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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Mod Adds 25 New Playable Characters

Modders have added 25 new playable characters to 2017s Star Wars: Battlefront 2 and it includes some proper fan favourites.

EA and DICE’s support for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 ended in 2020, so news of 25 new playable characters should be music to the ears of loyal fans.

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According to an article from The Gamer, despite additional voice lines being discovered as well as promises made by the developers, there were many characters from the Star Wars universe that never made the cut in Battlefront 2.


This mod is the way

Thanks to modders PianoBoy1764 and this_guy446, not only have 25 new characters been added, but they also come with new weapons and abilities. Furthermore, additional AI pathfinding, a redesigned User Interface and new reinforcements have been added to the game.

If that wasn’t enough good news for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 fans, then the two modders have even promised to continue supporting their mods with new and improved content.

The 25 additional characters include:

  • Ahsoka Tano
  • Asajj Ventress
  • Bo-Katan Kryze
  • Cad Bane
  • Captain Rex
  • Commander Cody
  • Crosshair
  • Darth Sidious (with red lightsaber)
  • Dengar
  • Din Djarin
  • Grand Inquisitor
  • Greedo
  • Hunter
  • IG-88
  • Jango Fett
  • Jedi Temple Guard
  • Jyn Erso
  • Mace Windu
  • Moff Gideon
  • Nien Nunb
  • Poe Dameron
  • Sabine Wren
  • Second Sister
  • Snoke
  • Wrecker
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Credit: PianoBoy1764/this_guy446

You can download the mod from Nexus Mods right now. However, you will first need to install the IA Battlefront Gameplay Rework and Instant Action Overhaul for it to work. If you don’t have any of these downloaded, fear not, because there is also a guide on Nexus Mods instructing how to implement them.


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Will you be downloading this mod for Star Wars: Battlefront 2?  Let us know on Twitter.

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Featured Image Credit: PianoBoy1764/this_guy446