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Apparently Star Wars: First Assault which has been kept rather quiet since it first appeared on Kotaku was intended as an experiment to test the market for future Star Wars FPS games and it's code would be the base for future games to build upon. The game in question being Star Wars: Battlefront III, a game Star Wars and FPS fans have eagerly awaited for years. However since Disney took over, the games future and the recently showcased Star Wars: 1313 are now in limbo.

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Originally Posted by Kotaku 
The game supports up to 16 players — one eight-person team of rebels and one eight-person team of Stormtroopers — as they face off on Star Wars worlds like Bespin and Tatooine...

...Star Wars: First Assault, our source says, would lead up to Battlefront III. This new Battlefront would use nothing from the Battlefront III that has already been in production at studios like Free Radical and Slant Six, our source says. Instead, LucasArts would build Battlefront III based on code from First Assault.
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Originally Posted by Games.on.net 
Star Wars: First Assault, first spotted back in October, is actually the predecessor to the much-rumoured Battlefront III (that game that Free Radical claimed was “90% finished” when LucasArts canned it), and is a smaller game designed to prove that there’s a market for Star Wars FPS titles.





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Loved both Battlefront games. They are stupid to even doubt the market for Battlefront 3. The execution needs to be good though. None of this 60 dollar paid Beta BS
 
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Mother of God

A new StarWars FPS and Battlefront III info

ths is awesome!
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I would love to see a star wars game with modern graphics. I just hope the gameplay isn't generic and boring like most FPSs now.
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i want something battlefront like...
but screenshots look more cod-like lol
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as long as they make it like Battlefront 2 was as far as mechanics and don't make it feel like a Call Of Duty Star Wars..
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This is not looking very good right now, looking like another COD clone that is trying to cash in because it is star wars. lachen.gif

On a separate note if they keep the classic formula for the actual Battlefront III then it'll see success me thinks.
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I really hope that I have a decent rig by the time these games drop. The sig rig was sold a few months back ;(
    
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What makes it look like CoD?
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