Star Wars: Battlefront 2 – General Grievous 3D model found in game files

By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 9 November 2017 09:06 GMT

One of the earliest leaks for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 revealed references to General Grievous in the game files.

That leak originated from the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 closed alpha, and it’s also when we found out about almost the entirety of the heroes roster.

Fast forward to this week’s release of the Battlefront 2 EA / Origin Access trial, and almost every leaked hero made it into the game. The ones that didn’t, like Captain Phasma, have been confirmed for release post-launch. All except poor old General Grievous.

Game files made mention of Grievous on several occasions, and the currently available trial – being essentially the full launch game – contains even more traces. There’s an untextured model of the prequel era hero in the game, as discovered by Reddit user Piplight.

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The Reddit user noted that he once again couldn’t find anything pertaining to other fan-requested heroes like Obi-Wan Kenobi. Still, you should take the information with a grain of salt for now. Although this isn’t the first time references to Grievous are found, the 3D model could be a fake.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is out November 17 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Deluxe Edition owners get to play on November 14.

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