  • U-Wing – Support Class