Star Wars: Attack Squadrons (cancelled web browser multiplayer game; 2014)

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Cover art for Star Wars: Attack Squadrons.

Status: Lost

Star Wars: Attack Squadrons was a cancelled a free-to-play online game. Star Wars: Attack Squadrons was announced by Disney Interactive on December 17, 2013, and closed beta began on January 14, 2014. Developed by Area 52 games. Star War: Attack Squadrons would have had players battle in an open arena while piloting ships from the Rebel Alliance and or the Galactic Empire.

Gameplay

Footage from the open Beta shows that players could only choose between the X-Wing, Y-Wing, and TIE/IN interceptor. Also in the closed Beta footage, it shows that a player would be awarded credits to power up their fighters. Up to sixteen players would be able to play in a single match.

Cancellation

On May 23, 2014, the website for Star Wars: Attack Squadrons stated "After much consideration, we have decided to cease development so that we can focus on other Star Wars game experiences. We truly appreciate the time you spent engaging in the beta." No further explanation was given as to why the game was cancelled.

Gallery

Star Wars: Attack Squadrons open Beta gameplay.

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