Some of you may have already gotten a glimpse at the behind the curtain with the trailer and vignette of the forthcoming Star Wars: Squadrons game. Nevertheless, the promo train continues. This time, however, EA has seemingly too a page out of Overwatch‘s playbook and has presented us with CG short animation to prime us for what is coming.
And it is always amazing how a simple shift in viewpoints will have you cheering for the other team. The cat and mouse roles get switched multiple times in this one, so it is a good watch.
The New Republic fleet strikes the Imperial dockyard at Var-Shaa.
The Empire’s retreat after a surprise attack marks yet another stumble in the wake of the second Death Star’s destruction. But for one member of Titan Squadron, the battle is far from over. Squadron Leader Varko Grey finds himself as the last TIE pilot on the battlefield, hunted relentlessly by a renegade New Republic X-wing in this standalone STAR WARS: Squadrons story. Made in collaboration by Motive Studios, Lucasfilm, and ILM, “Hunted” is set before the events of STAR WARS: Squadrons, introducing you to one of the ace pilots who you’ll be fighting alongside in the story to unfold. Master the art of starfighter combat in the authentic piloting experience STAR WARS™: Squadrons, available October 2, 2020 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC on EA.com, Steam, and Epic Games Store, and playable in Virtual Reality (VR) on PlayStation 4 and PC with cross-play support.
Watch the Star Wars: Squadrons “Hunted” CG Short in the player below:
The war is not over just yet.