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New Star Wars: Battlefront III alpha footage hits YouTube

Wednesday, 4th April 2012 10:36 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Someone’s posted up a fresh video of gameplay from Free Radical’s Star Wars: Battlefront III. It’s shot off-screen from a 2008 build. Free Radical went bust over Christmas 2008 and was eventually picked up by Crytek.

Watch it below.

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9 Comments

  1. Gamoc

    Good god I hope this game releases at some point. That first video was amazing if I recall correctly.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. The_Red

    For an early build of the game, it doesn’t look too bad. Heck, I was actually kinda interested in this. Once again, why was this cancelled!? Why cancel things that can actually make serious money. Avengers game, Justice League game or this?

    #2 3 years ago
  3. SolidGamerSnake

    Free Radical went bankcrupt …

    maybe it was also to costly for LA to hand it to another dev.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Gamoc

    They didn’t exactly have much choice when they went bankrupt. I like to think that Crytek have them working on it in secret.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Christopher Jack

    Star Wars+Battlefield+Cry Engine= Perfect game, so long as they can do well with the AI & have a lot of variety while actually making an effort with the melee controls. Never liked the dashes & auto block is kinda bs. Everytime I had a jedi problem in BF2 I just chose whoever had the mines & lured him into them, ’twas the only easy way, instant death.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. LOLshock94

    awwwww what there version could of been a million times better then shitty spark studios

    #6 3 years ago
  7. manamana

    *sigh* Everytime free radical’s SWBF3 footage shows up, I wonder what is wrong with the gane industry. There you had the perfect Star Wars hit in reach but the only thing that developers can come up with, is Unleashed 1&2 and Star Wars Dance for Kinect.

    I still enjoy SWBF 1&2 on 360 plus Elite on PSP. It was a big letdown when XBL decided to shut down the servers. Not for Halo2 but for Battlefront. Such a huge IP and nothing comes out of it. Will they ever learn what gamers want?!

    #7 3 years ago
  8. OlderGamer

    StarWars Battlefront III, could it be the killer launch app for Orbis or XboxNext?

    #8 3 years ago
  9. GrimRita

    I think after the mass cull @ LucasArts, the new tit in charge just hasnt a clue how to make great games. Without doubt, the Battlefront series is a winner, alot of fun and a great money spinner.

    Who knows, maybe #5 is right?! LOL

    #9 3 years ago

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